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HS191_FEATURED-720x396 New HowSound: Making Sense Of A Pile Of Tape

In this episode of HowSound Rob discusses what may be every radio producer’s dream . . . or nightmare: the gift of a pile of tape. Why? Because a pile of tape just might be a treasure trove of radio gold, or it might be a slog in a swamp. In any case, how do[…..]

TSW-FA-2018-pieces_FEATURED-720x397 New Show: Story Workshop Fall 2018: Pieces

The 15th Transom Story Workshop recently ended and nine new aspiring producers have been launched into the world. They’ve left behind stories on everything from deep sea creatures, to a judicial court run entirely by young people, to a retired couple who walked around the entire perimeter of Cape Cod, and more. And don’t forget[…..]

Latif_FETAURED-720x396 New Manifesto: Latif Nasser

Beginning producers struggle first with recognizing a story, and then with finding one! Not Latif Nasser. He’s the Director of Research for WNYC’s Radiolab, and has been generous enough to share a boatload of information about his own approach. It will change your story-finding life! Click here to bask in his wisdom.

EH_FEATURED-720x396 New Techniques: Losing Control in an Interview

There’s more than one way to conduct an interview, depending on what you’re after and who you’re talking with. Erica Heilman lives in central Vermont and produces the podcast Rumble Strip, where, she says “you’ll hear from artists and criminals, taxidermists and soccer moms, lawyers and waitresses . . . to find out what they[…..]

ZoeChace_FEATURED-720x396 New Manifesto: Zoe Chace

This American Life producer Zoe Chace has written a timely manifesto for Transom, and Jay Allison’s introduction nicely sums it up, so we’ll lure you over to her highly useful thoughts with his words: In her reporting, This American Life’s Zoe Chace has a combination of friendliness and fierceness. She’s a dogged questioner, but also[…..]

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