Best of the Best 2011 (Part 2)

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

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

Listen to hour two to hear: Heel, Toe, Step Together (Best Documentary: Honorable Mention), Deportations Before Reform: Anatomy of an Immigration Bust (Best News Feature), Patriot Games (Best Documentary: Bronze Award), and The Wisdom of Jay Thunderbolt (Best Documentary: Gold Award).

We also invite you to listen to Hour 1 of Best of the Best, featuring among others, the Best Documentary: Silver 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

Nick van der Kolk

Nick van der Kolk (@nickvdk) is a radio producer, sound designer, and events organizer whose work has aired on numerous radio outlets worldwide.

Brendan Baker

Brendan Baker (@BrendanPBaker) specializes in creative editing and sound design for highly-crafted radio and podcast productions.

Nick Williams

Nick Williams is tough to pin down, but for now we'll call him a multi-media artist and pop culture expert currently living in Chicago, IL.


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