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.






In 2018, investigative journalist Jennings Brown met with the Fellowship of Friends, an elite spiritual organization whose leader had predicted global catastrophe. But the end-times prophecy was just the beginning.


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.

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.

Audio Portraits at The High Line

Audio Portraits of individuals whose personal experiences speak to the impacts of drones and surveillance. Shown alongside Sam Durant’s Untitled (Drone) sculpture on The High Line in Manhattan from May 2021 to August 2022.


Next Bite

Meals are more than their ingredients: there’s a web of people, communities and possibilities behind every bite.

The Pet

The Pet

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

This Is Not a Podcast with Bobby Hundreds

From blowing up and breaking down to picking up the pieces and coming all the way back, This Is Not a Podcast will take you even deeper behind the scenes of one of the greatest streetwear stories ever told.

Music + Talk: Unlocked

Music + Talk: Unlocked, a mini series from Spotify that brings you the best of what Music + Talk can do. From a guided workout class that pumps you up with music, to  a music trivia game to help road trips pass faster, in each episode, we’ll dive into unique audio experiences to enhance some of your daily activities.




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.