Who Is Sarah Koenig? Podcast, Husband, Wedding, Family & Facts

Published Date: 23 Jul, 2020 Updated date: 23 Jul, 2020 By Lucifer

Sarah Koenig is responsible for taking podcasting into the cultural mainstream. With some years of experience working with ABC and The New York Times, she stepped to host a popular podcast, Serial which recently got associated with The New York Times.

American journalist Sarah Koenig hosts a podcast titled Serial. She became the recipient of The 100 Most Influential People on 16 April 16, 2015, given by TIME magazine and The Forward 50, two years later.

Sarah Koenig Bio & Family; Parents, Divorce, Second Wedding

The podcaster was born on 9 July 1969 in New York. Her parent’s names are Julian Koenig and Maria Eckhart. Julian went to exchange the wedding aisle for the second time and married Maria. Likewise, her biological mother married again and her husband is a writer, Peter Matthiessen.

Sarah went to the University of Chicago in 1990 with A.B, majoring in Political Science. Later, she attended Columbia University for her postgraduate degree in Russian history but she left after two weeks.

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Post her college graduation, she got the fortune to work as a reporter at The East Hampton Star. For her ABC working tenure, she went to Russia and later joined The New York Times. From early 2004, she began working as a producer for This American Life and in 2006 co-produce Peabody Award-winning episode of This American Life titled Habeas Schmabeas.

Her working tenure as a podcaster began with This American Life radio program titled Serial, in 2013 which debuted in October 2014. Recently, her podcast from its immense popularity got the fortune to ally with The New York Times Communication as revealed through their official Twitter handle.

Previously, the popular podcast show became the recipient of the Peabody award in April 2015. The appreciation was to take podcasting into the cultural mainstream.

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Details on Sarah Koenig’s Husband!

Talking about her personal life, she went to Concord Academy in Concord, Massachusetts. Currently share resides in State College, Pennsylvania, with her husband, Ben Schreier. Her husband works as an associate professor of Jewish studies and English at Penn State.

Not much has been revealed about their matrimony unless they share two children.

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Some Interesting Facts About Sarah Koenig

  • The podcast, Serial has over 329.9K Twitter followers.
  • The same podcast on Instagram has more than 42.8K followers.
  • Sarah covered the State House (politics) for the Concord Monitor and later for the Baltimore Sun.
  • The Twitter handle of Serial is operated through Sarah herself.
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