Listen to Her: Gender on This American Life


Pitched, researched, and coded an in-depth analysis of the gender breakdown of This American Life for The Pudding, a journal of visual essays.

"For 22 years, the radio program This American Life has historically had a majority women staff in an otherwise male-dominated radio industry. Yet, an analysis of the show’s transcripts still yields the same pattern: men receive more airtime than women. How can this be?

Today on The Pudding, we analyze those 22 years of This American Life transcripts to try to answer these questions, and we speak with the host and executive producer, Ira Glass, about the results. Stay with us."

Full article: Listen to Her: This American Life