Anna is a radio producer and teen media library associate based out of Chicago.

Anna specializes in local history and archive media, and works in a variety of mediums, including radio, written stories, exhibition work, and curricula design. They most enjoy exploring how individual histories reflect greater arcs of American and world history.

Anna has written and produced for WBEZ’s Curious City, WFMT’s Studs Terkel Radio Archive, Chicago Public Library’s YOUmedia, the Gerber/Hart Library and Archives, the 92nd St Y Unterberg Center, and the Chicago History Podcast with Tommy Henry.

Audio Highlights


Anna’s story on Chicago’s Oldest Families was featured in the Chicago Sun Times and the Jewish Council of Urban Affairs Newsletter. Their architectural history piece on the Medinah Temple was broadcasted on Reset with Sasha Ann Simons.


Anna produced and researched for this true crime piece on Silas Jayne, one of Chicago’s most deadly gangsters who controlled the horse racing scene. This episode was performed live at the Chicago History Museum at a members-only event.


Anna is going to be on the production team for the upcoming Season 2 of Unboxing Queer History, a podcast from the Gerber/Hart Library and Archives.

Programming Highlights


Learn more about Anna’s programs at YOUmedia Chicago.


Anna wrote curricula for the 92nd St Y’s Unterberg Center‘s grant to the Mellon Foundation for future educational programming.


Anna was the Community Engagement Coordinator for WFMT’s Studs Terkel Radio Archive. Learn more about the initiatives they spearheaded there.