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Candace Mittel Kahn

Candace Mittel Kahn

Podcast Producer

Candace Mittel is a podcast producer for WBEZ, where she has produced Nerdette and now works on the content development team’s pilots and new projects. Before joining WBEZ in 2017, she worked at NPR’s Wait Wait... Don’t Tell Me! and How To Do Everything. Candace has also taught high school, written for the satirical women’s magazine Reductress, and has a degree in mathematics, which she used to keep this bio under the word limit. 

Recent Stories

The Trouble

Trouble Update

A quick update about The Trouble and when you can expect to hear from us again.

Making Obama

Obama BONUS: The Decision

In 2007, Barack Obama announced his presidential run. Hear how he came to that decision in this ‘Making Obama’ extra.

The Trouble


Jamie obsesses over everything. And it is taking over her life. This week, what it’s like to live with OCD.

The Trouble

Doppelganger Part 2

Tamara’s testimony helped put Richard behind bars for 17 years. For the first time, they talk face-to-face about a mistake with a huge consequence.

The Trouble

Doppelganger Part 1

Richard spent 17 years in prison for a crime he didn’t commit. He discovered he had a look-alike, so did his doppelganger commit the crime?

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