Hello! I’m Sofie Kodner.

I’m a journalist. I make podcasts and documentaries. 

I often tell stories about history and culture. I have experience in all aspects of reporting and production, from story development to editing. I’ve worked with some of the biggest brands and publications in media.

You can reach me at sofiekodner@gmail.com.

Below, you’ll find some of my recent projects.

Beyond All Repair, from WBUR and ZSP Media, a 10-part investigative series about an unsolved murder and a woman who wasn't believed. 

Credit: Producer

Slate’s Slow Burn, named Podcast of the Year at The Ambies, about Justice Clarence Thomas' surprising path from youthful radical to conservative icon.

Credit: Producer

Orange Alternative, about the importance of humor and art in protesting (and ousting!) oppressive regimes. For 99% Invisible.

Credit: Reporter and Writer

WBUR’s Circle Round adapts folktales from around the world into sound- and music-rich radio plays for kids.

Credit: Editor

Inc. Magazine’s Computer Freaks, the untold history of how the internet almost didn’t happen.  

Credit: Associate Producer

Broken Heart Park, about how eminent domain was used to enforce segregation in a suburb in St. Louis and beyond. For 99% Invisible.

Credit: Reporter and Writer

Nostalgia Museum, a a short film on San Francisco's Musée Mécanique. For KQED.

Credit: Director, Writer, and Editor

How new monitoring systems keep a close watch on older people for The Washington Post.

Credit: Reporter and Writer

'It makes a humongous difference': Lack of Wi-Fi in city SROs deepens residents' isolation for the front page of the San Francisco Chronicle.

Credit: Reporter and Writer

Dancing away the loneliness: In the UK, social prescriptions help fight isolation during the pandemic for PRI The World.

Credit: Reporter, Producer, and Writer