In The News


Los Angeles Times. May 17, 2012
Presto — classroom magic from National Teacher of the Year

Animation World Network. April 29, 2012
2012 ASIFA-East Awards Announced

The Guardian. March 8, 2012
BBC Radio 4 to record and broadcast thousands of conversations across UK

El Paso Times. March 7, 2012
El Paso stories: Residents record experiences for StoryCorps

Democracy Now! February 14, 2012
“All There Is”: Love Stories from the StoryCorps Oral History Project with Founder Dave Isay

Entertainment Weekly. February 14, 2012
Love Lessons from StoryCorps: ‘All There Is’ by Dave Isay

WNET Metro Focus. February 14, 2012
Q&A With StoryCorps Founder Dave Isay: Love and the City

Associated Press. February 13, 2012
Love takes many forms in new StoryCorps book

Radio Boston—WBUR. February 13, 2012
StoryCorps’ Dave Isay Says Love Is ‘All There Is’

The Brian Lehrer Show—WNYC. February 13, 2012
StoryCorps Love Stories

New York Post. February 12, 2012
Toll collector and commuter married after meeting on Thruway

NPR Weekend Edition Saturday. February 11, 2012
In A StoryCorps Booth, Love Is ‘All There Is’

KING 5 TV—New Day Northwest. February 7, 2012
StoryCorps’ Dave Isay Shares Love Stories In His New Book

USA Today. February 6, 2012
Ordinary people tell StoryCorps their love stories

Chicago Tribune. February 3, 2012
Editor’s Choice (All There Is: Love Stories from StoryCorps)

The Buffalo News. February 2, 2012
Beverly and Sean’s love – in her words. Eckert-Rooney story poignantly shared in book ‘All There Is’

Digital Life on January 26, 2012
How a typo led to a marriage

The Atlantic Magazine. January 26, 2012.
Falling in Love, Thanks to a Typo

Reader’s Digest. January 2, 2012
Six Inspiring Tales of True Romance


Huffington Post. November 25, 2011
Join StoryCorps. Thank a teacher in November 25!

Education Week. November 25, 2011
Thank a Teacher on Nov. 25

The Brian Lehrer Show. November 22, 2011
StoryCorps: Thank a Teacher

WNYC and the New York Times—School Book. November 21, 2011 Another Day of Thanks, for Teachers

Voice of America. November 8, 2011
StoryCorps Gives Voice to Critically Ill

Publishers Weekly Review. November 7, 2011
All There Is: Love Stories from StoryCorps Review

The Philadelphia Inquirer, October 8, 2011
Student-teacher spark leads to White House honor

Turnstyle. October 4, 2011
Animating The Stories Of Our Lives: The Rauch Brothers

ABC World News with Diane Sawyer. September 19, 2011
StoryCorps Celebrates Teachers With Oral History Initiative

NBC Nightly News. September 10, 2011
Preserving stories, voices of 9/11 forever

NY1. September 10, 2011
StoryCorps Interviews Animate the Memories of 9/11 Victims

Buzzfeed. September 9, 2011
9/11 Stories From StoryCorps

NeatoRama. September 9, 2011
StoryCorps Remembers

Short of the Week. September 9, 2011
StoryCorps 9/11 Series

The Root. September 4, 2011
The Tale of Miss Lizzie Devine

TV Worth Watching. August 23, 2011
PBS ‘P.O.V.: Short Cuts’ Has Spinoff Gold Hidden Within June 20, 2011
More than 300 in Lexington have told stories at StoryCorps booth

On Being. May 20, 2011
Two Friends Who Could Have Been Enemies: Forgiveness and Mercy from a Mother to Her Son’s Killer

The Local (New York Times). May 10, 2011
A StoryCorps Celebration of Mom

NY1. May 9, 2011
One On 1: StoryCorps Founder Dave Isay Documents Everyday Lives

Honolulu Star Advertiser. May 8, 2011
Talk Story Tour

The Los Angeles Times. May 7, 2011
StoryCorps’ audio history of 9/11

The Huffington Post. May 4, 2011
Dave Isay: No More Questions!

