Alex Blumberg

Alex Blumberg (@abexlumberg) is an award-winning journalist and cofounder/CEO of Gimlet Media, a media company focused on narrative podcasts.

He is also the host of StartUp , a podcast series about what it’s really like to get a business off the ground. Prior to Gimlet, he was a producer for This American Life and the co-founder of Planet Money .


This hour, rabbit holes — stories that start exploring one small thing and unexpectedly end up telling a much richer story.


Own Your Thing (Part I)

More than ever you can own your podcast - make it, distribute it, sell it. How is it done?