Annie Minoff

Producer

Annie Minoff is co-host and producer of Undiscovered. She also plays the banjo.

Prior to Undiscovered, Annie produced stories about science and the arts for Science Friday. (Like this story, about guitar playing robots, and this one, where astronauts review “Gravity” à la Siskel and Ebert.)

Her first run-in with radio was as an undergrad at Columbia University, where she covered the New York arts scene for the universe’s best radio station, WKCR-FM (“Sit Back and Dig the Shellac”). She couldn’t major in radio, so she earned a B.A. in American Studies.

Since then, her work has been heard on Studio 360, How Sound, and PRX’s Remix. She’s also been an assistant producer for the world’s only rock ‘n’ roll talk show, WBEZ’s “Sound Opinions,” where she had the honor of meeting the Jesus of Cool, Nick Lowe.

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25:51

How Games Move Us

Some of today’s video games are pushing players into new emotional territory, engaging complex feelings like complicity, empathy, and grief.

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16:13

The Road to LIGO

Janna Levin’s book Black Hole Blues and Other Songs from Outer Space reveals what it took to pull off one of “big science’s” biggest experiments: the Laser Interferometer Gravitational-Wave Observatory (LIGO).

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