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2010 Win/Win: AIR's Pitch Panel (Day 1)

This session pulls back the curtain on one of the most difficult and important skills every producer needs to master: pitching a story.

This session pulls back the curtain on one of the most difficult and important skills every producer needs to master: pitching a story.

Editors and producers from a wide variety of programs hear pitches in front of a live audience: you! Come for the drama, stay for the invaluable insight.

Win/Win: AIR's Pitch Panel is moderated by Laura Starecheski, with Tony Phillips (BBC), Julie Subrin (Vox Tablet) and Chris Turpin (NPR's All Things Considered). The session was sponsored by the Association for Independents in Radio (AIR).


Featuring

Chris Turpin

Chris Turpin has been executive producer of NPR's All Things Considered since 2002. He discovered the joys of radio while at graduate school in the late 1980s, hosting a late night alternative music show at the local public radio station, while also producing a monthly news magazine for the community station. Prior to joining NPR, Turpin held a variety of editorial and production positions at MonitoRadio. He also taught young broadcast journalists in the Balkans, Central Asia, Indonesia and the Caucuses for Internews, a non-profit organization that fosters open media in emerging democracies. Turpin grew up just outside London.

Julie Subrin

Julie Subrin produces Vox Tablet, Tablet Magazine's weekly podcast covering some corner of the Jewish world.

Tony Phillips

Tony Phillips is Vice President of On Demand Content at WNYC and is a former Commissioning Editor at BBC Radio 4 and the World Service.