Middle Ground

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?
Transmedia
$20,087USD
raised of $20,000 goal
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This campaign started on Nov 24 and closed on December 04, 2013 (11:59pm PT).
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Campaign Closed
This campaign ended on December 4, 2013
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  • $10USD
    Featured
    Level 1

    Our gratitude and an email from the whole team expressing our thanks.

    Estimated delivery: December 2013

    33 claimed

  • $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.

    Estimated delivery: January 2014

    49 claimed

  • $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.

    Estimated delivery: January 2014

    32 claimed

  • $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

    Estimated delivery: June 2014

    21 claimed

  • $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.

    Estimated delivery: February 2014

    6 claimed

  • $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?

    Estimated delivery: December 2013

    1 out of 25 claimed

  • $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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