The site's founder, Jay Allison, producer of The Moth Radio Hour recently resurrected his audio gathering tips for the site. Jay is also the founder of the Public Radio Exchange, where ATMI shares stories with people all over the world and he's a six-time Peabody Award winner. He has some insight that all radio producers can relate to.
"I usually begin by holding the mic casually, as though it’s unimportant. Sometimes I’ll rest it against my cheek to show it has no evil powers." - Jay Allison