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In NYC or DC? Come meet your fellow makers at AIR's upcoming mingles. Drink, chat, network, be merry. RSVP: at WNYC (May 1, 6-8 pm) or at NPR (June 20, 9-10:30 pm).

Getting to Yes

Selling a story to an editor is one of the most important - and difficult - skills a producer must master. AIR brought its popular “Getting to Yes” pitch panel straight to your screen with a special session featuring Marketplace editor John Haas, pitch panel producer Ann Heppermann, and indie Yowei Shaw. Watch and learn.

Image: AIR's Pitch Panel @ Third Coast Conference 2010

Get Your Make On

Craft smart asks, hone your elevator pitch, and refine your R&D with What's Outside? Public Media 2014, which filters up insights from AIR's Localore production about how to invent cross-platform projects. Learn more from Executive Director Sue Schardt, who shares her takeaways in this commentary published by Current.

How to tell a story? Let me count the ways ...

How to tell a story? Let me count the ways ...

UnionDocs is a bustling media center operating out of a storefront in the Williamsburg neighborhood of Brooklyn. Last year, AIR partnered with them to develop a new, weeklong immersion in “Full Spectrum” storytelling to give producers a chance to cultivate their chops and bring new imagination to translating and distributing their stories. We asked NYC indie Amanda Aronczyk to lay it down for us. READ ON ...

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