Sound School Podcast

By Rob Rosenthal/PRX/Transom.org

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


Episode Date
Revisiting: Magical Realism in Radio
Jul 16, 2024
An Audio Field Trip
Jul 02, 2024
Structure Interviews Like a Good Story
Jun 18, 2024
Tips to Elevate Your Reporting and Storytelling from Ira Glass
Jun 04, 2024
Safety First: Recording with Actors for an LGBTQ Story in Uganda
May 21, 2024
Shocking, Heartbreaking, Transformative…and Ethical?
May 07, 2024
Introducing Sound Judgment
Apr 23, 2024
Thanks, NPR. That Was Satisfying.
Apr 09, 2024
The Um, A Deep Dive
Mar 26, 2024
Revisiting: Should I or Shouldn’t I — Recording in Stereo
Mar 12, 2024
Small, Random, and Meaningful
Feb 27, 2024
For the Love of Radio, Get Out of the Studio!
Feb 13, 2024
A Triple Whammy
Jan 30, 2024
Tracking Partners
Jan 16, 2024
Revisiting: Goldstein on Writing, Fonts, and The Goldstein
Jan 02, 2024
Which Is the Better Open?
Dec 19, 2023
Reporting Out at the Edge
Dec 05, 2023
Mixing Fiction with Non-Fiction
Nov 21, 2023
Interview Strangers on the Street, Make a Podcast
Nov 07, 2023
Revisiting: Remembering Studs
Oct 24, 2023
Pleasing to the Ear
Oct 10, 2023
Salt at 50!
Sep 26, 2023
Revisiting: Dead Mom Talking
Sep 12, 2023
So You STILL Want to Start a Podcast, Eh?
Aug 29, 2023
Going Behind the Mic On Climate Change Reporting
Aug 15, 2023
Revisiting: Sound Art Meets Poetry Meets Cicadas
Aug 01, 2023
Next-level Scoring
Jul 18, 2023
Lean In and Listen Like It’s Music
Jul 05, 2023
Revisiting: Avoiding Pesky Sound Problems
Jun 20, 2023
The Best Audio Storytelling According to Pushkin
Jun 06, 2023
Happy 15th Sound School!
May 23, 2023
What's Grabbed Antonia's Ears?
May 09, 2023
The Fingerprint of Chris Brookes
Apr 25, 2023
Producing a Non-narrated Obituary
Apr 11, 2023
What’s Next for Munira?
Mar 28, 2023
Still More Darts and Laurels
Mar 14, 2023
Think of a Radio Station (or Podcast) as a Musical Instrument
Feb 28, 2023
Dear Birth Mother
Feb 14, 2023
Studs Terkel Meets Brian Eno in the Woods
Jan 31, 2023
This is Good, But I Have a Question
Jan 17, 2023
Recording Sound Design in the Field
Jan 03, 2023
Why Two Narrators When One Will Suffice?
Dec 20, 2022
Caves and Bears and Neanderthal Flutes - Stories from Slovenia
Dec 06, 2022
Writing An Audio Essay
Nov 22, 2022
Story Dissection: When the Lede Gives It All Away
Nov 08, 2022
We Need More Words To Describe Audio Stories
Oct 25, 2022
Hand Over the Cash?
Oct 11, 2022
Getting Honest —The Editor, Producer Relationship
Sep 27, 2022
Darts and Laurels Minus the Darts
Sep 13, 2022
Two Years of Reporting Whittled Down to Fourteen Minutes – Elissa Nadworny
Aug 30, 2022
Wolves, Horses, Boars, Birds, and Bugs
Aug 16, 2022
Tips For Interviewing Shy People (Especially Nuns)
Aug 02, 2022
Nausea, Forehead Mics, and Immersion
Jul 19, 2022
Share the Script?
Jul 05, 2022
Delicately Revealing Your Identity in the Story
Jun 21, 2022
Who Am I To Be Here?
