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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 — 3,758 followers, 8,263 tweets

Apr 24, 2017

@pdcawley Yup. Gotcha there. I'm heading to Swannanoa this yr. Then again, it's a gathering of like-minded people brought together by things we love.

Apr 24, 2017

On BBC Two Northern Ireland. Wonderful 3-part series presented by @hielandcoo and featuring some brilliant performances recorded on location https://t.co/FqSSE54AVk

Apr 24, 2017

@pdcawley Oh yes I absolutely get that and take the compliment thanks! They did do a great job on this. (You'll see in credits I was a consultant ;-))

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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)