Steve Wadhams

Born in England, Steve Wadhams was a producer at the BBC before moving to Canada in 1974 to join the CBC program As it Happens.

In over 40 years at the CBC Steve set himself apart as a masterful documentarian winning numerous awards, including the Prix Italia, two Major Armstrong awards and a gold medal at the New York Festivals. He retired from the CBC in 2016 and now follows his other passion as a voice student at the Conservatory of Music in Victoria, BC.


The Change in Farming

This story brings together a young Toronto composer, Adam Goddard, whose passion is music, and his 90-year-old grandfather, Henry Haws, whose passion is farming.

Who Is Vern Nash?

The day Thelon Oeming moved into an apartment in a working class area of Toronto, he saw a hunched-back man shouting to himself in the middle of the street.

Childhood Trains

What is it about train travel that inspires music and memory? And why do people tend to confess their innermost thoughts once they get on board?

This hour: best friends who will never meet face to face, an abandoned wedding dress found floating in a lake, and more.

This hour: we celebrate ten years of Outfront, a groundbreaking show on the Canadian Broadcasting Corportation that invited listeners to tell their own stories.

This hour: producers and sound artists go to the audio playground and remix to their heart's content.


Radio Across Time Zones

Radio transmissions are heard all over the world, from the largest urban centers to the smallest mountain villages. But what defines radio from a particular place, and what makes it different than radio from elsewhere?

Diamonds are made under pressure! For this session, Priya Ramu and Steve Wadhams from the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation present their advice on how to make daily radio that shines and delights.


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.