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Catherine Girardeau

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Lead Producer capable of hiring and managing teams, as well as a creative writer/producer specializing in documentary-style features, beautiful field recordings and personal narrative.
Member since 2003


  • San Francisco, CA



Catherine is available for

Tape syncs & field recording
Coaching, mentoring, teaching
  • Editing
  • Engineering
  • Producing
  • Recording
  • Scripting
  • Writing
  • Teaching

About Catherine

Pushkin Industries Managing Producer Catherine Girardeau is a veteran writer and producer of podcasts, radio and museum media projects. She's also been a producer with Marketplace's Tech desk, as well as the Stanford Storytelling Project, mentoring student podcasters. She currently co-heads Pushkin's Arts & Entertainment Dept. and produces Against the Rules with Michael Lewis, as well as several audiobooks for Pushkin. Her radio features have been aired on APM, PRI's The World, KALW, and on public radio stations around the country, and her museum writing and production can be heard at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, The Smithsonian's National Museum of the American Indian, SFMOMA, The Getty Museum, The British Museum, and more. Catherine is available for consulting, mentoring, teaching, workshops, scriptwriting, tape syncs and creative collaboration.

Catherine's Portfolio



  • Mixing
  • Tape Syncs
  • Story Editing
  • Sound Design
  • Show Development
  • Scoring
  • Reporting
  • Producing
  • Mentoring
  • Interviewing
  • Field Recording
  • Field Producing
  • Voiceover


  • Sound Devices MixPre3, Zoom H6
  • Cassette Recorder
  • Pro Tools
  • Schoeps CMIT 5U shotgun mic, Sennheiser 418-S (M/S mic), Rode NTG-1, Schoeps Colette Series cardioid stereo mics

Previous Work

  • Podcast Producer at McKinsey (freelance) (February 2019)
  • Podcasting Instructor at The Writing Pad (August 2019)
  • Podcaster in Residence at Grace Cathedral (July 2019)
  • Associate Producer at American Public Media/Marketplace (May 2017)
  • Creative Director at Earprint Productions (Dec. 2016)