CDS Audio Director John Biewen on “Sure-Handedness: Radio That Knows What It’s Doing”

CDS audio director John Biewen teaching at the 2012 CDS summer audio institute. Photograph by Joel Mora.

Center for Documentary Studies audio director John Biewen gave a presentation at the Third Coast International Audio Festival‘s 2012 conference—”Sure-Handedness: Radio That Knows What It’s Doing”—that won rave reviews from attendees for its examination of  successful radio pieces and their structure, writing, and editing. Listen to a podcast of the presentation here and participate in the editing exercise near the end of the session.

Biewen’s one-hour radio documentary “Little War on the Prairie” aired recently on This American Life to great acclaim. Read more about the show and listen to the podcast here.

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