On Interviewing

Greg Scoblete has a great piece up on Photo District News about interviewing for video and audio, well worth a read. Will be sharing this with all my students this fall. (Thanks to Curt Chandler for the link.)

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Transom Story Workshop Opens Application Period

If I had eight weeks, I would totally do this … the Transom Story Workshop is a two month long radio storytelling workshop in Woods Hole, Mass. I met Rob Rosenthal, the lead teacher for this, at the NPPA’s Northern Short Course and would love to spend more time learning from him – he’s one […]

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Great Audio Piece from NPR

NPR’s Zoe Chace has a story this morning on the protesters who are taking part in the Occupy Wall Street movement. It’s an inside look at how they communicate, how they make decisions – and it flows so nicely, really seamless editing on this piece. Worth a listen.

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The Sky Cowboys

Great piece by Damon Winter for the New York Times on ironworkers changing the skyline of New York. Beautifully shot, but pay close attention to the audio work – he layering of sounds, the pacing of the voices, the tight, tight editing … all done by one of my former classmates, Pamela Chen. You could […]

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Reporting on the Radio with an iPhone – Only

Over on Mediashift, Neal Augenstein has a write-up of his year working with just an iPhone. He’s a reporter for WTOP in Washington, D.C., and has been recording all of his audio on it, as well as editing it, for broadcast. He’s listed the software and workflows for how he handles photos, video and live […]

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Audio Editor Option

Mindy McAdams, the Flash Goddess, had a tweet up about this Transom review of the Hindenburg audio editor. May be worth looking at as an alternative to Audacity, our standard tool here. Anyone played with it? Thoughts? Comments? Someone going to try it?

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On Backpack Journalism (podcast)

Continuing with the conversations we had during our March photojournalism workshop, this one on “backpack journalism,” also known as “mojos” for mobile journalists. Most refer to it as “one man bands.” We hear from Walt Stricklin, Director of Photography at the Birmingham News, Jon Samuels, staff photojournlaist at WXIA in Atlanta, John Curry, Visuals Director […]

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