News & Events

Updates and announcements about APM’s work, both local and national. Includes press links, special events, and other activities that have been keeping us busy.

Empathy_FEATUURED-720x405 New HowSound: Journalism Of Empathy

The craft of journalism demands the ability to be objective, but in the words of the great British journalist James Cameron, “I cannot remember how often I`ve been challenged, especially in America, for disregarding the fundamental tenet of honest journalism, which is objectivity. To this, of course, there could be no answer whatsoever, except that[…..]

LO_BIO-550x550 New Idea: In Defense of Grunt Work

When Lauren Ober arrived at the Transom Transom Story Workshop in 2012, she was a print journalist determined to learn how to make radio. Five years and hundreds of grunt work labor later, she hosts her own podcast/radio show (“The Big Listen” from WAMU and NPR). In a new feature for Transom, Lauren shares a[…..]

LWM_Featured-720x396 New Show: Living With Murder

APM is proud to share news of a new Transom feature. We’ll let the first portion of the editor’s letter serve to introduce Living With Murder from Transom’s Managing Editor Samantha Broun, produced with Executive Director Jay Allison. Ed Letter: This past year, we at Transom have been fortunate to work with the new investigative[…..]

AndyMills_BIO-590x590 Lessons Learned While Making A (The) Daily

Jay Allison’s introduction to producer Andy Mills’ new manifesto is the perfect enticement to further explore this excellent Transom post. “Andy Mills has shared his work on Transom before, but that was when he had more time. Recently he transformed from a producer with weeks or months to produce a story–to a producer with a[…..]

WritingForRadio_FEATURED-720x396 New Ideas: Escribir mejor para radio

Since last year, Atlantic Public Media and Transom have been working with Radio Ambulante to feature Spanish translations of Transom resources for use in Radio Ambulante’s audio training work. Our newest addition is a translation of This American Life producer Nancy Updike’s indispensable manifesto, Better Writing Through Radio, first published in 2006. It’s filled with[…..]