from training.npr.org: https://training.npr.org/2015/03/09/dissecting-a-good-radio-story/
Dissecting a good radio story
This piece by NPR’s Ailsa Chang took a completely wonky Congressional concept… and made it interesting.
Check out the marginalia to see some of Ailsa’s tricks. The script is 2 pages long.
Alison MacAdam was a Senior Editorial Specialist with the NPR Training team, where she focused on audio storytelling. Prior to that, she edited All Things Considered.