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Advice for the transition from print to audio storytelling

If you are taking this journey, there are some things that you need to know. With any great journey, you need a plan for success. This article from NPR Training gives excellent ideas on how to use audio to tell stories. This is good for those new to radio and those who have been in the business for years. Click on the article here .

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WGCU Public Media in Fort Myers, Florida is looking for a talented journalist to join its award-winning news team. 

This multi-platform journalist for radio, web and occasionally for TV could also occasionally host a weekly call-in talk show, Morning Edition and All Things Considered as needed.    Excellent story tellers who can produce sound-rich radio, have superior on-air voice quality and experience hosting should apply.

DEADLINE FOR GRANT PROPOSALS EXTENDED TO TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 27TH AT 5 PM EST.

Study: Community Differences in News Consumption

Sep 26, 2012

From large urban areas to rural communities, Americans often report similarly high levels of interest in news.  Still, a national survey shows that community differences emerge in the number and variety of local news sources people use in different types of communities, as well as their degree of “local news participation” through social media and their mobile news consumption.

Reaping The Benefits Of The Digital Era

Sep 25, 2012

With Public Post Vermont Public Radio takes advantage of electronic records to conduct more independent fact-finding for the benefit of Vermont.

In aggregating government documents in a searchable online database, our newsroom has rethought the way we cover Vermont’s communities.  Since we launched last year, we’ve already reaped the benefits of the digital era. For example, we found an item about license plate readers sparking privacy concerns in Hardwick’s minutes, which became a story in a VPR newscast and then was carried by NPR.

Read more about VPR's Public Post here.

Attracting Eyeballs Online Requires Smarter Strategy

Sep 24, 2012

Every public radio reporter wants to have their stories heard by as many people as possible. That desire holds true for our online work, too. And, of course, for online, it's also about being seen. Having an online strategy to help that happen is making a big difference at KPLU. Part of our strategy involves a concise list that our Online Managing Editor came up with entitled "Questions to consider when posting online."

WCQS is a community licensed public radio station located in vibrant downtown Asheville, NC and serves 11 counties in Western North Carolina.  Asheville is often cited as one of the nation’s most livable cities and residents throughout the region enjoy year round outdoor activities and a lively arts and music scene.

The local Morning Edition host will be a signature voice for regional public radio stations WVTF and RADIO IQ at our Roanoke (VA) broadcast center.  This key position is responsible for seamlessly conveying the sound and approach taken by NPR's Morning Edition in the presentation of locally produced news material as well as announcing during network breaks.  The host will collaborate with our morning news producer to create a highly listenable and engaging program through the careful editing and use of copy and audio, continuity, promos, and interviews.

KMUW-FM, Wichita Public Radio, licensed to Wichita State University, is seeking applicants for the position of Morning Edition Host / News Producer. 

KMUW-FM, Wichita Public Radio, licensed to Wichita State University, is seeking applicants for the position of News Director.  KMUW is committed to expanding its local news programming and public service.

ProPublica Launches New Tool to Investigate Nursing Homes

Aug 17, 2012

In February 2011, a nursing home resident in Michigan wandered away in a blizzard, unnoticed by staff. He was wearing only pajama pants, a sweater, canvas shoes and a knit cap. A technician driving to work found him half an hour later at a busy intersection, wet and covered with snow, government inspectors wrote.

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Terry Gildea

Rachel Osier Lindley

Johnathan Reaves

Johnathan Reaves

George Bodarky

Alicia Zuckerman

Alicia Zuckerman

Business Manager

Christine Paige Diers