Vulture (New York Magazine). May 3, 2011
Watch ‘No More Questions!’: A Touching Animated StoryCorps Video

The Daily What. May 3, 2011
Heartwarming Tearjerker of the Day

Mental Floss. May 3, 2011
Morning Cup of Links: Webby Winners

Neatorama. May 3, 2011
No More Questions!

The Atlantic. April 30, 2011
Growing Up Gay and Transgendered in Appalachia

Business 2 Community. April 29, 2011
5 Social Media Savvy Nonprofits

NY Daily News. March 27, 2011
100-year-old Bronx woman is sharing her trove of memories in hospice through national program

The Huffington Post. February 25, 2011
Public Broadcasting, StoryCorps, and Me

Cartoon Brew. April 20, 2011
How The Rauch Brothers Make Shorts For PBS

Everything Long Beach. February 3, 2011
Long Beach Chooses “One Book” for 2011: Listening is an Act of Love

The Arizona Republic. January 14, 2011
Arizonans record their life stories with the help of StoryCorps

The Millions. January 13, 2011
Bottom-Up History: An Interview with StoryCorps’ Dave Isay


The Local (New York Times). November 26, 2010
A National Day of Listening

The Huffington Post. November 22, 2010
Arianna, Mary Matalin Bridge Political Differences In StoryCorps Conversation

The Root. November 22, 2010
Capture Those Memories at Thanksgiving

U.S. Olympic Committee, November 22, 2010

GOOD. November 18, 2010
Stop Shopping, Start Hearing on the National Day of Listening

Better Homes and Gardens. November 2010
Memory Makers

The New York Times. October 8, 2010
Art and News, Intersecting in the Digital Age

Better Homes and Gardens. November 2010
Memory Makers

Current. August 23, 2010
StoryCorps on screen: the magic of radio, spun into animation

Time Magazine. August 17, 2010
StoryCorps on PBS: Must-See, Can’t-Miss, Your-Life-Depends-on-It TV

The New York Magazine. August 16, 2010
Approval Matrix

The New York Times. August 13, 2010
The Stories Speak for Themselves, but Pictures Help

Redbook. July 2010
Every mother has a story

Portland Observer. July 7, 2010
Have a story to tell? Be part of a national oral history project

National Association of Scholars. June 3, 2010
Beach Books: What Do Colleges Want Students to Read Outside Class?

Better Homes and Gardens. May 2010
Good Reads

The Los Angeles Times. May 23, 2010
The Los Angeles Times Bestseller List

WBUR Radio Boston. May 13, 2010
David Isay’s “StoryCorps”

The Women’s Conference. May 13, 2010
In Celebration of Moms

ABC’s Good Morning America. May 9, 2010
Listen to Your Mother (05:17)

The Washington Examiner. May 8, 2010
StoryCorps animates its oral histories for PBS

ABC World News Tonight. May 7, 2010
Mother’s Day: A Celebration (03:50)

The New Yorker Book Bench. May 7, 2010
Mom: Toughest Critic, Biggest Fan

Democracy Now!. May 7, 2010
“Mom: A Celebration of Mothers from StoryCorps”

Gizmodo. May 7, 2010
This Week’s 10 Best iPhone Apps

ABC World News. May 7, 2010
The Conversation: Listening to Mom (2:33)

The Colbert Report. May 5, 2010
Dave Isay has learned that moms, no matter where they come from, share a lot in common. (5:27)

The Denver Post. May 4, 2010
This Mother’s Day, interview your mom

The Denver Post. May 4, 2010
“This is your mother”: Ray Martinez finally met his birth mother at 54

WNYC’s The Brian Lehrer Show. May 4, 2010

The Cleveland Plain Dealer. May 4, 2010
StoryCorps video celebrates our love for our moms

