Best of the Best 2011 (Part 1)

Re:sound's Gwen Macsai hosts this year's national broadcast, showcasing the best radio stories of the year - winners of the 2011 TC / Richard H. Driehaus Foundation Competition.

2011 / TCF, USA


Re:sound's Gwen Macsai hosts this year's national broadcast, showcasing the best radio stories of the year - winners of the 2011 TC / Richard H. Driehaus Foundation Competition.

Best of the Best also features interviews with winning producers, and highlights from the 2011 TC Awards Ceremony, hosted by Wait, Wait... Don't Tell Me's Peter Sagal.

In this hour you'll hear: Kohn (Best New Artist Award), Children of Sodom and Gomorrah (Third Coast Directors' Choice Award), The Five Percent Rule (Radio Impact Award), and Finding Emilie (Best Documentary: Silver Award).

We also invite you to listen to Hour 2 of Best of the Best, featuring among others, the Best Documentary: Gold Award winner.

Best of the Best: The 2011 Third Coast Festival Broadcast is produced by Katie Mingle with assistance from Jennifer Brandel, and distributed by PRX, The Public Radio Exchange.

This hour was produced by Katie Mingle

produced by

Andy Mills

Andy Mills is a producer and reporter with The New York Times, and helped create their podcast The Daily.

Jens Jarisch

Jens Jarisch has spent half his life in Berlin, where he currently works as an independent producer of one-hour radio documentaries.

Sharon Davis

Sharon Davis is an award-winning freelance documentary producer and journalist who has worked in radio, television and print.

Sally Herships

Sally Herships is an award winning journalist based in New York.

Jad Abumrad

Jad Abumrad (@JadAbumrad), is a Peabody Award-winning producer and 2011 MacArthur Fellow, is the creator and co-host of WNYC's Radiolab .

Robert Krulwich

A correspondent for National Public Radio, award-winning producer Robert Krulwich regularly appears on Morning Edition and All Things Considered.

Soren Wheeler

Soren Wheeler (@SorenWheeler) is the Senior Producer at Radiolab, where he plays a variety of roles, including producer, editor, and reporter.


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