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Jennifer Jordan


Jennifer Jordan is an award-winning author, filmmaker, and screenwriter with decades of experience as an anchor and investigative journalist. She has worked for NPR and PBS, and her work has also appeared in a variety of national and international newspapers and magazines. In 2005 she published her first book, “Savage Summit,” which chronicles the lives and deaths of the first women who climbed K2, the second highest mountain in the world. In 2010 she wrote “Last Man on the Mountain,” which examines the ill-fated 1939 American expedition on K2 in which Dudley Wolfe became the first person to die on the mountain and whose remains Jordan found at its base. Both books won a National Outdoor Book Award, and “Savage Summit” was picked as an “Editors’ Choice” by the New York Times Book Review. In 2016 she directed and produced the documentary “3000 Cups of Tea,” which investigated the flawed “60 Minutes” report on renowned philanthropist, Greg Mortenson. In addition to her own books, she has ghost written and co-written three others, most recently “The Babysitter,” which tells the true story of a girl who survived being babysat by a serial killer, which is currently under option as a limited-series documentary.

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The Babysitter: My Summers with a Serial Killer

Enjoy the AD-FREE versions of our latest episodes and our archives right now on Patreon. Tonight, my special guests are Liza Rodman and Jennifer Jordan who recount the shocking true story of time spent with a young man who wa...