John Biewen to Give Keynote Presentation at Harrisburg Book Festival November 12


John Biewen, a radio producer and audio program director at the Center for Documentary Studies, and Joe Richman, founder of Radio Diaries, will give the keynote presentation at the second annual Harrisburg Book Festival in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, on November 12. During the multimedia event, they will share their own stories and lead an interactive discussion on today’s public radio documentaries, drawing from Radio Diaries and Reality Radio: Telling True Stories in Sound. Earlier in the day, Biewen and Richman will give a workshop, “DIY Radio,” which will focus on empowering high school and college students to record their own audio interviews and create their own radio podcasts. (Students are encouraged to RSVP to events@midtownscholar.com.)

Saturday, November 12
“DIY Radio,” 4 p.m.
Keynote address, 8 p.m.
Midtown Scholar Bookstore
1302 North Third Street,
 Harrisburg, Pennsylvania

Biewen, with co-editor Alexa Dilworth, edited Reality Radio, a book of essays by some of the most influential and innovative audio artists working today. The book includes an essay by Richman, an award-winning independent producer and reporter for public radio.

Published in 2010 by the University of North Carolina Press and the Center for Documentary Studies, the book is in its third printing.

READ MORE: http://realityradiobook.org/

FOR MORE ON RADIO DIARIES: http://www.cdsporch.org/archives/5524

 

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