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Current Issue

September 6, 2016 – $75,000 for “much more than ordinary” talent

Past Issues

August 29, 2016 – Do You Want to Make Media That Serves All of America? Raise Your Voice
August 22, 2016 – AIR’s PItch Panel @ Third Coast
August 15, 2016 – Sounds Lovely: How KNPR Puts Poetry on the air
August 8, 2016 – The art (and act) of asking
August 1, 2016 – Applications Open for AIR’s New Voices Scholarship
July 25, 2016 – Disobedience does, in fact, pay
July 18, 2016 – “Low Income Audiences Won’t Pay For News”? Sarah Alvarez Isn’t So Sure
July 11, 2016 – Cash For Wandering Journalists
July 5, 2016 – New Member Corner Meets “Project Runway”
June 27, 2016 – Ask the Engineer: Which Mic Should I use?
June 20, 2016 – Behind the Curtain of AIRdaily
June 13, 2016 – Pitch: Australia’s “Soundproof” Wants Stories
June 6, 2016 – Listen: When Cassius Became Muhammad
May 24, 2016 – AIRdaily Challenge: Record a Feast?
May 17, 2016 – New AIR Documentary Site
May 9, 2016 – Atavist, HBO & MIT Media Lab Talent Chosen for Full Spectrum
May 2, 2016 – Get These Grants!
April 25, 2016 – 12 Conferences to Watch
April 19, 2016 – Spring Training for Audio Producers: Pitch more, Pitch Better
April 11, 2016 – Don’t be a huckster: Eleven (Unpretentious) Ways to Promote Your Work With Social Media
April 4, 2016 – NPR Training Names Winning Teams for first Audio Storytelling Workshop
March 28, 2016 – How I funded it: Don’t Forget About Grants
March 21, 2016 – How I Made It: Muhammad Ali’s Big Night
March 14, 2016 – How I Made it: The Stories That Catch a Newsletter Curator’s Attention
March 7, 2016 – What Would You Do With a Reporting Grant?
February 29, 2016 – Ethics Check: Are You “Fooling” Listeners?
February 15, 2016 – Kapelman’s Guide to Creating a Dope Project
February 8, 2016 – NPR Partners with AIR to Surface New Storytelling
February 1, 2016 – Media Costs Money: Here’s How to Pay For it
January 25, 2016 – Dispatches From a Deeper America
January 1, 2016 – David Bowie Meets Public Media
December 28, 2015 – Find Your Fellowship, Fund Your Project
December 21, 2015 – Prognosticate For Us
December 14, 2015 – The Power of Radio
November 30, 2015 – BBC Launches New Show With Call For Pitches
November 23, 2015 – Meet The New Full Spectrum Class
November 2015 – How I Made It: The Pitch That Won WNYC’s Podcast Accelerator Contest
October 2015 – How I Made It: NPR’s Tiny Desk Contest Winner
September 2015 – Listen Like an Ad Guy
August 2015 – How I Made It: The Story That Won KCRW’s Radio Race
July 2015 – What Does Podcasting Pay?
April 2015 – Citizen Science and Public Media? Sounds Good.
March 2015 – Finding America: Localore’s Next Quest
February 2015 – Sharing Out Loud: How Talking About Your Work in Progress Helps Your Work in Public Media
January 2015
– Raised on the Radio: Can Youth Programs Solve Pubmedia’s Diversity Problem?
December 2014 –
The Pragmatist’s Guide to Podcasts and Money
November 2014 – Listen Like an Engineer
October 2014
– Indie Economics
September 2014
 – How to Promote a Podcast
July 2014
– Listen hard, learn something, and three other lessons from master mentors
June 2014: Volume 7 Issue 10 – Eleven (Unpretentious) Ways to Promote Your Radio Story with Social Media
April 2014: Volume 7 Issue 9 – What’s My Line? à la AIR
March 2014: Volume 7 Issue 8 – How to Tell a Story? Let me Count the Ways …
January 2014: Volume 7 Issue 7 – Go, Indie, Go. Will Networked Podcasts Get You There?
December 2013: Volume 7 Issue 6 – Get Into the (New Talent) Game
November 2013: Volume 7 Issue 5 – It’s Magic
September 2013: Volume 7 Issue 4 – (The Truth is) we were all there
August 2013: Volume 7 Issue 3 – A Declaration of Independents
July 2013: Volume 7 Issue 2 – Money Talks
May 2013: Volume 7 Issue 1 – Highways and Byways
April 2013: Volume 6 Issue 10 – Web Sparkles
March 2013: Volume 6 Issue 9 – Five-Fifty and Counting
January 2013: Volume 6 Issue 8 – Western Exposure
November 2012: Volume 6 Issue 7 – Show Me (How to Get) the Money
October 2012: Volume 6 Issue 6 – A Cue to Concerto
September 2012: Volume 6 Issue 5 – Navigating by Numbers
July 2012: Volume 6 Issue 4 – 3 Booms
June 2012: Volume 6 Issue 3 – American Five Inside
May 2012: Volume 6 Issue 2 – Interaction Attraction
March 2012: Volume 6 Issue 1 – App Labor of Love
February 2012: Volume 6 Issue 0 – Fire and Sweat
January 2012: Volume 5 Issue 9 – 2011’s Most Intriguing Transmedia Projects
November 2011: Volume 5 Issue 8 – Still Mo’ Better Pitching
October 2011: Volume 5 Issue 7 – Mining for Gold… One Community at a Time
August 2011: Volume 5 Issue 6 – PRPD Straight Ahead. Audio Tour, To Your Left
July 2011: Volume 5 Issue 5 – PD/Producer Mash
May 2011: Volume 5 Issue 4 – New Paths, New Talent…
April 2011: Volume 5 Issue 3 – Beyond 11%
March 2011: Volume 5 Issue 2 – Music + Storytelling
January 2011: Volume 5 Issue 1 – Ford, Knight, and MacArthur Talk Money
December 2010: Volume 4 Issue 10Forever: Afterword
November 2010: Volume 4 Issue 9 – Million-Dollar Vision
September 2010: Volume 4 Issue 8 – Suffering From Sonic Sag?
August 2010: Volume 4 Issue 7 – Dmae Roberts: Seven Steps
June 2010: Volume 4 Issue 6 – CPB’s Tappin’ Snappin’ Talent
May 2010: Volume 4 Issue 5
– Zing that Wiki
April 2010: Volume 4 Issue 4
– Making a Buck with PRX and ContentDepot
February 2010: Volume 4 Issue 3 – PRX and ContentDepot: How do they stand?
January 2010: Volume 4 Issue 2 – Out Old, In New
November 2009: Volume 4 Issue 1 – The Speed of Change
October 2009: Volume 4 Issue 0 – New Chemistry
September 2009: Volume 3 Issue 9 – Somewhere in Between
July 2009: Volume 3 Issue 8 – Final Throes, Working Madly
June 2009: Volume 3 Issue 7 – Step into Chaos
May 2009: Volume 3 Issue 6 – Inciting Fire


