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Winnie Waldron is an Americanmarker producer for radio and video games, a radio script editor / adapter and a radio host.
Winnie Waldron on the day she received a Gracie Award.


Career

Radio

Waldron began her professional relationship with National Public Radio via the radio drama series Tales from the Other Side, a science fiction speculative series which aired as a part of NPR Playhouse in 1992. For this series, Waldron served as script editor, actress, on-air host and co-producer with her long-time creative partner Winifred Phillips.

From 1992 to 2003, Waldron served as on-air host, producer and script editor / adapter for a series of radio dramas, first presented on National Public Radio Playhouse under the title Generations Radio Theater Presents, and then later as Generations Radio Theater Presents: Radio Tales.. This anthology series adapted classic works of American and world literature, and was a recipient of funding from the National Endowment for the Arts. The programs air regularly as the Radio Tales series on the Sirius XM Book Radio channel of Sirius XM Satellite Radio.

Video games

Waldron transitioned to the role of music producer for video games with the God of War adventure game from Sony Computer Entertainment America.

In 2007, Waldron worked with creative partner Winifred Phillips to produce a cover version of the theme song from the Super Mario Bros. video game for the compilation CD entitled Best of the Best: A Tribute to Game Music, Volume I, released by GameMusicCentral.

In 2008, she was music producer for the Speed Racer video game.

In 2009, Waldron produced the music of the Spore Hero videogame from Electronic Arts.

Also in 2009, Waldron served as music producer for the video game "SimAnimals" for the Wii. The music of "SimAnimals" was released as a downloadable soundtrack album by the record company E.A.R.S. EA Recordings on January 13th, 2009.

Waldron is credited as music producer for the 2009 XBLA game The Maw.

Other video games for which Waldron served as music producer include Shrek the Third, The Da Vinci Code, and Charlie and the Chocolate Factory.

Awards and nominations

  • Hollywood Music Awards 2008: Original Score: Video Game - Speed Racer: The Videogame (Nomination)
  • Academy of Interactive Arts and Sciences Interactive Achievement Award: Outstanding Achievement in Original Music Composition (God of War)
  • Game Audio Network Guild Award 2005: Music of the Year (God of War)
  • Game Audio Network Guild Award 2005: Best Interactive Score (God of War)
  • Game Audio Network Guild Award 2005: Best Cinematic / Cut-Scene Audio (God of War)
  • Game Audio Network Guild Award 2005: Audio of the Year (God of War)
  • GameSpot's Best of 2005: Best Original Music (God of War)
  • PAX Gamers: Game of the Year Awards 2005: Best Sound (God of War)
  • IGN PS2 Best Original Score (God of War)
  • GameZone 2005 Game of the Year Awards: Best Original Score (God of War)
  • American Women in Radio and Television Gracie Award 2004: Best National Network Drama (Radio Tales)
  • American Women in Radio and Television Gracie Award 2003: Best National Network Drama (Radio Tales)
  • American Women in Radio and Television Gracie Award 2001: Best National Network Drama (Radio Tales))
  • The New York Festivals WorldMedal 2004: (Radio Tales)
  • Golden Reel Merit Award 2001 (Radio Tales)
  • The Audio Publishers Association Audie Award (Nomination)
  • G4 TV G-Phoria Award Best Original Soundtrack (Nomination)
  • Spike TV Video Game Awards Best Original Score (Nomination)


Works

Video game soundtracks



The Radio Tales series

  • 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea
  • A Matter of Prejudice
  • Apocalypse
  • Arabian Nights Trilogy: Aladdin and his Magical Lamp
  • Arabian Nights Trilogy: Sindbad the Sailor
  • Arabian Nights Trilogy: Ali Baba and the Forty Thieves
  • Asteroid
  • Beowulf
  • The Birthmark
  • The Boarded Window
  • The Canterville Ghost
  • Celtic Hero
  • Charles Dickens' Ghost Story
  • Chicago 2065
  • Chopin's Locket
  • Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde
  • Dracula's Guest
  • Edgar Allan Poe's Predicament
  • Edgar Allan Poe's Valdemar
  • Edith Wharton's Journey
  • The Fall of the House of Usher
  • Feet of Clay
  • Fifth Dimension
  • Fortress of Doom
  • Frankenstein
  • The Furnished Room
  • The German Student
  • The Ghost of Wuthering Heights
  • The Gift of the Magi
  • Gulliver's Travels
  • Homer's Odyssey Trilogy: Tale of the Cyclops
  • Homer's Odyssey Trilogy: Voyage to the Underworld
  • Homer's Odyssey Trilogy: The Voyage Home
  • Hop-Frog
  • The Hunchback of Notre-Dame
  • Ice Maiden
  • The Invisible Man
  • The Island of Dr. Moreau
  • Jason and the Argonauts
  • Journey to the Center of the Earth
  • Laughin' in Meetin'
  • The Lone Indian
  • Lord of the Celts
  • The Lost World
  • Masque of the Red Death
  • Moon Voyager
  • Mrs. Manstey's View
  • The Mummy
  • A New England Nun
  • O. Henry's Last Leaf
  • O. Henry's Thanksgiving
  • Otherworld
  • Owl Creek Bridge
  • The Phantom of the Opera
  • The Pit and the Pendulum
  • Revolt of Mother
  • Silence, A Fable
  • Sleepy Hollow
  • Stephen Crane's Dark Brown Dog
  • The Tell-Tale Heart
  • The Time Machine
  • Time Warp
  • Voltaire's Planet Trek
  • War of the Worlds
  • Watchers
  • The Yellow Wallpaper


