Rico Gagliano has worked in public radio for over a decade. His pieces have been heard on All Things Considered, Weekend America, The Savvy Traveler and other series, but he was best known as a reporter on Marketplace, for which he filed stories from England, Ireland, Sweden, The Netherlands, India, South Korea, and across the USA. Prior to radio, Rico worked as a TV writer on shows for MTV, ABC, Fox Family and The Cartoon Network, and as a freelance print reporter for LA Weekly, the Village Voice, The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette and others. He continues to contribute pieces to Dwell magazine, and he holds an MFA from the American Film Institute. He lives in Los Angeles, CA.
Brendan Francis Newnam has produced and reported for national public radio shows including Marketplace, Marketplace Money, Fresh Air, and Weekend America, and, in his spare time, created and produced Audiovant,one of the first music interview podcasts. He has written and edited travel guides, music reviews and celebrity profiles for various websites and magazines, including Vice and Blackbook. Brendan continues to freelance for various outlets, including Dwell, Modern Farmer, Saveur, and CNN.com, where, in 2011, he penned a series of travel tales called "The State I'm In." Brendan has a J.D. and is also a past Knight Media Fellow. He lives in New York, NY.