Best of the Best 2014 (Part 2)

The 2014 Third Coast Festival Broadcast, featuring the winners of our annual competition.

2014 / TCF / WBEZ 91.5, USA


The 2014 Third Coast Festival Broadcast, featuring the winners of our annual competition.

Re:sound's Gwen Macsai hosts Best of the Best: The 2014 Third Coast Festival Broadcast, showcasing the best radio stories of the year.

In this hour you'll hear winners of the 2014 TC/Richard H. Driehaus Foundation Competition: The Hospital Always Wins (Directors' Choice), Arthur's Story (Best Documentary: Honorable Mention), The Real Tom Banks (Best Documentary: Silver Award) and Teenage Diaries Revisited: Melissa's Story (Best Documentary: Gold Award). The hour also features an interview with producer Jesse Cox, winner of the Third Coast Silver Award.

We also invite you to listen to Hour 1 of Best of the Best, featuring (among others) The Little Mermaid Award.

Best of the Best: The 2014 Third Coast Festival Broadcast was produced by Dennis Funk with help from Annie Costakis and distributed by PRX, The Public Radio Exchange.

produced by

Steve Wadhams

Born in England, Steve Wadhams was a producer at the BBC before moving to Canada in 1974 to join the CBC program As it Happens.

Suzanne Ahearne

Suzanne Ahearne (@SuzanneAhearne) is a journalist working with words, pictures and sound.

Jesse Cox

Jesse Cox (@mrjessecox) is a producer with ABC RN’s Creative Audio Unit, and presenter of the weekly show Radiotonic".

Joe Richman

Joe Richman (@RadioDiaries) is a Peabody Award-winning producer and reporter and the founder of Radio Diaries, a non-profit organization.

Dennis Funk

Dennis Funk joined the Third Coast Festival in February 2014. He produces Re:sound, makes features and directs live audio-narrative performances.


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