Third Coast Audio Library

Our vast and ever-growing collection contains thousands of carefully curated audio stories of all stripes, and Third Coast Conference sessions offering wisdom from the best makers on the planet. You can also dive into our Producer Index. Enjoy!


Reality Check!

In June of 2017, Third Coast hosted a frank discussion about what it takes to make it in today’s podcast landscape, featuring: Jenna Weiss-Berman (Pineapple Street Media), Alex Blumberg (Gimlet Media), N’Jeri Eaton (NPR) and Julie Shapiro (Radiotopia).

  • 2017
  • 01:55:01

The Tyranny of Good Talkers

Often, the first question a show or editor will ask you when you pitch them an amazing story is whether your subject is "a good talker."

  • 2017
  • 01:36:12

Bringing Together Narrative and News

The Daily podcast has brought rich sound production and narrative storytelling together with daily news and New York Times journalism.

  • 2017
  • 01:38:46

Seven Things I’ve Learned

This American Life host Ira Glass talks about seven things he’s learned over the past 4 decades in radio...

  • 2017
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Host's Fat

Meat podcast’s host Jonathan Zenti is an overweight man (technically “obese"). Winner of the TC/RHDF 2018 Skylarking Award.

Haunted by ISIS

On The New York Times ' podcast The Daily , host Michael Barbaro dives into one critical story of the day with a Times’ reporter who knows it best.

After the Verdict

On June 16, 2017, one headline dominated news across the United States: a Minnesota jury had found officer Jeronimo Yanez not guilty in the shooting death of Philando Castile.

The Best Show on WFMU (INC)

WFMU is an independent, volunteer-run, listener-supported, freeform radio station broadcasting from Jersey City, New Jersey, and every Tuesday night at 8 PM Tom Scharpling takes over the airwaves.