Winners

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


Hidden Problems of Silicon Valley

Since its founding 15 years ago, Tesla has become one of the most valuable car companies in the country. Tesla is worth tens of billions of dollars, and its all-electric cars have achieved cult status among enthusiasts.

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.

Leaving a Mark

Emily Hsiao reads a Craigslist post about a man who wants his swastika tattoo covered up. And then she goes to meet him.

Fault Line

Kevin (not his real name) is a likable guy who lives with his wife in New Jersey. And he's on probation after serving time in a federal prison for committing a disturbing crime.

No Greater Love

London's little-known Memorial of Heroic Self-Sacrifice commemorates ordinary men, women and children who made a split-second decision to rescue another person – and died as a result.

Parts of Speech

Doug Harlow isn't afraid to use his voice. He was a street poet in Boston and protested the Vietnam War in D.C. There was a time he could say "I love you" in a dozen languages.

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.

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.

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?

Kohn

Most people find hearing their own voices (on voice mails or other recordings) strange, unfamiliar, or even discomforting.