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Fiona Ritchie

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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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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Feb 16, 2017

This week on The Thistle & Shamrock: "Thistleradio Classic" Join us as we feature some of the classic tracks on... 

Feb 06, 2017

2,375 musicians from 50 countries played 800 hours of music on 26 stages for 18 days! Celtic Connections is over... 

Feb 04, 2017

Exciting encounter and famous victory in #6nations2017 🏉Scotland 27 Ireland 22. Brilliant atmosphere in Edinburgh with great Irish fans.🇮🇪

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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.


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)