Liana Simstrom Liana Simstrom is a Supervising Producer on the Enterprise Storytelling Unit.
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Liana Simstrom

Liana Simstrom

Supervising Producer, Enterprise Storytelling Unit

Liana Simstrom is a Supervising Producer on the Enterprise Storytelling Unit, where she supports narrative longform podcasts including Invisibilia, Rough Translation, Embedded and short-run special series like On Our Watch. In her role, she coordinates season and new show launches; designs production calendars and timelines; supervises producers, fellows and interns; manages listener engagement and provides editorial input on content.

In a past life, Simstrom worked for the federal government and as an event planner in Washington, D.C. Since coming to NPR in 2016, she has helped produce multi-part series about topics such as police misconduct, the death of local journalism and friendship, among many others.

Originally from Minneapolis, Minn., Simstrom is a graduate of Mount Holyoke College and lives in D.C. with her husband and two cats.

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We all walk around the world thinking of ourselves as individuals. But in this short animation, NPR's Invisibilia explores some of the ways in which we're all invisibly connected to one another. Lily Padula for NPR hide caption

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How Microexpressions Can Make Moods Contagious

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