Michele Siegel

Associate Producer Michele Siegel has been with Studio 360 since its very first broadcast in the fall of 2000. She's produced stories on everything from the urban design battle facing New Orleans after Katrina to the boot camp survival story of an oboe player in the US Army Band. In 2008 she was awarded a USC-Annenberg/Getty Arts Journalism Fellowship in Los Angeles. She's also served as an "audio doctor" at the Third Coast International Audio Festival in Chicago. Prior to diving into radio she was a program coordinator for the National Arts Journalism Program at Columbia University.

Michele Siegel appears in the following:

Aha Moment: Karim Rashid

Thursday, May 18, 2017

Industrial designer Karim Rashid found his calling when his family crossed the Atlantic Ocean to find a new home in Canada.


How a ‘Designer’s Designer’ Made the World Take Note

Thursday, June 02, 2016

Isabel Toledo became a household name when Michelle Obama commissioned a dress for her first inaugural ceremony. Studio 360 stops by her New York City studio for a peek inside. 

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Seven Floors of 'Eccentric Glamour' with Simon Doonan

Thursday, June 02, 2016

Simon Doonan schools Kurt Andersen in the art of wearing his eccentricities on his sleeve.


Cracking the Fashion Code at 'Vogue'

Thursday, June 02, 2016

How filmmaker R.J. Cutler went behind the scenes at “Vogue” to document editor Anna Wintour’s regal fashion empire.


Alex Timbers and Here Lies Love

Friday, April 25, 2014

The director Alex Timbers has carved out a unique niche as a director of historical musicals, including the critically acclaimed Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson. Last year, Timbers direc...


Marijuana Goes Mainstream

Friday, April 18, 2014

Studio 360 has asked designers to come up with new concepts for the gay pride flag, Monopoly, and even Christmas, and we came up this design challenge: rebrand marijuana for mainstrea...

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Billy Bragg on Margaret Thatcher’s Legacy

Friday, April 12, 2013

During her time as Prime Minister of the United Kingdom, Margaret Thatcher provoked diverse reactions — some thought she saved the country, others believed she ruined it. The changing...

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Gardner Museum Heist Case Might Crack

Friday, March 22, 2013

Twenty-three years ago this week, two thieves walked into Boston’s Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum and made off with thirteen works of art valued at a half-billion dollars. The FBI ca...


David Chase: Not Fade Away

Friday, December 14, 2012

David Chase launched a golden age in television drama when he created The Sopranos. But Chase always wanted to make movies, and now, 40 years after entering show business, his first f...

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Aha Moment: Jon Ronson on Kurt Vonnegut

Friday, December 07, 2012

Kurt Vonnegut is a serious writer who holds a special place in the hearts of teenagers. Jon Ronson got hooked on Vonnegut when he was 15. For his long train rides from Cardiff, Wales,...

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Judd Apatow Grows Up

Friday, November 30, 2012

Is Judd Apatow the voice of his generation? He’s had a hand in many of the celebrated comedies of the past decade, producing Bridesmaids, Anchorman, and Superbad, and writing and dire...

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Redesigning the Waterfront Post-Sandy

Friday, November 16, 2012

“Superstorm” Sandy has made it clear that flooding is not only a New Orleans problem: some of the country’s densest population centers are also extremely vulnerable to rising sea ...

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Winners: Jingles for Romney and Obama

Friday, November 02, 2012

Kurt Andersen has been struck by how bland and uncreative the presidential campaign commercials have become; the more aggressive the attack ads, the more forgettable. So he challenged...

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Paul Elie: Reinventing Bach

Friday, October 26, 2012

In the new book Reinventing Bach, Paul Elie explores how performers and recording artists of the last century — including organist Albert Schweitzer, pianist Glenn Gould, and cellist...

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Big Box Retailers Get into the Art Market

Friday, October 12, 2012

You probably shop at Costco for great deals on buckets of salsa and crates of toilet paper. But earlier this fall, the discount giant began selling high-quality fine art — includin...

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Campaign Ads Nauseam

Friday, October 05, 2012

The real problem with campaign ads today, Kurt Andersen thinks, is that they’re boring.  Why? "The same people that would do great commercials for products and services would also d...

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Inside North Korean Cinema: Comrade Kim Goes Flying

Friday, September 28, 2012

North Korea is such an insular nation that almost any glimpse of life in the country makes news. This week is the country’s Pyongyang Film Festival, drawing crowds of North Koreans to...


A Conversation with Philip Glass

Friday, September 14, 2012

In 1976, Philip Glass was an unknown composer — almost pushing 40, and driving a taxi to make ends meet — when he got his break: a new work performed at New York’s echt-prestigious ...

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The Very Best: More to Malawi Than Madonna's Kids

Friday, August 24, 2012

A few years ago in East London a music producer named Johan Hugo walked into a junk shop owned by Esau Mwamwaya. Hugo needed a session percussionist and asked Mwamwaya to audition f...


Fuzzy Novel: The Winning Cocktail

Friday, August 24, 2012

A few weeks ago we asked you for original recipes for cocktails inspired by works of literature. More than 100 entries came in, like the Wasteland (12 ounces of vodka, 1 garbage can) ...

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