Author Archives: Peg O'Keef

The Emotional Story of Enslavement…

The Emotional Story of Enslavement…

“The Lion’s Storyteller” Audio Tour Awarded Top Prize From National Association for Interpretation Q Media Productions is proud to announce that “The Lion’s Storyteller: Kingsley Plantation Audio Tour,” a Q Media-produced (in association with Somerset Group) multi-media audio tour, has been award first place in the 2013 Digital Media category by National Association for Interpretation (NAI).…

Wharton Esherick Inspires an Ambitious Audio Tour

Wharton Esherick Inspires an Ambitious Audio Tour

Wharton Esherick may not have the name recognition of Picasso or Pollack, but among lovers of Modern Art, he is acknowledged as the “Dean of American Craftsmen.”  Esherick simply believed that beauty could be designed into everyday objects, and that his hand-crafted dining room table or spiral stairway was as artistic as any painting or…

The Beginner’s Mind

The Beginner’s Mind

I wish I had a dollar for every time someone tells me how cool or fascinating or enviable my job is—writing audio tours. And I can never disagree. It suits me just fine. After all, I get to release my deepest urges–the urge to learn, to teach, to entertain, to celebrate, to empathize, to wonder,…

Emotional Core: It’s Where We Live

Emotional Core: It’s Where We Live

Stasha–our beloved leader here at Q Media–is fond of reminding us of a fundamental fact about audio tours… really, about all forms of communication: “People will forget what you said. 
People will forget what you did. But people will never forget how you made them feel.” This quote is attributed to Maya Angelou, who knows…

Zeke Zellemer: Audio Tour Secret Weapon

Zeke Zellemer: Audio Tour Secret Weapon

Moving around in an old submarine requires grace and flexibility.  Plus it helps to have a purpose, an aim, a goal. All these qualities combine in the energetic form of Captain Ernest “Zeke” Zellmer, ret., a board member of the American Undersea Warfare Center in Galveston, Texas. Zeke has a special passion for AUWC because…

MossRehab: Inspiration for the “Temporarily Able-Bodied”

MossRehab: Inspiration for the “Temporarily Able-Bodied”

An audio tour is a special thing. It’s a message in a bottle that stimulates or deepens interest in a something seen, whether that thing is an architectural wonder, a historic relic, or remnants of creativity. But sometimes the thing cannot strictly be “seen” with the human eye; sometimes it possesses the potential to be…

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