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David Krasnow

Brooklyn native David Krasnow got his start in radio at age 17 on WESU, where he played indie rock, free jazz, and North Texas conjunto.

As a print editor and writer, he covered music, design, American history, land use, and health care, before joining Studio 360 with Kurt Andersen. He was the senior editor there for many years, and directed the Peabody Award-winning series “American Icons.” David currently oversees The New Yorker Radio Hour for WNYC.


Perfect your pitching skills and present your ideas to program producers and editors — or just listen in — as AIR (Association for Independents in Radio) pulls back the curtain to let us in on how stories make it to the airwaves.

In collaboration with the Association of Independents in Radio (AIR), this session addresses how to successfully pitch radio stories and series ideas to stations, networks, and other acquirers of independent work.