Anna Sale is the creator and host of Death, Sex & Money, the podcast from WNYC Studios about “the things we think about a lot and need to talk about more.” After debuting at the top of the iTunes chart in 2014, Death, Sex & Money was named the #1 podcast of the year by New York Magazine in 2015. Anna won a Gracie for best podcast host in 2016 and the show won a 2018 Webby for best interview show. Her guests have included Jane Fonda, Bill Withers, Mahershala Ali, Alec Baldwin, Lucinda Williams, Kevin Bacon, Ellen Burstyn, and former Senator Alan Simpson.
Before developing Death, Sex & Money, Anna covered politics for nearly a decade. She has contributed to Fresh Air with Terry Gross and This American Life and is currently working on a book for Simon and Schuster about the art of talking about hard things, called Go There.
Anna grew up in West Virginia and lives with her husband and two daughters in Berkeley, California.