The Huffington Post. May 4, 2010
Mother’s Day: Autistic 12-Year-Old Interviews His Mom About What It’s Like To Raise Him (VIDEO) (04:00)

People Magazine. May 3, 2010

WUNC’s The State of Things. April 30, 2010
StoryCorps Celebrates Mom

The Chicago Tribune. April 29, 2010
StoryCorps book celebrates moms, diversity

KQED Forum with Michael Krasny. April 26, 2010
Conversations about Mother

KPCC’s Air Talk with Larry Mantle. April 23, 2010
Air Talk for April 23, 2010

ABC World News. April 22, 2010
Saving Memories From Alzheimer’s Reach

The Times-Picayune. April 22, 2010
StoryCorps New Orleans debuts with tale of Memorial Medical Center nurses in aftermath of Katrina

The Huffington Post. April 14, 2010
A Mom Reviews Her Son’s Book, Mom: A Celebration of Mothers from StoryCorps

AARP Viva. March 28, 2010
Sounds of the Past

The Chicago Tribune, March 11, 2010
Before the memories

Publishers Weekly. March 8, 2010
Nonfiction Reviews

The Huffington Post. March 3, 2010
Colbert Williams Gives Thanks To Teacher Who Took Him In As A Troubled Youth

The Miami Herald. January 7, 2010
StoryCorps project allows locals to tell stories for all to hear


Forbes Magazine. December 21, 2009
The Procrastinator’s Gift List

BBC World Service Documentary. December 4, 2009
The Conversation of Your Life

O, The Oprah Magazine. December 1, 2009
Story Time

AARP. December 1, 2009
Share and Save Family Stories

Good Morning America. November 28, 2009
Listening to Family Can Be Most Priceless Gift of All

NPR. November 27, 2009
StoryCorps’ National Day of Listening 2009 on NPR

The Associated Press. November 26, 2009
National Day of Listening promotes oral history

BBC World Service – Outlook. November 26, 2009
StoryCorps & Your Best Listener

The Dallas Morning News. November 26, 2009
Listen up: It’s the National Day of Listening!

The Brian Lehrer Show. WNYC, November 25, 2009
Thanks for Listening

New Jersey Star-Ledger. November 25, 2009
StoryCorps’ National Day of Listening unleashes audio history

Country Living. November 1, 2009
Relatively Speaking

Guideposts Magazine. November 1, 2009
StoryCorps National Day of Listening

The Washington Post. September 30, 2009
Salazars Reminisce About Colorado Childhood (audio) September 25, 2009
Oral histories project turns attention to Latinos (video)

Hearst Newspapers. September 25, 2009
Hispanics get chance to tell life stories

The Associated Press. September 24, 2009
New project seeks US Latinos’ oral histories

Reuters. September 24, 2009
StoryCorps Launches Historias

Latino USA with Maria Hinojosa. September 24, 2009
StoryCorps Historias partners with Latino USA to celebrate the stories (audio)

Montrose Daily Press. Montrose, CO. August 22, 2009
Oral history project comes to Montrose

Erie Times-News. Erie, PA. July 31, 2009
StoryCorps Recording starts at Perry Square

The Register Guard. Eugene, OR. May 8, 2009
Extraordinary, everyday stories

VOA News. May 4, 2009
With open mic, listening heart, David Isay celebrates Americans’ stories

My Midwest. May 1, 2009
Success stories

KUED Utah Now. Salt Lake City, UT. May 1, 2009
StoryCorps (video/audio)

KWMU St. Louis on the Air. St. Louis, MO. April 1, 2009
Talking about cancer and StoryCorps (audio)

Napa Valley Register. Napa Valley, CA. March 27, 2009
Nonprofit chronicles life stories of locals

KUT 90.5 FM. Austin, TX. March 26, 2009
StoryCorps comes to Austin again (audio)

BBC News Magazine. March 20, 2009
Does everyone have a story to tell?

