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 / Richard H. Driehaus Foundation Competition.
Best of the Best also features interviews with winning producers, and highlights from our 2012 Awards Ceremony, hosted by The Kitchen Sisters: Davia Nelson and Nikki Silva.
In this hour you'll hear: My Parents' Extreme Tango Makeover (Best Documentary: Honorable Mention), Big Ship Diary (Best New Artist), Wireless Nights: Overnight Delivery (Best Documentary: Bronze Award), and What Happened at Dos Erres (Best Documentary: Silver Award).
We also invite you to listen to Hour 2 of Best of the Best, featuring among others, the Best Documentary: Gold Award winner.
Best of the Best: The 2012 Third Coast Festival Broadcast is produced by Katie Mingle with assistance from Danielle Ezell, and distributed by PRX, The Public Radio Exchange.
Katie Mingle joined the Third Coast Festival staff in June, 2010. She produces Re:sound, hosts the Third Coast Podcast, and develops features for the website. Previous to joining the Third Coast staff, Katie taught audio-editing and documentary skills to high school students and produced her own work, much of which has aired on Re:sound.
Hear more from the winners of the 2012 TC/RHDF Competition:
Goddamn Electric Bill. "Birth of a Star" Jazz. (Pro.con, 2011)
Gotan Project. "Diferente" Lunatico. (XL Recordings, 2006)
Goddamn Electric Bill. "Spectacle Rock" Jazz. (Pro.con, 2011)
Chihei Hatakeyama. "Bonfire on the Field" Minima Moralia. (kranky, 2006)
Al Gromer Khan. "The Samarkand Run" Space Hotel. (New Earth Records, 1997)
Joel Styzens. "A-Sharp" Relax Your Ears. (A-Sharp Records, 2009)
Caroline. "Lullabye" Verdugo Hills. (Temporary Residence, 2011)
Goddamn Electric Bill. "End Credits" Jazz. (Pro.con, 2011)
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