Driving the Change: Public Media Goes Transmedia
Public media—especially radio—has emerged as a seedbed for inventive producers driving a new culture of experimentation across traditional and digital platforms. Its unique legacy blends technical ingenuity, a vision aimed at serving the "greater good" of society, and a hybrid business model that combines government and foundation funding with support from users. We'll bring together producers at the vanguard of reinvention to consider how they are crossing both platform and industry boundaries to create pathbreaking transmedia documentaries, participatory installations, and storytelling tools.
Kara Oehler is Zeega's Editor-in-Chief. She is a Peabody award-winning audio documentarian, and her work has aired on shows such as RadioLab, Hearing Voices, Studio 360, and been exhibited at venues such as MoMA. She is a Radcliffe/Film Study Center Fellow at Harvard University and a Rockefeller Fellow with United States Artists. She is also co-creator of the interactive documentary Capitol of Punk. More at: karaoehler.com.