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Fiona Ritchie

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Scotland
Host and Music Producer — NPR
As seen in: NPR, Our State
Covers:  streaming music services, music, media, podcast, radio, music festivals, radio reviews, radio trends
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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), worksho...

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@fiona_ritchie — 3,777 followers, 8,311 tweets

Jun 18, 2017

RT @SoVeryBritish: Spending half an hour trying to choose a sandwich based on someone's personality because they said "oh just get me anything"

Jun 17, 2017

RT @BBCNews: Jo Cox's husband Brendan says she would be "humbled" by scale of #GreatGetTogether events taking place to honour he…

Jun 17, 2017

RT @n_Horizons: Saima is Muslim and Colin is an atheist, but after a chat they found they had #MoreInCommon Enjoy your…

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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.

Awards

New York Festivals (International Radio Program Awards)

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)