2008 TCF Winners - Third Coast Festival
The Diary of Leanne Wolfe
Leanne Wolfe, an 18-year-old schoolgirl in Cork, Ireland, committed suicide in March, 2007. On the morning of her funeral, her older sister Treena discovered Leanne?s diaries. Produced by Ciaran Cassidy for RTE Radio 1, Ireland, 2008
Among the victims of the powerful earthquake near Chengdu, China, are hundreds of young students who are feared dead after being trapped in the rubble of their middle school. Produced by Melissa Block and Andrea Hsu for All Things Considered, USA, 2008
Searching for Farming's Future in Its Past
Searching for Farming?s Future in Its Past is part of a series produced by Rachel Leventhal about the impact individuals can make on their world. Produced by Rachel Leventhal for On Earth Magazine, Natural Resources Defense Council, USA, 2008
Hearts, Lungs, and Minds
Hearts, Lungs, and Minds is a ?composed documentary? by sound artist John Wynne, who spent a year as an artist in residence at Harefield Hospital, one of the world?s leading centers for heart and lung transplants. Produced by John Wynne for Between...
Growing Up in the System
At age 21, Shirley Diaz is on the brink of aging out of the foster care system. Her life isn?t easy now, and soon she?ll be on her own, facing a new set of daunting issues. Produced by Shirley "Star" Diaz and Melissa Allison for WNYC's Radio Rookies,...
Andrew Skillings is eleven now, but he was first diagnosed with Asperger?s Syndrome, a high functioning form of autism, when he was just two. Produced by Erin Davis for Salt Institute for Documentary Studies, USA, 2008
Dreaming of Osama
Dreaming of Osama explores the ever-moving boundaries of the ?war on terror? and its influence on the collective unconscious. Osama Bin Laden has a way of lying low -- then, just as the public begins to forget about him, he makes an unexpected...
In the wake of a break-up, writer Starlee Kine finds so much comfort in break-up songs that she tries to write one herself, even though she has no musical ability whatsoever. Produced by Starlee Kine for This American Life, USA, 2008
The 2008 TCF Audio Luminary Award Recipient: Chris Brookes
The Third Coast Festival Audio Luminary Award is presented annually to an individual who is greatly admired for his or her significant and ongoing contributions to the field of radio. Hats off to the 2008 Audio Luminary, Chris Brookes. Produced by...
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