Brian Reed

Brian Reed is the host and co-creator of S-Town , as well as the senior producer of This American Life .

In his seven years with This American Life , he has created some of the program's most ambitious stories, including The Secret Recordings of Carmen Segarra , an investigation into the Federal Reserve’s supervision of Goldman Sachs; Cops See It Differently , a nuanced look at the relationship between African Americans and the police; Abdi and the Golden Ticket , which follows a Somali refugee desperately trying to get to America; and What Happened at Dos Erres , the story of a massacre in Guatemala and its reverberations decades later, which earned him a Peabody Award.

(photo by Sandy Honig)


Re:sound's Gwen Macsai hosts Best of the Best: The 2012 Third Coast Festival Broadcast, showcasing the best radio stories of the year - winners of the 2012 TC / Richard H. Driehaus Foundation Competition.

This hour, some of the winners of our annual Third Coast/Richard H. Driehaus Foundation Competition, including the Best Documentary: Gold Award winner.


2017 Provocations

A series of short talks from producers who hope to dare and ignite.