Gilded Audio is a creative audio studio that works collaboratively to bring digital audio projects to life. A good-natured, trustworthy team that thoroughly enjoys creative, technical and journalistic processes, we work diligently to prove that audio is the world's most powerful medium.


Our Company Aims To

Form quality partnerships built on mutual trust, creativity and an enjoyable process.
Work with a set of partners that represent a diversity of industries, ambitions and means.
Produce audio across a variety of genres, languages, regions, cultures and attitudes.
Use creative recording strategies and sound design techniques in our storytelling.
Promote a culture of open-mindedness and journalistic integrity.
Support the international audio storytelling community through grants and non-profit work.



We offer first class audio production services, across a variety of formats. We’ll carry your initial idea through to publication.


  • Concepting
  • Pitch Refinement
  • Story Development
  • Audio Advertising
  • Talent Planning


  • Reporting + Scripting
  • Booking + Recording
  • Editing
  • Original Music
  • Sound Design
  • Mixing + Mastering


  • Budgeting
  • Sales + Marketing Strategy
  • Film to Podcast Adaptation
  • Podcast to Live Event Adaptation

Audio Ads

  • Creative Direction
  • Copywriting
  • Casting
  • Production + Post-Production

Partners include: T-Brand Studio at The New York Times, Spotify, Endeavor Audio, acast, Washington Post Brand Studio, Uniondocs Center for Documentary Art, The High Line and many more.






OTHERtone is a glimpse into the minds of our culture’s unicorns, and how they think about life, art, and everything in between. Hosted by Pharrell Williams, Scott Vener and Fam-Lay.

The Pet

The Pet

A salvage store worker steals an ex-lovers cat and sets out on an adventure.

Abuse of Power

Abuse of Power is a podcast that identifies and addresses the ways in which the United States legal system takes advantage of the very people that it is supposed to protect: us.


Get Money

Feeling ¯\_(ツ)_/¯  about your money situation, but know you need to get it together? GET MONEY is a personal finance podcast for anyone who is done with confusing (and boring af) financial advice.


3 Girls, 1 Keith

Amy Schumer and friends Bridget Everett, Rachel Feinstein, and Keith Robinson dish about their lives, pop culture, politics, and stand-up comedy. It’s dinner with your besties—if your besties were morally bankrupt.

Family Ghosts: Season 3, Ep. 12

The Faith Exam follows 18 year-old Julian as she navigates acceptance at a new church and discovers a decades-old family secret along the way. It was written and produced by Gilded Audio using primarily improvisational acting and field recording.

Innovation Uncovered

Innovation is happening all around us. The world is changing in real time, often in ways we don’t notice and can’t predict. Hosted by science journalist Corey S. Powell and culture critic Kristen Meinzer, “Innovation Uncovered” explores how breakthrough ideas are reshaping reality in extraordinary ways.

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¡Viva Latino!

The Viva Latino podcast takes you behind the streams of Latin music’s biggest superstars and conversations about the most important aspects of Latino lifestyle and culture. Entrevistas únicas con los máximos exponentes de la música latina a nivel mundial aquí, en el Viva Latino podcast.




Want to Collaborate?
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Andrew Chugg
Whitney Donaldson
Ivana Tucker
Samiah Adams
  • Andrew Chugg, Executive Director
    Andrew Chugg has produced hundreds of podcast episodes for globally recognized publishers and brands. Prior to Gilded Audio, he was Director of Branded Podcasts for Megaphone, a producer for WNYC/NPR’s On the Media, and an internationally touring musician and record producer. Andrew is an executive member of IADAS’s podcast category.
  • Whitney Donaldson, Director of Production + Development
    Whitney Donaldson oversees development, production and post-production for Gilded Audio. Her distinguished creative work has been heard on projects for Spotify, The Washington Post, T-Brand Studio at The New York Times, Slate, theSkimm, and Longreads. She is the lead editor on Amy Schumer’s 3 Girls, 1 Keith, a seasoned script-writer, and has produced countless interviews with high-profile talent across a variety of shows.
  • Ivana Tucker, Producer + Strategist
    After graduating from Georgetown, Ivana began her career working in marketing for companies including Madison Square Garden, NBCUniversal, and Victoria’s Secret. Her introduction to podcasting was in 2017 when she started independently producing her own original show, Homegirls in the City. The show won 1st place at the NY Media Center’s 2017 Podcast Pitch Night. She is responsible for contributing to creative development, strategy, research, scriptwriting, audio editing and more.
  • Samiah Adams, Head of Operations + Special Projects
    Samiah is an NYC native who, after graduating from Cornell, returned home to work in photo agencies. She then moved into audio production while supporting multimedia journalist Sue Jaye Johnson during her residency at TED. This led her to a role as producer of children's podcasts at Pinna where she managed fiction and non-fiction projects of all shapes and sizes, including two Parent's Choice Award winners.