Larry Josephson, Executive Producer, has created award-winning public radio series for over 50 years. He started the Radio Foundation, a non-profit tax-exempt radio production company, in 1977. Larry has spent more than 30 years producing Bob & Ray, the classic American humorists: three NPR radio series, 100 CDs, 1,850 routines on iTunes, and two sold-out concerts at Carnegie Hall. These recordings received a Peabody award and three Grammy nominations.
Zoë Saunders, Producer, left behind a lucrative career in academic archaeology to devote herself to radio and audio storytelling. She is an alumna of WPRB and also serves as an audio engineer at The Radio Foundation.
Nellie Gilles, Founding Producer, is a Brooklyn native and has worked on a variety of radio productions since returning to New York four years ago. She contributes to Radio Diaries and its audio documentaries that air on NPR’s All Things Considered. She’s produced for The Leonard Lopate Show on WNYC and The Complete Ulysses at The Radio Foundation.
Robert Auld, Engineer, like many audio engineers, started out as a musician who became interested in recorded sound, restoration of legacy recordings and CD mastering. He is senior engineer of the Radio Foundation studio and operates his own studio. Bob was educated at the Mannes College of Music and the Manhattan School of Music and worked as a professional trumpet player in the New York area for over 20 years.
The Phone Book is a production of The Radio Foundation, Inc. a nonprofit, tax-exempt radio production company established in 1977. www.radioart.org
Other projects include:
The Complete Ulysses, a recording of every word of Joyce’s masterpiece
Only In America: The History of American Jews, an eight- hour radio documentary
What is Judaism: Conversations between Rabbi Ismar Schorsch and host Larry Josephson About the Essential Nature of Judaism (Judaism 101)