Our award-winning podcast about the true cost of the Afghanistan War out now


*New York Festivals Radio Awards Gold for Documentary Series

*National Magazine Awards (ASME) finalist for Podcast of the Year

*Marine Corps Heritage Foundation’s Major Megan McClung Award

We are storytellers.

Founded by accomplished audio journalists, Airloom Media produces deeply-reported, engaging and sound-rich podcasts worth remembering.

Our Team

TOMMY ANDRES is an award-winning journalist with more than 15 years of experience at national outlets as a reporter, producer, and project manager. He was the Senior Special Projects Producer for the national public radio program Marketplace before being selected as a Knight-Wallace journalism fellow. Tommy was also the host of CNN’s first daily news podcast and has done work for The Atlantic, Frontline, PBS NewsHour, Quartz, Bloomberg Businessweek, The New York Times, and This American Life.

MARIA BYRNE is an award-winning journalist and audio producer who worked at the BBC for 15 years. Originally from Ireland, Maria has worked in almost every region of the world. She has been based in London, Washington DC, Beijing, and Brussels, working as a senior producer covering the biggest international news stories for the world’s largest broadcast news operation. Maria produced the highly-acclaimed BBC podcasts “No Body Recovered” (2019) and “Murder in the Lucky Holiday Hotel” (2017).