• 2010
  • 84:05
  • USA

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Out of Thin Air: Sound Design for Radio

By Steven Tilley

At its most exciting, radio is a completely immersive listening experience. (more)

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  • 2007
  • 59:00
  • USA

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Re:sound #63: The Conference Show

By Various producers

This hour: excerpts from some of our favorite Third Coast Conference sessions from years past. (more)

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  • 2014
  • 73:32
  • USA

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Getting to Yes: The Art of the Pitch (Part 1)

By Ann Heppermann, Bob Carlson, Leda Hartman & Jamie York

A bonafide Third Coast tradition! This session pulls back the curtain on one of the most difficult and important skills every producer needs to master: pitching a story. (more)

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  • 2004
  • 91:17
  • USA

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Trust Me, I'm an Editor

By John Biewen, Emily Botein, Deborah George, Gwen Macsai & Ben Shapiro

Producers come to editors with their tape, a vision, and a piece in various stages of completion. Editors bring their skills, a fresh set of ears, a fat red pen, and often the mandate of an established show format. (more)

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  • 2011
  • 27:08
  • USA

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The Auctioneer

By Ned Sublette

More than 20 years ago, musicologist Ned Sublette attended the Missouri Auction School in Kansas City, and brought along his tape recorder. (more)

Auctioneer
  • 2003
  • 62:20
  • USA

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These Are a Few of Dean Olsher's Favorite Things

By Dean Olsher

Arthur Godfrey had it. So did Bob and Ray. And Ken Nordine has it, too. "It": the magical quality that makes you feel they're talking to you and you alone. (more)

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  • 2012
  • 71:27
  • USA

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Parachuting In

By Al Letson, Tina Antolini & Laura Starecheski

(aka: State of the Re:Union’s Secret Recipe for Serious Place-based Storytelling… in Practically No Time!) (more)

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  • 2008
  • 6:28
  • USA / Russia

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Lenin's Ears

By Andrey Allakhverdov

Andrey Allakhverdov, from the Foundation for Independent Radio Broadcasting (based in Russia), talks about what the FNR is up to over in Moscow, and introduces the timezone-bending modern-day audio legend Lenin's Ears. (more)

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  • 2007
  • 89:10
  • USA

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Greenberger and Greenberg: On Story and Music

By David Greenberger & Mark Greenberg

Beyond being atmospheric and scene setting, music can play an active role in audio pieces. David Greenberger has worked with a wide range of musicians and composers for his radio monologues, which are adapted from conversations he has with the elderly. (more)

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  • 2003
  • 85:45
  • USA

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Megaphone

By Damali Ayo, Ahri Birnbaum, Jonathan Mitchell, Dmae Roberts & Sandy Tolan

How do documentary producers and artists address the most common issues in the news and shed new light on them? (more)

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  • 2014
  • 70:25
  • USA

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The Amazing Radio Vertikalisator

By Rikke Houd

Inspired by a Lego time machine her son built, Iceland-based independent producer Rikke Houd created a tool to help producers take advantage of the vast space radio offers. (more)

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  • 2012
  • 75:09
  • USA

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Whose Story Is It?

By Kelly McBride, Alex Kotlowitz & Matt Thompson

Over the past year, we've seen several major scandals cutting to the heart of journalistic and documentary ethics. (more)

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  • 2006
  • 0:00
  • USA

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Telling Stories Far From Home

By Stephanie Guyer-Stevens

How can a producer prepare to make radio stories about distant lands and the people who live there, and why tell those stories anyway? (more)

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  • 2010
  • 90:22
  • USA

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Win/Win: AIR's Pitch Panel (Friday)

By Laura Starecheski, Tony Phillips, Julie Subrin & Chris Turpin

This session pulls back the curtain on one of the most difficult and important skills every producer needs to master: pitching a story. (more)

Winwinfri_ls
  • 2014
  • 80:01
  • USA

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Making News Stories Good Stories

By Marianne McCune

Guess what? You can tell great stories on the news, too. (more)

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  • 2014
  • 80:10
  • USA

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Leave No Trace

By David Isay & Michael Garofalo

There’s a slip of paper hanging in Dave Isay’s office at StoryCorps with a quote scrawled across it: “A good craftsman leaves no traces.” (more)

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  • 2007
  • 87:29
  • USA

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Getting to Yes: Perfecting Your Pitch -- Part Two

By Steve Mencher, Andrea de Leon, David Krasnow & Jacqui Gales Webb

In collaboration with the Association of Independents in Radio (AIR), this session addresses how to successfully pitch radio stories and series ideas to stations, networks, and other acquirers of independent work. (more)

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  • 2010
  • 95:39
  • USA

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Small + Big = Dynamite

By Berit Hedemann

Back in 2009, one German documentary won both of Europe’s most coveted radio prizes – the Prix Italia and the Prix Europa. (more)

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  • 2005
  • 71:33
  • USA

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Explaining the World in Four Minutes

By David Kestenbaum

When David Kestenbaum tells people he covers science for NPR, they often say something like "it must be hard explaining such complicated ideas in such a short amount of time!" Well, it is. (more)

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  • 2010
  • 2:45
  • USA

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All You Need is a Microwave

By David Schultz

Sometimes interviews take strange turns - especially when the interviewee is a nine-year-old boxer with an inventive imagination. (more)

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