Elizabeth Meister &

Dan Collison

Elizabeth Meister & Dan Collison
Radio Producers
Three Oaks, MI
2009 USA Fellow

This award was generously supported by Shawn M. Donnelley and Christopher M. Kelly.

Elizabeth Meister and Dan Collison are award-winning, independent radio artists who produce stories about people and communities in transition. Collison attended San Jose State University from 1973–76 and was Senior Producer and Editor of NPR’s All Things Considered. Meister received an MA from Northwestern University in 1992 and worked for NPR’s This American Life. In 1992, Collison founded Long Haul Productions, for which Meister serves as producer. Their productions focus on characters that tell their own stories, and combine the intensely personal with verité scenes and rich sounds.

Portrait photo courtesy Charles Osgood.
  • Artwork by Elizabeth Meister & Dan Collison
    The Enchanted Highway, 2005; photo courtesy Elizabeth Meister
Artwork by Elizabeth Meister & Dan Collison