July Editorial Training Newsletter

Jul 22, 2015

Here’s what we have in store for this month’s newsletter: Learn about innovative station projects from WDET, St. Louis Public Radio and KCRW, get the latest posts from the NPR Storytelling Tumblr, read the public media profile for WNPR’s Heather Brandon and more. As always, say hello on Twitter @nprtraining or email us at coaching@npr.org

Hi all- happy August! We hope everyone’s staying cool and enjoying the end of summer.

We have a lot to share with you this month, including highlights from recent training visits to KNAU and KAZU, links to great work from KUNC, WNPR, WGBH and Nashville Public Radio and the launch of our advice column, "Well, it Depends."

Do you have a story we should highlight or questions to ask? Let us know (or just say hi) by emailing us at coaching@npr.org. Get this monthly newsletter in your inbox - subscribe here.

A Peek Inside Catie Talarski's Digital Life

Apr 23, 2014
Johnathon Henninger

People involved in public media share how they wade through the digital news deluge. This month we spoke with Catie Talarski. Catie is Executive Producer at WNPR, focusing on original WNPR programs, working to develop new concepts, live events and content strategies. Catie also recently started the Public Radio Local Talk Producers Facebook Group, a resource for producers to share information, guests, ideas, best practices and more. Join her.

In this month’s newsletter, you’ll hear about how Michigan Radio maintains an active and engaging Facebook page, highlights from station projects from our final Knight Foundation conference and take a peek into WNPR Executive Producer Catie Talarski's digital life. Whose digital life do you want to hear from next? Email kpodbielski@npr.org with suggestions 

Doodling on the Radio

Oct 9, 2013

If you find yourself doodling endlessly during meetings, you're in good company. WNPR's talk show Where We Live brought together fellow doodlers via radio and Twitter. Producers then created a Storify of audience doodles, along with background articles and videos about the power doodling. President Eisenhower favors shadows in his doodles.