HowSoundHowSound is the bi-weekly podcast on radio storytelling produced by Rob Rosenthal for PRX and Transom.

From fieldwork and recording techniques to narrative and ethics, HowSound explores the ins-and-outs of radio storytelling.

Episodes hightlight the work of both established producers like Roman Mars, Joe Richman, Hillary Frank, Lea Thau, and Kelly McEvers, and also features work from new producers, including students from the eight-week Transom Story Workshop in Woods Hole, Massachusetts where Rob is the lead instructor.

Rob created the Radio Program at the Salt Institute for Documentary Studies and directed it for eleven years. He’s taught audio workshops and classes around the country at radio stations, universities, and for national radio programs. Rob also produces documentaries, features, multi-media, audio tours, sound art, podcasts, commercials, and public service announcements as a freelancer.

HowSound podcasts are available as free MP3 streams and downloads at, Transom, iTunes, other podcast directories, and at PRX.

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