Media -- audio​ and video

    Audio Selections Below

  • "Insight" - May 17, 2010 - KXJZ - Capital Public Radio, Sacramento - NPR
  • ​"Valley Edition" - May 20, 2014 - KVPR - NPR, Fresno
  • "Insight with Beth Ruyak" - May 17, 2010 - KXJZ - Capital Public Radio, Sacramento - NPR
  • "Insight with Beth Ruyak" - April 28, 2014 - KXJZ - Capital Public Radio, Sacramento - NPR
  • "Interview with Bruce Robinson" - June 9, 2017 - KRCB - North Coast Public Radio, Rohnert Park
  • "The Newcastle TV Show" - June 27, 2020 - KAHI Radio, Auburn


    Video Selections Below

  • "Good Day Sacramento" - May 4, 2017
  • Santa Clara University - California Legacy Project - "Illuminated Landscape" - April 23, 2012
  • Santa Clara University - California Legacy Project - "Nature Dreaming" - November 30, 2011
  • California State Library - "A Night at the State Library" - May 10, 2017
  • C-SPAN - California Historical Society - June 1, 2017
  • ​Sierra College - Sierra Writers Conference - "Keynote Address" - January 20, 2018
  • Redfern Studios - "Lind Mania in California" - June 2018
  • Redfern Studios -  "Scurvy in California's Food Capital" - June 2018
  • Redfern Studios - "Grizzlies and Blood Sport in Nevada (City)" - June 2018
  • Redfern Studios -  "Lowly Flea" - July 2018
  • Redfern Studios - "Alonzo Delano" - November 2018
  • Sierra College - Sierra Writers Conference - "Workshop" - January 31, 2020
  • Heyday Books - "Discussion of Hellacious California!" - July 8, 2020
  • California Book Club - Journal of Alta California (Alta) - "Discussion of C Pam Zhang's novel How Much of These Hill is Gold" - panelist - October 15, 2020​​
  • Mechanics' Institute - "Hellacious California!" - January 7, 2021


  • "Insight with Beth Ruyak" - May 9, 201714:33

Hellacious California! Discussion

July 8, 2020

A discussion on Hellacious California! with Gary Noy and Steve Wasserman, Executive Director and Publisher of Heyday Books - Zoom presentation recorded July 8, 2020

On May 2, 2017, Gary Noy appeared live on "Good Day Sacramento" with reporter Cambi Brown to discuss Gold Rush Stories and to promote his speaking engagement at the Sierra College Natural History Museum on May 12, 2017.  The May 12 event was the official Sierra College Book Launch for Gold Rush Stories.

Published May 4, 2017.

​​​"Lowly Flea - Dealing with Parasites During the California Gold Rush""

​Redfern Studios

​July 2018


Another episode from the "Following Deer Creek" documentary project

​Additional information on the "Following Deer Creek" project can be found at​​

www.FollowingDeerCreek.wordpress.com

Redfern Studios

​www.Redfern.biz


  • "Insight with Beth Ruyak" - April 28, 201410:47

Interview on the "Newcastle TV Show" with hosts Robin Enos and John Downs, the "Time Traveler." The interview discussed Hellacious California!  and other historical events. Originally aired on KAHI Radio 950 AM on June 27, 2020.

​​​"The Utility and Importance of Research in Writing"

A Workshop for the Sierra Writers Conference - January 31, 2020


On January 31, 2020, Gary Noy presented a workshop on "The Utility and Importance of Research in Writing" for the 5th Annual Sierra Writers Conference 2020.

Event held at the Rocklin campus of Sierra Community College.

Videography by Chris Poling of Sierra College Media Services and Distance Learning.

  • "Valley Edition" - May 20, 201415:37

"California Gold Rush Fires and Floods

California Historical Society

June 1, 2017


On June 1, 2017, Gary Noy spoke at the California Historical Society in San Francisco, He was introduced by Patty Pforte, Manager of Pubic Programs.  Gary's topic was "California Gold Rush Fires and Floods."

The presentation was recorded by C SPAN and aired nationally on C SPAN 3 American History television.  Available only through C SPAN website.


​​Link:  https://www.c-span.org/video/?429077-1/california-gold-rush-fires-floods


Interview on Capital Public Radio's "Insight" program, hosted by Beth Ruyak.  A discussion of Gold Rush Stories.  ​Originally aired on May 9, 2017.

​​​"Grizzlies and Blood Sport in Nevada (City)"

​Redfern Studios

​June 2018


Another episode from the "Following Deer Creek" documentary project

​Additional information on the "Following Deer Creek" project can be found at​​

www.FollowingDeerCreek.wordpress.com

Redfern Studios

​www.Redfern.biz

  • "Interview with Bruce Robinson," News Director, KRCB FM - June 9, 20173:20

Photo by Daryl Stinchfield, February 2017

In 2011, Gary Noy was interviewed for "Nature Dreaming: Rediscovering California's Landscape", a two-part public radio series drawing upon dramatic readings of California landscape writing and commentary by prominent humanities scholars. This two-hour radio program was part of Santa Clara University's California Legacy project, directed by Dr. Terry Beers, and aired on a number of National Public Radio (NPR) stations.  Presented here is the filmed version of the interview -- the audio from the interview was incorporated into the radio program.

