Rachel Quester is a senior producer for "The Daily," the audio news show from The New York Times. She joined the Times in the spring of 2017 as "The Daily" was just getting underway, helping to develop the show’s unique sound and approach to the biggest stories of the day. Her role on the team includes driving the show's political coverage for news and narrative storytelling, and producing breaking news and long-form episodes every week. Prior to joining the Times, she produced podcasts at NPR and the E.W. Scripps Washington Bureau.