ON-AIR: A SAN FRANCISCO RADIO STORYTELLING CLASS

Have you ever wanted to have your story aired on a show like This American Life? In this 5 week San Francisco Radio Storytelling Class, Snap Judgment Producer Eliza Smith will show you how to take a true, personal story and turn it into a great 5-10 min. piece for the radio. You’ll learn the differences between performed and broadcast storytelling. By the end of the class, you’ll have produced and recorded a story for the air waves that you can send out to This American Life, Unfictional, Snap Judgment, or The Moth Radio Hour. Before you know it, you will be ready to join the ranks of the 9 students who have made it onto a radio storytelling show (and got paid for their stories).

 

Instructor: Eliza Smith
May 21, June 4, 11, 25, July 9 (4 Sun., 1 recording session)
6:30 p.m.-9:30 p.m.
Cost: $425 (includes snacks and tea and professional recording session)
Location: Writing Pad San Francisco (1695 18th Street, #409, San Francisco, CA 94107)
*Students who do not live in the Bay Area can web conference into the class. Email
jeff@writingpad.com for more details. Web conferencing looks like this.

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ELIZA SMITH

Eliza Smith is a producer WNYC’s Snap Judgment. In addition to producing nonfiction stories, she is also the fiction editor and adapts work by writers like Manuel Gonzalez, Amelia Gray, and Kelly Link into radio plays. Sometimes, she’ll freelance for publications like The Organist and...Read More »



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PAYMENT PLANS: A payment plan for this class is 5 weekly payments of $102.60 All payment plans include an additional $50 admin fee and a small credit card processing fee which is built into each weekly payment. Your card will automatically be charged 5 times every week until your class is paid off. At minimum, you must pay for each class meeting before it meets. Once you sign up for a payment plan, you are responsible for paying in full regardless of your class attendance. Rejected payment transactions are subject to an additional $25 fee. FOR A PAYMENT PLAN CLICK HERE.
 
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CANCELLATION POLICY: All sales are final and there are no refunds. Credit may be offered based on class availability. If you can’t come to class, call or email us as far in advance as possible. We will do everything we can to fill your spot, but we can’t make any guarantees. Credit eligibility is not based upon your reason for being unable to attend a class; it is based upon the timing of your credit request and our ability to fill your spot. If we find someone to take your place, you will receive class credit minus a $25 processing fee for 1 day classes and $50 processing fee for long classes. Otherwise, your payment will be forfeit. To use class credits, you need to sign up for class in advance by emailing marilyn@writingpad.com or calling 323.333.2954. If the class is being paid for as part of a payment plan, regardless of whether the student stops attending class, the payment plan must be paid in full by the end of the class. Failure to do so will result in the student’s account being turned over to collections.