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- Margaret Moos Pick

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Margaret Moos Pick

Margaret Moos Pick – Executive Producer, Story Development

Margaret Moos Pick brought her love of early jazz to the development of the San Francisco Traditional Jazz Foundation's exhibit at the Archive of Recorded Sound.

Ms. Pick is a member of the SFTJF Board of Directors. She is a strategic media executive and content developer, dedicated to the creation of stories, programs, and live events that add to the sum of human knowledge and offer the experience of discovery.

A veteran media producer, her career began at pioneering underground rock radio station KMPX-FM, San Francisco in the early 1970s.

Margaret was founding producer of A Prairie Home Companion with Garrison Keillor and produced the weekly live broadcast on public radio from the show's inception in 1974 to its rise to international prominence in 1985. She returned in 1987 to produce a weekly series of live television broadcasts of the popular show simultaneously for Disney cable and on hundreds of public radio stations coast to coast.

Credits include:

– Producer of weekly award-winning series Riverwalk Jazz, a document of early jazz history, recorded live at various locations, distributed nationally for 25 years on terrestrial radio by PRI in over 200 markets, on XM Satellite Radio, and online.

– Producer of Willie Nelson's Lonestar Saturday Night radio specials recorded live at the Opera House in Austin.

– Developer of San Francisco's City Arts & Lectures series for national radio production and distribution with host Maya Angelou.

– Collaborator with Terry Gross of Fresh Air on the national bestseller All I Did Was Ask, published by Hyperion Press in 2004.

– Author of See's Candies: A Sweet Story, a 2006 publication for Chronicle Books.