2017 Third Coast/Richard H. Driehaus Foundation Competition

The 2017 Third Coast/RHDF Competition awards the following categories: Best Documentary (Gold, Silver, Bronze, Honorable Mention and Directors' Choice), Best New Artist, Radio Impact, Best News Feature, Skylarking and Best Foreign Language.

Find out who won what award at the Third Coast Awards Ceremony (November 11), hosted by Helen Zaltzman of The Allusionist .

Listen to all the 2017 Third Coast/RHDF winners, below! And get to know this year's TC/RHDF Competition Judges here

Since 2001, the TC/RHDF Competition has celebrated the best audio storytelling produced worldwide. We've honored over 130 extraordinary works from four continents, and bestowed $250,000 in cash prizes to many of the most innovative producers in radio & podcasts.

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