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Barak Wright

I enjoy finding and telling the stories of uncommon people working their way through unusual problems—performance magicians, commercial fishermen, ex-cult members and germ scientists, to mention a few.
Member since 2017


  • Los Angeles Metro Area, CA
  • Business
  • Editing
  • Engineering
  • Producing
  • Recording
  • Reporting
  • Voice

About Barak

HI THERE. I’M AN INDEPENDENT WRITER & PRODUCER NEAR LOS ANGELES. My reporting and writing has appeared in audio and print—Proof by America’s Test Kitchen, Unfictional by KCRW, The Pulse by WHYY, and Religion & Politics by Washington University in St. Louis. I’ve also provided technical assistance for This American Life, BBC, NPR, APM, Gimlet, ESPN’s 30 for 30 series, and podcasts for Outside Magazine and Stanford University, among others.

Barak's Portfolio



  • Audience Development
  • Contract Review
  • Field Producing
  • Field Recording
  • Interviewing
  • Logistics and Coordination
  • Marketing
  • Mentoring
  • Producing
  • Reporting
  • Research
  • Show Development
  • Story Editing
  • Tape Syncs
  • Voiceover


  • Sound Devices MicPre-6
  • Tascam DR-100 MKII
  • ElectroVoice RE20 Microphone
  • Rode NTG2 Shotgun Microphone
  • Audio-Technica Wired Lavalier Microphone (2)