Jun 07, 2022
Producing YA Fiction
May 24, 2022
Collaboration Is the Only Way Forward
May 10, 2022
More Darts And Laurels
Apr 26, 2022
Thinking in Scenes
Apr 12, 2022
Remember to Breathe!
Mar 29, 2022
Engage Listeners To Build Trust
Mar 15, 2022
Radio Silence (Rerun)
Mar 01, 2022
Audio Message in a Bottle
Feb 15, 2022
Al Letson’s Covenant with Listeners About True Crime Stories
Feb 01, 2022
Navigating Tricky Story Dynamics
Jan 18, 2022
So You Want To Start A Podcast, Eh?
Jan 04, 2022
Exquisitely Challenging: Reporting on Suicide
Dec 21, 2021
Darts and Laurels
Dec 07, 2021
House Of Pod Closes The House
Nov 23, 2021
A Sonic Conjuring (Rerun)
Nov 09, 2021
The World Orchestra Is Always Playing
Oct 26, 2021
From Memoir to Radio Story
Oct 12, 2021
Interviewing for Story
Sep 28, 2021
The Megan Tan Way
Sep 14, 2021
Sounds Easy, But...
Aug 31, 2021
Goldstein on Writing, Fonts, and “The Goldstein”
Aug 17, 2021
Stand-Ups (Rerun)
Aug 03, 2021
Fireworks
Jul 20, 2021
Narrative Justice
Jul 06, 2021
The Kids Will Have Their Say
Jun 22, 2021
When Anthropology Meets Audio Storytelling
Jun 08, 2021
Wrangling Stories With A Focus Sentence
May 25, 2021
Tape-Driven Storytelling
May 11, 2021
Dissecting a Good Story, Well Told
Apr 27, 2021
Who Are Those People in Podcast Credits?
Apr 13, 2021
Thoughts On Trailers
Mar 30, 2021
Schwartz Is A Verb
Mar 16, 2021
Audio Playground
Mar 02, 2021
Gas Mask? Check. Bullet Proof Vest? Check...What to Wear When the Reporting Gets Dangerous
Feb 16, 2021
Eavesdropping on the Insurrection
Feb 02, 2021
Perk Up Your Ears!
Jan 19, 2021
Bow Glacier Asserting Its Existence
Jan 05, 2021
How Do You Know a Story is Worthy of a Podcast Series?
Dec 22, 2020
Show, Don't Tell
Dec 08, 2020
Nancy Was Here
Nov 24, 2020
Things I Like
Nov 10, 2020
Portraying Character
Oct 27, 2020
Why So Chatty, Alex Blumberg?
Oct 13, 2020
A Night of Ear Candy
Sep 29, 2020
The Intersection of Folklore, Radio Journalism and a Pear
Sep 15, 2020
The Squirm Test
Sep 01, 2020
Effective Sound Effects
Aug 18, 2020
Pandemic Diary
Aug 04, 2020
Sound Art Meets Poetry Meets Cicadas
Jul 21, 2020
Walking In The Margins Of Journalism Ethics
Jul 07, 2020
Leave In The Question
Jun 23, 2020
A Feast For Your Ears
Jun 09, 2020
The Recesses Of Jay's Mind
May 26, 2020
AfroQueer And Podcasting In Kenya
May 12, 2020
What Do You Stand For?
Apr 28, 2020
Gathering Scene Tape While Reporting From A Closet
Apr 14, 2020
Take A Walk With Your Mic
Mar 31, 2020
Poetry As Narration
Mar 17, 2020
Two Student Stories About Music
Mar 03, 2020
Being Present With A Microphone
Feb 18, 2020
Got Your Ears On?
Feb 04, 2020
Shereen Goes Quiet
Jan 21, 2020
When The Story Is About You But Not About You
Jan 07, 2020
Pigeons and Octopuses – Two Transom Story Workshop Stories
Dec 24, 2019
Reporting On The Reverse Freedom Riders
Dec 10, 2019
Staying The Course In A Tough Interview
Nov 26, 2019
Navigating Mongolia With Fixers
Nov 12, 2019
Scoring Stories: Part 2
Oct 29, 2019
Scoring Stories: Part 1
Oct 15, 2019
Interviewing For Emotions
Oct 01, 2019
Jaw-Dropping Clips
Sep 17, 2019
Anything Can Happen. That's The Best Part.
