Tuesday, August 7
Constant Culture: Reporting the Arts for Radio, Studio 360 Senior Editor David Krasnow, Room 436
Join veteran editor and radio producer David Krasnow as he dissects the experience of making a story, from pitch to broadcast, at the national arts and culture program Studio 360. Students will learn what makes not just good, but great arts reporting. Bonus: Bring that story idea you’ve been tossing around and if you’re brave enough to pitch to the crowd, David will give you his two cents. (Limit: 20 students)
David Krasnow is the senior editor of “Studio 360 with Kurt Andersen,” public radio’s weekly national program on the arts and pop culture. As an editor and writer, he has worked in various media covering music, art, design, land use, history, science, and health care. Formerly the reviews editor of Artforum, he has contributed to the Village Voice, Jazz Times, Metropolis, The New York Observer, and The Wire, and remains a contributing editor for Bomb. He teaches radio writing to print journalists at Mediabistro and has appeared as a panelist at the Third Coast International Audio Festival and the Public Radio Program Directors conference. He began filing for “Studio 360″ with a profile of experimental musician Pauline Oliveros and joined the staff in 2003. For the program’s American Icons series, he produced features on Andy Warhol’s soup cans, the folk ballad “John Henry,” and Jimi Hendrix’s “Star-Spangled Banner.” He was first on air at age 17 on his college station, WESU.
An ongoing series of events in August for prospective CUNY jschool students – FREE! Details here and below: http://www.journalism.cuny.edu/events/august-academy/