ABC World News with Charles Gibson. March 18, 2009
Saving memories from Alzheimer’s reach

Newsweek. February 7, 2009
Stop me if you’ve heard this one

Green Valley News. Green Valley, AZ. January 20, 2009
StoryCorps project shares lives

New Haven Register. New Haven, CT. January 19, 2009
Seniors preserve life memories

CBS 10Connects. Tampa, FL. January 15, 2009
StoryCorps listens to your story (video)

The Villager. New York, NY. January 7, 2009
The greatest story never told

Juneau Empire. Juneau, AK. January 7, 2009
StoryCorps captures voices of Juneau history

Arizona Daily Star. Tucson, AZ. January 6, 2009
StoryCorps: The conversation of a lifetime (photo/audio slide show)

New Haven Register. New Haven, CT. January 5, 2009
Ordinary people talking: StoryCorps captures heartfelt moments in time


Alameda Sun. Alameda, CA. December 25, 2008
The gift of good listening

Tampa Tribune. Tampa, FL. December 11, 2008
StoryCorps to collect interviews in Tampa

Capital City Weekly. Juneau, AK. December 10, 2008
Nationwide oral history project comes to Juneau

USA Today. November 28, 2008
Families collect oral histories on National Day of Listening

San Francisco Chronicle. San Francisco, CA. November 28, 2008
Oral history project: Small stories, big impact

Boston Globe. Boston, MA. November 26, 2008
Taking the time to listen

The Recorder. Greenfield, MA. November 22, 2008
StoryCorps collects local treasures

Herald-Tribune. Sarasota, FL. November 2, 2008
Listening is an act of love

Anchorage Daily News. Anchorage, AK. October 26, 2008
StoryCorps on quest to compile Native oral histories

The Jewish News Weekly of Northern California. San Francisco, CA. October 24, 2008
Storytelling booth comes to CJM for a year

The Gainesville Sun. Gainesville, FL. October 23, 2008
Stories worth preserving

The Gainesville Sun. Gainesville, FL. October 18, 2008
Projects like StoryCorps shed light on the importance of oral history

Talk of the Nation on NPR. October 15, 2008
StoryCorps chronicles hard times in Roanoke, Va.(audio)

The Gainesville Sun. Gainesville, FL. October 4, 2008
StoryCorps to air stories of North Central Fla.

The Roanoke Times. Roanoke, VA. October 4, 2008
Telling their stories

Associated Press. October 1, 2008
StoryCorps: Ordinary folks telling tales a big hit

Peoria Journal Star. Peoria, IL. September 25, 2008
Telling life’s stories

The Butler Collegian. Indianapolis, IN. September 24, 2008
StoryCorps founder promotes engaging personal interaction

New York Times. New York, NY. September 16, 2008
The Lincoln Center turns 50 and prepares a party

Denver Post. Denver, CO. September 16, 2008
Everyone has a story

American Farm Bureau Federation. September 15, 2008
The conversation of a lifetime

Democracy Now! New York, NY. September 11, 2008
On 7th Anniversary of 9/11, Voices from StoryCorps Recordings of Friends, Kin of Victims Killed in the Attacks

The Republican. Springfield, Massachusetts. September 2, 2008
Family preserving history

Grand Rapids Herald-Review. Grand Rapids, Minnesota. August 25, 2008
StoryCorps aims to collect real-life interviews from ordinary Americans

The Grand Junction Free Press. Grand Junction, Colorado. August 13, 2008
Grand Valley families record life stories for oral history project

The Rocky Mountain News. Denver, Colorado. August 4, 2008
Public radio will air stories from StoryCorps

The Republican. Springfield, Massachusetts. July 20, 2008
StoryCorps booth comes to Springfield

Denver Post. Denver, Colorado. July 18, 2008
Tell me a story

University at Buffalo Reporter. Buffalo, New York. July 10, 2008
StoryCorps oral history project coming to Buffalo

