Emily Ludolph covers creatives, entrepreneurship, and American history. Her coverage of the man who almost became the first black astronaut was featured as a special weekend section in the New York Times. You can hear the behind the scenes story on the Times podcast The Daily or read more on Times Insider.
She is senior editor at 99U Magazine. She has reported for the New York Times Archival Storytelling project, Past Tense and managed business content strategy for TED Conferences. She's produced the American plays podcast, Playing on Air and is the founder and host of a podcast about book dedications called Dedicate It. Her writing has appeared in in The New York Times, The Atlantic, Narratively, 99U, Airmail, Quartz, Artsy, Design Observer, One Story, TED Online, and upcoming in Smithsonian Air & Space Magazine.