Localore’s Frontier of Change creates ‘audio virtual reality’
By Casey Freeman | September 20, 2016
For the approximately 250 residents of Shaktoolik, Alaska, climate change is not an abstract concept. It’s a reality of daily life that may force a relocation of the village due to rising sea levels and coastal erosion. Read more...
3D AUDIO TALKS: RADIO PRODUCER JOSIE HOLTZMAN
SEPTEMBER 6, 2016 | BY ANTHONY MATTANA
Josie Holtzman wears many hats. When she's not producing NPR's Jazz Night in America, she's flying to Anchorage Alaska and working with KNBA to bring stories of Alaska's changing climate to the airwaves. Here's her story.
Winters Past: Stories of a Changing Alaska
In late 2014, multimedia producers Isaac Kestenbaum, Josie Holtzman and their project “Winters Past” traveled to remote Alaska, to talk to people on the front line of climate change.
RADIO STORYTELLERS “FINDING AMERICA” WITH HYPERLOCAL NEWS EXPERIMENTS | NOVEMBER 2, 2015 / BY: ALESZU BAJAK
What kind of impact is climate change having on Native American groups’ subsistence hunting in Alaska? What stories do Baltimore’s aging seniors have to tell about a place once known as Charm City? And which corners of Richmond are hiding compelling stories in lost places like an African burial ground that was found under an Interstate?
The advent of technology and urbanization has relegated the winter season to white noise in our collective experience.
Blast from the past: Audio project reminds us that times, and temps, are changing By Sarah Laskow on Feb 25, 2014
One afternoon a few weeks back, sunny, crisp, below freezing, I was on the edge of Prospect Park in Brooklyn, about a mile from home. It felt like the first time I’d been out in the sun in days, after it snowed, and snowed, and snowed again. The frozen piles on the city sidewalks were grey with dirt and yellow with dog pee, but the path leading into the park was clear and lined with white.
I put in my earbuds and pressed play. Read more...