Laramie Boomerang. Laramie, Wyoming. July 7, 2008
Sharing their stories

Buffalo Rising. Buffalo, New York. July 7, 2008
StoryCorps is coming to town

Christian Science Monitor. July 2, 2008
Going the Extra Mile

Laramie Boomerang. Laramie, Wyoming. June 22, 2008
Everyone has a story to tell

Dayton Daily News. Cincinnati, Ohio. June 15, 2008
NPR sponsors effort to record stories of average people

Boise Weekly. Boise, Idaho. June 11, 2008
Everyone has a tale to tell

Week-tv. Peoria, Illinois. June 5, 2008
Telling their story

Roanoke Times. Roanoke, Virginia. June 2, 2008
Group to collect stories of S.W. Va.

WCPO/ABC. Cincinnati, Ohio. May 15, 2008
StoryCorps makes month-long stop at Museum Center

Abilene Reporter News. Abilene, Texas. May 15, 2008
The pain never leaves you

Blackvoices. University of Southern California. May 11, 2008
Telling your mother’s story

ABC News10. Sacramento, California. May 10, 2008
Sacramentans sharing life stories for future generations

Baker Orange. Baldwin City, Kansas. April 25, 2008
Students, professors record memories for StoryCorps

Chicago Tribune. Chicago, Illinois. April 6, 2008
With a microphone, memories saved

Cape Gazette. Cape Region, Delaware. March 31, 2008
StoryCorps to record oral histories in Georgetown in April

Reporter News. Abilene, Texas. March 20, 2008
StoryCorps can make you pals for posterity

Abilene Reporter-News. Abilene, Texas. March 12, 2008
A chance for people to tell their story

Camp Lejeune Globe. Camp Lejeune, North Carolina. February 28, 2008
StoryCorps to visit Camp Lejeune

San Antonio Express-News. San Antonio, Texas. February 8, 2008
For generations as yet unborn, voices tell stories of their lives

The Boston Globe. Boston. Massachusetts. January 18, 2008
Turning a page to save stories for posterity

The Hornet Tribune. Montgomery, Alabama. January 13, 2008
StoryCorps Griot stops at ASU to record oral histories

The Emporia Gazette. Emporia, Kansas. January 12, 2008
Everyone has a story to tell

The Gazette. Montreal, Canada. January 7, 2008
People bowl you over with their tales

Orlando Sentinel. Orlando, Florida. January 6, 2008
StoryCorps turns attention from celebrities to everyday folks

Orlando Sentinel. Orlando, Florida. January 6, 2008
StoryCorps: Personal histories as reality radio


Denver Post. Denver, Colorado. December 15, 2007
Preserving our history December 11, 2007

Dave Isay: Tell me a story

The Epoch Times. November 30, 2007
StoryCorps: ‘Listening Is an Act of Love’

The Argonaut, Santa Monica, California. November 21, 2007
KCRW brings ‘StoryCorps’ MobileBooth to 3rd Street (pdf)

USA Today. November 20, 2007
‘Listening’ a page-turner packed with historic revelations

The Village Voice, New York, New York. November 20, 2007
Headless models and disembodied voices at Grand Central Memphis, Tennessee. November 17, 2007
StoryCorps project preserves memories of black history

Dayton Daily News. Dayton, Ohio. November 11, 2007
Collection of StoryCorps segments riveting, moving

The Star-Ledger. Newark, New Jersey. November 11, 2007
Corps curriculum

St. Petersburg Times. St. Petersburg, Florida. November 11, 2007
Whatever happened to…the man who got people talking

WNYC’s Brian Lehrer Show. New York, New York. November 8, 2007
Hearing with a heart

Seattle Post-Intelligencer. Seattle, Washington. November 8, 2007
Powerful experiences unfold on the pages of ‘Listening Is an Act of Love’ November 8, 2007
StoryCorps: ‘Listening Is an Act of Love’

