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  • Tunney family headline

    Producer's notebook: producing radio that's 'a cherry on top of a crap pie'

    by Catharine Tunney

    I had been circling around the idea of pitching an idea I had for years. I knew it had a story arc, it was interesting, original and the characters were all well spoken. But what kept me back for years was the fact that it’s my own family's story. I wanted to pitch a story I knew would cause friction in my family. Tension I wasn’t sure we would recover from.

    Posted: May 24, 2016 11:21 AM ET
    Last Updated: May 25, 2016 9:43 AM ET
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  • Group shot blog

    Working together: how to make a collaborative radio documentary

    by Julia Pagel, Craig Desson, Yasmine Hassan

    Hotel Limbo was a collaboration between three producers. We worked as equals — sharing in the work of reporting, writing and editing our documentary. This is unusual in radio documentary production and in media organizations overall, where job specialization and hierarchy are most common because, frankly, it’s an efficient way to work.

    Posted: May 17, 2016 9:27 AM ET
    Last Updated: May 20, 2016 11:14 AM ET
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  • Under the Bridge - In Production

    The Doc Project Mentorship Program: FAQs

    by The Doc Project

    The cornerstone of The Doc Project is an ongoing Mentorship Program that teams veteran documentary makers/editors with emerging producers, to bring fresh and innovative stories to life.

    Posted: Jan 04, 2016 12:42 PM ET
    Last Updated: May 17, 2016 3:14 PM ET
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