Radio Archive by Contributor

Jay Allison

Is it weird to say Jay is the king of independent radio producers? He's done hundreds of great series and stories. He founded the public radio stations on Cape Cod. He also founded Transom.org, an amazing and inspiring website to teach people how to make radio.
  • Prologue.

    494: Hit the Road 05.03.2013

    Andrew Forsthoefel sets out to do something that usually doesn't work as a radio story. After ...Travel

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  • The Slowest Distance Between Two Points.

    494: Hit the Road 05.03.2013

    Andrew Forsthoefel's story continues. (30 min) Andrew produced the radio story with Jay ...Travel

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  • Captive Audience.

    409: Held Hostage 06.04.2010

    So much kidnapping happens in Colombia that the biggest radio station in the country has a show ...Crime

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  • Act Two.

    388: Rest Stop 09.04.2009

    More stories of travelers and workers at highway rest stop. The competition between Plattekill ...Jobs/EmploymentTravel

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  • Prologue.

    378: This I Used to Believe 04.17.2009

    Host Ira Glass talks to Jay Allison, who is in charge of the team at This I Believe, an essay ...EducationRadio

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  • The Sound of No Hands Clapping.

    241: 20 Acts in 60 Minutes 07.11.2003

    From Vicki Merrick, Eric Kipp, and Jay Allison at Transom: scallops on Martha's Vineyard.

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  • For Sale.

    223: Classifieds 10.11.2002

    The classifieds are populated by people in flux. People selling stuff from old lives in ...DivorceRetail/Commerce

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  • Bubble Three. Leased Volvo Sedan.

    161: Million Bubbles 06.02.2000

    Jay Allison and his 12-year-old daughter discuss what radio station to listen to. She wants ...ChildrenFathersParenting

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  • Fire And Ice Cream.

    149: Bedside Diplomacy 01.14.2000

    When a nurse asks a 14-year-old burn victim out for ice cream, is it a date? Brent Runyon tells ...Health Care/MedicineRomanceTeenagers

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  • Breakfast.

    117: You Gonna Eat That? 12.11.1998

    A story by Jay Allison and Annie Cheney, from Jay's Life Stories series. Annie tells a story of ...ChildhoodFamilyFood/Drinks/Cooking

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  • I, Danny.

    108: Truth and Lies at Age Ten 08.07.1998

    In this special half-hour story produced by Jay Allison as part of his Life Stories series, Dan ...ChildhoodTelevision

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  • Good Whites, Bad Whites.

    68: Lincoln's Second Inaugural 07.04.1997

    A documentary by Cecilia Vaisman and Christina Egloff, with Jay Allison, about a white woman ...ChildhoodFamilyRace

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  • I'm Ferdinand. I'm Glad to be Your Steak Tonight.

    51: Animals Die, People Ponder 01.24.1997

    Jay Allison presents a woman who "talks" to animals and a slaughterhouse owner. (5 minutes)AnimalsFood/Drinks/CookingJobs/Employment

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  • Redemption.

    51: Animals Die, People Ponder 01.24.1997

    Jay Allison's story about Leo Brillo in Los Angeles who saves animals. (5 minutes)Animals

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  • Swimming Lesson.

    40: Lessons 11.01.1996

    Scott Carrier's wife and mother-in-law insist that Scott's three-and-a-half year old daughter ...ChildrenFamilyFathers

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  • Grandma and Easy.

    35: Fall Clearance Sale 09.06.1996

    Carmen Delzell/Jay Allison's story on a guitar player. (10 minutes)ChildhoodDeathFamily

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