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Chip Brantley is the co-creator and co-host of White Lies, an investigative podcast from NPR that explores the 1965 unsolved murder of James Reeb in Selma, Ala. Brantley is the author of the book The Perfect Fruit, and his work has appeared in Slate, Gourmet, the Oxford American, The New York Times, and The Washington Post, among others. He was the creative producer of Whitman, Alabama, an experimental documentary that was a 2018 Emmy nominee in the New Approaches in Documentary category. An instructor in journalism at the University of Alabama, Brantley is the founder of the Desert Island Supply Co., a nonprofit creative writing program for kids in Birmingham, Ala.


“White Lies” podcast (NPR)