The Knefels

Location: NYC // With BTR Since: 2010 // Twitter

John and Molly Knefel are journalists, writers, and co-hosts of the daily political podcast Radio Dispatch.

John covers foreign policy, criminal justice, civil liberties, and harm reduction, with bylines at Buzzfeed, Vice, and Rolling Stone. He's appeared on This American Life, Al Jazeera, Democracy Now and more.

Molly covers youth and education, in reporting at places like Rolling Stone and The Nation, and in essays at The New Inquiry and The Toast. She's been on 30 Rock and the critically acclaimed web series High Maintenance.

Both Molly and John have a background in comedy and performance, and they produced a web series together called John and Molly Get Along. John tweets at @johnknefel and Molly tweets at @mollyknefel. You can find more information about Radio Dispatch at

The Latest From The Knefels

4/20/18 // Pompeo Goes to North Korea

Pompeo goes to North Korea, NYC’s new school chancellor discourages walk-outs from New York City students, Richard Cohen is the mascot of white privilege, and Cardi B is right. Tammy… | listen

4/19/18 // Working Families Party Endorses Nixon

The Working Families Party endorses Cynthia Nixon in the New York governors race, a potential new war authorization in Congress, and listener mail. Working Families Party | listen

4/19/18 // John Knefel // What Trump Should Do In Syria

Following the United States’ attack on Syria in retaliation for their chemical weapons assault on their own people, tensions between the two countries have continued to rise. John Knefel offers an… | watch

4/18/18 // Starbucks Racism

Two black men are arrested for waiting to meet a friend in Starbucks, it appears that Michael Cohen is Sean Hannity’s lawyer, and more thoughts on liberal nationalism and Syria. Sean… | listen

4/17/18 // Frontline’s “McCain”

Frontline’s Michael Kirk is back to discuss tonight’s documentary “McCain.” Also, the US has bombed Syria, and James Comey gave his first interview since being fired. Frontline | listen

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