March 2009: Volume 3 Issue 5
– Listen to the Gut
February 2009: Volume 3 Issue 4 – Be Bold
December 2008: Volume 3 Issue 3 – Warm Tidings!
November 2008: Volume 3 Issue 2 – The Numbers Talk
October 2008: Volume 3 Issue 1 – Shaping the Sound of Tomorrow
September 2008: Volume 3 Issue 0 – Brave Souls Among Us
July 2008: Volume 2 Issue 9 – Thoughts of Travel
June 2008: Volume 2 Issue 8A Whole New Package
April 2008: Volume 2 Issue 7Fear and Self-Loathing in Dubai
March 2008: Volume 2 Issue 6A.D. Ira: Is There Life After This American Life?
February 2008: VOLUME 2 ISSUE 5
– Erin Mishkin’s Big Howdy – Introducing AIR’s New Membership Manager
December 13, 2007: VOLUME 2 ISSUE 4
– Crossing Media: from Public Radio to NYTimes.com
September 22, 2007: VOLUME 2 ISSUE 3 – Moving Between Media
August 30, 2007: VOLUME 2 ISSUE 2
– Welcoming AIR’s new Executive Director
July 30, 2007: VOLUME 2 ISSUE 1
–  An Easy AIR Update
July 3, 2007: VOLUME 1 ISSUE 12
– Interact with AIR Online
May 31, 2007: VOLUME 1 ISSUE 11 – George Zarr, AIR Interlochen Radio Resident
April 26, 2007: VOLUME 1 ISSUE 10 – That Fresh Spring AIR
March 27, 2007: VOLUME 1 ISSUE 9
– BJ Leiderman, Composer
February 26, 2007: VOLUME 1 ISSUE 8
– Nadene Thériault-Copeland, New Adventures In Sound Art
January 17, 2007: VOLUME 1 ISSUE 7The Center for Documentary Studies at Duke University
December 1, 2006: VOLUME 1 ISSUE 6 – A Different Type of AIR Member
November 1, 2006: VOLUME 1 ISSUE 5 – Embracing the Entrepreneurial Spirit
October 2, 2006: VOLUME 1 ISSUE 4 -A Salute to Emerging Independents
August 29, 2006: VOLUME 1 ISSUE 3
-Back-to-Business Month at AIR
July 31, 2006: VOLUME 1 ISSUE 2
– Experience the redesigned AIRMEDIA.ORG!
June 20, 2006: VOLUME 1 ISSUE 1
  – Welcome to AIRblast!