Special Feature: Little Mermaid Favorites

On this episode of Re:sound, we're sharing two of our favorite pieces that were entered to win the 2014 Little Mermaid Award.

2014 / Amy Pearl / Leo Hornak / Dennis Funk / Re:sound, USA


On this episode of Re:sound, we're sharing two of our favorite pieces that were entered to win the 2014 Little Mermaid Award.

Into the Woods, Cell Phone, iPod and All by Amy Pearl (New Tech City, WNYC, 2013) In the city, things never seem to slow down. So producer Amy Pearl decided to get away and hike the Appalachian Trail for a few days with her dog. The plan was to be totally unplugged. Well, almost.

Variety by Leo Hornak (In the Dark, 2013) A man with eclectic interests gives is a tour of his ancestral home in North Wales, and shares his philosophy on on life.


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Amy Pearl

Amy Pearl makes photos and videos for WNYC. She worked at the New York Post as a copy kid in high school. Fresh out of college, Pearl was hired as the producer for New York Beat, hosted by Curtis Sliwa of Guardian Angels fame.

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Leo Hornak

Leo Hornak is an award-winning producer for Radio 4 News and the World Service. His work has won prizes at the One World Media Awards and the New York Festivals.He is also a founder of In The Dark- a non-profit devoted to screening strange and wonderful pieces of radio in strange and wonderful venues.

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Dennis Funk

Dennis Funk joined the Third Coast Festival in February 2014. He produces Re:sound , makes features and directs live audio-narrative performances.


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