Ben Shapiro

Ben Shapiro has been producing and editing programs and series for public radio for over 20 years.

His projects and collaborations have received the Peabody, Dupont, Third Coast Festival, Foreign Press and many other awards. He is also an Emmy Award-winning documentary director and cinematographer whose work has appeared on CBS, HBO, PBS, and National Geographic, and at theaters and museums around the U.S. and Europe.

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Listening Critically

Art forms such as film, literature and even TV, generate rich bodies of critcal writing that push the boundaries of what creators do and why, and gives audiences new ways to appreciate the work.

Trust Me, I'm an Editor

Producers come to editors with their tape, a vision, and a piece in various stages of completion. Editors bring their skills, a fresh set of ears, a fat red pen, and often the mandate of an established show format.

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This year we honored the best audio work in the following categories: Best Documentary (Gold, Silver, Bronze, Honorable Mention), Directors Choice, Best New Artist, Best News Feature and Radio Impact. Additionally, Ira Glass of This American Life created The Little Mermaid Award to honor beautifully produced work that is out for fun.

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