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Radio Boot Camp
Do you love Ira, have a secret crush on Terry Gross, or wanna be Audie Cornish when you grow up? Come to Radio Camp’s October Boot Camp and learn how to produce a radio story from start to finish. This hands-on class will cover the basics of writing for the ear (very different than print) and producing for radio using professional equipment and software. Be prepared to grab your gear and hit the streets. Learn interviewing and mic techniques by doing the real thing. Voicing will also be covered. Students will produce two stories over the course of the weekend.
Dates: Nov. 23 and 24th
Location: Union Docs, a non-profit arts and documentary space in Brooklyn
Tuition: $285 for early registration, afterwards, $315.
Sally Herships is an award-winning journalist who’s been making radio for over a decade. She’s produced or reported for BBC World Service, NPR, WNYC, The New York Times, Studio 360, she’s put in many hours at Radio Lab and is a regular contributor to public radio’s Marketplace. Sally has taught numerous radio workshops at NYU, Smith and the New School and teaches writing for radio at Sarah Lawrence College.
Stephanie Coleman began making radio as an undergraduate studying at Duke’s Center for Documentary Studies. She has since worked for StoryCorps, The Story with Dick Gordon, and she currently produces radio independently and for Twangbox Productions. Her work has aired on All Things Considered, Weekend Edition, The Story, WBEZ’s Re:Sound, and the Vox Tablet and Distillations podcasts. She is also an accomplished old-time fiddle player and has performed and taught throughout the United States, Europe, and Australia with the all-girl band Uncle Earl and other stringbandy configurations.