Katherine Wells

Katherine Wells

Katherine Wells is the executive producer of podcasts at The Atlantic.

The Night Sky You've Never Seen

Light pollution has taken away our ability to see the Milky Way. Can we still save the stars?

What Is a City?

A pair of physicists tackle a seemingly simple, incredibly complicated question.

The Geography of Small Talk

How you start a conversation with a stranger depends on where you live.

A Day in the Life of a Baltimore Slumlord Hunter

A video follows Carol Ott, a mother of two who is documenting every blighted property she can find in Baltimore.

Soda vs. Pop vs. Coke: Mapping How Americans Talk

A video about the words we say and how we say them.