Rebecca Sananès is an executive producer, journalist, and media personality. Her work unveils complex, real-life stories through the power of conversation and audio reporting, appearing on global platforms like NPR’s All Things Considered, Morning Edition, and The World. She is a contributing writer at Vanity Fair.
Rebecca was the inaugural Head of Audio at Archewell Audio, overseeing the creative partnership between The Duke and Duchess of Sussex and Spotify. Most recently she is the co-creator and Executive Producer of the #1 ranked show on Spotify, Archetypes, The Duchess of Sussex’s flagship podcast show.
Formerly Rebecca built a career in public radio, where she won a Regional and National Murrow Award. She then held roles as the lead podcast producer at New York Magazine (Vox Media) where she produced the awarded podcast, Pivot with Kara Swisher and Scott Galloway and Land of the Giants, a narrative series about the rise of the e-commerce behemoth Amazon.
In 2015 Rebecca reported on the ground in Cuba, embedded with the LGBTQIA community to uncover unknowns in Cuba’s AIDS pandemic. Her work was published in the book To End AIDS and was presented at the 2016 International AIDS Conference in Durban, South Africa, as well as at the National Press Club in Washington, DC.
Rebecca holds a Master’s in Journalism from Boston University, where she earned a full-merit scholarship. She lives in Los Angeles with her beloved mutts, Cassius and Romeo, and is proud to say that while she worked her way into the media industry, she paid her bills by hustling and waiting tables across the Northeast.