Sally Swift is the managing producer of The Splendid Table. Before coming to the show, she worked in film, video and television including stints at Twin Cities Public Television, Paisley Park and Comic Relief with Billy Crystal. She also survived a stint as segment producer on The Jenny Jones Show. Sally began her love affair with radio when A Prairie Home Companion recorded a series of television shows for Disney, and she has never looked back. In 1998 and 2008 she was awarded the James Beard Award for Best National Radio Show, in 2000 she received the Gracie Allen Award for Best Syndicated Talk Show, and is a three time recipient (2007,, 2008, and 2009) of the Clarion Award from Women in Communications. She is co-author with Lynne of The Splendid Table's How To Eat Supper: Recipes Stories and Opinions from Public Radio's Award Winning Food Show.