Scott Carrier

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Scott Carrier

Scott Carrier is an American author, Peabody award-winning radio producer, and educator. He lives in Salt Lake City, Utah. His second book, Prisoner of Zion was published in April 2013.[1] He is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Communication at Utah Valley University.

Written work[edit]

Radio work[edit]

Carrier's pieces have been featured on radio programs including This American Life since 1996,[4][5] The Savvy Traveler, Marketplace, Day to Day, All Things Considered, and NPR's Hearing Voices.[6]

Contributions to This American Life[edit]

  • Episode 12, segment The Moment Humans Stopped Being Animals, 1996 (rebroadcast in episode 49)
  • Episode 21, segment Religious Faction, 1996
  • Episode 35, Fall Clearance Stories, haiku stories, 1996
  • Episode 37, segment The Test, 1996 (rebroadcast in episode 181)
  • Episode 40, segment Swimming Lesson, 1996
  • Episode 42, segment Finding Amnesia, 1996
  • Episode 45, segment Whoring in Commercial Radio News, 1996 (rebroadcast as The Friendly Man in episode 181)
  • Episode 48, segment Teen Court, 1997
  • Episode 49, segment The Moment Humans Stopped Being Animals, 1997 (rebroadcast)
  • Episode 53, segment Parent and Child, 1997
  • Episode 64, segment On the Green River, 1997
  • Episode 77, segment Kings, 1997
  • Episode 80, segment Running After Antelope, 1997
  • Episode 96, segment Book of Job, 1998
  • Episode 113, segment Pot of Gold, 1998
  • Episode 141, segment More Powerful Than a Locomotive, 1999
  • Episode 146, segment Church of Latter Day Snakes, 1999
  • Episode 181, The Friendly Man, with segments The Test (rebroadcast), The Friendly Man (rebroadcast), Who Am I? What Am I Doing Here?, and The Day Mom and Dad Fell in Love, 2001. Entire show rebroadcast April 24, 2009.
  • Episode 191, segment Just Three Thousand More Miles to the Beach, 2001
  • Episode 195, segment Are You Ready?, 2001
  • Episode 241, segment No of Course I Know You, 2003
  • Episode 243, segment The Hiker and the Cowman Should be Friends, 2003
  • Episode 286, segment Invisible Girl, 2005
  • Episode 333, segment Am not. Are too. Am not. Are too., 2007

Awards[edit]

In 2006 Carrier won a Peabody Award for a story titled "Crossing Borders" which was aired on Hearing Voices on NPR.[7]

In 2009 Carrier won a Fellow Award from United States Artists.[8]

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.amazon.com/Prisoner-Zion-Muslims-Mormons-Misadventures/dp/1619021218/
  2. ^ Carrier, Scott (April 2002). "Over there: Afghanistan, after the fall". Harpers.org. Harper's Magazine. Retrieved 2011-03-17. 
  3. ^ Carrier, Scott (July 2006). "Rock the Junta". Mother Jones. Retrieved 2011-03-17. 
  4. ^ "12:Animals – Originally aired 01.31.1996". This American Life. January 31, 1996. Retrieved 2011-03-17. 
  5. ^ "181: The Friendly Man – Originally aired 04.06.2001". This American Life. April 6, 2001. Retrieved 2011-03-17. "A special show, composed entirely of stories from just one This American Life contributor: Scott Carrier, whose strange and compelling stories sound like nothing else on the radio." 
  6. ^ "Carrier, Scott/Archives". hearingvoices.com. Hearing Voices. 
  7. ^ "Crossing Borders – 2006". The Peabody Awards, University of Georgia. 2007. Retrieved 2011-03-17. 
  8. ^ "Scott Carrier – Profile". United States Artists official website. Retrieved 2011-03-17. 

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