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Stuffed All Night: International Cuisine for Radio Warriors

Posted July 23, 2014 by | 0 Comments | ]

Since launching registration for the 24-Hour Radio Race, we’ve made a lot of jokes about the suffering it entails — and about how crazy our contestants must be to take on such an ambitious project. But the truth is, we know the Radio Race is a ton of fun. And we actively want you to enjoy yourselves: meet interesting people, share a high-energy day with …

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Where in the World is the 24-Hour Radio Race?

Posted July 18, 2014 by | 0 Comments | ]

Answer: Just about everywhere.
As of today, the Radio Race has registered contestants from five countries and 11 U.S. states. Our amazing early adopters will be playing from Australia, Tunisia, the United Kingdom … Wisconsin! It doesn’t get better than this. You can peruse this map to get a sense of how the Radio Race is spreading around the world — and maybe even find a …

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Finding the Story: Eric Drachman and Albert Dayan on Home-Cooked Drama

Posted July 11, 2014 by | 0 Comments | ]
Katharine's Pre-Chemo Haircut  (Photo by Peter Konerko)

Ask any storyteller — journalist, novelist, podcast-maker, or bombastic grandma — and they’ll confirm that sometimes finding a story worth telling can be just as hard, or even harder, than telling it. And if you’ve signed up for the 24-Hour Radio Race — or are debating whether to sign up at all — you may have started biting your nails over that daunting question: do …

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5 Great Things Produced in Ridiculously Short Amounts of Time

Posted July 9, 2014 by | 0 Comments | ]
My Sharona (cover)

Need a little inspiration for the 24-Hour Radio Race? We take a look at five works of art that were produced in really, really, ridiculously short amounts of time.

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Conversation with a Champ: Advice from Cristina Parry, Winner of the 2013 Radio Race

Posted July 2, 2014 by | 0 Comments | ]
Christina Parry

Cristina Parry has a yellow belt in karate. She’s a mother to three boys, a longtime radio producer, and the All-Time Defending Champion of KCRW’s 24-Hour Radio Race. Last year, Cristina took first place in the Radio Race with “Tic Talk,” her profile of a 9-year-old boy with Tourette Syndrome.

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UnFictional collaborates with USC Annenberg School

Posted June 18, 2014 by | 0 Comments | ]

Thirteen short pieces produced in conjunction with USC Annenberg School of Journalism showcase a day in the life of everyday people at work in Los Angeles.

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‘Saying Goodbye to Hollywood Park’ Wins Regional Edward R. Murrow Award!

Posted April 22, 2014 by | 0 Comments | ]

Saying Goodbye to Hollywood Park, produced by independent producer David Weinberg for Which Way, LA?, won the regional Edward R. Murrow award for Best Feature Reporting in a region that includes California, Hawaii, Nevada and Guam. The winners of the national award will be announced in June.

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Producers Notebook: Stephanie Guyer-Stevens on the Nomadic Life

Posted March 4, 2014 by | 0 Comments | ]
Putting the chains on at the pass. Photo courtesy of Stephanie Guyer-Stevens.

Independent producer Stephanie Guyer-Stevens talks about why she needed to tell the story of the nomadic yak herders of Tibet.

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Finding community and beauty in the sport of flying roller pigeons

Posted February 27, 2014 by | 0 Comments | ]
Photo: Valerie Defert

Independent producer Jens Erik Gould discovers a Los Angeles community built around flying Birmingham roller pigeons.