By John Biewen

During the last few many years, the radio documentary has built right into a strikingly bright type of inventive expression. hundreds of thousands of listeners pay attention arresting, intimate storytelling from an ever-widening array of manufacturers on courses together with This American Life, StoryCorps, and Radio Lab; on-line via such websites as Transom, the general public Radio alternate, listening to Voices, and Soundprint; and during a transforming into number of podcasts.

Reality Radio celebrates cutting-edge top audio documentary paintings via bringing jointly one of the most influential and leading edge practitioners from the USA, Canada, the uk, and Australia. In those nineteen essays, documentary artists tell--and show, via tales and transcripts--how they make radio the best way they do, and why.

Whether the participants to the quantity name themselves newshounds, storytellers, even audio artists--and even if their essays are only as varied in content material and approach--all use sound to inform real tales, artfully.

Jad Abumrad
Jay Allison
damali ayo
John Biewen
Emily Botein
Chris Brookes
Scott Carrier
Katie Davis
Sherre DeLys
Lena Eckert-Erdheim
Ira Glass
Alan Hall
Natalie Kestecher
The Kitchen Sisters
Maria Martin
Karen Michel
Rick Moody
Joe Richman
Dmae Roberts
Stephen Smith
Sandy Tolan

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