• 2002
  • 66:51
  • USA

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Airtime

By Margaret Low Smith, Heidi Schultz & Jake Shapiro

What does it take to get your work on the national airwaves? Representatives from NPR, PRI, and the Public Radio Exchange, with the assistance of moderator Julia McEvoy, explain how to get work on national programs and how to distribute stand-alone specials and series. (more)

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  • 2006
  • 2:30
  • USA

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Perfect Founders

By Paula Rogers

The duel between Aaron Burr and Alexander Hamilton rearranged for laughs and life lessons. (more)

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  • 2006
  • 27:10
  • Ireland

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Roger Dowds: Millionaire Winner

By Ronan Kelly

Roger Dowds wasn't exactly an obvious pick for a game show contestant. He'd lived a quiet, sheltered life and had little faith in himself. (more)

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  • 2013
  • 3:00
  • USA

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The Sour Side of Volunteering

By Jagmeet Mac

Two insiders talk about the underbelly of a documentary film festival, the world of volunteer victuals. (more)

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  • 2006
  • 2:29
  • Australia

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mishmash

By Regina Botros

Many different stories make this whole. (more)

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  • 2012
  • 3:00
  • Canada

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(Gold)en Age of the Newspaper Business

By Charles Ketchabaw & Lisa Marie DiLiberto

Experience the almost-lost memories of a team of journalists from St. Catharines, Ontario. (more)

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  • 2012
  • 73:00
  • USA

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Radio 2.0

By Silvain Gire

(Or: We couldn't change the world, so we changed radio.) (more)

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  • 2012
  • 75:54
  • USA

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Making Radio Against Most Odds

By Kelly McEvers

Imagine reporting in a culture that speaks a language your listeners don't understand, and covering issues your listeners don't totally care about - all in a country that doesn't even want you there in the first place. (more)

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  • 2007
  • 80:53
  • USA

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The Wonders of Narcissism

By Sean Cole

Let's face it: you're funny and cunning and smart and insightful; disarming, direct, and hopelessly attractive. Why not give the people what they want -- more you! Sure you're not what the story is about. (more)

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  • 2009
  • 59:00
  • USA

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Re:sound #110: The Quiet Show

By Various

This hour: meditations on whispering, selective mutism, and a man who records some of the quietest sounds in the world. (more)

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  • 2012
  • 41:23
  • USA

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Pitch Perfect: The Art of Editorial Persuasion (Day 1)

By Emily Botein

Now 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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  • 2010
  • 86:10
  • USA

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

By Laura Starecheski, David Krasnow, Julie Snyder & Celeste Wesson

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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  • 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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  • 2012
  • 59:30
  • USA

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Re:sound #153 The Murdoch Show

By Multiple producers

This hour: The rise of media tycoon, Rupert Murdoch. (more)

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  • 2002
  • 2:13
  • Scotland

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Electronic Samples Cut-Up

By Mark Vernon

A few years ago, Mark Vernon bought a pile of old reel-to-reel audio tapes at a boot sale (think yard sale, but in the trunks of cars) near his hometown of Derby, England. (more)

Sanyo
  • 2004
  • 11:54
  • USA

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The 2004 TCF Lifetime Achievement Award Recipient: Susan Stamberg

By Susan Stamberg

The Third Coast Festival Lifetime Achievement Award (now known as the Audio Luminary Award) is presented annually to an individual who is greatly admired for his or her significant and ongoing contributions to the field of radio. Hats off to the 2004 recipient, Susan Stamberg. (more)

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  • 2012
  • 47:13
  • USA

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Late(ish) Night with Ira Glass

By Ira Glass

Ira Glass brought the first day of the 2012 Third Coast Conference to a close with an audio night cap, by sharing his favorite moments from the year's Third Coast winners and other stories. (more)

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  • 2001
  • 60:08
  • USA

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Talking Story

By Paul Auster, Robert Krulwich & Jacki Lyden

The Kitchen Sisters skillfully lead this panel about creative and unusual approaches and techniques for producing compelling radio stories, including what can be learned from other media, like television and film. (more)

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  • 2014
  • 90:06
  • USA

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Sound Design 101

By Kaitlin Prest & Brendan Baker

Brendan Baker and Kaitlin Prest pull back the curtain on the alchemical process of combining stories and sound. (more)

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  • 2007
  • 81:58
  • USA

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In Praise of the Sandbox

By Jay Allison

What inspires those who inspire us? Seasoned producer Jay Allison shares work that inspired him a long time ago and inspires him today, work that contains a healthy measure of invention and play -- key ingredients of creativity, even in a serious world. (more)

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