Colin Anderson joined the BBC’s Programme Making Trainee Scheme in 2002, where he trained in TV, radio and online production before specialising in radio.
He worked as a staff producer (and later exec) in BBC Radio Comedy for 12 years, over which time he produced stand-up, sketch, sitcom, topical comedy, drama and documentary programming across the BBC’s networks.
As a producer, Colin won Radio Academy Awards for Mark Thomas: My Life in Serious Organised Crime and The Now Show, with a further nomination for Radio 1’s late-night music and comedy show The Milk Run.
He's freelanced as a producer and exec, with recent credits on Giddy Goat's series Meet David Sedaris and Logical Family: An Evening with Armistead Maupin, as well as Impatient Productions' Kate Fox: The Price of Happiness.
In 2014 Colin moved to Los Angeles to work as senior producer at MaximumFun.org. There he developed new podcasts including Pop Rocket, Adam Ruins Everything and Getting Curious with Jonathan Van Ness. He also oversaw production on over 30 different shows, including NPR's Bullseye with Jesse Thorn.
In 2016 he became Executive Producer of the Earwolf podcast network and is now VP, Comedy and Earwolf at Stitcher.