Starlee Kine
Podcaster & Writer
This award was generously supported by
Katie Weitz, PhD.


Starlee Kine is the creator and host of the podcast Mystery Show. The show is about personal mysteries that can’t be solved by Googling. Kine has done a number of stories for This American Life, where she was also a producer, including one story where she commiserated over heartbreak with Phil Collins. Starlee was a story consultant for the podcast S-Town. She is also a writer for the television show Search Party.
Photo by Kate DeZengotita.

  • From Case #3: Belt Buckle, Mystery Show, 2015.