Radio Producer as Flâneur

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Radio Producer as Flâneur – Sam Greenspan (99% Invisible)

A new aesthetic of radio storytelling is emerging. Starting with the concept of the flâneur–a “connoisseur of the street” (particularly in 19th Century Paris)–this session explored how the simple act of walking can become a powerful force for generating dramatic tension in documentary, cultural reportage, and even hard news.

Workshop at The New School, 20 Apr 2013 (courtesy of WNSR)

Sam Greenspan is a staff producer at 99% Invisible, a radio show about architecture and design with Roman Mars.