• Felicia Patinkin is senior producer and showrunner for CNN Audio. She oversees development, editorial direction and day-to-day operations of several award-winning CNN podcasts, including All There Is with Anderson Cooper and Chasing Life with Dr. Sanjay Gupta. Arriving at CNN in April 2020, she led the production of Coronavirus: Fact vs. Fiction with Dr. Sanjay Gupta (now known as Chasing Life with Dr. Sanjay Gupta) and Tug of War: Ukraine and manages a talented team of correspondents and producers.

    Patinkin has extensive experience in the field and in the newsroom. Before joining CNN, she produced a series of documentaries on the climate and immigration crises. At ABC News, she worked as a Producer and Senior Producer for broadcasts including Good Morning America, World News Tonight and 20/20. Prior to that, she was a show producer for NBC Nightly News and an NBC News off-air reporter for multiple political campaigns. Her work includes investigations of unscrupulous egg producers and campaign donors, profiles of celebrities and everyday people making a difference. She also has a deep appreciation for pop culture, especially 1980's teen movies. She began her career working an overnight shift as a PA for NBC's Today Show and moonlighting on weekends as a script runner for NBC Sports.

    Over the course of her career, Patinkin has been honored with several awards including News and Documentary Emmys, a Peabody, Alfred I. duPont and Edward R. Murrow Awards.

    Patinkin graduated from Syracuse University's Newhouse School with a Bachelor of Arts in Television, Radio, Film and Political Science. She lives in New York with her family.