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Haley Shaw is a composer, music producer, and audio engineer based in New York.

She's a composer and sound designer at Gimlet Media, where she has created work for The Habitat,  Mogul: The Life and Death of Chris Lighty, 2017 Peabody winner UncivilJonathan Goldstein's Heavyweight, Amazon Alexa skill ChompersThe Nod, The Pitch, and Crimetown among others.

  • Her music has appeared on Gimlet Media, CBC, and This American Life, on film projects with CBC Films, Skybound, and for brands Reebok, Adobe, Blue Apron, Squarespace, Prudential, and Audible.
  • She's worked in sound design and post production audio for Gimlet Media, The Great Discontent, ThrdCoast Music, Manhattan Film Institute, W. W. Norton and Company, and multiple independent filmmakers.
  • She's performed sound engineering and stage production for WNYC's Soundcheck and The Greene Space, Rockville Pictures, and Wythe Hotel Events.


"sterling sound engineering" - the atlantic

"stellar sound design" - Vulture

"ON THE MONEY".. "technique that draws you in" - THE GUARDIAN 

"luxuriant sound design" - A.V. CLUB


Haley composes both acoustic and electronic chamber music that deals with the stratification of sounds and its personal and social affect on the listener. She's been invited to hold multiple artist residences at the Banff CentreSICPP and Fresh Inc Festival. Her works have been commissioned by ensembles such as Fifth House Ensemble, Amaranth Quartet, Holland Weissman Duo, and Latitude 49.