Samara Freemark

Samara Freemark (@sfreemark) is the Senior Producer of In the Dark , an investigative podcast from APM Reports, and a reporter with its documentary unit.

Before that she covered veterans’ issues for APM’s Public Insight Network and worked as a reporter and producer with Radio Diaries. Her work has received the George Foster Peabody Award, the Third Coast Gold and Silver Awards, and a Scripps Howard Finalist Award, among others.


This hour: letters. To yourself, to your city, lost letters, found letters... and a love letter to letters.

Re:sound's Gwen Macsai hosts Best of the Best: The 2012 Third Coast Festival Broadcast, showcasing the best radio stories of the year - winners of the 2012 TC/RHDF Competition.

In The Dark, Episode 1

When 11-year-old Jacob Wetterling disappeared in 1989, local Minnesota police seemed determined to crack the case. Instead, it took them 27 years.


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.