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Katie Monteleone

Katie Monteleone is a producer for TED Radio Hour. She started out as an intern for the show in January 2019. After her internship, Monteleone began producing for Life Kit before returning to the TED Radio Hour team in October 2019 as a full-time producer.

For TED Radio Hour, she's produced sound-rich segments on a wide variety of subjects including the story of world champion freediver Tanya Streeter's perilous dive, archaeologist Alyssa Loorya's exploration of a 300-year-old farmhouse in Brooklyn and the story of how Oscar Duhalde became the only living human to spot a supernova with his naked eye.

Monteleone graduated from Colby College in 2018 where she studied theater and creative writing. In her free time, she loves to cook vegetarian food, listen to Broadway musical soundtracks, and spend time outdoors hiking, running and biking.

Part 1 of TED Radio Hour Episode A Love Letter To The Ocean

Catherine Mohr shares the story of a scuba diving trip gone wrong, where getting stabbed by a sea urchin transformed her relationship with the ocean... and ultimately led her to the love of her life.

Illustrations of Catherine's story have been created by Natalie Mohr for TED.