Payne is the creator and host of Up and Vanished. During season 1 of his podcast he helped to breathe new life into the cold case murder of Tara Grinstead, which ultimately led to the arrest of Ryan Duke and Bo Dukes. Season 2 follows Payne’s investigation into the mysterious disappearance of Kristal Anne Reisinger. Kristal went missing from the small Colorado town of Crestone on July 13, 2016. Her case remains unsolved to this day.