New HowSound: Audio Message in a Bottle


HOWSOUNDHowSound’s new episode features a conversation with audio producer and sound artist Kristina Loring, who once attended the Transom Story Workshop where she was taught by host Rob Rosenthal.

Kristina thinks outside the box and shares the backstory to her pandemic-inspired audio installation, created for SoundScene, an annual arts festival in Washington, D.C..

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Produced in collaboration with the Public Radio Exchange, HowSound delves into the ins-and-outs of radio storytelling in conversations about everything from fieldwork and recording techniques to narrative and ethics.

Each episode highlights the work of producers such as Sruthi Pinnameneni, Alex Blumberg, Noel King, Leila Day, John Burnett, David Isay, and Susan Stamberg, as well as emerging producers from podcasts and local NPR stations around the country, and participants in various Transom Workshops.

Host Rob Rosenthal launched and directed the radio program at the Salt Institute for Documentary Studies for eleven years. He’s an audio guy through and through, producing documentaries, features, multi-media, audio tours, sound art, podcasts, commercials, and public service announcements as a freelancer.

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