Intro to Audio Storytelling & Radio Journalism

The explosion of podcasting has reinvigorated radio journalism and opened up creative ways for anyone to create and share audio stories. This is good news for students and future journalists who want to experiment and blend writing, research, storytelling, and music. This class provides a hands-on intro to writing for radio and podcasting, and taps into the radio journalist’s perspective on observing the world and gathering stories.

Tony Gonzalez has covered the news and told unusual stories in Nashville for seven years, most recently with Nashville Public Radio. He's won awards for his writing, his investigative research, and for his memorable audio stories. Gonzalez grew up in the Chicago suburbs, married his high school sweetheart, and became a father in 2017. He lives in East Nashville.

Tony Gonzalez has covered the news and told unusual stories in Nashville for seven years, most recently with Nashville Public Radio. He's won awards for his writing, his investigative research, and for his memorable audio stories. Gonzalez grew up in the Chicago suburbs, married his high school sweetheart, and became a father in 2017. He lives in East Nashville.