Archives Manager, Democracy Now!
I take pride in providing support for journalists, filmmakers, curators, scholars and policy advocates, both at Democracy Now! and in other projects. Working as an archivist draws on my skills in analog-to-digital preservation, video editing, conservation techniques, research and distribution methods for users, metadata strategies, creating finding aids,and cataloging.
Archivist, Pacifica Radio Archives
Jolene M. Beiser is an Archivist at the Pacifica Radio Archives in Los Angeles California, a repository for the broadcast recordings of Pacifica stations KPFA-Berkeley, KPFK-Los Angeles, KPFT-Houston, WBAI-New York, and WPFW-Washington, D.C. She completed her MLIS at UCLA in 2009 with a specialization in Archives, audio preservation, and research data management. She is currently leading an NHPRC-funded digital preservation project at Pacifica... Read More →
Ethnomusicologist and Sound Archivist, University of Maryland
Laura Schnitker is an ethnomusicologist at the University of Maryland, where she completed her Ph.D. in 2011. She works as the sound archivist in Special Collections in Mass Media & Culture, and in 2012 attended the Modern Archives Institute on a MARAC scholarship. She also teaches an undergraduate course on world popular musics and hosts a weekly radio show called "The Bohemian Challenge" on WMUC-FM. She has written articles on college radio... Read More →
Special Collections Archivist, Getty Research Institute
Sue Tyson is a Special Collections Archivist at the Getty Research Institute. Before serving as project cataloger and metadata consultant on the CSU Japanese American Digitization Project, she was a Mellon Postdoctoral Digital Scholarship Fellow at Occidental College; she has also worked as a project archivist at UCLA and as a project archivist and librarian at the University of Southern California. She holds a Post-MLIS Archival Studies... Read More →