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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 — 3,767 followers, 8,297 tweets

May 24, 2017

RT @sistemascotland: Young people from Big Noise Raploch are treated to a musical masterclass with @NickyBenedetti this afternoon. https://t.co/OWEUNABfYQ

May 24, 2017

Congrats for deserving musical ambassador and great Scot @NickyBenedetti Her advocacy for the arts, esp among young people, is so important. https://t.co/1jlGo8AWXJ

May 23, 2017

RT @Edinburgh_CC: The flags are flying at half mast in Edinburgh. We stand side by side with #Manchester https://t.co/TIkY71cbqJ

May 23, 2017

RT @NSPCC: Following the attack in Manchester, your child may feel upset or anxious. #Childline has info:…

May 23, 2017

RT @Bleaz79: Retweet, share, get it out far & wide in case people are still unsure where to call #Manchester https://t.co/d8OpVhfbdP

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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)