Annie Russell is an audio journalist and podcast producer based in Chicago. She is an experienced public radio editor, reporter and producer. She’s produced live and pre-recorded public radio broadcasts and has worked on both breaking news and feature stories.
She is a graduate of Columbia Journalism School, with a radio concentration.
She was previously deputy news director and a producer at Vermont Public Radio. In past lives she’s worked as a freelance podcast producer, live sound engineer, music writer, social worker, music director, and video store clerk.
She performs stand-up comedy all over the U.S. She’s opened for Marc Maron on the “Too Real Tour” and Al Madrigal at the University of Vermont. She’s been featured in the Boston Comedy Festival, Women in Comedy Festival, Boston Comedy Arts Festival, Waking Windows Festival and the Green Mountain Comedy Festival. She was a 2015 and 2017 finalist for Seven Days’ ‘Best Stand-Up Comic,’ a reader’s choice award.
Her email address is annie.m.russell [at] gmail.com