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How to Write for (and Get On) the Radio

NWCU

Thursday, October 6, 2011 from 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM (EDT)

New York, United States

How to Write for (and Get On) the Radio

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Digitistas is a network of women supporting each other through training on various topics related to media. This class is limited to women only.
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Intro

Public radio is a writer's dream come true. From commentaries to personal essays, memoir to satire, it's a perfect place to pitch your wackiest ideas. But writing for broadcast is nothing like print. It's a beast all its own. Whether it's the distinct voice of This American Life or the fast-paced daily news of All Things Considered, NPR is one of the most exciting places for today's storytellers to air their work.

Description

This two hour workshop will take you through the basics of how to pitch stories on the radio, of doing a good interview and a primer on appearing on the radio as a guest or expert.

You will learn the basics of how to write for the ear, the critical differences between print and broadcast, how to read your copy on air, and how to pitch your stories. There will be an opportunity for you to receive feedback as well as share your thoughts with others.

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About the Instructor

Jennifer Mattson is an experienced radio and television journalist who has worked as an editor at National Public Radio and is a former producer for WBUR's "The Connection" and a producer for CNN.

About Digitistas

Digitistas is a skill-building and sharing group for women in and around the media industry and digital sphere. We provide trainings, networking events and a creative community for exchanging ideas. We are dedicated to sharing and improving women's skills around digital and social media, the web, radio, television, video and messaging. Digitistas holds innovative, high impact classes in a supportive and fun atmosphere.

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When & Where


412 Broadway, Floor 2
New York, 10013-3594

Thursday, October 6, 2011 from 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM (EDT)


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No one masters self employment without help from others. As more and more people pursue independent careers, the need for structure, education, and shared accountability grows accordingly. Just as industries have risen to accommodate the needs of a white collar employed workforce, so too will new services be built for the new independent workforce.

To this end, we provide a platform that allows participants to to create programs that are geared toward this goal. These efforts take the forms of classes, workshops, coworking sessions, mentorships, speaker series, and more. The program is driven by a core belief that each participant has something to teach and something to learn from everyone else.

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