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SEPTEMBER 17-19, 2013 ----  Hyatt Regency ATLANTA
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Thursday, September 19 • 2:30pm - 3:45pm
Getting to Yes, The Art of The Perfect Pitch

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Step into the void between “yes” and “no” as our stellar editors mix it up with brave story pitchers.  Together, they pull back the veil on one of the most important and difficult skills every producer needs to master: selling a story to an editor. 


Moderators
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Ann Heppermann

Producer, AIR
Ann Heppermann is an independent producer and Professor of Radio at Sarah Lawrence College. She is a Brooklyn-based, independent radio/multimedia documentary producer and educator whose work has aired on numerous public radio stations, including: This American Life, Radiolab, Studio 360, Marketplace and many others.  A Peabody Award-winning producer, she also has received awards from the Associated... Read More →

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John Haas

Editor, Marketplace/American Public Media
John Haas, editor at Marketplace/APM, has over 15 years of public radio experience.  He's currently the acting senior producer of the Marketplace Morning Report, but spent 4 years as Marketplace's editor for station and freelance reporters.  John previously worked as senior producer of the foreign affairs program America Abroad hosted by Ray Suarez.  Before that, Haas was an associate editor for... Read More →
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David Krasnow

Senior Editor, Studio 360
David Krasnow has been the senior editor of Studio 360 with Kurt Andersen since 2006. He joined the staff after many years in print media as an editor and writer, covering music, design, American history, land use, science, and health care. He has written for Artforum, The Village Voice, Jazz Times, Metropolis, The New York Observer, The Wire, and other publications, and remains a contributing editor for Bomb. He taught radio writing at... Read More →
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Nancy Mullane

Executive Producer, Life of the Law
Nancy Mullane is executive producer of Life of the Law. Her breaking stories on This American Life, NPR and Marketplace exposed a nationwide breast milk scam, the army's under-reporting of soldiers going AWOL during the Iraq War, the mortgage industry's free flow of home loans to undocumented immigrants, and the 20-year impact of California’s Prop 89 authorizing the governor to reverse parole for lifers... Read More →


Thursday September 19, 2013 2:30pm - 3:45pm
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