Fiona Ritchie's Biography
I have worked in radio since 1981, both at local station and network settings, producing and presenting live and recorded programs for NPR and BBC. Other experience includes concert and event production, concert and event MC-ing, varied voice over work, fundraising (both on and off-air), workshop/panel participation, teaching, and many writing projects including articles, CD liner notes and books.
Skills include: Radio program production and presentation from concept to ...
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ThistleRadio From NPR Music : NPR
NPR: Thistlepod with Fiona Ritchie Podcast : NPR Podcasts
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.
Who's your favorite fictional journalist?
Rita Skeeter! Got to admire that savage Quick-Quotes Quill.
What's the funniest news-related #hashtag you've seen?
I liked the #FirstWorldProblems
tweets. Some news stories/concerns are so trivial they deserve to be lampooned.