The latest from AIRster HQ:

The latest from AIRster HQ:

Meet AIR's new talent manager, Bec Feldhaus Adams, and our incoming social/media strategist, Betsy O'Donovan (fresh off a 2013 Nieman Foundation for Journalism fellowship). In April's AIRblast, Bec and Betsy explain how they arrived at our door -- from Kentucky and Ireland respectively -- and what they hope to bring to our growing network. READ ON.

Come Party with AIR!

In NYC or DC? Come meet your fellow makers at AIR's upcoming mingles. Drink, chat, network, be merry. RSVP: at WNYC (May 1, 6-8 pm) or at NPR (June 20, 9-10:30 pm).

Getting to Yes

Selling a story to an editor is one of the most important - and difficult - skills a producer must master. AIR brought its popular “Getting to Yes” pitch panel straight to your screen with a special session featuring Marketplace editor John Haas, pitch panel producer Ann Heppermann, and indie Yowei Shaw. Watch and learn.

Image: AIR's Pitch Panel @ Third Coast Conference 2010

Get Your Make On

Craft smart asks, hone your elevator pitch, and refine your R&D with What's Outside? Public Media 2014, which filters up insights from AIR's Localore production about how to invent cross-platform projects. Learn more from Executive Director Sue Schardt, who shares her takeaways in this commentary published by Current.

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