HowSound

The Backstory to Great Radio Storytelling, hosted by Rob Rosenthal, for Transom and PRX.

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      Ask Uncomfortable Questions - HowSound


      I was so nervous talking to Ashley Ahearn the producer of KUOW's new podcast about the environment "terrestrial." I should have been. I asked her about her appearance.

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      Improvisation And Structure - HowSound


      Sook-Yin Lee describes the combination of improvisation and structure that informs the production of Sleepover, a hit podcast from the CBC.

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      Stories That Are Impossible To Pitch - HowSound


      Sometimes, pitching a story is the last thing you want to do. Just press record and see what happens. Jay Allison is the guest on this episode of HowSound.

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      On Interviewing A Racist - HowSound


      "Live like the truth is true and go were love has not yet arrived." Words Al Letson of Reveal lives by, especially when interviewing a racist.

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      17m
       2017-05-16

      When A Good Idea For A Podcast Is A Bad Idea For A Podcast - HowSound


      Heed Arwen Nicks' warnings. Arwen explains when a good idea for a podcast is really a terrible idea for a podcast.

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      26m
       2017-05-02

      Avoiding Pesky Recording Problems - HowSound


      Never say this to yourself: "I'll fix it in the mix." Fixing recording mistakes back in the studio can lead to more problems. Instead, prevent issues before they happen. Rob Byers, from NPR's Training Team has lots of great tips for avoiding basic, pesky recording problems so you don't have to fix it in the mix.

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      12m
       2017-04-18

      Dead Mom Talking - HowSound


      Rachel Matlow had a head slappingly simple idea: make a conversation out of the interviews she recorded with her mom after her mom died. But, simple it was not. Rachel explains the backstory on her Third Coast award-winning doc.

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      22m
       2017-04-04

      Reporting On Whiteness - HowSound


      The series "Seeing White" is essential listening. John Biewen reports on whiteness and white people for his podcast "Scene on Radio."

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      14m
       2017-03-21

      Intimate Interviewing - HowSound


      How does Lu Olkowski get such intimate interview tape? She shares some of her approaches including a couple that are a bit unorthodox, I'd say.

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      18m
       2017-03-07

      Rethinking A Podcast Top To Bottom - HowSound


      After five years producing a successful podcast, Aaron Hendkin and Wendel Jenkins of WYPR's "Out of the Blocks" have decided to throw all the cards in the air in an effort to remake the show. On this first of two episodes, Aaron and Wendel introduce us to the podcast and the process they're going to through to make change.

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      14m
       2017-02-21