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Blaine Waide

Blaine Waide is the Associate Director of the National Council for the Traditional Arts (NCTA). Waide received a B.A. in English and Classical Studies from the University of Arkansas and a M.A. in Folklore from UNC-Chapel Hill. He has worked as managing editor of Sing Out! magazine; as a panelist for the Maryland Traditions Apprenticeship Program; and as a freelance copyeditor for the University of Georgia Press. While serving as Florida State Folklorist from 2011 – 2013, Waide coordinated all core annual activities and co-edited and co-produced the expanded reissue of Drop on Down in Florida: Field Recordings of African American Traditional Music, 1977–1980, which received the Stetson Kennedy Award from the Florida Historical Society in May 2013. As State Folklorist, he conducted a two-year fieldwork survey of the Florida Panhandle and a survey of the Lower St. Johns River Basin.