Alix Spiegel Biography
Alix Spiegel is an American public radio producer and science journalist. He has previously worked on This American Life and for National Public Radio. She currently hosts and produces the NPR program Invisibilia with Hanna Rosin. In January 2015, Spiegel joined forces with journalist Lulu Miller to co-host Invisibilia.
It was a series from NPR about the unseen forces that control human behavior our ideas, beliefs, assumptions, and thoughts. Spiegel has won many awards including a George Foster Peabody Award, a Livingston Award, an Alfred I.
Alix Spiegel Age
Details of her age and birthday have not been disclosed as of now. This information will be updated soon.
Alix Spiegel Family
Spiegel grew up in Baltimore, Maryland in a secular Jewish household. Her father was the great-grandson of Joseph Spiegel, the founder of the Spiegel Catalog. She played the violin from a very young age and initially considered a career as a musician. Information about her parent’s names have not been shared as of now
Alix Spiegel Education
Originally from Baltimore, Maryland, Spiegel graduated from Oberlin College.
Alix Spiegel Career
After graduating, Spiegel moved to Chicago where she saw an announcement in a newspaper. It was about a fledgling local show for WBEZ called Your American Playhouse: Documentaries About American Life. In 1995 Spiegel began correspondence with the show’s producer, Ira Glass, who took her on as an intern.
In 1996 the show changed its name to This American Life and was picked up nationally by Public Radio International. By then Spiegel was producing pieces for the show. That year Alix and the show’s other producers won the George Foster Peabody Award.
Having taken up an interest in the human mind, Spiegel eventually moved on to freelance. She worked for NPR’s Science Desk where she spent ten years covering psychology and human behavior. She continued to appear as an occasional contributor to This American Life until the launch of her show Invisibilia.
Spiegel’s science reporting has also been featured in The New York Times and The New Yorker.
Over the course of her career in public radio, Spiegel has won many awards including;
- A George Foster Peabody Award
- A Livingston Award
- An Alfred I
- Dupont-Columbia University Award
- A Scripps Howard National Journalism Award
- A Robert F. Kennedy Journalism Award
Alix Spiegel Married
Despite being a famous radio presenter Alix is a very private person. She has not disclosed if she is married or not. There are no reports of her having any children as of now.
Alix Spiegel Net Worth
Spiegel is an American public radio producer and science journalist who has worked on This American Life and for National Public Radio. She earns an average salary from her career although she has not shared the actual figure. Her estimated net worth is currently under review.
Alix Spiegel And Lulu Miller
In January 2015, Spiegel joined forces with journalist Lulu Miller to co-host Invisibilia. It is a series from NPR about the unseen forces that control human behavior our ideas, beliefs, assumptions, and thoughts. Invisibilia interweaves personal stories with fascinating psychological and brain science.
They do it in a way that ultimately makes you see your own life differently. Excerpts of the show are featured on the NPR News programs Morning Edition and All Things Considered. The program is also available as a podcast.
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