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.

fitzgerald_featured-720x396 New Manifesto: Radio in Wonderland

Transom begins the new year with an inspiring new Manifesto by Cathy Fitzgerald, described by The Radio Times as “One of radio’s most original voices.” Jay Allison describes it as “a lovely reminder that we should sometimes just STOP explaining, telling, expounding – and remember to weave a bit of wonder.” We offer a small[…..]

transomfall2016bignologo2-720x454 New Show – Story Workshop Fall 2016: Pieces

Our Fall 2016 Transom Story Workshop class has come and gone and a great group of new producers has been launched into the world. They’ve left us a range of fine stories –– about a rabies task force, affordable housing in the most expensive county in the US, Nantucket, marriage after traumatic brain injury, Lizzie[…..]

Samantha Broun and Ernest Preate Update – A Life Sentence: Victims, Offenders, Justice, And My Mother

We are so happy to announce that A Life Sentence: Victims, Offenders, Justice, And My Mother,produced by Samantha Broun and Jay Allison, was awarded the Silver Prize at the 2016 Third Coast International Audio Festival. Sam’s mother, Jeremy Brown, joined Sam and Jay in accepting the award. We are also happy to announce that a[…..]

alaska_featured-720x397 New Ideas: Reporting in Rural Alaska

Many aspiring radio producers yearn for bright lights and big cities. Or at least interstate highways. But not all. Transom Story Workshop alum Anna Rose MacArthur is of a different breed. She’s currently the news director at KYUK Public Media in Bethel, Alaska, which, in case you don’t know, is in the subarctic Yukon Kuskowim[…..]

preinterview_featured-720x396 New Technique: The Art Of The Pre-Interview

Sally Herships is a contributing reporter at Marketplace and has also produced or reported for BBC, The New York Times, NPR, WNYC, and many other shows and outlets and she knows a little something about conducting interviews. In her years as a reporter, she has conducted hundreds of them, which of necessity means she has[…..]