Reinventing Radio: Lessons Learned From an Evening with Ira Glass
And while Glass didn't invent the concept of narrative journalism, his show has set the standard for how to do it well, making it a program worth not just listening to but also taking note from.
For all of you budding storytellers, journalists and podcasters out there that missed it, we're here to share three major lessons learned from An Evening with Ira Glass: Reinventing Radio.
1. Amuse yourself
According to Glass, when it comes to journalism, the trick is to amuse yourself. The more you amuse yourself, the better your work gets. Glass encourages aspiring journalists to go after the stories that truly interest them, "if we're out for fun, then it [the story] will be better."