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.

Whitness_FEATURES-720x396 New HowSound: Intimate Interviewing

Producer John Biewen was thinking about how we talk about race and he observed that “Whiteness is sort of treated as the default. You’re just a person if you’re white. And it’s non-white people who have race.” But he’s been doing more than just mulling privately, he’s begun a new 10-part series called Seeing White[…..]

Jules Jenssen & his dad New Show: I Wish You Could Hear Me

Jules Jenssen submitted a draft of his first radio piece ever to Transom. It’s a piece made to help his father deal with the loss of a dear friend. Transom producer Viki Merrick liked what she heard and worked with Jules to tighten and polish it. That is exactly Transom’s mission: to help people tell[…..]

JohnBrother-720x396 New Feature: Life Is Not A Story – Lessons From Making A Personal Documentary

Producer John Fecile did not approach the making of his very personal documentary, “Blink Once For Yes,” lightly. It was a challenge from every angle. His terminally ill brother had wanted to die. The family had to decide what to do. John felt compelled to make a story about the experience. Not easy. “Blink Once[…..]

TTW2017-720x395 Traveling Workshops Summer 2017

We’re hitting the road again this summer! Lead instructor Rob Rosenthal will be packing up his headphones and gear and heading out to five locations across the country where local partners will host our week-long Traveling Workshop. These workshops are geared toward beginners and at each location, Rob will be assisted by a teaching assistant.[…..]

Luke_BIO-500x500 New Techniques: Getting To Know Your Tape

When you move from working in print to working in audio, your brain needs to wrench itself around a bit — your approach to the material has to adjust to the medium. Jay Allison has worked in the field for years, in both print and audio, and to whet your appetite, here’s what he has[…..]