Winners

Immerse your ears in the best audio documentaries and storytelling since 2001, the winners of the Third Coast/Richard H. Driehaus Foundation Competition.


Mayday Mayday

During the dying minutes of April 2003, as the Cornish town of Padstow celebrated the coming of summer, actor Tristan Sturrock broke his neck falling off a wall.

Britney

Andrea is a writer who no one reads. Her second novel bombed. She never saw anyone reading it. That is until 2008.

Betrayed by Silence

Betrayed by Silence takes listeners inside the clergy sex abuse scandal in the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis to find out how and why three archbishops protected priests who sexually abused children.

Arthur's Story

After twelve years of rough living in Vancouver, Arthur is moving into an apartment in a new supportive housing project. But moving inside from a life outside isn't as easy as you might think.

Big Ship Diary

Each year, over 100 million tons of iron ore, coal, limestone and other products travel through the Great Lakes navigation system on huge cargo ships.

Patriot Games

Best friends Rich Carlson and Tom Swenor got so fed up with the political process in America that they decided to form their own Tea Party chapter in Petoskey, Michigan.

Crown the King: Red Takes Black

2012 ShortDocs Winner! One block from Adam Kampe's apartment sits the Capitol Pool Checkers Club where, each week, men with nicknames like the Hammer, the Pressure Man, and the Razor gather to trash talk over heated games of checkers.

Glass, Not Glitter

2012 ShortDocs Winner! Neighbors of the Murrah Federal building recall the 1995 bombing that altered the life and culture of Oklahoma City.

String

Ever noticed it's the hard decisions that are often the easiest ones to make, and the inconsequential ones that can twist you into a knot?

Living 9/11

A decade ago, WNYC's news team spent days, months, and then years reporting on the World Trade Center attacks and their aftermath.

She Sees Your Every Move

While traditional street photography usually catches strangers passing by in a public space, the photographer Michele Iversen has been catching strangers passing by in their own private spaces, without their permission.

The Battle Over Billing Codes

There are two main things that happen when you go to the doctor - you deal with your health concerns and you fill out a small mountain of paperwork.