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The first national public radio show to focus only on Middle America, the states in-between California and the eastern seaboard. Who says it's flyover country?
Celeste Headlee
Derw, Maryland
United States
3 Team Members
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raised by 278 people in 10 days
100% funded
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$20,000 USD goal
Flexible Funding This campaign has ended and will receive all funds raised.
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This campaign ended on December 4, 2013
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  • $25USD
    Level 2

    Above, plus the extended, uncut interviews from our pilot shows. Including more than 40 minutes with Wayne Coyne of the Flaming Lips, bloopers with Ken Rudin, the unedited conversation with Mr. Midwest, Mike Draper.

    49 claimed
    Estimated delivery: January 2014
  • $50USD
    Level 3

    Above, plus recognition on our website and Facebook page. And Celeste Headlee and Middle Ground will follow you on Twitter for a year -- that means you can send direct messages with comments.

    32 claimed
    Estimated delivery: January 2014
  • $100USD
    Level 4

    Above, plus any of the magnets designed by Mike Draper (featured in our second pilot) from the Raygun website: http://raygunsite.com/collections/other/magnets

    21 claimed
    Estimated delivery: June 2014
  • $150USD
    Limited Level

    EARLY BIRD SPECIAL - Only available before November 28th. All of the above, plus a 30 minute mentoring conversation by phone with Celeste Headlee, covering news, writing, business or just about anything else you want to talk about.

    6 claimed
    Estimated delivery: February 2014
  • $150USD
    Only 25 of these!!

    Celeste Headlee will do an NPR-style recording of your personal message (must be SFW) and send you the sound file to use as you like. No political or religious messages. Can be a birthday message or holiday message, or a ring tone! How about your own personal NPR-style wake-up call on your alarm?

    1 out of 25 claimed
    Estimated delivery: December 2013
  • $250USD
    Level 5

    All of the above (except the Early Bird special) plus a 30-minute mentoring conversation with veteran producer Sue Goodwin or editor Jacob Conrad. Both award-winners, both with decades of experience at National Public Radio.

    7 claimed
  • $500USD
    Level 6

    A 30-minute mentoring conversation by phone with Celeste Headlee, covering news, writing, business or just about anything else you want to talk about. Plus a signed copy of Midwest: God's Gift to Planet Earth: http://raygunsite.com/collections/other/products/themidwestgodsgifttoplanetearth

    1 claimed
  • $1,000USD
    Level 7

    Your custom 140-word message will be read by Celeste on the air during a podcast. Say happy birthday, happy anniversary, or whatever else you like as long as it's not an advertisement. Good for one year, dates to be worked out individually. We'll also send you a CD copy of the message.

    2 claimed
  • $4,000USD
    Executive Level

    CUSTOM PACKAGE - For schools, companies, organizations or individuals, this package can be designed to fit your needs. Can include a personal visit from Celeste or another member of the team, with training in broadcasting, writing, etc. Or Celeste can MC your event or lead your panel discussion. Email pjsands68@gmail.com to arrange this reward

    0 claimed
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