Sep 03, 2019
Bellwether's Speculative Journalism
Aug 21, 2019
HowSound Reviews "Song Exploder"
Aug 06, 2019
HowSound Reviews "Stay Free: The Story Of The Clash"
Jul 23, 2019
The Hidden Work Of An Associate Producer
Jul 09, 2019
First, Tell Them An Anecdote
Jun 25, 2019
When The Going Gets Tough, Keep Asking Questions
Jun 11, 2019
Some Fav And Not-So-Fav Sounds
May 29, 2019
Getting Inside Someone Else’s Skin
May 14, 2019
Eight Things I Like About 10 Things That Scare Me
Apr 30, 2019
Nuggets
Apr 16, 2019
How Sruthi Tracks
Apr 02, 2019
An Editor’s Fingerprints
Mar 19, 2019
All The Sound We Can Not Hear
Mar 05, 2019
Two From The Road In Nashville
Feb 19, 2019
A Sonic Conjuring
Feb 05, 2019
Twitter Vox
Jan 22, 2019
Taking Control Of The Music
Jan 08, 2019
Your Skull Is An Ear
Dec 26, 2018
Making Sense Of A Pile Of Tape
Dec 11, 2018
Enticing Listeners To Press Play Again
Nov 27, 2018
These Are A Few Of My Favorite (Recent) Clips
Nov 13, 2018
You Just Won’t Know If You Don’t Ask
Oct 31, 2018
Fictional Sounds For A Fictional Story
Oct 16, 2018
The Podcast Mindset: Part 2
Oct 02, 2018
The Podcast Mindset: Part 1
Sep 18, 2018
Color Notes
Sep 05, 2018
Three Stories, Marfa Style
Aug 21, 2018
Story Endings
Aug 07, 2018
Anatomy Of A Scene
Jul 24, 2018
A Rockin’ Start
Jul 10, 2018
Three Student Stories Produced In Only A Week
Jun 26, 2018
Hang A Picture In Front Of The Mic
Jun 12, 2018
25th Anniversary Of “Ghetto Life 101”
May 29, 2018
Recording Binaurally
May 15, 2018
Finding Chenjerai The Storyteller
May 01, 2018
Police Ride-Alongs
Apr 17, 2018
The Value Of A Sympathetic Character
Apr 03, 2018
Sports Stories That Work
Mar 20, 2018
Stopping A Podcast
Mar 06, 2018
A Question To Start A Story?
Feb 21, 2018
Journalism Of Empathy
Feb 06, 2018
Reporting On Traumatic Events
Jan 23, 2018
Don’t Write, Tell
Jan 09, 2018
Two Traveling Workshop Stories
Dec 26, 2017
Radio Is A Visual Medium
Dec 12, 2017
Avoiding Cheesy Sound Design
Nov 28, 2017
Stepping In With The Facts
Oct 31, 2017
The Broken Narrative
Oct 17, 2017
Sounding Like Yourself
Oct 03, 2017
Sound Design Basics
Sep 19, 2017
Making First-Person Stories Stand Out
Sep 05, 2017
Fact-Checking “A Life Sentence”
Aug 22, 2017
Ready, Set, Radio Race!
Aug 08, 2017
Let The Tape Sing And Other Lessons From A Filmmaker Turned Podcaster
Jul 25, 2017
A Few Of My Favorite Things
Jul 11, 2017
Ask Uncomfortable Questions
Jun 27, 2017
Improvisation And Structure
Jun 13, 2017
Stories That Are Impossible To Pitch
May 30, 2017
On Interviewing A Racist
May 16, 2017
When A Good Idea For A Podcast Is A Bad Idea For A Podcast
May 02, 2017
Avoiding Pesky Recording Problems
Apr 18, 2017
Dead Mom Talking
Apr 04, 2017
Reporting On Whiteness
Mar 21, 2017
Intimate Interviewing
Mar 07, 2017
Rethinking A Podcast Top To Bottom
Feb 21, 2017
Sound As The Protagonist
Feb 07, 2017
Shaking Up Storytelling Formulas
Jan 24, 2017
Buried Treasures, Again
Jan 10, 2017
Morphing Print Essays Into Radio
Dec 27, 2016
Composing Music For Stories On This American Life
Dec 13, 2016
On Your Mark. Get Set. Start Your Story.
