Diana Opong

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  • Username: DianaO
  • @D.O_Tell
  • Role: Producer/Reporter: Independent
  • Day: 206-618-8927
  • Address: Issaquah, Washington

Portfolio

Caption: Sherry Manning, Founder Global Seed Savers

History, Resilience and Seeds (13:45)
From: Diana Opong

An American citizen creates a Filipino based nonprofit to help fight injustice in a simple, yet powerful way: through seeds.
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Choosing Joy Over Boxes (14:26)
From: Diana Opong

Living life as a multi-ethnic person in the entertainment industry can have it's challenges, but one performer has found a way to choose joy despite the industry trying to ...
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Audio Portrait: Author Renee Beauregard Lute (10:17)
From: Diana Opong

One author's journey to becoming published and how she balances life as a mom, wife and writer since COVID-19. (There is no internal narration).
Caption: Red bird in Ghana, Credit: Megan Schuyler Kennedy

The Proposal (03:40)
From: Diana Opong

A young American travels to Ghana, West Africa with friends, and talks about how a search for a bird lead to someone’s search for a wife.
Caption: Ella Murphy (2019), Credit: Danielle Barnum Photography

A Musical Theatre Major & Her Family Stay Positive (09:02)
From: Diana Opong

One musical theatre major reflects on the support of her family, and how things have changed for her since COVID-19.

About Me

Hi! My name is Diana Opong, and I am a proud graduate of the Edward R. Murrow College of Communication at Washington State University.

I am 2020 Association of Independents In Radio (AIR) New Voices Scholar!

When I'm not working on my own projects, I am freelancing an growing my skills as an independent audio producer, and working as an announcer at my local public radio station.

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Favorite Shows:
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Availability

Diana is currently available for new projects, has a car, and is available to travel In state/province.

Skills

  • Voice Talent
  • Editing
  • Hosting Music Programs
  • Producing: News
  • Writing
  • Hosting News Programs

Available For

  • Voiceover
  • Interviewing

Equipment

  • Adobe Audition
  • Sony PCM-D50
  • Zoom H4N
  • CloudLifter CL1
  • Rode NTG-2 Shotgun Mic
  • Electro-Voice RE320 Microphone
  • Hindenburg

Languages I Speak

  • English
  • Limited Twi (Ashanti/Fanti) & Limited Spanish

Work Experience

Producer at Seattle Now (KUOW),  March 2021 - Present
Research and pitch new ideas for episodes, find guests, book interviews, draft script for host, run interview, collect and manage audio, cut tape to fit time frame with story arc in mind, help write and create promos for broadcast.

Freelance Producer at NPR Life Kit,  January 2021 - Present
hosted/produced "5 Steps To Shake The Feeling That You're An Impostor" & "Baby Names Are Overwhelming. Here's How To Narrow Your List"

Radio Announcer at KUOW Public Radio,  January 2017 - Present
Do live and recorded breaks for NPR shows including Weekend Edition, All Things Considered and others.

Previously Aired On

DNTO- CBC Radio1

Education

Edward R. Murrow School of Communication, Washington State University, Bachelor of Arts in Communication with an emphasis in Broadcast Production, minor in Sociology, 2004

Awards

Additional Information

Affiliations:  AIR and AIR New Voices Scholar 2020
Other Web sites: http://https://airmedia.org/talent/diana-opong-parry https://www.linkedin.com/in/diana-opong-parry-b7b17a202/