Sarah Kramer is an Emmy and Peabody Award-winning documentarian. As founding senior producer of the oral history project StoryCorps, she developed StoryCorps’ signature sound and style. She and her team produced the first hundred broadcasts for NPR’s Morning Edition; launched the weekly podcast; and created The New York Times bestseller “Listening is an Act of Love.” Her radio work has been featured on Morning Edition, Marketplace and All Things Considered. Sarah’s audio credits also include executive producer for BRICradio, where she helped launch the podcast network and develop the first slate of shows.
Sarah has also worked at The New York Times, Time and Vanity Fair. During her eight years at The Times, she reported and produced narrative-driven work across media, including print, audio and video. Most recently, she was senior producer of video series and short documentaries. Her additional video work includes a documentary short on her father, “Period. New Paragraph.,” which premiered at Lincoln Center’s Walter Reade Theater and a series of documentaries for Time’s 100 Photographs project, one of which was featured at LACMA.
Sarah launched her career in documentaries for PBS and HBO. She is a fellow of the Sundance Institute’s New Frontiers Program. She holds a BA from Middlebury College and an MS from Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism.