MDIA / WOUB Radio Drama Internship Students Record The Lottery & Win Awards

Over the past several years I’ve posted frequently about an exciting partnership between Ohio University Media Arts & Studies students which again continued into the Spring Semester of 2013-2014 and provided an internship / independent study opportunity to complete an exciting audiobook / radio dramas, an ongoing content initiative of the WOUB Public Media.

I’m pleased to report that our amazing team of students have completed production on The Lottery by Shirley Jackson and production is underway on Arch Oboler’s Bathysphere. Once again the results are amazing and we once pleased to announce that once again the project (now known as Ecoustic Alchemy) won a prestigious First Place award within the Media Arts & Studies Category at the Ohio University Student Expo 2014.

Tristan Olson & Maggie Mitchell accepting the 2014 First Place Award

Cast & Credits:

Narrator / Man / Floyd Summers: Joe Balding
Mrs. Summers: Cecilia Rinaldi
Bill Hutchinson: Rob Goeller
Tessie Hutchinson: Heidi Wilhelm
Laura Hutchinson: Kate Wilhelm
Davy Hutchinson: Nora Price
Agnes Delacroix: Ruth Borovicka
Dicky Delacroix: Tess Wilhelm
Mr Martin: David J Whealey
Mrs Martin: Heather Johnson
Schoolmaster John Gunderson: Mark A Robinson
Mr Graves, Postmaster: Terrence J Smith
Old Man Warner: Jim Parsons
Mrs. Dunbar: Celeste Parsons
Mrs. Graves: Rita Greco Preston

Audio Engineering:

Anthony Difino
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Jeffrey Hill
Todd Hochradel
Maggie Mitchell (Student Project Manager)
Tristan Olson

Executive Producers:
Kyle P. Snyder and Mark Robinson



Top Left: The Ecoustic Alchemy display at the Ohio University Student Expo 2014.

Above: The prize-winning expo display.


Kyle P. Snyder

Kyle P. Snyder is an engineer, educator, and consultant skilled in audio recording and mixing, sound design for film and video, facility design and integration, and live event production. Snyder works remotely on projects of all sizes from his Ohio-based studio, White Coat Audio, LLC. He is also a faculty member within Ohio University’s School of Media Arts & Studies dedicated to the advancement of audio education for engineers at every stage of development where he routinely teaches courses in music production, critical listening, and sound design for film and video.