Announcing the Third Coast Radio Residency, June 13-17, Chicago outskirts

Third Coast is offering a residency! June 13-17. Details below. -Mia

PS: Can you please do this so I can live vicariously through you?
PPS: Nishat Kurwa is fantastic.


We are very happy to say that Third Coast and Ragdale are teaming up to present our first-ever Radio Residency, June 13-17, 2016! Enjoy a week away from the demands and deadlines of everyday life to make radio, commiserate and share expertise. Nishat Kurwa (Youth Radio, Marketplace) – an outstanding producer/editor – will be on staff offering one-one-one and small group critique and guidance.

WHO: Third Coast seeks a vibrant group of 8 producers from diverse backgrounds and life experiences who represent the future of public broadcasting and independent storytelling. At the time of the residency, participants should be mid-project, allowing them to focus on writing, editing and production of their final works.

WHERE: Ragdale, one of the largest interdisciplinary artists’ communities in the country, is located on 5-acre campus 30 miles north of Chicago. Artists are given a private room and workspace, and all meals are provided including a family-style dinner each evening.

COSTS: Third Coast will cover residents’ flights and ground transportation. Ragdale is generously subsidizing the costs of room and board so that participants pay only $175 for the entire Residency.

HOW TO APPLY: Applicants should submit project proposals by midnight (CT) on Wednesday, March 23, 2016. Producers will be notified by April 8th.

Interested? Read all about the Third Coast Radio Residency, and send any questions to

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