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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, an amazing and inspiring website to teach people how to make radio.
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Andrew Forsthoefel sets out to do something that usually doesn't work as a radio story. After losing a job, he decided to try walking across America from his home in Philadelphia all the way to the Pacific.

Act 3: Fire And Ice Cream

When a nurse asks a 14-year-old burn victim out for ice cream, is it a date? Brent Runyon tells the story, which was produced by Jay Allison, part of his Life Stories series, with help from Christina Egloff and funding from the Corporation for Public Broadcasting. The story is part of Runyon's book The Burn Journals. Ira then speaks with an interested party.

Act 1: I, Danny

In this special half-hour story produced by Jay Allison as part of his Life Stories series, Dan Gediman tracks down the original Zoom cast members to find out what his life would've been like if he had achieved his childhood dream of being on Zoom.

Act 4: Redemption

Jay Allison's story about Leo Brillo in Los Angeles who saves animals.