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.

ZachHirsch_FEATURED--720x396 New Commentary: A Tribute to the Small, Rural Station

When Zach Hirsch graduated from the Transom Story Workshop in 2013, he envisioned moving from gig to gig in the radio/podcast world, but then it just so happened that he fell in love with the first place he landed. And there he remained, for five whole years. Over at Transom, Zach shares stories about that[…..]

Cariad_FEATURED-720x397 New Show: The Tree

Musician Cariad Harmon began paying attention to radio stories about ten years ago, and after years of listening, wanted to start making her own radio stories. She recently attended a Traveling Workshop in Nashville. Transom occasionally features student work from the traveling workshops and her piece is one we wanted to feature. Cariad focused on[…..]

Mishy_FEATURED-720x396 New Ideas: Thoughts On Translation – Mishy Harman

Sippur Israeli is an Israeli show similar to This American Life, with stories mostly told in Hebrew and translated English. Host and co-founder Mishy Harman contributes to our Thoughts On Translation series with practical and nuanced lessons learned while producing Sippur Israeli. Mishy writes, “If we approach translation merely as an attempt to convey words[…..]

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.