• 2014
  • 0:00
  • USA

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Getting to Yes: The Art of the Pitch (Part 2)

By Ann Heppermann, Julie Shapiro, Stephanie Foo & Alison MacAdam

A bonafide Third Coast tradition! The second installment of this session once again 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
  • 84:34
  • UK

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The Audible Picture Show

By Matt Hulse

Matt Hulse presents short audio works by a diverse range of inventive audio artists and filmmakers, created specifically for "a darkened cinema." (more)

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  • 2014
  • 76:51
  • USA

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Audio Code Switching: Tackling Race on the Radio

By Shereen Marisol Meraji

We need to talk about race - with humanity and humor. (more)

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  • 2005
  • 75:53
  • USA

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Anatomy of a Radio Piece

By Emily Botein

Imagine three producers from two continents working on one radio piece. (more)

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  • 2007
  • 94:05
  • USA

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Making a Scene: The Use of Verite to Show, Not Tell, Your Story

By Claire Schoen

A well-crafted scene, heard on the radio, opens a window onto a new world and allows the listener to fly right in. Claire Schoen explores the process of creating scenes -- showing real people living their lives -- for an audio documentary. (more)

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  • 2003
  • 89:30
  • USA / Canada

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Ways of Hearing

By Chris Brookes

It's not always easy to put aside the culturally-formed listening patterns we take for granted and hear radio in fresh ways. (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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  • 2010
  • 91:58
  • USA

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The Seven Habits of Highly Effective Local Radio

By Dan Grech

Strong local radio doesn’t emerge from a moment of inspiration; it’s the product of repetition, experimentation, even failure. It’s about habit. (more)

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  • 2014
  • 86:30
  • USA

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Turning Investigative Reporting into Artful Radio

By Laura Sullivan

When done well, investigative radio stories have the power to change the world. (more)

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  • 2008
  • 89:41
  • USA

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Noah's "The Classics"

By Noah Adams

From CF and SD memory cards back to 24-track - with stops for MD, DAT, and cassette - Noah Adams rambles through 30 years of radio production, playing the stories that inspired his own work and that of countless others. (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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  • 2008
  • 82:34
  • USA

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College: A Hotbed of Emerging Producers -- Part Two

By Beverly Mire, Hammad Ahmed, Michelle Cedeno, Diego Ruiz, Jordan Teklay & Will Wright

All around the country college students are asking for and receiving new courses that teach audio production. They’re intent on finishing college with multi-media skills, and, lucky for us, they want to help shape the future of documentary audio. (more)

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  • 2006
  • 77:02
  • USA

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Sources, Correspondents, Fixers: Making Radio With Bloggers

By Brendan Greeley

Millions of bloggers write every day about their own towns, industries, and lives. As a radio producer you can work with a nation -- a world – of storytellers to find out about everything from French politics to knitting habits in Iowa. (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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  • 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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  • 2003
  • 62:50
  • USA

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Variations on a Thirst: Presenting the 2003 TCF ShortDocs

By John Hockenberry, Sean Cole, Ann Heppermann, Kara Oehler, Alex van Oss & Sarah Varney

In 2003 the TCF introduced our "ShortDocs", by inviting producersto submit written proposals for radio stories (five to seven minutes in length) about a single topic - 'thirst'. (more)

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  • 2004
  • 81:08
  • USA

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Gen Next: Youth Producers Share Their Work - Part Two

By Cindy Carpien

It’s common enough to learn about youth culture through the observations of experts and adults, but so much more intriguing to hear it straight from the hearts and minds of the teenagers navigating through their own worlds. (more)

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  • 2005
  • 76:47
  • USA

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Voice With a Capital "V"

By Dean Olsher, Marty Goldensohn, Ben Yagoda & Pamela Z

Most of us use our voices in our work, but finding our "Voice" is an often overlooked part of our creative development. Hear what professionals from a variety of different fields have to say about this elusive aspect of our craft. (more)

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  • 2005
  • 82:10
  • USA

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Podcasting: Believe the Hype

By Tod Maffin & Benjamen Walker

Join podcast pioneers and radio producers Benjamen Walker and Tod Maffin to discover how podcasting, in less than one year, changed broadcasting forever. (more)

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  • 2004
  • 83:46
  • USA

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These Are a Few of Jacki Lyden's Favorite Things

By Jacki Lyden

Jacki Lyden has been an NPR contributor and host for more than two decades, reporting on vital issues at home and abroad and winning numerous awards for her work. (more)

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