Stealing: A Deconstruction of Five Women

Trying to make a story that sounds new or does something surprising is hard. The only way Chana Joffe-Walt has ever known how to try is to copy and to steal.

Trying to make a story that sounds new or does something surprising is hard. The only way Chana Joffe-Walt has ever known how to try is to copy and to steal.

Chana talks about making the episode Five Women for This American Life , and stealing things she likes from other places and people.


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Chana Joffe-Walt

Chana joined This American Life in 2014. Before that, she was a reporter for NPR where she helped create Planet Money . In 2015 she won a Peabody award for her shows on school segregation.