Woman Emerges from the Dark

After Superstorm Sandy hit New York in October 2013, power outages covered large swaths of the city.

Best News Feature2013 Third Coast / Richard H. Driehaus Foundation Competition

2013 / Marianne McCune / WNYC, USA

After Superstorm Sandy hit New York in October 2013, power outages covered large swaths of the city.

Marianne McCune visited one public housing complex on the Lower East Side where, even on the third day with no electricity, some residents hadn't ventured out of their apartments.

Woman Emerges from the Dark won the Best News Feature award in the 2013 Third Coast / Richard H. Driehaus Foundation Competition. It was produced by Marianne McCune with editor Karen Frillmann for WNYC Radio.

Listen to all nine winners of the 2013 TC/RHDF Competition, and check out the EXTRA section below, for a few related links, and to hear Marianne accepting her award.


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The photo Marianne with her award was snapped by Kate Joyce.


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