Dan Collison

Dan Collison

Independent Producer

Together with his life and radio partner Elizabeth Meister, Dan Collison produces audio documentaries and song/stories that detail everyday life in America, work that has consistently garnered radio’s top awards. Collison began as a volunteer at a “new wave” radio station in California, eventually ending up as senior producer/editor at All Things Considered Weekend. He founded Long Haul Productions in 1995. He teaches radio workshops, has contributed to books, and was recently named a United States Artists Donnelley Fellow.


Dan Collison on KCRW

There's a mountain top in Vermont with hiking trails, wildflowers, a dog chapel and no leash law. It's a place called Dog Mountain.

Dog Mountain

There's a mountain top in Vermont with hiking trails, wildflowers, a dog chapel and no leash law. It's a place called Dog Mountain.

from UnFictional

A soldier returns from Afghanistan, happy to be back. He loves music and superhero Thor. But his parents see that he is haunted by something that happened in battle.

Nick's Story

A soldier returns from Afghanistan, happy to be back. He loves music and superhero Thor. But his parents see that he is haunted by something that happened in battle.

from UnFictional

A talented and articulate young jazz musician finds that for an "illegal," graduation marks a dead end. We follow his struggle to achieve his American dream.

American Dreamer: Sam's Story

A talented and articulate young jazz musician finds that for an "illegal," graduation marks a dead end. We follow his struggle to achieve his American dream.

from UnFictional

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