Host and Music Producer, NPR
2011 - Best Regularly Scheduled Music Program
Silver Medal for "The Wisdom of Pete Seeger" (which also won a 2011 Bronze Medal in the category: Information/Documentary: Culture & The Arts)
Have you ever used a typewriter?
Yes - both manual and electric. Am actually thinking of buying a vintage one.
What tools and software do you use to do your job?
Mac computers are my main tools, with a Digidesign Digi 002 Digital Audio Workstation and Pro Tools audio production software.
facebook.com — Good morning! Brent McGuirt Photography was lucky enough to get this gorgeous shot just before a big storm - incredible how beautiful "the calm before...
endfistula.org — On 23 May 2013, the world will be marking the first-ever International Day to End Obstetric Fistula, as recently designated by the United Nations General Assembly. This year also marks the 10th anniversary of the Campaign to End Fistula, which was launched by UNFPA, in collaboration with a wide range of partners.
soundcheck.wnyc.org — Folk musician Sam Amidon can't be contained to just one instrument. On his latest album, Bright Sunny South, he plays banjo, fiddle, acoustic guitar, and piano. He also sprinkles in horns and drums to fatten up the sound in key places, sometimes emphasizing the "bright and sunny of the album," but at other times taking a more subdued and reflective note.
bbc.co.uk — The humble cassette tape, a happy memory for many music fans of a certain age, has staged a comeback for one Canadian company. The first order came in 1989: 10 cassettes. With that began Analogue Media Technologies, a company created to help bands market their music.
flavorwire.com — One of Flavorwire's favorite people, Tina Fey, turns 43 years old tomorrow, so we're marking the occasion in the best way we know how - by rounding up some of the funniest witticisms and best advice from the brilliant and funny writer/comedienne.
flavorwire.com — We love libraries, have a soft spot for bookmobiles, can't get enough of bookstores, and we really enjoy bars we can read in. We're always in search of cozy, beautiful places to curl up with a good book, so when we saw that New York's modern furniture company Vitsoe was opening a pop-up reading room in their downtown store, we went searching for other unique reading rooms around the world.
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