Emily Ludolph covers creatives, business, and American history. She has written about the mystery of Alexander Hamilton's monumental clock, a Cold War whistleblower who almost took down the United Nations and instead created an unsolved mystery (Narratively), and the woman owning the future of Washington D.C. design (99U).
She is a reporter for the New York Times Archival Storytelling project, and senior editor, special projects at 99U Magazine. She has managed business content strategy for TED Conferences, and produced the American plays podcast, Playing on Air. She's the founder and host of a podcast about book dedications called Dedicate It and has published in The Atlantic, Narratively, 99U, Quartz, Artsy, Design Observer, One Story, TED Online, and upcoming in Smithsonian Air & Space Magazine.