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.

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[…..]

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[…..]