Nov 29, 2016
The Blindsiding Twist
Nov 15, 2016
Story Structure: The ‘e’
Nov 01, 2016
Narrating To An Audience
Oct 18, 2016
The Evolution Of A Story
Oct 04, 2016
Doorstepping: The Uninvited Interview
Sep 20, 2016
Subjective Reporting
Sep 06, 2016
How Not To Write For Radio
Aug 23, 2016
Sound Matters
Aug 09, 2016
Hiroshima Revisited
Jul 26, 2016
Radio Silence
Jul 12, 2016
Short Is Beautiful
Jun 28, 2016
Should Stations Produce Podcasts?
Jun 14, 2016
The Ethics Of Trespassing And Secret Recording
May 31, 2016
Show The Girls The Snakes
May 17, 2016
First-Person Reporting
Apr 19, 2016
Still More Buried Treasures: Student Work
Apr 05, 2016
Tinkering With Sound Design
Mar 22, 2016
Producing Personal Pieces
Mar 08, 2016
What Do You Do When The Rooster Dies?
Feb 23, 2016
Should I Or Shouldn’t I: Recording In Stereo
Feb 09, 2016
Magical Realism In Radio
Jan 26, 2016
Interviewing With Your Skeptical Brain
Jan 12, 2016
Frank Langfitt’s Unusual Voicing Method
Dec 29, 2015
What’s Changed?: The Power Of Follow-Up Stories
Dec 16, 2015
More Buried Treasures: Two Student Stories
Dec 01, 2015
The Biggest Story In The World
Nov 17, 2015
Small Is Beautiful
Nov 03, 2015
Writing Out Of Tape
Oct 20, 2015
Frustrated Artist Finds Way To Make Art
Oct 06, 2015
Father Cares: The Last of Jonestown with Deb Amos and Noah Adams
Sep 22, 2015
Buried Treasures: Four Student Pieces
Sep 08, 2015
Story Dissection: Dead Animal Man
Aug 25, 2015
Finding The Story When You Know Too Much
Aug 11, 2015
Producing Science Stories With A Scientist
Jul 28, 2015
Remixing The Music
Jul 14, 2015
A Mom, A Transgender Daughter, And A Podcast
Jun 30, 2015
A Matter Of Ethics
Jun 16, 2015
Radio Luck And The Gift Of Character Change
Jun 02, 2015
Foils And Other First Person Tricks
May 19, 2015
The Path To Primary Care
May 05, 2015
Radio Writing With Alex Chadwick
Apr 21, 2015
Concerning Breakfast
Apr 07, 2015
Death, Sex And Money With Anna Sale
Mar 24, 2015
Teenage Diaries Revisited: Melissa’s Story
Mar 10, 2015
Reporting Dark Matters
Feb 24, 2015
Barf Draft With An iPhone
Feb 10, 2015
Revisiting Criminal
Jan 27, 2015
Burroughs at 100
Jan 13, 2015
Australia!
Dec 30, 2014
Here I Am And Here Be Danger
Dec 16, 2014
Tandem
Dec 03, 2014
Bionic Pancreas
Nov 19, 2014
Strangers
Nov 05, 2014
Early Bloom
Oct 15, 2014
HowSound Live!
Oct 02, 2014
Compassionate Release
Sep 17, 2014
The Hitchhiker
Sep 03, 2014
Hard To Say
Aug 27, 2014
Set the Wayback Machine for 1914
Aug 06, 2014
3rd Grade Audio
Jul 23, 2014
Five Things
Jul 09, 2014
Walking with the Voses
Jun 25, 2014
Love Is A Battlefield
Jun 11, 2014
Look At Me, Did I Find True Love?
