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Fiona Ritchie

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Scotland
Host and Music Producer — NPR
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 — 3,807 followers, 8,399 tweets

Nov 17, 2017

On the sleeper. Thinking about sleeping. Good to be getting somewhere while doing absolutely nothing. Nighty night.

Nov 16, 2017

RT @Creative_Voices: Positive feedback from the Dunkeld & Birnam community - "Singularly the most brilliant thing I've seen in Dunkeld s…

Nov 16, 2017

One of the most life-enhancing visits to the theatre I’ve had in years: #WindResistance is a must see experience @lyceumtheater and touring. For now you can catch ‘A Pocket of Wind Resistance’ w @IAMKP (and a puckle o’ beer) @CodaMusic this weekend! https://t.co/BXx7WFyEcK

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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)