Richard D. Firestone

Rich is an independent consultant, with expertise in Information Technology and Radio and Television Production. Most recently he has worked on Federal Government contracts to provide web and database support to the National Weather Service’s Environmental Modeling Center. Prior to that, for nearly twenty years, he worked at the Voice of America as Webmaster and Producer of Live Sporting Events coverage. He was the first long-term Director of National Public Radio’s All Things Considered, also serving as its Producer. Following that he became Producer of Live Events for NPR. While in the U.S. Air Force he was one of a four member staff of the flagship TV station of the American Forces Thailand Network in Korat, Thailand.