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A day in the life of All Things Considered

• February 26, 2015

Back in 2012, over the course of one day, All Things Considered host Melissa Block and producer Melissa Gray made this story about their own show. While the cast of characters has changed a bit and the ATC meeting now happens at 9:30am (10:00am was always pushing it, for a 4:00pm show!), this is the best illustration of the life of a daily news show that I’ve ever heard.

If you want a more in-depth — and equally entertaining — exploration of daily show production, check out this episode of 99% Invisible, “The Broadcast Clock.”