A Voice in the Box: My Life in Radio by Bob Edwards

By Bob Edwards

The host of The Bob Edwards convey and Bob Edwards Weekend on Sirius XM Radio, Bob Edwards grew to become the 1st radio character with a wide nationwide viewers to take his probabilities within the new box of satellite tv for pc radio. The courses' mixture of long-form interviews and information documentaries has gained many prestigious awards.

For thirty years, Louisville local Edwards was once the voice of nationwide Public Radio's day-by-day newsmagazine courses, co-hosting All issues Considered prior to launching Morning Edition in 1979. those courses outfitted NPR's nationwide viewers whereas additionally bringing Edwards to nationwide prominence. In 2004, although, NPR introduced that it might be discovering a substitute for Edwards, inciting protests from tens of hundreds of thousands of his lovers and controversy between his listeners and fellow broadcasters. this day, Edwards keeps to notify the yankee public with a voice identified for its sincerity, intelligence, and wit.

In A Voice within the field: My existence in Radio, Edwards recounts his profession as essentially the most vital figures in smooth broadcasting. He describes his street to good fortune at the radio waves, from his early days knocking on station doorways in the course of collage and dealing for American Forces Korea community to his paintings at NPR and induction into the nationwide Radio corridor of status in 2004. Edwards tells the tale of his go out from NPR and the release of his new radio ventures at the XM satellite tv for pc Radio community. in the course of the ebook, his sharp observations concerning the humans he interviewed and lined and the colleagues with whom he labored supply a window on 40 years of yankee information and at the evolution of public journalism.

A Voice within the field is an insider's account of the area of yank media and a desirable, own narrative from probably the most iconic personalities in radio history.

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By Bob Edwards

The host of The Bob Edwards convey and Bob Edwards Weekend on Sirius XM Radio, Bob Edwards grew to become the 1st radio character with a wide nationwide viewers to take his probabilities within the new box of satellite tv for pc radio. The courses' mixture of long-form interviews and information documentaries has gained many prestigious awards.

For thirty years, Louisville local Edwards was once the voice of nationwide Public Radio's day-by-day newsmagazine courses, co-hosting All issues Considered prior to launching Morning Edition in 1979. those courses outfitted NPR's nationwide viewers whereas additionally bringing Edwards to nationwide prominence. In 2004, although, NPR introduced that it might be discovering a substitute for Edwards, inciting protests from tens of hundreds of thousands of his lovers and controversy between his listeners and fellow broadcasters. this day, Edwards keeps to notify the yankee public with a voice identified for its sincerity, intelligence, and wit.

In A Voice within the field: My existence in Radio, Edwards recounts his profession as essentially the most vital figures in smooth broadcasting. He describes his street to good fortune at the radio waves, from his early days knocking on station doorways in the course of collage and dealing for American Forces Korea community to his paintings at NPR and induction into the nationwide Radio corridor of status in 2004. Edwards tells the tale of his go out from NPR and the release of his new radio ventures at the XM satellite tv for pc Radio community. in the course of the ebook, his sharp observations concerning the humans he interviewed and lined and the colleagues with whom he labored supply a window on 40 years of yankee information and at the evolution of public journalism.

A Voice within the field is an insider's account of the area of yank media and a desirable, own narrative from probably the most iconic personalities in radio history.

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He took the book from my hands, pulled a pen from his shirt pocket, and edited the page. “You can’t mark that up, Ed. ” He once wrote a magazine article lamenting the demise of the hyphen in modifiers such as hard-pressed or well-fed. Former student Alex Chadwick was strolling with him when Ed reached for a pen and edited the temporary license plate on Alex’s car, changing thirty day tag to thirty-day tag. His manner of correcting us was all the more devastating for its lack of hostility. ” This was like getting a poison dart to the heart.

In November, I said good-bye to the people who had given me my start in broadcasting. The law required that veterans returning from service be given the jobs they held when they were drafted, but I knew I would never be returning to WHEL. There is still a radio station on the 1570 frequency in New Albany, but WHEL is no more. A later owner turned it into a gospel station, and you can’t be praising the Lord with HEL in your call letters. - ar my I did my basic training at Fort Knox, Kentucky, and moved on to Fort Gordon, Georgia, where I married Joan Murphy.

In fact, China and North Korea are still officially at war with South Korea and the United Nations. South Korea did not sign the armistice of 1953, and there has never been a peace treaty. Over the years, the two sides have met near Panmunjom, a “peace village” in the so-called Demilitarized Zone, which I suspect is still riddled with mines and possibly missiles. S. N. flag across the table. They brought a bigger flag to the next meeting. N. representatives, amused to be playing flag war, placed their flag atop a book so that it stood taller.

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