Naomi Gingold is a journalist, podcast producer/story editor, and researcher. She has lived and reported extensively in Japan, in Myanmar, and across the U.S. with American public radio; she also writes for various outlets such as The Economist, The Daily Beast, and Slate. She is the co-host of the Asia storytelling podcast, Not the Cat and is writing a book on the history and evolution of technology, politics, youth culture, and the explosive rise of hip-hop in Myanmar.