Andrew didn’t intend to make a radio story–he just wanted to listen to people. Listen at Transom.org…
Some radio productions and collaborations, with more coming as there is time to dig through the archives. Click to listen.
The Moth Radio Hour features true stories told live on stage without scripts, notes, props, or accompaniment.
A six-part series featuring intimate stories from around the world about the human connection to land and landscape.
Jay was the curator and producer of This I Believe on NPR and Co-Editor of the best-selling books based on that series.
They are stories about the ways we live our lives, the things we believe in, where we find our poetry.
This radio series is a collection of a short pieces reflecting on life, love and death among the species.
The story of one Vietnam veteran, writer James P. McMullen. McMullen lives in the Everglades, and devotes his time to tracking and protecting the endangered Florida Panther. He uses this mission as a way to make peace with his memories of the war.
A series of richly layered stories that traced the soundtrack of the 20th century. Lost and Found Sound chronicles, reflects upon, and celebrates the human experience in rare recordings and sonic snapshots.
The shared experience of people with disabilities and their families since the beginning of the 19th Century.
A series of four hour-long documentaries plus a national call-in.
A collaboration with Ginger Miles about her trip home to a little West Texas town to care for her dying mother–an elegy for home and family.
Gang members, police, convicted murderers, mothers, social workers, reformed gang fighters, and general street life–day and night.
The definitive radio biography in 5 hour-long programs, plus a live music special. This series won the Peabody Award and many others. (Produced with Steve Rowland and Quincy Troupe)
A series of eighteen half-hours produced with period music, actors reading from letters and diaries, a narrator, and scholar interviews. It covers the period from English Settlement to the Civil War.
The Myth of the American Cowboy. Interviews with cowboys, children, historians, gunslingers, Wyatt Earp impersonators, rodeo riders, old-timers, poets, singers, and Gene Autry.
A series of three half-hours on one woman’s experience of a nervous breakdown. It blends reality and fantasy–her poetry and music, real and imagined scenes, and interviews with her family and friends.
A series of short meditations and collages on what it means to try to be an artist in America. Broadcast on NPR’s All Things Considered.
Two programs from the 13 part documentary series on authors Juan Rulfo and Jose Maria Arguedas. Featuring the voices of Edward James Olmos, Hector Elizondo, and others.