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  1. Die, Mediocrity, Die!

    Do your own radio scripts ever bore you? Or frustrate, confuse, and deflate you?

    Nancy Updike, who has written stories ranging in length from 50 seconds to 59 minutes, presents easy approaches to making your writing sharper, more memorable, and more engaged with the tape. Also, learn how to make drab tape beautiful through writing, and along the way, enjoy some schadenfreude: instructive stories of mistakes and failure are shared for the benefit of all.

    Want to hear more sessions? Subscribe to our podcast, the Third Coast Pocket Conference.

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  2. RTÉ Radio 1: Documentary on One - Late MacBeth

    In this documentary, produced by Lorelei Harris, we hear from the wife of George MacBeth who gives us an insight into the incredible man.

    Born in 1932 in Shotts, Lanarkshire, George MacBeth would go on to to join BBC radio where he worked as a producer of programmes on poetry.

    In his later life, MacBeth moved to Tuam, Co. Galway, soon after which he was diagnosed with Motor Neurone Disease. He died in 1992.

    Produced by: Lorelei Harris

    First Broadcast on 17th October 1992

    An Irish radio documentary from RTÉ Radio 1, Ireland - Documentary on One - the home of Irish radio documentaries.

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  3. The Change in Farming

    This story brings together a young Toronto composer, Adam Goddard, whose passion is music, and his 90-year-old grandfather, Henry Haws, whose passion is farming.

    Adam used recorded interviews with his grandfather about the "good old days" to create a modern musical composition.

    The Change in Farming was produced for the CBC’s Outfront, in 1998. The program won a Prix Italia in 1999 for Best Cultural Radio Documentary.

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  4. Finding the People - and Sounds! - Behind the Numbers


    producers Ike Sriskandarajah and Laura Starecheski will show you how they create gripping radio out of stacks of documents and endless columns of numbers.

    You don’t have to be an investigative reporter to come away from this session with some jewels of knowledge to set in your radio crown. You just have to be someone who’s ever stumbled across a shocking statistic, had your mind blown… and then struggled to turn it into a sound-rich radio story with characters and a narrative arc.

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  5. Digging In: Investigative Documentary Radio

    Radio is an excellent medium for investigative reporting, so why do we hear so little of it on the air?

    Reporters Stephen Smith and Michael Montgomery of American RadioWorks describe the nuts and bolts of producing investigative projects for radio, and how to use investigative techniques to make any radio project better.

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  6. Voice



    The three legs of the tripod of radio —- voice, text, and sound -— are interdependent, and all contribute to the "voice" of any radio piece. Independent producer Karen Michel presents work that demonstrates different styles of voice and discusses what makes each one unique.

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  7. Chinese Robocalls are Bombarding New York | WNYC | New York Public Radio, Podcasts, Live Streaming Radio, News

    New York is the latest city to be hit with a rash of robocalls in Mandarin. The NYPD estimates that …

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  8. No Filter: Barbara Kruger - Note to Self - WNYC Studios

    The iconic artist on our curated selfies, owning a font, and why we all need likes. You know?

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  9. Bad Dog - The New Yorker Radio Hour - WNYC Studios

    Jia Tolentino visits the prize-winners at the Westminster dog show and tries to come to terms with the badly behaved …

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  10. Mass Incarceration Starts Young - Caught - WNYC Studios

    Roughly a million kids a year get caught up in the criminal justice system. Over nine episodes, we’ll listen as …

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