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Abbie Ruzicka

@AbbieRuzicka

Abbie is the Co-Head of Gimlet Creative. Since joining Gimlet in 2016, she has led the development and production of branded podcasts and ads for clients like Adobe, Nike, Ford, and more. As an Executive Producer, Abbie oversees production and creative execution of GC projects. Before Gimlet, Abbie was a producer for public radio. She got her start in radio as a call screener for NPR’s “Car Talk.”

Aja Badame

@ajabadame

Aja is a senior marketing manager at Gimlet. She previously worked in communications and advertising in New York and Berlin.

Blair Wilson

Blair Wilson is an Account Services Manager at Gimlet. Before joining Gimlet, she worked at literary agency Park Literary & Media where she represented authors’ work in the US and international markets, with a focus on audio and translation rights. 

Carly Machlis

@carlymach

Carly is a Marketing Manager at Gimlet. Before joining the team, she worked on marketing and branded content strategy for BuzzFeed and TodayTix, and before that, she worked on the agency side. She enjoys long walks around the Gowanus Canal.

Catherine Anderson

@CatherAndTweets

Catherine is an Audio Engineer on the Gimlet Creative team. When she’s not working at Gimlet, Catherine can be found playing a keytar in the band Robot Princess or re-watching Buffy The Vampire Slayer for the millionth time.

Emily Forman

Emily is a producer for Gimlet Creative. She’s covered health and news for NPR and public radio stations in Indianapolis, Milwaukee, and Alaska - producing everything from news spots to long-form podcasts. Her series for WUWM on gun violence was a Peabody finalist, and received a Third Coast Award.

James T. Green

@_jamestgreen

James is a producer at Gimlet Creative. Previously he was the Director of Audio at The Outline, a producer at MTV News, and graduate Lecturer at The School of the Art Institute of Chicago. Outside of Gimlet, he's a practicing artist and musician. His favorite kombucha flavor is "blood orange", he’s a competitive powerlifter, and has a collection of crystals.

Josh Fjelstad

@joshfjelstad

Josh is the Marketing Lead at Gimlet Creative. One of the first members of BuzzFeed and Mic’s creative teams, over the course of his career Josh has worked with brands like Purina, BBC, Google, Microsoft, Frito-Lay and Hasbro to tell their stories in the digital age—whether it’s imagining an internet made for cats or facilitating a crowdsourced Monopoly board.

Katelyn Bogucki

@Bogucki

Katelyn is a supervising producer at Gimlet Creative. Prior to joining Gimlet, she worked at The Huffington Post, where she developed the podcast and audio program. Before that, she worked in marketing at Uber.

Kerrianne Thomas

@ThomasKerrianne

Kerrianne is a producer at Gimlet Creative. Prior to joining the team, she worked on podcasts for Refinery29, Conde Nast, and The Listening Booth.

Marcus Bagalà

@moosetunes

Marcus is an engineer and composer at Gimlet. Previously Marcus has written music for This American Life, Showtime’s The Affair and notably he co-scored the documentary film Fathers of Football with The Flaming Lips.

Martha Wolf

Martha is a Senior Account Services Manager at Gimlet. Before Gimlet, she worked at Refinery29 and Believe Entertainment, bringing branded and editorial content of many mediums to life with a diverse array of brand partners including Google, Target, H&M, Coca-Cola, Revlon and Whole Foods Market.

Mathilde Urfalino

@MathildeUrfa

Mathilde is an Associate Producer on Chompers. Which means she turns fun facts and sound effects into a two-minute long toothbrushing show for kids. Before joining Gimlet she was on the producing team of podcasts Criminal and This is Love in Durham, North Carolina. And before that, she dreamed of making podcasts in the US from Paris, France - while brushing her teeth.

Matt Shilts

@mattshilts

Matt is a senior producer at Gimlet Creative. He produces branded podcasts, ads, and voice skills. He lives in Brooklyn but is a proud member (and the former news director) of North State Public Radio in Chico, California.

Max Gibson

Max is a producer at Gimlet Creative. Before joining the team, he worked as a fact checker and reporter, and made some audio at WNYC and WCBS 880. When he’s not at Gimlet, he’s often watching and writing horror movies.

Nicole Wong

@nikiwongie

Nicole is the Co-Head of Gimlet Creative. As an executive producer, she leads business strategy and operations for the team, in addition to leading the production of branded podcasts and ad campaigns for Gimlet's network of shows. Since joining Gimlet in 2016, she's worked with clients like Lyft, Tinder, P&G, Virgin Atlantic and eBay. Before joining Gimlet, she was a senior editor at the creative agency SJR.

Rachel Ward

@racheldotbiz

Rachel Ward is the host and executive producer of Chompers, Gimlet's morning and night toothbrushing show for kids.  She’s a former host of Surprisingly Awesome, and previously produced at Morning Edition.  She finally went to the dentist and learned she has great teeth but was reminded to brush in tiny circles around each tooth.

Renita Jablonski

@renitaski

Renita is an editor at Gimlet Creative. Before joining Gimlet, she worked at NPR for nearly a decade. Her last job there was senior editor for All Things Considered. She did the vampire thing for a few years as an editor for Morning Edition, and worked on NPR's newscast unit. When she's not listening to great stories, she's all about spontaneous dance parties with her daughters. 

Shahzad Ahsan

@shahzad

Shahzad is a senior marketing manager at Gimlet. Previously, he worked on marketing for The Muse and Box. He’s circumnavigated the world only twice.

Tyler Sorensen

@tylersorensen

Tyler is a midroll producer at Gimlet. He previously worked at BuzzFeed, where he specialized in producing sponsored content.

Wilson Standish

Wilson is Gimlet’s Director of Voice. Before Gimlet Wilson lead innovation for Omnicom’s OMD and Hearts & Science, creating award winning programs for Walgreens, Porsche, State Farm, P&G and more. But he spends most of his free time figuring out where the closest Karaoke bar is. 

Zac Schmidt

Zac is Gimlet Creative's Audio Production Lead. He loves helping brands find their sound and dreams in Pro Tools shortcuts. Before joining Gimlet he worked in Audio Post Production at Chicago Recording Company.