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Producers Institute with Alison MacAdam (1 of 2): Keynote & Questions

Tuesday, Oct 13

5:00 PM–7:00 PM


The difference between an good podcast and a great one is professional feedback. During this two-hour virtual session, guest producer Alison MacAdam gives a keynote address about her work in podcasting over the last 20 years and the craft of storytelling.


Alison MacAdam is a story editor for narrative audio. She’s helped multiple teams shape and execute compelling radio and podcasts, including Believed (Peabody Award), Code Switch, Latino USA, Throughline, The New Yorker Radio Hour, and Land of the Giants. In her 15 years at NPR, she produced and edited the flagship news program All Things Considered, helped to incubate multiple early-stage podcasts with the NPR Story Lab, and created a wide array of training resources for audio storytellers.