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How Sound Podcast by Rob Rosenthal

How Sound Podcast

by Rob Rosenthal

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


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Avoiding Pesky Recording Problems

Author: Rob Rosenthal/PRX/Transom.org
Tue, Apr 18, 2017


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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Dead Mom Talking

Author: Rob Rosenthal/PRX/Transom.org
Tue, Apr 04, 2017


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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Reporting On Whiteness

Author: Rob Rosenthal/PRX/Transom.org
Tue, Mar 21, 2017


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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Intimate Interviewing

Author: Rob Rosenthal/PRX/Transom.org
Tue, Mar 07, 2017


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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Rethinking A Podcast Top To Bottom

Author: Rob Rosenthal/PRX/Transom.org
Tue, Feb 21, 2017


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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Sound As The Protagonist

Author: Rob Rosenthal/PRX/Transom.org
Tue, Feb 07, 2017


Take a deep sonic dive as we listen to "Jump Blue," by Nicolas Jackson and Afonica. Remember to hold your breath.

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Shaking Up Storytelling Formulas

Author: Rob Rosenthal/PRX/Transom.org
Tue, Jan 24, 2017


Did Robert Smith of Planet Money go to far to make the uninteresting interesting? Robert talks about using "Oblique Strategies" for reporting an arcane topic in economics.

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Buried Treasures, Again

Author: Rob Rosenthal/PRX/Transom.org
Tue, Jan 10, 2017


Get your headphones ready and listen! Two buried treasures from Transom students. A story about domestic violence. Another about eels.

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Morphing Print Essays Into Radio

Author: Rob Rosenthal/PRX/Transom.org
Tue, Dec 27, 2016


Some print essays make great radio. Jay Cowit, Technical Director for The Takeaway, tells us how they recently did it.

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Composing Music For Stories On This American Life

Author: Rob Rosenthal/PRX/Transom.org
Tue, Dec 13, 2016


A lot of the music This American Life uses to score stories is composed for the program. Producer Jonathan Menjivar and musician Matthias Bossi of Stellwagen Symphonette talk about their working relationship and the music that works and doesn't work for the show.

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On Your Mark. Get Set. Start Your Story.

Author: Rob Rosenthal/PRX/Transom.org
Tue, Nov 29, 2016


There are no rules about starting a story but, there are some common approaches. Jessica Terrell dissects several story-starting tricks she used in the first episode of Offshore, the podcast about the off-beat side of Hawaii.

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The Blindsiding Twist

Author: Rob Rosenthal/PRX/Transom.org
Tue, Nov 15, 2016


Story twists are the hallmark of Love + Radio. Nick van der Kolk dissects the blind-siding reveal in "A Girl of Ivory."

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Story Structure: The ‘e’

Author: Rob Rosenthal/PRX/Transom.org
Tue, Nov 01, 2016


Rob dissects an episode of 99% Invisible to reveal a common but effective story structure -- the 'e.'

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Narrating To An Audience

Author: Rob Rosenthal/PRX/Transom.org
Tue, Oct 18, 2016


Outside/In host Sam Evans Brown narrated the first few minutes of an episode of the podcast just fine -- really well, in fact. Then he switched gears and brought two colleagues into the studio to tell them a portion of the story. Why?

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The Evolution Of A Story

Author: Rob Rosenthal/PRX/Transom.org
Tue, Oct 04, 2016


A son. A father. And an alien abduction. What more do you need to know?!

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Doorstepping: The Uninvited Interview

Author: Rob Rosenthal/PRX/Transom.org
Tue, Sep 20, 2016


Approaching a stranger on the street for an interview, pretty easy. "Doorstepping," knocking on the door of a house or entering a business for an interview uninvited, not so easy. Producer Nina Perry walks us through her "doorstepping" interview for More Perfect, the podcast about the supreme court from Radiolab and WNYC.

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Subjective Reporting

Author: Rob Rosenthal/PRX/Transom.org
Tue, Sep 06, 2016


I dare you to listen to this story from Ryan Sweikert and not be moved. A perfect example of what he calls "subjective reporting."

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How Not To Write For Radio

Author: Rob Rosenthal/PRX/Transom.org
Tue, Aug 23, 2016


There's blood on the floor. Rob skewers the writing in one of his first-ever radio stories to reveal how not to write.

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Sound Matters

Author: Rob Rosenthal/PRX/Transom.org
Tue, Aug 09, 2016


Not everything has to sound the same. British/Danish producer Tim Hinman, of Third Ear, talks about tone and his podcast Sound Matters.

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Hiroshima Revisited

Author: Rob Rosenthal/PRX/Transom.org
Tue, Jul 26, 2016


If you want to re-broadcast an old doc from 20 years ago but you don't like a lot of the writing, the mix, and the voicing, what do you do? If you're John Biewen, you re-do it! On this episode of HowSound, a comparison of the old and the new version of John's "Hiroshima Remembered" plus the doc in its entirety.

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Radio Silence

Author: Rob Rosenthal/PRX/Transom.org
Tue, Jul 12, 2016


Silence is a radio no-no. But what if you want to produce a story where the central focus is silence? Some answers on this HowSound.

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Short Is Beautiful

Author: Rob Rosenthal/PRX/Transom.org
Tue, Jun 28, 2016


Podcasters are free to produce without the confines of the public radio clock. So, why go so long? Short is beautiful.

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Should Stations Produce Podcasts?

Author: Rob Rosenthal/PRX/Transom.org
Tue, Jun 14, 2016


A lot of public radio stations are wringing their hands these days about podcasting. "Should we or shouldn't we," they wonder? Wyoming Public Radio's Caroline Ballard says "Yes!"

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The Ethics Of Trespassing And Secret Recording

Author: Rob Rosenthal/PRX/Transom.org
Tue, May 31, 2016


When is it okay to trespass and use secretly recorded phone calls while producing a story? Not often. But, producer Jack Rodolico remained ethical while skirting the edges of what's appropriate for his documentary "A Mountain of Discontent."

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Show The Girls The Snakes

Author: Rob Rosenthal/PRX/Transom.org
Tue, May 17, 2016


Three early pieces from The Kitchen Sisters circa 1980, stories sparked by mistakes and chance encounters. Their DIY approach is inspired.

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First-Person Reporting

Author: Rob Rosenthal/PRX/Transom.org
Tue, Apr 19, 2016


Sean Corcoran is a reporter's reporter. Straight-forward. Unbiased. Ethical. So why did he break some of his own rules on a story about opiate addiction?

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Still More Buried Treasures: Student Work

Author: Rob Rosenthal/PRX/Transom.org
Tue, Apr 05, 2016


Two more classics from Rob's vault of student-produced stories including one from 2003 by NPR's Gregory Warner, long before he became the network's east Africa correspondent.

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Tinkering With Sound Design

Author: Rob Rosenthal/PRX/Transom.org
Tue, Mar 22, 2016


How does your brain react when you drive through an intersection? Martine Powers answers that question and explains her clever sound design in her story "Driving In Circles."

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Producing Personal Pieces

Author: Rob Rosenthal/PRX/Transom.org
Tue, Mar 08, 2016


It's rare when a reporter turns the mic on themselves. Stephanie Foo's essay "The Favorite" for This American Life is an excellent example of why it should happen more often.

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What Do You Do When The Rooster Dies?

Author: Rob Rosenthal/PRX/Transom.org
Tue, Feb 23, 2016


When an interviewee is too nice, getting what you need as a reporter can be a challenge. Monika Blackwell relates how she navigated the "reporter/subject relationship" (and the death of a rooster) during a Transom Traveling Workshop in the Virgin Islands.

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