Vox VP for audio Liz Kelly Nelson announced today that Amber Hall joined the network as deputy editor-in-chief of Talk Podcasts. In this new role, Hall will oversee and expand Vox’s strong portfolio of interview and roundtable audio content, which currently includes podcasts such as Vox Conversations, The Weeds and Recode Media through distribution platforms. She will work to refresh and strengthen the program and develop and implement plans for continued audience growth. It starts today.
“Amber has built an excellent reputation for working on The Takeaway and The Agenda. We look forward to her considerable talent contributing to the development of Vox’s talk podcast list, ”said Liz Kelly Nelson.
Before Hall joined Vox, Hall spent more than five years at WNYC in a variety of roles at The Takeaway, most recently as Senior Producer of the Daily News Show, who directed editorial planning and production. In 2018 she helped launch Politics with Amy Walter from The Takeaway and served as the show’s senior producer for the entire duration (2018-2021). From 2015-2018 she was the planning editor with a focus on long-term projects and the 2016 presidential election. She bit her teeth in audio production at SiriusXM, where she was executive producer and co-creator of the progressive morning show The Agenda. Before turning to audio storytelling, she was part of the editorial team for In The Life, an LGBTQ news program on public television. She received the National Lesbian & Gay Journalist Association’s Award for Excellence in HIV / AIDS Coverage for a section on HIV Laws. She lives in New Jersey with her wife and daughter.