Category Archives: National Public Radio

PubCamp10: Won’t You Be My Neighbor?


DC may claim a lot of brainpower, but when it comes to public radio and television, the experts are all over the country. A lot of innovation for the future of journalism exists in the web producers, reporters and audiophiles … Continue reading

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When Pub-Campers Converge


Keep your eyes peeled this weekend: you may spot some totebags around DC, but you’ll more likely see civic-minded web developers. Yup, it’s Public Media Camp again. It’s an annual “un”- conference that brings together innovators from PBS, NPR and … Continue reading

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Lifestyles of the Rich and Famous


In DC Celebrity News This Week: 1) I met Obama’s Drug Czar, Gil Kerlikowske. He used to be the chairman of Fight Crime: Invest in Kids. Great guy. He gave us a presentation on their media outreach, including a “heat … Continue reading

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Oh! The Places You’re Going!


Graduation is now about a month behind me. Since then, several good friends have scored incredible internships, fellowships and even (dare I say it?) jobs! Continue reading

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Adieu, D.C.


I’m back at school now, and it’s been a rough adjustment. It’s a challenge shifting gears from a full-time intern and part-time tourist to that of a Second Semester Senior in a midwestern city in the “Butler Bubble.” Thanks for … Continue reading

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The NPR & Professional Communities (Part I)


If there’s one thing I took away from my semester in Washington, D.C., it’s this: You can create community wherever you go. The following communities developed during my time in D.C. and each shaped me as a person and a … Continue reading

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Delayed Departure


It took me a bit longer than expected to arrive home after my semester in Washington, D.C. Mom came out for my final week to do some holiday sightseeing. We ended our week with a show at the Kennedy Center … Continue reading

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Our Public Radio Premiere


Two weeks ago, the Fall 2009 interns showcased our final work: “i.e. npr in other words.” Seven pieces were selected for the 30-minute premiere, and the production team and radio hosts pieced everything together using clever stop-action drawings between each … Continue reading

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Capitol Hill ‘Hood


I paused for a moment while crossing the street. The neighborhood was almost peaceful. As I gazed down the street, I could see the Capitol brightly lit against the black sky. It was practically at arms length. Continue reading

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Intern Edition: A Preview


Tomorrow the Fall 2009 National Public Radio interns unleash their semester-long project. Since September, we’ve been providing daily content on our blog. But tomorrow is our crowning achievement. As a group, we have formed our own version of NPR – … Continue reading

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