About the DNA Files

John Rieger

John Rieger is an award-winning independent producer and former editor of the public radio series Beyond Computers and The Telecommunications Radio Project.

In his 30-year career in public radio, John has documented subjects from science to civil liberties to modern art, and he has appeared as host of Radio Smithsonian and Weekend All Things Considered. He has been a contributor to The DNA Files, producing the series pilot, Genetics and Behavior. He was co-founder in 2000 of the new media company BEHINDtheBEAT.net.