Aging Today. San Francisco, California. July-August, 2007
NPR’s StoryCorps initiative helps preserve fading memories (pdf)

The Cape Cod Times. Cape Cod, Massachusetts. June 1, 2007
StoryCorps collects, archives Cape tales April 12, 2007
Capturing history?one voice at a time (with video)

The Hill. Washington, D.C. April 4, 2007
Lawmakers find deeper meaning in personal stories

The Star-Ledger. Newark, New Jersey. April 2, 2007
In 40 minutes, stories of a lifetime

The Independent Weekly. Lafayette, Louisiana. January 31, 2007
What’s Your Story?

NY1. New York, New York. January 23, 2007
Website Records Oral History Of America Through Personal Stories

Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Milwaukee, Wisconsin. January 20, 2007
This is your life, Milwaukee residents


The Baltimore Examiner. Baltimore, Maryland. October 27, 2006
NPR’s StoryCorps brings soundstage to Inner Harbor

The Boston Globe. Boston, Massachusetts. October 3, 2006
Everyday people get a vehicle for life stories

The Boston Globe. Boston, Massachusetts. September 25, 2006
Capturing everyday stories seeks to preserve traditions

WNYC. New York, New York. September 11, 2006
9/11 Stories on The Brian Lehrer Show
(with audio)

Channel 7 Eyewitness News. New York, New York. September 9, 2006
Recording the stories of the victims of terrorism (with video)

The Boston Globe. Boston, Massachusetts. September 7, 2006
If you’ve got stories to tell, WBUR would like to hear them

The New York Sun. New York, New York. September 6, 2006
Audio Recordings of September 11 Memories Being Collected

NY1. New York, New York. September 5, 2006
World Trade Center Memorial Museum Announces StoryCorps Project (with video)

WCAX-TV News. Burlington, Vermont. August 3, 2006
Public Radio Brings Oral History to Vermont

Missouri Valley Times-News. Missouri Valley, Iowa. July 17, 2006
The People’s Business – An opportunity to tell your story

The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. June 9, 2006
Folks invited to record their oral histories with the StoryCorps

WTAE-TV. Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. June 6, 2006
StoryCorps to Record Pittsburgh’s History

The Pittsburgh Tribune-Review. Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. June 5, 2006
StoryCorps project records everyday people

Current. Tacoma Park, Maryland. May 30, 2006
StoryCorps puts flesh on the bones of history May 23, 2006
StoryCorps Founder David Isay

The Arizona Republic. Phoenix, Arizona. March 9, 2006

NPR wants to hear Arizonan’s stories

Democracy Now! New York, New York. February 28, 2006
National Oral History Project StoryCorps Travels America, Recording Stories of Ordinary People

The Argonaut. Marina del Rey, California. February 16, 2006
StoryCorps national oral history project currently in Santa Monica

Village Voice. New York, New York. February 14, 2006
Elegy for a Cabbie – A veteran driver who fought the Nazis in Europe and the bosses at home

San Diego Union-Tribune. San Diego, California. February 10, 2006
Mobile studio travels nation as part of oral history project

LA Weekly. Los Angeles, California. January 25, 2006

The LookOut News. Santa Monica, California. January 24, 2006
Telling Stories of Our Lives

St. Petersburg Press. St. Petersburg, Florida. January 17, 2006
You talk, they listen


Memphis Flyer. Memphis, Tennessee. October 28, 2005
Do Tell – StoryCorps travels across the country gathering extraordinary stories from ordinary people

Mail Tribune. Medford, Oregon. October 20, 2005
The Way We Were – Oral histories provide a colorful link to our past, and they’re relatively easy for each of us to do

The Stockton Record. Stockton, California. October 16, 2005
StoryCorps gives public the chance to tell their stories in their own words

Mail Tribune. Medford, Oregon. October 13, 2005
National oral history project will roll into Medford

ABC World News, May 20, 2005
Dave Isay as the Person of the Week

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