Finding Emilie

While in college, Alan fell hard for a fellow art student, Emilie.

Best Documentary: Silver2011 Third Coast / Richard H. Driehaus Foundation Competition

2011 / Jad Abumrad / Robert Krulwich / Soren Wheeler / WNYC Radio, USA

While in college, Alan fell hard for a fellow art student, Emilie.

Nine months after they started dating, the unimaginable happened - Alan lost Emilie in a distant netherworld. But then he found her again. This is the story of how.

Finding Emilie won the Best Documentary: Silver Award in the 2011 Third Coast/Richard H. Driehaus Foundation Competition. It was produced in 2011 for WNYC's Radiolab, by Jad Abumrad with Robert Krulwich and Soren Wheeler.

Keep up with Emilie's progress on her blog. Here more inspired and inspiring stories from Radiolab .


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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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