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Juliet Elinor Litman is a journalist, editor,[1] and American media personality born in New York City, New York. She is the former host of the Right Reasons and NBA After Dark Podcasts and was also formerly the Special Projects Editor[2] at Grantland.[3] Juliet grew up on the Upper West Side of Manhattan and graduated from The Bronx High School of Science before attending Northwestern University.[4][5]

Juliet Litman
BornJuliet Elinor Litman
New York, New York, United States
OccupationJournalist, author, podcast host
LanguageEnglish
NationalityAmerican
Alma materNorthwestern University, BA 2008

She is currently the Head of Production at The Ringer, Bill Simmons' latest online enterprise.[6]

The RingerEdit

Since early 2016, Litman has worked as the managing editor at The Ringer for longtime boss Bill Simmons.[3] She is also the host of the Bachelor Party podcast[7] and co-host of the Jam Session podcast with Amanda Dobbins.[8] The former podcast features as a discussion of both the Bachelor and Bachelorette TV shows and features frequent interviews with producers, cast, and former contestants on the TV show franchise.[9] On April 26, 2018 it was announced that Litman had been promoted to Head of Production of all Ringer content.

GrantlandEdit

In 2014, Litman was hired by the Bill Simmons Podcast Network,[10] part of HBO and Grantland.[11] There, she hosted "NBA After Dark"[12] and a regular podcast called "Sources Say" with Chris Ryan, which discussed NBA pop culture. The "Sources Say" podcast has continued to be produced with The Ringer.

Litman also co-hosted Grantland's Right Reasons Podcast with journalist and media personality David Jacoby. It was widely regarded as a top reality television podcast. The podcast covered reality television, popular culture, and added a divisive taste testing segment in May 2014. Litman has conducted many notable celebrity interviews.

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Kroub, Gaston. "Beyond Biglaw: Meet The Team". Above the Law. Retrieved 2017-05-19.
  2. ^ "Grantland". Grantland. ESPN. Archived from the original on 4 October 2014. Retrieved 5 October 2014. Cite uses deprecated parameter |deadurl= (help)
  3. ^ a b Kroub, Gaston (2016-03-29). "Grantland Founder Bill Simmons Reveals His Next Sports Site Will Be 'The Ringer'". AdWeek. Retrieved 2017-05-19.
  4. ^ "Student Advisory Board: Program in American Studies - Northwestern University". Northwestern Program in American Studies. Retrieved 2017-05-19.
  5. ^ "Thesis topics - WEINBERG COLLEGE OF ARTS & SCIENCES Program in American Studies" (PDF).
  6. ^ "Juliet Litman - The Ringer". The Ringer. Retrieved 2 April 2017.
  7. ^ "Channel 33". SoundCloud. Retrieved 2017-05-19.
  8. ^ "Move Of Chris Ryan, Juliet Litman To Bill Simmons' New Venture Brings End To Some Grantland Podcasts". All Access. Retrieved 2017-05-19.
  9. ^ Sahagian, Sarah. "Despite their 'backwards brand of romance,' why The Bachelor and Bachelorette series remain popular as hell". National Post. Retrieved 2017-05-19.
  10. ^ "HBOs Bill Simmons hires Four". Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved 15 January 2015.
  11. ^ "The Right Reasons Show - PodCenter - ESPN Radio". ESPN Radio. Retrieved 2017-05-19.
  12. ^ Litman, Juliet (2014-03-31). "The Juliet Show: NBA After Dark". Grantland. Retrieved 2017-05-19.