A Murder on Orchard Street Investigative

Hosted By: Christina Kiely
Produced By: ABC News

A Murder on Orchard Street, investigates the shooting of Burke O’Brien, who had just returned to his Lower East Side apartment on Orchard Street in NYC.

Follow the twists and turns of this 15 year old cold case, as a former New York detective returns to the scene of the crime in a final effort to find justice in this unsolved case.

A Murder on Orchard Street Podcast Host:

Christina Kiely is a director, producer and writer, known for the ABC documentary series A Murder on Orchard Street (2017), A Murder on Orchard Street podcast (2017), the Emmy Nominated ABC documentary series, NYPD 24/7 (2004), the New York Times/ TLC documentary series, Code Blue: Savannah (2002) and the Biography of world renowned cellist Yo-Yo Ma (2004).

Praise from Listeners*:

  • Balanced Approach: Christina Kiely ensures a fair and balanced exploration of the case, presenting different perspectives and allowing listeners to form their own conclusions.
  • Reflective Analysis: The podcast goes beyond the surface-level crime narrative, encouraging listeners to reflect on broader societal issues and themes explored in each episode.

Criticisms from Listeners*:

  • Lack of Objectivity: Some individuals feel that Christina Kiely’s personal involvement and emotional connection to the case may have influenced her storytelling, potentially compromising the objectivity of certain aspects.
  • Overuse of Dramatic Techniques: A small portion of listeners have mentioned that they find certain dramatic techniques, such as music or sound effects, to be excessive or potentially distracting from the core content.
  • Insufficient Depth in Some Areas: While the podcast generally provides thorough research, a few listeners have expressed a desire for even deeper exploration of specific aspects or individuals involved in the case.

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