Who took home the Gold?

Huge congratulations to the winners of the 2014 Third Coast/Richard H. Driehaus Foundation Competition!

2014 / 2014 Winners / On the radio, on the internet, elsewhere, AUS, CAN, UK, USA

Huge congratulations to the winners of the 2014 Third Coast/Richard H. Driehaus Foundation Competition!

The winners were crowned on November 9th, at an Awards Ceremony hosted by Roman Mars.

Drumroll, pls:

Best Documentary: Gold Award

Teenage Diaries Revisited - Melissa's Story (USA)

by Joe Richman and Sarah Kate Kramer with editors Deborah George, Alison MacAdam, and Ben Shapiro, for Radio Diaries and NPR

Best Documentary: Silver Award

The Real Tom Banks (AUS)

by Jesse Cox with sound engineer Timothy Nicastri for Radiotonic, from ABC RN's Creative Audio Unit

Best Documentary: Bronze Award

Leaving a Mark (USA)

by Emily Hsiao for the Transom Story Workshop

Best Documentary: Honorable Mention

Arthur's Story (CA)

told by Arthur Langille and produced by Suzanne Ahearne and Steve Wadhams for CBC Radio

Best Documentary: Honorable Mention

Fault Line (USA)

by Pat Walters with editor Jad Abumrad for WNYC's Radiolab

Directors Choice

Burroughs at 100 (UK)

by Colin McNulty for Whistledown Productions and BBC Radio 4

Directors Choice

The Hospital Always Wins (USA)

by Laura Starecheski with editors Deborah George and Taki Telonidis, mix and sound design by Brendan Baker, and production help from Kelsey Padgett for State of the Re:Union

Radio Impact

Help Wanted (USA)

reported by Luke Malone and produced by Robyn Semien with editor Ira Glass for This American Life

Best News Feature

Lance and Nina: An Unlikely Story of Recovery and Redemption(USA)

by Karen Brown with editor Sam Hudzik for New England Public Radio

Best New Artist

Here I Am and Here Be Danger (CAN)

by Annie McEwen, independent producer

The Little Mermaid

100 Songs in a Day (USA)

by PJ Vogt and Alex Goldman for WNYC's TLDR podcast

The Little Mermaid

Chicago to Mexico by Bus (USA)

by Linda Lutton with editor Cate Cahan for WBEZ, Chicago

This year's winners received cash awards of $500 - $4000 and a license for Hindenburg Journalist Pro editing software.

The winning stories will be heard by public radio listeners nationwide in Best of the Best: The 2014 Third Coast Festival Broadcast, distributed by PRX.


Competition entries were judged by highly accomplished audio producers and editors from around the world.

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