References

  1. "Winifred Phillips Official Site: Biography" Winifredphillips.com. Accessed March 22, 2008.
  2. "NPR Playhouse - January - March, 2001" MNinter.net. Accessed March 21, 2008.
  3. National Public Radio: "NPR Quarterly Program Guide, Spring 2001". NPR Marketing, Vol. VII, No. II
  4. "Program List of Channel Book Radio" XMRadio.com. Accessed April 8, 2009.
  5. "Winifred Phillips Discusses Her Journey to Composing the Music for God of War" Ps2.gamezone.com. Accessed March 22, 2008.
  6. "SoundtrackNet: Best of the Best: A Tribute to Game Music, Volume 1 Soundtrack" Soundtrack.net. Accessed January 31, 2009.
  7. "Winifred Phillips Official Site: News" Winifredphillips.com. Accessed March 22, 2008.
  8. "Composer Winifred Phillips" winifredphillips.com. Accessed September 3, 2009.
  9. "The Sims Label Announces Winifred Phillips as the Composer of the Original Score for SimAnimals: Business Wire Business News: ERTS – MSN Money" MSN Money. Accessed January 31, 2009
  10. "EL33TONLINE: News - Exclusive: The Maw Q and A with Twisted Pixel" EL33TONLINE.com. Accessed January 31, 2009.
  11. "Game Credits for Shrek the Third" MobyGames.com. Accessed March 21, 2008.
  12. "Game Credits for The Da Vinci Code" MobyGames.com. Accessed March 21, 2008.
  13. "Game Credits for Charlie and the Chocolate Factory" MobyGames.com. Accessed March 21, 2008.
  14. "Winifred Phillips Official Site: News" Winifredphillips.com. Accessed November 4, 2008.
  15. "Winners List for 9th Annual Interactive Achievement Awards" Interactive.org. Accessed March 22, 2008.
  16. "4th Annual G.A.N.G. Award Winners Announced" Gamasutra.com. Accessed March 22, 2008.
  17. "4th Annual G.A.N.G. Award Winners Announced" Gamasutra.com. Accessed March 22, 2008.
  18. "4th Annual G.A.N.G. Award Winners Announced" Gamasutra.com. Accessed March 22, 2008.
  19. "4th Annual G.A.N.G. Award Winners Announced" Gamasutra.com. Accessed March 22, 2008.
  20. "GameSpot's Best of 2005 - Special Achievement Awards" GameSpot.com, as indexed by the Internet Archive at Archive.org. Accessed September 16, 2008.
  21. "PAX Gamers - GOTY Awards - 2005 Feaures :: All" PAXgamers.com, as indexed by the Internet Archive at Archive.org. Accessed September 16, 2008.
  22. "IGN.com presents The Best of 2005" IGN.com. Accessed September 16, 2008.
  23. "2005 Game of the Year - Best Games of 2005" GameZone.com. Accessed September 16, 2008.
  24. "AWRT Press Release" AWRT.org. Accessed March 22, 2008.
  25. "NPR Productions Win Gracie Allen Awards" NPR.org. Accessed March 22, 2008.
  26. "2001 Gracie Allen Award Winners" AWRT.org, as indexed by the Internet Archive at Archive.org. Accessed March 22, 2008.
  27. "2004 Winners, Radio Programming and Promotion, New York Festivals" NewYorkFestivals.com, as indexed by the Internet Archive at Archive.org. Accessed March 22, 2008.
  28. "NFCB Announces 2001 Golden Reel Award Winners" NFCB.org, as indexed by the Internet Archive at Archive.org. Accessed March 22, 2008.
  29. "Largo Library Virtual Reference Desk" TBLC.org. Accessed September 16, 2008.
  30. "Gamasutra - G-Phoria 2005 Award Nominees Announced" Gamasutra.com. Accessed September 16, 2008.
  31. "Samuel L. Jackson to Host; The Red Hot Chili Peppers, Vin Diesel, The Rock, Missy Elliott, Snoop Dogg & Ozzy Osbourne to Appear at Spike TV "Video Game Awards 2005" PRnewswire.com. Accessed September 16, 2008.


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