Robin Amer

Creator / Host

Robin is an award-winning investigative journalist whose work is inspired by place. Before launching The City, she was deputy editor of the alt-weekly Chicago Reader and a producer at WBEZ

Anjeanette Damon


Anjeanette is an investigative reporter at the Reno Gazette-Journal. A Nevada journalist for 22 years, she is committed to shining a light on problems and connecting those who can solve them.

Kameel Stanley

Senior Producer

Kameel is The City’s senior producer. She previously co-hosted and produced an award-winning podcast from St. Louis Public Radio/PRX about race and class, and was an investigative journalist in Florida.

Amy Pyle


Amy is USA TODAY‘s National Investigations Editor, overseeing a team of reporters across the country. Previously the Editor in Chief at The Center for Investigative Reporting, she helped launch Reveal.

Matt Doig


Matt is the Network Investigations Editor for Gannett/USA TODAY. He has been as an investigative editor at The Information, Los Angeles Times, Seattle Times, Newsday and Sarasota Herald-Tribune.

Taylor Maycan


 Taylor is The City’s producer, fact-checker and social media editor. She has produced and edited podcasts about politics, recidivism, pop culture and news for USA TODAY.

Fil Corbitt

Field Producer

Fil is an audio producer from Reno, Nev. He’s the host and creator of the Van Sounds podcast. His work has appeared on NPR, CBC, 20khz, PRX Remix and Outside Magazine.

Ben Austen 

Story Consultant 

Ben is The City’s story consultant and the author of “High-Risers: Cabrini-Green and the Fate of American Public Housing.” He writes for the New York Times Magazine and other publications.

Hannis Brown

Composer / Sound Designer

Hannis has created music for podcasts including Death, Sex & Money, Trump, Inc., American Fiasco and The United States of Anxiety.