Lauren Ober is an award-winning radio producer. Her stories have been heard across NPR’s news magazines as well as on podcasts like Criminal, 99% Invisible, Gravy and Unfictional. Previously Lauren served as producer of Orbital Path, a podcast about the cosmos and our place in it. In 2015, Lauren was a recipient of the French American Foundation Immigration Journalism Fellowship and traveled to Russia to report on LGBT immigration. Currently, Lauren is a board member of the Association of Independents in Radio (AIR). She is a graduate of the S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications at Syracuse University, American University and the Transom Story Workshop. A proud Pittsburgh native, Lauren has a deep and abiding love for pierogi.