Published November 30, 2011.

  • "Insight" - May 17, 20109:51

  • "The Newcastle TV Show" on KAHI Radio, June 27, 202021:28

Interview on Capital Public Radio's "Insight" program, hosted by Beth Ruyak.  A discussion of Sierra Stories.  Originally aired on April 28, 2014.

California Book Club Discussion of C Pam Zhang's novel How Much of These Hills is Gold

October 15, 2020

A discussion on How Much of These Hills is Gold by novelist C Pam Zhang, editor/journalist John Freeman, and Gary Noy. Gary was a panelist for this discussion presented by the California Book Club and the Journal of Alta California.  Gary's contributions are at the 16:00 and 47:25 minute markers - Zoom presentation recorded October 15, 2020.

Feature interview on KRCB 91.1 FM, North Bay Public Media, conducted by News Director Bruce Robinson. A discussion of Gold Rush Stories.  Originally aired on June 9, 2017.

Interview on KVPR, Fresno NPR Station, on "Valley Edition," hosted by Joe Moore.  A discussion of Sierra Stories.  Originally aired May 20, 2014.

​​"Lind Mania in California"

​Redfern Studios

​June 2018


In June 2018, Gary Noy participated in a documentary project entitled "Following Deer Creek," which chronicles the history, natural history, and culture of Deer Creek in Nevada County, California.  This project is produced by Lisa Redfern of Redfern Studios.  Among the several videos in which Gary participated was this one focusing on Jenny Lind, the famous 19th century Swedish opera singer.

​Additional information on the "Following Deer Creek" project can be found at​​

www.FollowingDeerCreek.wordpress.com

Redfern Studios

​www.Redfern.biz

Interview on Capital Public Radio's "Insight" program, hosted by Jeffrey Callison.  A discussion of The Illuminated Landscape by co-editors Gary Noy and Rick Heide, illustrator/contributor Joe Medeiros, and foreword author Robert Hanna, great-great grandson of John Muir.  Originally aired May 17, 2010

​​​"Scurvy in California's Food Capital"

​Redfern Studios

​June 2018


Another episode from the "Following Deer Creek" documentary project

​Additional information on the "Following Deer Creek" project can be found at​​

www.FollowingDeerCreek.wordpress.com

Redfern Studios

​www.Redfern.biz


Highlights of Sierra Nevada literature are discussed by the editors and illustrator of the California Legacy anthology The Illuminated Landscape: A Sierra Nevada Anthology (Heyday, Santa Clara University, Sierra College Press, 2010).  Featured are (l. to r.) Rick Heide (editor), Gary Noy (editor), and Joe Medeiros (Illustrator/Contributor).  Published April 23, 2012. Produced for the Santa Clara University "California Legacy Project," coordinated by Dr. Terry Beers.  Videography by Terry Beers.

​​​"Alonzo Delano""

​Redfern Studios

​November 2018


Another episode from the "Following Deer Creek" documentary project

​Additional information on the "Following Deer Creek" project can be found at​​

www.FollowingDeerCreek.wordpress.com

Redfern Studios

​www.Redfern.biz


"A Night at the State Library" 

May 10, 2017


On May 10, 2017, Gary Noy spoke at "A Night at the State Library" at the California State Library, Sacramento.  He was introduced by Gary Kurutz,  Principal Librarian emeritus of the California State Library.  Gary's topic was "Very Little Law: Law, Legislation, and Hullabaloo during the California Gold Rush."

Published on YouTube on May 11, 2017. Available only through YouTube.


​​Link:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UzHA377mrrw


"Hellacious California!" at the Mechanics' Institute of San Francisco

January 7, 2021

A presentation on Hellacious California! for the Mechanics' Institute of San Francisco.  Introduced by Laura Sheppard, program director of the Mechanics' Institute. Zoom presentation recorded January 7, 2021.

"The Elegant Utility of Formalized Curiosity, or, The Importance of Research in Writing"  - Keynote Address for the Sierra Writers Conference 

January 20, 2018


On January 20, 2018, Gary Noy delivered the Keynote Address for the Sierra Writers Conference held at the Nevada County Campus of Sierra College in Grass Valley, California. Gary's topic was "The Elegant Utility of Formalized Curiosity, or, The Importance of Research in Writing."  A short video summarizing the conference was produced by Redfern Studios and is presented here.  It features snippets from Gary's address.


​This summary video and additional information  is also available at www.SierraWritersConference.com​​


Gary Noy,  Author and Lecturer