Best of the Best 2012 (Part 1)

Re:sound's Gwen Macsai hosts Best of the Best: The 2012 Third Coast Festival Broadcast, showcasing the best radio stories of the year - winners of the 2012 TC / Richard H. Driehaus Foundation Competition.

2012 / TCF, USA


Re:sound's Gwen Macsai hosts Best of the Best: The 2012 Third Coast Festival Broadcast, showcasing the best radio stories of the year - winners of the 2012 TC / Richard H. Driehaus Foundation Competition.

Best of the Best also features interviews with winning producers, and highlights from our 2012 Awards Ceremony, hosted by The Kitchen Sisters: Davia Nelson and Nikki Silva.

In this hour you'll hear: My Parents' Extreme Tango Makeover (Best Documentary: Honorable Mention), Big Ship Diary (Best New Artist), Wireless Nights: Overnight Delivery (Best Documentary: Bronze Award), and What Happened at Dos Erres (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 2012 Third Coast Festival Broadcast is produced by Katie Mingle with assistance from Danielle Ezell, and distributed by PRX, The Public Radio Exchange.

This hour was produced by Katie Mingle

produced by

Allison Swaim

Allison Swaim grew up in Salisbury, North Carolina, home of Cheerwine. She caught the radio bug during a month-long stint as reporter at Radio Victoria in rural El Salvador.

Laurence Grissell

Laurence Grissell started his career in BBC local radio after completing a politics degree.

Brian Reed

Brian Reed is the host and co-creator of S-Town , as well as the senior producer of This American Life .

Habiba Nosheen

Habiba Nosheen is an award-winning Pakistani Canadian journalist and a filmmaker currently based in New York.


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