"At its best, radio combines the power and immediacy of great documentary films with the intimacy and poetry of a New Yorker-style magazine piece." (Columbia Graduate School of Journalism)
"Staring red-eyed at the mirror in front of me, having spent another day and half of the night with my computer, I ask myself fundamental questions: Why radio? Why documentary? Answer: No other medium can provide me with more freedom of creation and investigation. It meets my urgent interest in reality and the desire for a 'musical' expression. The material (der Werkstoff) is sound. And sound always surrounds us. And: I'm not so much interested in the description of stable situations, but in processes. Our medium is not space, but time; our stories are not glued to the ground, but have motion, life ... That's why!" (Helmut Kopetzky, German author)
Chicago teens win top honors for radio documentary about death of 5 year old thrown from window. (LeAlan Jones and Lloyd Newman)
Jun 02, 1997; The late Eric Morse, 5, may be gone but definitely not forgotten thanks to 18 year olds LeAlan Jones and Lloyd Newman. Remorse:...
`What the Hell Is a Radio Documentary?' It's a Familiar Question. Now Here Are Some Answers. (Radio and the Internet)
Sep 22, 2001; I was interviewing a man in Tennessee this year, a well-educated professional in his 60's and a devoted listener to public radio....