Sync: September 2011

Station gigs, requests for pitches, new tools, and the whereabouts of SaltCast, all in this issue.

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Sync: September 2011

Hi producers,

We’re on the move in more ways than one! PRX is getting settled in our new office.

Many of us are heading to the PRPD conference in Baltimore. Are you going, too? Stop by our booth and ask me anything about PRX. See you there!

-Genevieve Sponsler

Producer News

Try Hindenburg…with a Discount!

Hindenburg Systems has made it easy to send your audio to PRX with one click from their Journalist Pro audio editing software.

And, they’re even offering $50 off to all Sync subscribers. Transom reviewed the software here.

The Best Storytelling Podcast
Looking for SaltCast? It’s now called HowSound, and has a new home. HowSound is the bi-weekly podcast on radio storytelling produced by radio guru and producer Rob Rosenthal. Subscribe!

Opportunities Galore

Radio Ambulante Needs Stories

A new monthly Spanish-language radio program — telling uniquely Latin American stories from across the Spanish-speaking Americas and U.S. — is launching in early 2012.

Think This American Life, but in Spanish, and transnational. They’re looking for pitches for their first three episodes.

Station Gigs
Got Multimedia?

Youth Media International’s Turnstyle, the online info service powered by creative young adults (18-34), welcomes multimedia submissions.

Let Noah Nelson know what you have via PRX messaging.


Meet AIR’s Localore

Sept. 28 at 1 p.m. ET, everywhere!
Join AIR and NCME for a webinar introducing you to Localore. It’s a fresh opportunity providing significant funding to producers across the country to “turbocharge” invention in journalism at public radio and TV stations. Reserve your spot in the webinar here.

Third Coast
Filmless Festival

Oct. 23, 10 a.m. – 9 p.m., Chicago
A day-long celebration of sound, story, and listening. Radio fans gather for themed “screenings” of audio documentaries, producer Q&As, and an awards ceremony honoring the winners of the TCF/Richard H. Driehaus Foundation Competition. Awesome inspiration!