Before creating the Snap Judgment radio show, Glynn worked as an educator, diplomat, community activist, actor, political strategist, fist-shaker, mountain-hollerer, and foot stomper.
Glynn composed music for the Kunst Stoff dance performances in San Francisco, rocked live spoken word poetry in Detroit, joined a band in Indonesia, wrote several screenplays, painted a daring series of self portraits, released a blues album, and thinks his stories are best served with cocktails.
Mark Ristich founded Snap Judgment with Glynn. Mark records, writes, edits and produces for Snap Judgment and has no other interests.
Anna Sussman has been trying to report serious stories but really has been reporting on frivolity for the past nine years. She earned two masters degrees from the University of California at Berkeley, in Journalism and Human Rights, and founded Backpackjournalist.org with her husband, reporting stories on U.S military debacles, international war tribunals and man-eating crocodiles from 21 countries. Anna comes to Snap Judgment from the wilds of the freelance jungle where she reported for CNN, Current TV, PRI, and the San Francisco Chronicle. She also plays the banjo and can be spotted in a Thai sports drink commercial.
Marisa is the Digital Producer for Snap Judgment & Spooked. Before joining the Snap Studios Fam, she worked at the San Francisco Chronicle, KPFA Radio, and CBS Radio. She was also the Station Director of her college’s radio station, producing a weekly French music show called Le Meilleur Radio.
She enjoys black and white films, park picnics, Dave Brubeck, martinis, and wide-leg pants.
Teo is the graphic artist and video editor for Snap Judgment and Spooked. They were born and raised in San Diego to Filipinx immigrant parents. Teo traded palm trees for redwoods to receive a degree in Film & Digital Media at UC Santa Cruz. After college, Teo moved to Oakland where they worked as a bike mechanic and documentary filmmaker before landing at Snap.
David Exumé is a writer, DJ, and audio producer from central New Jersey. He’s a graduate of KALW’s Audio Academy and previously worked at KCRW and WPRB. He’s contributed essays and fiction to Joyland Magazine, Memoir Mixtapes, and Bandcamp Daily, and he recently wrote and scored a multimedia piece for DC Listening Lounge’s Sound Scene Festival. In his downtime, he flips samples, binges YouTube video essays, and makes friends with crows.
John Fecile is an audio producer, filmmaker, and storyteller. His work has appeared on NPR and been featured in The Guardian, The New York Times, and Al Jazeera. He has won awards in the US and UK, including Bronze at the 2017 Third Coast International Audio Festival for his documentary Blink Once for Yes. He is a co-founder of The Trump Diaries Project (KCRW) and contributes to 99% Invisible and Curious City (WBEZ). His first show was a college radio series called “The Pea-Sized Professor” about a mad scientist who accidentally shrinks himself; hijinks ensue.
Davey Kim (he/him) is the senior editor at Snap Judgment Studios. Most recently, he was the creator of Adult ISH, an interview and storytelling show by YR Media (fka Youth Radio / NPR’s Youth Desk) x PRX’s Radiotopia. Prior to that, he was a producer and sound designer at Snap Judgment.
Davey has also contributed to NPR, Marketplace, KPCC, KCRW, The World, The Dinner Party Download, and Self Evident, and his stories and music scores have been recognized as exceptional by The New York Times, The Guardian, The Atlantic, CNN, Colorlines, AV Club, and more.
Davey has also taught audio storytelling courses at Writing Pad in San Francisco and Oakland School for the Arts.
Outside of audio, his side hustles/hobbies include bike polo, point and shoot film, and mastering his sous vide.
Bo Walsh was born and raised in San Francisco and is a graduate of the KALW Audio Academy. He got his start in radio as a disc jockey at several community radio stations in the city.
Prior to joining the team at Snap Judgment, Bo spent over a decade working with youth. When he’s not producing stories, Bo is a real-life dog whisperer who can be found collecting and spinning soul 45’s or working on his bowling score.