Allison Behringer

Allison Behringer

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

In a lot of ways, menopause is like puberty. Your hormones are changing and setting off a whole host of bodily changes.

Unraveling

In a lot of ways, menopause is like puberty. Your hormones are changing and setting off a whole host of bodily changes.

from Bodies

New parents have one job: keep the baby alive. But what happens when the baby won’t eat?

Refusing to Feed

New parents have one job: keep the baby alive. But what happens when the baby won’t eat?

from Bodies

Host Allison Behringer plays the three finalists from the KCRW Radio Race “Bodies Award.” She takes us behind the scenes and explains why she chose these short stories.

The Bodies Award

Host Allison Behringer plays the three finalists from the KCRW Radio Race “Bodies Award.” She takes us behind the scenes and explains why she chose these short stories.

from Bodies

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