Samantha Henig

Samantha Henig is the editorial director for audio at The New York Times. She oversees audio strategy spanning product, technology, design, business development and marketing. She also co-manages content and programming with Lisa Tobin, the executive producer for audio.

Samantha previously worked at the Times as the deputy for features and the digital editor of the Sunday magazine. Before that she worked at The New Yorker as the digital news editor and at Newsweek, both in print and online, and she helped launch DoubleX, a women’s web magazine that was part of the Slate Group. While at Slate, she recorded and produced podcasts of the "Explainer" column, and wrote and starred in a series of videos -- including one where she tried to cook a squirrel in a popcorn popper.
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