As David Isay and Alex Kotlowitz wrapped up their discussion on Friday someone in the audience asked David what “advice” he had for independent radio producers. His Answer: Public radio producers should never take no for an answer and always keep in mind that public radio is not a career for those seeking fame or fortune – Good radio, he said, is produced by people with vision and conviction.
Very inspiring stuff. This and the singing taxi cab driver who sang me an inspirational song (on request – I have tape and will post audio soon) were the two moments for me that made the whole weekend worthwhile. Third Coast is all about inspiration – I would love to hear what inspired others who were in Chicago this weekend.