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Saki Knafo

Gimlet Media

Saki Knafo is an award-winning journalist who has written long features on everything from private eyes to whale hunters, from criminal justice to climate change. His stories have appeared on the cover of the New York Times Magazine and in the pages of GQ, New York Magazine, Travel + Leisure, Men’s Journal, and many other publications. He is the host and creator of Conviction, a Sidney-award-winning, seven-part narrative podcast produced by Gimlet Media. His work has also been featured in Best American Travel Writing two years in a row (2017 and 2018) and in More New York Stories: Best of the City Section of the New York Times. He is a reporting fellow with Type Investigations, an incubator of high-impact investigative reporting. He grew up in Brooklyn, upstairs from the son of a legendary mobster, and lives there still

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