Ober & Out
Lauren Ober is a radio host and podcast consultant in Washington, D.C. She's also a noted speaker and presenter on all things audio. And some people think she's a pretty fun gal.




Not only do I host radio shows, but I also make guest appearances on them. I’m a real Renaissance woman! Here’s a selection of some of my guest spots (with links!):

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It’s Been A Minute With Sam Sanders

NPR reporter Camila Domonoske (@camilareads) and Lauren Ober (@OberandOut), host of WAMU's The Big Listen, join Sam to talk about the week that was. With the holiday weekend upon us, the GOP got their tax bill but the future of CHIP and DACA is unclear — plus a call to a politically divided couple in Connecticut and a very special edition of the best things that happened to our listeners all week.


Weekend Edition

Lauren Ober, host of The Big Listen, the NPR show about podcasts, joins Weekend Edition host Lulu Garcia-Navarro and Puzzlemaster Will Shortz for a special edition of the puzzle. 


Dinner Party Download

World-renowned journalist Katie Couric is best known from her years as a news anchor for every major TV network and as a former correspondent for "60 Minutes." These days she is Yahoo's global news anchor and she hosts her own interview podcast. The award-winning journalist talks with guest co-host Lauren Ober about stepping away from the camera and into the podcast realm, how her Sarah Palin interview possibly scared off a few potential interview subjects, and more.



In our year-end special, we talk to Andy Cohen, the man behind Bravo’s Real Housewives, about celebrity obsession. Then we break down some of the best podcasts of 2016 with help from Lauren Ober, host of NPR’s The Big Listen, and Brittany Luce, of Gimlet. And finally, Hidden Figures author Margot Lee Shetterly tells the stories of black female mathematicians who played crucial roles in the early days of NASA.


Pop Culture Happy Hour

Lauren Ober, the host of The Big Listen, joins Linda Holmes, Glen Weldon, and Stephen Thompson for a roundup of their favorite podcast episodes of the year.