David Krasnow

Executive Producer, The New Yorker Radio Hour

Studio 360

David Krasnow is the senior editor of PRI's Studio 360.

David began producing stories for Studio 360 in 2001 with a profile of experimental musician Pauline Oliveros. He joined the staff in 2003 after many years in print media as an editor and writer, covering music, design, American history, land use, science, and health care.

Formerly the reviews editor of Artforum, he has written for the Village Voice, Jazz Times, Metropolis, The New York Observer, and The Wire, and remains a contributing editor for Bomb.  He teaches radio writing to print journalists at Mediabistro and has discussed how to pitch features at the Third Coast International Audio Festival and the Public Radio Program Directors conference. 

Among his stories for Studio 360 are features on Andy Warhol’s soup cans, the folk ballad “John Henry,” and Jimi Hendrix’s “Star-Spangled Banner” for the American Icons series.  He was first on air at 17 on his college station, WESU.