Austin is a senior audio producer at The New York Times (The Daily, The Latest, The Field). Previously, he was the senior producer at Crimetown Presents (The Ballad of Billy Balls, The RFK Tapes), and a producer at Gimlet Media (Crimetown, Reply All, Science Vs). His independent series Profiles:NYC was named one of 2016’s best podcasts by The Atlantic and was a 2017 Webby Award Honoree. Before radio he worked as an actor and civil engineer.