Nancy Updike: Writing for Radio

Nancy Updike is an award-winning journalist whose stories have appeared on public radio programs All Things Considered and Fresh Air, among others. She’s written for The New York Times Magazine, The Boston Globe, Salon and the LA Weekly. Her hour-long radio documentary on American civilians working in Iraq won a 2004 Scripps-Howard National Journalism Award, and the Edward R. Murrow Award for news documentary. She won a Peabody in 1996 for her work as a producer on This American Life, for which she’s a contributing editor.

Read Nancy’s “manifesto” on Better Writing Through Radio posted to