laura morris

Independent audio production, radio reporting, and teaching.


 
 

AUDIO TOURS

Immersive, culture-forward narratives that live inside your mobile phone.

 
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New Yorker, poet, and feminist Eileen Myles leads us through Greenwich Village. Eileen tells a personal story of the area, entwined with the neighborhood's radical women who changed history, from prisoners' rights, to social security, birth control, gay marriage, and beyond. 

With Detour.com

 
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One of New York's premier architects, David Rockwell, tells the story of Union Square Park's contentious design - a power struggle between landscape architect Fredrick Law Olmsted of Central Park fame, and the city's most notoriously corrupt politician, "Boss" Tweed.

With Detour.com

 
 

ADDITIONAL WALKS

SoHo: Artists in Residence - New York City

Tennessee Williams' Last Frontier of Bohemia - New Orleans

Celebrating Mardi Gras - New Orleans

The Crazy Years - Paris

Waltham Forest Nature Walk - London UK

 

MUSEUM GUIDES

 
Forest Elephant, Michael Nichols

Forest Elephant, Michael Nichols

Children's audio tour of award-winning photographer for National Geographic, Mike Nichols, at the Philadelphia Museum of Art, documenting nature's wildest creatures and landscapes. The  audio guide is based on conversations between Nichols and local schoolchildren.

 

ADDITIONAL MUSEUM TOURS

The USS Midway Aircraft Carrier museum, San Diego

The Jewish Museum: "Modigliani Unmaksed", New York

The Hirshhorn Museum: Masterworks from the Collection, Washington DC

 
 
 

RADIO AND PODCAST

 

 
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New York City is known for its glass skyscrapers and high-speed business deals - but it's also the home of a strong movement for community driven urban agriculture. These gardens are now threatened by a new development boom and rising real estate prices.

Produced for World in Progress, Deutsche Welle.

 

The Economist’s bi-monthly magazine of ideas, culture and lifestyle, producing podcasts on a variety of topics to correspond with magazine articles.

Sample audio from interview with travel writer Sophie Pedder on her visit to Antarctica.

 
 

ADDITIONAL DOCUMENTARY PRODUCTION

Television sports documentary: The Road to Invictus, for EPIX (in production)

News producer, Radio France International English service, Paris

Documentaries in French for France Inter's premiere cultural program, L'Humeur Vagabonde

Assistant producer at BBC World Service "The Forum", London

 

 

Teaching

 

Master's level course in Digital Innovation and Storytelling at The Sorbonne - School of Journalism and Communications (CELSA).

Past workshops in radio production, social media, and writing for Sciences-Po ParisThe School of Oriental and African Studies (University of London), Météo France (Paris), and Bespoke Education.

Editing

 

 

Education

Former editor of Rising Voices, a project of online news website Global Voices.

 

Master - Critical Media and Cultural Studies, The School of Oriental and African Studies, London

Bachelor - International Affairs, Skidmore College, New York

 

 

CONTACT

 
 
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