OHA Webinar: Radio Storytelling
June 27, 2019
1:00PM- 2:30PM EST
Join Molly Graham and the OHA Staff as she presents a webinar, entitled Radio Storytelling. This webinar is an introduction to the basic tools and techniques for creating a radio documentary. Participants will learn about the basic equipment required to get started, professional sound recording techniques, narrative reporting, and how to gather and document the elements of a compelling radio story. She will also discuss writing for radio and scripting the podcast, in addition to voicing narration, editing, and sound production. Finally, participants will have the opportunity to pitch their radio stories (if applicable), and find the right platforms to share their radio pieces and podcasts.
This 90-minute webinar begins at 1:00 PM EST and is free to the first 50 OHA members who sign up. 50 seats will be reserved for non-members at $75/person. All OHA members in good standing will have access to the webinar after the event.
Meet the Host:
Molly Graham is a professional oral historian and documentarian. She trained at the Salt Institute for Documentary Studies in Portland, Maine, where she produced the award-winning radio documentary, Besides Life Here, which has been licensed by several National Public Radio affiliates. She has her master’s degree in Library Science and Archives Management from Simmons College in Boston. Molly is the former director of the oral history program at the Wisconsin Veterans Museum and Assistant Director of the Rutgers Oral History Archives. In 2013, she cofounded Oral History & Folklife Research, Inc., with the mission of preserving the stories, voices, and cultural traditions of Maine and beyond. She is the project manager for the Voices Oral History Collection, where she collects, preserves and curates oral histories documenting historical environmental change and its impacts on fisheries, oceans and coasts.