Payne Lindsey, Merideth Stedman and Donald Albright were the featured panelists for aTV fest’s ‘True Crime: From Podcast to Series.” Albright and Lindsey are the founders of Tendrfoot TV and Stedman is the creative producer.
The most recent project the trio worked on was “Up and Vanished,” the story of Georgia resident Tara Grinstead who went missing in 2005. After eleven years, two people were arrested for the case. Lindsey’s podcast covers the entire story through multiple interviews and still continues to give updates.
When Lindsey interviews those close to a victim or suspect, he tries to picture himself in their shoes. “I don’t ask a question I wouldn’t answer right then and there,” he explained. Stedman stepped in and explained that “it feels empty to talk to a family member of a missing person, so you have to