The Third Coast International Audio Festival brings the best new documentaries produced worldwide to the national airwaves in a special two-hour program, Best of the Best: The 2011 Third Coast Festival Broadcast. The featured documentaries, all winners of the 11th annual TC / Richard H. Driehaus Foundation Competition, demonstrate just how powerful radio can be. This is the place to hear the most accomplished producers and best emerging talent from around the world, artists who are shaping the future of public radio.
This year’s program winners include two pieces produced by WNYC. Radiolab won for “Finding Emilie” and Marianne McCune won for her news feature, “Deportations Before Reform: Anatomy of an Immigration Bust”.