Chip Brantley is the co-host of the NPR podcast, White Lies. The author of The Perfect Fruit: Good Breeding, Bad Seeds and the Hunt for the Elusive Pluot (Bloomsbury), Brantley has contributed to many publications, including Slate, The New York Times, and the Oxford American. He is a former director of TV development for Mike Newell’s Dogstar Films and a producer on the interactive documentary Whitman, Alabama, which was a 2018 Emmy finalist in the New Approaches in Documentary category. Brantley works as a lecturer in the Department of Journalism & Creative Media at the University of Alabama.