Jo Ann Allen
Been There Done That
Jo Ann Allen is the creator/host of Been There Done That, the show that tells the real life stories of the Baby Boom Generation. Her podcast collaborations this year include Death, Sex & Money with Anna Sale and an interview on AARP’s Take on Today about inspiring older people to get into podcasting. She has extensive experience as an audio journalist, having begun her career at Wisconsin Public Radio in Madison. She’s worked at various commercial news organizations in New York City before spending 18 years as a news anchor/host at WNYC/New York Public Radio. Jo Ann has also worked as an anchor at KPBS Radio in San Diego and WHYY Radio in Philadelphia. She’s currently a news anchor, reporter and mentor at Colorado Public Radio in Denver. In addition, Jo Ann has taught radio journalism as an adjunct professor at Long Island University in Brooklyn where she served 7 years on the committee that decides the recipients of the George Polk Awards for Investigative Journalism. You can Vind her on FB, Twitter (@radiojaa and @btdt_podcast), LinkedIn and PHOTO CREDIT: Corey H. Jones