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Best of the Best: The 2018 Third Coast Festival

From more than 550 entries, twelve stories were chosen as winners of the Third Coast / Richard H. Driehaus Foundation Competition, the “Oscars of Radio.” This presentation highlights seven of the winning pieces, and includes interviews with producers and highlights from the awards ceremony.

Producer: Isabel Vásquez

In this episode:

  • “John Thompson Vs American Justice” by Andrew Marantz, Sarah Lustbader, and Katherine Wells and edited by David Krasnow for The New Yorker Radio Hour
  • “Uncounted Civilian Casualties in Iraq” by Annie Brown, with reporter Azmat Khan and edited by Lisa Tobin for The Daily
  • “Summer Rain” by Nanna Hauge Kristensen for Danish Radio P1
  • “Host’s Fat” by Jonathan Zenti and edited by Cathy Fitzgerald for Meat
  • “Hidden Problems of Silicon Valley” by Will Evans and Alyssa Jeong Perry and edited by Taki Telonidis with Ziva Branstetter for Reveal in partnership with KQED
  • “Overnight in the E.R.” by Sammy Mack and edited by Alicia Zuckerman for WLRN News
  • “Man Choubam (I am good)” by Sharon Mashihi with editors Bob Carlson and Kaitlin Prest for UnFictional from KCRW