Jessica Abel’s new book reveals the Secrets of the New Masters of Radio

Jessica Abel’s new book reveals the Secrets of the New Masters of Radio
Jessica Abel’s new book reveals the Secrets of the New Masters of Radio

Jessica Abel’s new book reveals the Secrets of the New Masters of Radio

When WBEZ brought This American Life to the airwaves nearly 20 years ago, Ira Glass and his team used personal stories to make complex ideas and issues come alive using a method called narrative radio. TAL spawned a revolution that brought fact-based journalism and storytelling together…and creative folks have turned subjects like science and business into must-hear and must-download programs for millions of people each week. Cartoonist and writer Jessica Abel has has written a new graphic book called “Out On The Wire: The Storytelling Secrets of the New Masters of Radio” that takes you inside these programs and explains how they draw you in and keep you glued.