May 28, 2014
Criminal
May 14, 2014
Risky Reporting at Fukushima
Apr 24, 2014
Typewriters Are Unpleasant
Apr 09, 2014
Getting Honest: The Editor, Producer Relationship
Mar 26, 2014
Baking Tape
Mar 12, 2014
To Scene or Not To Scene
Feb 26, 2014
Dear Birth Mother
Feb 12, 2014
Recording Not By The Book
Jan 29, 2014
The Hospital Always Wins
Jan 16, 2014
Hark! The Acoustic World of Elizabethan England
Jan 02, 2014
The Last of the Iron Lungs
Dec 18, 2013
The New New Sheriff in Town
Dec 04, 2013
Just Plumb Gone
Nov 20, 2013
The Elusive Digital Stradivarius
Nov 06, 2013
This Story May Be Recorded… To Save Your Life
Oct 24, 2013
Hafid is Free
Oct 09, 2013
Heyoon
Sep 25, 2013
Nodding Syndrome
Sep 11, 2013
Autism Grows Up
Aug 28, 2013
Stylus
Aug 14, 2013
Reporting Trauma After the Boston Marathon
Jul 31, 2013
Just Another Fish Story
Jul 17, 2013
Love + Radio
Jul 03, 2013
Witness to an Execution
Jun 20, 2013
52hz
Jun 05, 2013
Balance and The Minnesota Marriage Amendment
May 22, 2013
Josh: Growing Up With Tourette’s
May 08, 2013
The Vietnam Tapes of Lance Corporal Michael A. Baronowski
Apr 24, 2013
Recording in Remote Locations
Apr 10, 2013
My Kingdom For Some Structure
Mar 27, 2013
Generation Putin
Mar 13, 2013
What If There Was No Destiny?
Feb 27, 2013
Curious City
Feb 13, 2013
Three Records from Sundown
Jan 30, 2013
Tiny Spark
Jan 16, 2013
The Tale of Lot 180
Jan 02, 2013
‘Til Death Do Us Part
Dec 19, 2012
Dear Craigslist: I Have A Small Swastika Tattoo and I Want It Off
Dec 05, 2012
The Burning Question
Nov 21, 2012
Jad’s Brain
Nov 07, 2012
The Seance
Oct 25, 2012
The Green Lawns of Texas
Oct 10, 2012
A Trip to the Dentist
Sep 26, 2012
Alleged Illegal Searches
Sep 12, 2012
Passing Stranger: The East Village Poetry Walk
Sep 05, 2012
She Sees Your Every Move
Aug 22, 2012
Dissecting Joanne Rosser, Papermaker
Aug 08, 2012
One Species at a Time
Jul 25, 2012
The Secret
Jul 11, 2012
Stand-Ups
Jun 27, 2012
Two Cape Cods
Jun 13, 2012
The Gift That Was Brought To Us
May 30, 2012
Happy Birthday Studs!
May 16, 2012
Fact Check This
May 02, 2012
Krulwich on Gorilla Cage Drama
Mar 07, 2012
A Dual Narrative
Feb 22, 2012
Chorus of Refuge
Feb 08, 2012
The Pirate
Jan 25, 2012
Different, Not Disabled
Jan 11, 2012
99% Invisible
Dec 28, 2011
The Longest, Shortest Time
Dec 14, 2011
A No Story Story
Nov 30, 2011
The Plane That Flew Into the Empire State Building
Nov 16, 2011
Kohn
Nov 02, 2011
Edward Stephenson, Tobacco Auctioneer
Oct 19, 2011
Seizure’s Lament
Oct 05, 2011
The Natural State
Sep 22, 2011
Inner-City Reality Check
Sep 07, 2011
The Five Percent Rule
Aug 24, 2011
Fighting With My Dad
Aug 10, 2011
Four Feet Under
Jul 26, 2011