Announcing the winners of the 2016 Third Coast/Richard H. Driehaus Competition!

HUGE congratulations to the winners of the 2016 Third Coast/Richard H. Driehaus Foundation Competition!

Listen to the very best audio stories of the year, below:


Mariya

Mariya Karimjee was a teenager in Texas when she first confronted her mother about the genital cutting she'd undergone as a child in Pakistan. Winner of the TC/RHDF 2016 Gold Award .

Why Do I Stay?

When Rainy was 17, she met a producer named Courtney Stein from WNYC’s Radio Rookies. Winner of the TC/RHDF 2016 Bronze Award.

Journey

A spare and gripping account of one family's journey fleeing violence in Afghanistan. Winner of the TC/RHDF 2016 Honorable Mention Award.

The Double

Thirteen years ago, in Viborg, Denmark, lived two young men with the same name: Thomas Andersen. Winner of the 2016 TC/RHDF Best Doc: Foreign Language Award.

Dead Mom Talking

"If you want to talk to me when I'm dead, go to the bench." Winner of the TC/RHDF 2016 Best New Artist Award.

A Sentencing Hearing

On August 1, 2015 Glendale Police Officer Eric Guse received a call about a carjacking that would change his life. Winner of the TC/RHDF 2016 Best News Feature Award.