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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 — 3,737 followers, 8,227 tweets

Mar 23, 2017

RT @BarackObama: My heart goes out to the victims and their families in London. No act of terror can shake the strength and resilience of our British ally.

Mar 23, 2017

RT @ScotWildlife: And then there were two! Female osprey LF15 arrived @LochoftheLowes in the last hour and our pair have mated.…

Mar 23, 2017

In this week's Thistle & Shamrock, we celebrate Jean Ritchie.  http://fb.me/1dD8FJV3x 

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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)