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

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Not Tested on Humans

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Melynda was a 32-year-old woman who exercised regularly and lived a healthy life.

‘Bodies’: Why thousands of women are suing the makers of vaginal mesh

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