Rob Sachs

Rob Sachs

Independent Producer

Before becoming an author Rob Sachs began his career at NPR working for programs such as Morning Edition and All Things Considered. He has produced interviews with guests ranging from Bono to Bill Clinton and has filed a number of reports on bands such as Franz Ferdinand, Journey, and Rilo Kiley.  He created the NPR podcast What Would Rob Do?: An Irreverent Guide to Life’s Daily Indignities in the spring of 2006. The podcast was the inspiration for his book, published by John Wiley & Sons in May of 2010.


Rob Sachs on KCRW

As long as you’ve got connections you can get whatever you need; a job at the White House, some help on Shabbos, or a joint from an Amsterdam cafe.

Friends in High Places

As long as you’ve got connections you can get whatever you need; a job at the White House, some help on Shabbos, or a joint from an Amsterdam cafe.

from UnFictional

Stories with thoughts of the Olympics in the background.

Not the Olympics

Stories with thoughts of the Olympics in the background.

from UnFictional

Stories of rescuers and the people they rescue....

We Come to Someone's Worst Day

Stories of rescuers and the people they rescue....

from UnFictional

More from KCRW

This week, Elvis Mitchell sits down with Oscar-winning screenwriter Kevin Willmott to talk about his newest film, which he also directed, ‘The 24th.’

from The Treatment

Charlie Kaufman's "I'm Thinking of Ending It All" defies description but doesn't defeat it.

from Film Reviews

“How to Carry Water: Selected Poems of Lucille Clifton,” edited by Aracelis Girmay, is a literary special treat.

from Bookworm

Amanda McBaine and Jesse Moss made their biggest documentary yet with “Boys State,” a process that required many leaps of faith, from securing funding to showing up at Sundance without…

from The Business

A walk through a park, an urban rooftop, a forest trail - all of these are one experience in broad daylight, and entirely another after nightfall.

from Nocturne

Punk singer Darby Crash dreamed of immortality.

from Lost Notes

A Netflix documentary, "The Social Dilemma," examines the myriad ways social media platforms hold our attention while they mine our minds for data and pollute them with news that…

from Film Reviews

A new Hollywood management firm has been quietly drawing personnel from the top talent agencies.

from Hollywood Breakdown

In 1980, anti-disco sentiment was at a high and Grace Jones was coming off a trilogy of disco albums. If she stayed stagnant, it felt like her career could be swept away.

from Lost Notes