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Sound School Podcast
Sound School Podcast
Rob Rosenthal/PRX/Transom.org

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

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Episodes

Writing An Audio Essay

Rarely do reporters turn the mic on themselves to divulge the challenges in their own lives. So, when they do,... more

22 Nov 2022 · 24 minutes
Story Dissection: When the Lede Gives It All Away

The opening to a story, especially a long series, requires a dance. How much do you give away? How much... more

08 Nov 2022 · 18 minutes
We Need More Words To Describe Audio Stories

When you limit language, you limit thinking. When you limit thinking, you limit creativity. When you limit creativity, audio storytellers wind... more

25 Oct 2022 · 21 minutes
Hand Over the Cash?

Reporter David Weinberg knows the rule: don't pay sources. For fifteen years, he never did – until he reported on Phoenix... more

11 Oct 2022 · 26 minutes
Getting Honest —The Editor, Producer Relationship

Typically, what happens between an editor and a producer is private. In this archive episode of the Sound School Podcast... more

27 Sep 2022 · 23 minutes
Darts and Laurels Minus the Darts

In another installment of Sound School’s occasional episodes offering darts and laurels for exceptional and not-so-exceptional work, Rob is offering nothing... more

13 Sep 2022 · 23 minutes
Two Years of Reporting Whittled Down to Fourteen Minutes – Elissa Nadworny

This is the first episode of the Sound School Podcast (formerly HowSound). It's still from PRX and Transom. Rob's still... more

30 Aug 2022 · 23 minutes
Wolves, Horses, Boars, Birds, and Bugs

Field recordist Melissa Pons says one of the most important elements of recording soundscapes isn't the gear -- it's you.... more

16 Aug 2022 · 16 minutes
Tips For Interviewing Shy People (Especially Nuns)

Some interviewees are shy. Others guarded. Yet, you need to talk to them for a story. How do you help... more

02 Aug 2022 · 34 minutes
Nausea, Forehead Mics, and Immersion

Almost every reporting trip has its pitfalls. Andrew Leland's recent story for Radiolab had more than most: He reported people... more

19 Jul 2022 · 18 minutes
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When you limit language, you limit thinking. When you limit thinking, you limit creativity. When you limit creativity, audio storytellers wind up making... more