Conference Sessions

Dive into scores of Third Coast Conference sessions offering wisdom - on everything from production skills to journalistic ethics - from the best makers on the planet.


Breaking the Mold: Youth Producers Share Their Work -- Day One

Their work comes from the heart and gives us a glimpse into the most enigmatic of worlds: teenagehood. Listen in as young producers from around the country present their work and talk about how they're making radio relevant for a new generation.

  • 2003
  • 01:24:54

Breaking the Mold: Youth Producers Share Their Work -- Day Two

Their work comes from the heart and gives us a glimpse into the most enigmatic of worlds: teenagehood. Listen in as young producers from around the country present their work and talk about how they're making radio relevant for a new generation.

  • 2003
  • 01:24:21

The Bigness of the Small Story

From the 2016 Third Coast Conference... celebrated author, filmmaker and radio journalist Alex Kotlowitz talks about the power of a finely crafted intimate narrative.

  • 2016
  • 01:16:42

Blockbuster Sound

Danish-based producer Tim Hinman, of the podcast Third Ear, finds inspiration for his exquisite sound design at the movies, and in this session he shares how it’s done.

  • 2016
  • 01:20:32

Bring Extra Batteries

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.

Bringing Together Narrative and News

The Daily podcast has brought rich sound production and narrative storytelling together with daily news and New York Times journalism.

  • 2017
  • 01:38:46

Beyond the Frontlines

News correspondent Jamie Tarabay spent much of the past decade reporting from some of the world's most high-profile conflict zones, including two years as NPR's Baghdad bureau chief.

  • 2010
  • 01:28:20