Working Now
“Working Now” is an online collaborative audio project about the working lives of people today around the world.
The @KitchenSisters, radio producers: #ThisisRadio Video by @NortonPhoto & @Transom_org

The @KitchenSisters, radio producers: #ThisisRadio Video by @NortonPhoto & @Transom_org

via Andrew Norton and Transom.org “We say our microphone is a divining rod. It’s a Geiger counter. It’s a stethoscope…” —Davia Nelson, The Kitchen Sisters. This is Radio is a video series about people who make radio. Go behind the scenes… [READ MORE] Read More

Susan Mitchell, writer: #Radiostory by @ChrisHowell

Susan Mitchell, writer: #Radiostory by @ChrisHowell

via Chris Howell: 2014 marks the fortieth anniversary of the nonfiction book “Working” by oral historian and radio broadcaster Studs Terkel. In it Terkel asks a wide variety of men and women to describe their working lives. Worker’s dreams, hopes,… [READ MORE] Read More

Clyde Casey, street performer/ conceptual artist: #Radiostory via @RandomTape @KCRWorganist @loveandradio

Clyde Casey, street performer/ conceptual artist: #Radiostory via @RandomTape @KCRWorganist @loveandradio

via KCRW’s The Organist: Clyde Casey was a street performer in the 1980s who would often perform in the parking lot of L.A.’s Wallenboyd, the experimental theater space where John Cusak, Tim Robbins, and many others got their start. One… [READ MORE] Read More

Winston Williamson, Dollar Van Driver: Video via @Mashable

Winston Williamson, Dollar Van Driver: Video via @Mashable

via Mashable: Roaming around the long avenues of Brooklyn, a vast network of vans hide in plain sight. They carry more than 100,000 passengers daily, and operate in a delicate balance of legal status with the City of New York.… [READ MORE] Read More

Brooke Gladstone, Co-Host & Managing Editor, @OnTheMedia: #ThisisRadio Video by @NortonPhoto & @transom_org

Brooke Gladstone, Co-Host & Managing Editor, @OnTheMedia: #ThisisRadio Video by @NortonPhoto & @transom_org

via Andrew Norton and Transom.org: “What it is, is using the media as a prism to look at the whole world.” —Brooke Gladstone, Co-Host & Managing Editor, On the Media. This is Radio is a video series about people who… [READ MORE] Read More

@RomanMars, radioshow creator & host: #ThisisRadio Video via @NortonPhoto & @Transom_org

@RomanMars, radioshow creator & host: #ThisisRadio Video via @NortonPhoto & @Transom_org

via Andrew Norton and Transom.org: “I think that the stories that work for me are the ones that are about the things you just kind of notice, but don’t really notice.” —Roman Mars, Creator and Host, 99% Invisible This is… [READ MORE] Read More

Mako Haggerty, Water Taxi Captain: Video by @AlaskaPublic

Mako Haggerty, Water Taxi Captain: Video by @AlaskaPublic

via Alaska Public Media: Year-round, no matter the conditions, Mako Haggerty takes his boat out across Katchemak Bay as a service to Homer’s residents and visitors. Video: Travis Gilmour & Slavik Boyechko Story: Slavik Boyechko Music: Starship Amazing INDIE ALASKA is an original video… [READ MORE] Read More

Giles Harrison, paparazzo photographer: #Radiostory via @BylineTommy @MarketplaceAPM

Giles Harrison, paparazzo photographer: #Radiostory via @BylineTommy @MarketplaceAPM

via Tommy Andres and Marketplace: Giles Harrison puts over 2,000 miles a month on his Cadillac Escalade chasing celebrities down and snapping their photos. Produced by Tommy Andres for Marketplace. Read more on Marketplace.org

Jim Houck, firefighter/dog handler: #Radiostory via @AuroraAlmendral

Jim Houck, firefighter/dog handler: #Radiostory via @AuroraAlmendral

via Aurora Almendral and PRI’s The World: Jim Houck, a firefighter from Denver, Colorado, gives instructions to his black Labrador retriever, Patella: ”I know you remember what to do. You ready? Go find!” It’s Houck’s his third time in Tacloban since… [READ MORE] Read More

Michael McGee, retired fighter pilot: #Radiostory by @_ktu

Michael McGee, retired fighter pilot: #Radiostory by @_ktu

via Kathy Tu: Retired Lieutenant Colonel Michael McGee talks about the experience of being a fighter pilot during one of his first missions in the Gulf War, one he will never forget. Heard on KCRW’s Unfictional and HowSound. Produced by Kathy… [READ MORE] Read More

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