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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...

Twitter Feed

@fiona_ritchie — 3,707 followers, 8,153 tweets

Jan 06, 2017

Seeing out the old year, welcoming the new with some great images of Scotland via @BBCNews 30 December - 6 January  http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-scotland-38519995 

Jan 03, 2017

Must-visit destination for anyone visiting Scotland in 2017, and those of us who live here! Happy New Year and good luck to @florashedden https://t.co/TytduTREA0

Jan 03, 2017

RT @elizacarthy: #Normafest this weekend! Be a part of mam's only two gigs this year, in our glorious, entirely non-profit festival…

Jan 03, 2017

Glad you're enjoying! Everyone: check our 1,000 track music channel for New Year, streaming 24/7 via at our widget: https://t.co/Fk7CfX8D2Y https://t.co/2f08yJ8aen

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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)