Melody Joy Kramer

Kramer is a Peabody-award winning radio producer, humor writer and digital strategist who enjoys working with all sorts of audiences and platforms. She currently co-leads NPR's social team and manages internal projects related to NPR's social strategy. She previously was the sole web producer and social media strategist at Fresh Air with Terry Gross, where she increased unique visitors to Fresh Air's website by 60 percent. Before that, she directed, edited, ran social media and wrote jokes for NPR's humor show, Wait Wait Don't Tell Me. Kramer is a recipient of NPR's Kroc Fellowship, a full-year paid reporting fellowship given to three early-career journalists each year. Outside of work, she volunteers as a teaching assistant at Python programming classes and frequently attends Code for DC, where she works on open-source web projects to benefit the District of Columbia. She tweets @mkramer.