Do it yourself! This session is geared toward non-professionals and young people who want to learn more about telling stories for radio.
Joe Richman plays excerpts from his Radio Diaries series and other documentaries, to demonstrate how to make your own audio diary, get good tape, create scenes, and find the story within the story.
Joe Richman is a Peabody Award-winning producer and the founder of Radio Diaries, which gives tape recorders to people to report on their own lives. Over the past two decades, Joe has told the stories of teenagers and octogenarians, prisoners and prison guards, bra saleswomen and seltzer men, ZZ Top and Nelson Mandela. Radio Diaries projects air on NPR, This American Life and BBC. The Radio Diaries Podcast is part of the Radiotopia network. Joe also teaches at Columbia University's Graduate School of Journalism.
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