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Drew Jostad

Audio engineer

SHORT BIO

I help Marketplace broadcasts and podcasts sound their best from the engineering side and provide technical support for the content teams.

What do you think is the hardest part of your job that no one knows?

Imagining how something will sound on all the different systems our audience uses to listen to Marketplace.

What advice do you wish someone had given you before you started this career?

If it sounds good, it is good. Move on.

In your next life, what would your career be?

A real musician or composer.

Fill in the blank: Money can’t buy you happiness, but it can buy you ______.

Therapy.

What’s something that you thought you knew but later found out you were wrong about?

I used to think that music preference was something you could debate. Turns out people just like what they like, and that's OK.