Brian Calvert

Brian Calvert

Independent Producer

Producer

Brian Calvert is Associate editor @highcountrynews, writer and audiophile. Before that, he was an independent radio producer based in Southern California. His interests include wilderness, the environment and the American West. His work has appeared on Weekend America, Studio 360 and KCRW’s UnFictional.

Brian Calvert on KCRW

Two stories of silence. A young woman's hearing gradually goes away, so she and her family weigh their options. A radio producer with chronic tinnitus can't stand silence.

Silence

Two stories of silence. A young woman's hearing gradually goes away, so she and her family weigh their options. A radio producer with chronic tinnitus can't stand silence.

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