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San Francisco, CA

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Some of the most iconic innovators in radio today share the process behind their craft. Essential listening for all aspiring podcasters, producers, and audio storytelling groupies.

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English


Episodes

Marc Maron Helps us Start a Podcast

6/29/2015
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For our first podcast ever we needed some help, so we asked an expert for tips. Podcasting legend Marc Maron, the host of “WTF with Marc Maron”, joined us to talk about what you can do with a garage, a good microphone, and some ugly linoleum tiles. (How Your World Works, 6/18/2015)

Duration: 00:25:00


PJ Vogt and Alex Goldman: Reply All

5/25/2015
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PJ Vogt and Alex Goldman, the hosts of Reply All, discuss their creative partnership and their meteoric rise from WNYC to Gimlet. (The Moment, Slate, 5/26/2015)

Duration: 00:05:00


Starlee Kine: This American Life, Wiretap

5/11/2015
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Starlee Kine, contributor to This American Life and the New York Times Magazine. (Longform, 1/16/2013)

Duration: 00:05:00


Slate's Double X: Broadcasting Edition

4/20/2015
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Hanna Rosin, June Thomas, and Noreen Malone talk to their favorite women podcasters: Alix Spiegel of Invisibilia, Chana Joffe Walt of This American Life, and Lea Thau of Strangers. (Slate's Double X, 2/5/2015)

Duration: 00:05:00


The Kitchen Sisters: Fugitive Waves

3/18/2015
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Ever wonder what inspires, obsesses and ignites the Kitchen Sisters? Find out during this hour-plus showcase of audio (and other less-evolved art forms) culled from their accidental archive and the stirring work of others. (Third Coast Audio Festival, 10/13/2008)

Duration: 00:05:00


Ira Glass: This American Life

3/12/2015
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Alec Baldwin sits down with Ira Glass to compare notes on interviewing, the afterlife, and how to find one’s voice – with a microphone or a camera lens. (11/24/2014)

Duration: 00:05:00


Roman Mars: 99% Invisible

3/12/2015
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Roman Mars loves to spotlight the seams and joints that make up the world around us. He's the host of an irresistible podcast called 99% Invisible--a series of tiny radio stories that provoke enormous questions. (Radiolab, 4/12/2011)

Duration: 00:05:00


Phoebe Judge: Criminal

3/12/2015
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The podcast, “Criminal” has enjoyed a big jump in popularity. Rob Rosenthal talks with “Criminal’s” host Phoebe Judge about growth—how good press and partnership helps, how doing good work helps, and the “Serial” effect. (1/27/2014)

Duration: 00:05:00


Jad Abumrad & Robert Krulwich: Radiolab

3/12/2015
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Ever wonder how Jad and Robert met? Well it all began with an everyday encounter where they discovered they both went to the same small liberal arts college in Ohio. For this week's podcast, the guys go on stage at Oberlin College to tell the tale of their meeting and how they started tinkering around with tape to come up with the Radiolab you know today. (Radiolab, 5/6/2008)

Duration: 00:05:00


Aisha Tyler: Girl On Guy

3/12/2015
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Aisha Tyler talks to Katie and David about being an "Art Shark." We discuss Aisha's work, creating podcasts, videos and books and how she manages her business. (ExpressionEngine, 5by5, 5/13/2013)

Duration: 00:05:00


Sarah Koenig: Serial

3/12/2015
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Sarah Koenig didn't expect her new podcast, Serial, to get so much press, but she says the attention helped keep her on her toes: "It was just a constant reminder of how careful we needed to be," Koenig tells Fresh Air's Terry Gross. (Fresh Air, WHYY, 12/23/2014)

Duration: 00:05:00


Glynn Washington: Snap Judgment

3/12/2015
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Oakland's Glynn Washington beat out more than 1,000 competitors five years ago in an "American Idol"-type national talent search for a new public radio host. Washington created and hosts the NPR/PRX program "Snap Judgment" out of Oakland. (Forum, KQED, 4/9/2012)

Duration: 00:05:00


Jane Garvey: BBC Woman's Hour

3/12/2015
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In this month's podcast, Jane Garvey delivers abundant wit and wisdom. "There's no such thing as a boring person," she says, and she definitely is not one. (Sound Women, 9/2/2013)

Duration: 00:05:00


Maria Hinojosa: Latino USA

3/12/2015
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Gena Asher speaks with Maria Hinojosa, anchor and executive producer of NPR's Latino USA, and anchor of PBS' Maria Hinojosa: One-on-One. (Profiles, WFIU, 4/19/2013)

Duration: 00:05:00


Alex Blumberg: How To Start A Startup, Planet Money

3/12/2015
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For 15 years, the journalist Alex Blumberg enjoyed a pretty respectable career in public radio. He was an executive producer on This American Life, and he co-hosted NPR's Planet Money podcast. Given that success, why did he quit his day job, ditch public radio, and go it alone as a business entrepreneur? (Radio West, KUER, 9/30/2014)

Duration: 00:05:00


Michel Martin and Lakshmi Singh: NPR

3/12/2015
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A discussion with Michel Martin and Lakshmi Singh about their work at National Public Radio. (St. Louis on the Air, KWMU, 4/29/2009)

Duration: 00:05:00


Julie Shapiro: Third Coast Audio Festival, Radio National

3/12/2015
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In the final Radio Yak of our opening series, Julie Shapiro, Executive Producer of RN's Creative Audio Unit (including this show and its sister program, Soundproof), guides a tour through some of her favorite "radio moments," collected over the decade plus she spent as artistic director of the Third Coast International Audio Festival. (Radiotonic, RN, 5/12/2014)

Duration: 00:05:00