GRETA WEBER
gretamweber@gmail.com / @gretamweber / gretamweber.com

EDUCATION

The Salt Institute for Documentary Studies at MECA // Graduate Certificate in Radio/Podcasting // May 2018

University of Missouri // Bachelors Degree in Journalism // May 2015

EXPERIENCE

Producer (contract) // Wondery // April — present

  • Script writer/producer for I, Survivor

    • Listens to raw interviews and shapes narrative

    • Writes host narration

    • Edits scripts and arranges mixes

Producer (contract) // Neon Hum Media // September 2018 — present

  • Co-lead produced Season 2 of Lenny Says, a weekly storytelling podcast from Spotify

    • Culled through and selected pitches from contributors

    • Co-created production schedule

    • Wrote 5 of the 10 episode scripts

    • Contributed original reporting

    • Worked closely with freelance contributors on scripts/mixes

    • Collaborated with sound designer/engineer on final mixes

Associate Producer (contract) // Neon Hum Media // July 2018 — September 2018

  • The Ringer’s Halloween Unmasked, an eight-part documentary series about the film franchise 'Halloween’

    • Booked more than 20 interviews, transcribed and selected tape

    • Produced multiple mixes for each episode

    • Contributed to the editorial direction of the show

  • Wondery’s Raising the Bar, an interview show about entrepreneurship

    • Wrote scripts and edited raw interview tape

    • Produced multiple mixes for each episode

    • Pitched ideas for guests

Freelance Producer // September 2017 — January 2018

  • Conducted tape syncs around NYC and DC for companies such as Slate, Gimlet, WNYC, OZY, and more

  • Wrote and produced a half-hour documentary for the podcast Out There

  • Edited and mixed an independent podcast about the Library of Congress

Writer and Web Producer + Editorial Fellow // Washingtonian Magazine // January 2016 — August 2017

  • Reported and wrote web and print pieces covering local news, food/restaurants, culture, and media

  • Produced all magazine print stories in WordPress

  • Wrote/produced 6 weekly newsletters in MailChimp

  • As a fellow, fact-checked longform pieces for the print magazine

Editorial Intern // Slate // September — December 2015

  • Blogged for multiple verticals, including Slate’s Future Tense, The Slatest, Moneybox, and more

  • Assisted writers and editors with research and fact-checking

  • Wrote headlines, promo, and social media copy

Digital News Intern // National Geographic // May — August 2015

  • Wrote 1-2 articles a week for National Geographic News

  • Covered science, animals, archeology, and the environment

  • Worked with photo team to create galleries for news stories