Bring Extra Batteries
Rob Rosenthal


Third Coast Conference, USA, 2006
Conference Audio
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Attention new producers! Before heading out into the world with headphones on and mic facing forward, what do you need to know? Here's where you find out.

Armed with a multitude of audio examples, Rob Rosenthal discusses story-making preparations - from research and interview planning to thinking in scenes and collecting ambient sound - and shares thoughts on making a go of radio for a living. 


Rob Rosenthal is the director of the radio program at the Salt Institute for Documentary Studies in Portland, Maine. He has received awards for his work as an independent radio producer from the National Federation of Community Broadcasters and the Maine Association of Broadcasters. 


Have a look at the Salt Institute for Documentary Studies, where Rob directs the radio program.
Or give a listen to the Saltcast, he produces.


Creating my first radio doc, I found this a fantastic help. thanks so much for sharing.
Posted by Wendy Tonkin from Melbourne Australia at 08/23/2015
Thank you so much for posting this talk. I'm beginning a stint at a Pacifica affiliate soon, and this helps tremendously. Thanks!!!!!
Posted by Ryan from Normal, IL at 07/21/2011