Along with its reporter-sleuths on detective series and reporter-superheroes on adventure series, radio presented the lives of real journalists in series designed to showcase historical figures or contemporary journalists.
Pages about these series, radio portrayals of individual journalists, and themes in radio’s presentation of journalism history are listed on the “Real Life” menu.
Pages are marked “protected” while they are in development; if you have special interest in a series or issue, feel free to contact “rstepno (at) Radford dot edu.”
- The Big Story
- Biographies in Sound
- Captains of Industry
- Cavalcade of America
- Destination Freedom
- Front Page Drama
- Soldiers of the Press
- The March of Time
Some historical figures appeared in more than a single radio episode or series, and have their own sections here…