Public Radio: Behind the Voices

Public Radio: Behind the Voices

by Lisa Phillips
     
 
An avid fan of public radio, Phillips was driven to know more about the people who deliver the news, the conversation, and the diverse programs that she and millions of others rely on every day. The result is Public Radio: Behind the Voices, a collection of personal stories from more than forty of the most listened to voices in public radio, including Noah

Overview

An avid fan of public radio, Phillips was driven to know more about the people who deliver the news, the conversation, and the diverse programs that she and millions of others rely on every day. The result is Public Radio: Behind the Voices, a collection of personal stories from more than forty of the most listened to voices in public radio, including Noah Adams, Susan Stamberg, Scott Simon, Diane Rehm, and Terry Gross.

Editorial Reviews

SUNY journalism professor Lisa Phillips is a confirmed radio junkie who has worked at six public radio stations in five states. In Public Radio: Behind the Voices, she pays moving tribute to the profession by presenting zestful profiles of 43 public radio personalities. Phillips blends background information and interviews to present beloved hosts including Daniel Schorr, Nina Totenberg, Tavis Smiley, Garrison Keillor, Cokie Roberts, Linda Wertheimer, Michael Feldman, and Marian McPartland.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781593151430
Publisher:
Vanguard Press
Publication date:
04/01/2006
Pages:
368
Product dimensions:
6.42(w) x 9.30(h) x 1.15(d)

Meet the Author

Lisa A. Phillips is a former radio reporter who has worked at six public radio stations in five states. She teaches journalism at the State University of New York at New Paltz and has freelanced for the New York Times, NPR, Marketplace, and other publications and radio programs. Her reporting has received four regional Edward R. Murrow awards, a New York Festival award, and honors from The Communicator and the Associated Press. Phillips is also a published fiction writer who has been honored with a 2002 New York Foundation for the Arts fiction award, the National Society for Arts and Letters/Pittsburgh chapter award and the Scott Turow award. She lives in Woodstock, New York with her husband, Bill Mead, and their daughter Clara.

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