Allison Behringer

Allison Behringer

host of the podcast Bodies

Allison is an independent audio storyteller and podcast producer based in Brooklyn, NY. Her latest podcast is Bodies. It explores the mysteries of our bodies and and is produced in collaboration with KCRW's Independent Producer Project.

Allison got her start in podcasting as the host and producer of The Intern, a critically acclaimed, first-person narrative documentary about navigating the startup world at betaworks and living in New York City.

She was raised in Maryland. After graduating from Princeton University, she taught English in northern Thailand, then returned to the States to teach 10th grade in the Bronx. Allison also helped to launch a women’s health education non-profit in India. She studied writing and multimedia at the Salt Institute for Documentary Studies.

Allison loves biking everywhere she goes, cooking, being outside and choreographed dancing to Robyn.

Allison Behringer on KCRW

This week, the FDA will make a decision on whether or not to approve the first ever treatment for achondroplasia, the most common form of dwarfism. But not everyone is celebrating.

Not your average

This week, the FDA will make a decision on whether or not to approve the first ever treatment for achondroplasia, the most common form of dwarfism. But not everyone is celebrating.

from Bodies

When Cody went online to search for a prosthetic penis, he couldn’t find anything that met his needs.

Bodies Bonus: Six Inches

When Cody went online to search for a prosthetic penis, he couldn’t find anything that met his needs.

from Bodies

When River was first told that something was wrong with their body, they didn’t think it was that big a deal. But the medical system and their parents disagreed.

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When River was first told that something was wrong with their body, they didn’t think it was that big a deal. But the medical system and their parents disagreed.

from Bodies

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