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Andrea Silenzi is an award-winning narrative audio journalist known for her personal brand of storytelling.

Most recently, she's worked with Spotify's Studio 4 as a Supervising Creative Producer across some of their biggest, most innovative shows.

Before that, she hosted and produced over 60 episodes of The Longest Shortest Time for Stitcher. On the show, she told the stories of kids and families while occasionally exploring her own journey towards becoming a parent. Within her time at the show, she won two Webby Awards for Best Kids and Family Podcast. In her last episodes, Andrea crafted a special 3-part series called "The Single Lady's Guide to Sperm Shopping." It was named one of the 50 Best Podcasts of 2019 by The Atlantic.

She also once hosted a hit show about dating and relationships called Why Oh Why. During the show's run, it was named a best podcast by The New York Times, NPR, Vulture, Time Magazine, Esquire, GQ, HuffPo, IndieWire and Apple Podcasts.

She's also the founding producer of Slate's first daily news podcast, and she created the local public radio talk show Central Standard with Jabulani Leffall for KCUR Public Media in Kansas City, Missouri. Andrea studied documentary radio at The Salt Institute for Documentary Studies and majored in the College of Letters at Wesleyan University.

Her work has aired on Serendipity, KCRW's The Organist, BBC4, StoryCorps, PRI's Studio 360, WNYC News, and Re:Sound. She holds the world record for most guests booked for an hour-long radio show, and that's 67.

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