duPont Awards – The Great Textbook War

Yet another award for Trey Kay’s The Great Textbook War. This was a biggie – the Alfred I. duPont-Columbia University Awards – celebrating the year’s best in broadcast journalism. Trey invited the whole team to celebrate with him at the awards ceremony in NYC, hosted by the Today Show’s Lester Holt and CNN’s Soledad O’Brien.…

2010 Third Coast Festival Short Doc Competition

I just completed this piece for the 2010 Third Coast Festival Short Doc competition. All You Need Is a Wall: A meditation on big changes, building walls, and breaking them down again. This year’s assignment: For the 2010 ShortDocs Challenge – Book Odds – we teamed up with The Books, IOHO one of the most…

2007 Third Coast Festival Short Doc Competition

Every couple years, the Third Coast Festival sponsors the “Short Doc” competition – to find the best short audio pieces, 3-minutes or less, around a certain theme. In 2007, this was the assignment: Dollar Storeys invited seasoned producers and radio fans alike to submit short audio works inspired by one of three items purchased at…

another award for The Great Textbook War

The Great Textbook War keeps raking in the awards – this time a 2010 National Edward R. Murrow Award. Go Trey! (Trey Kay is the producer and brain behind the doc and the guy who hired me to help out.) I’m so honored to have my name in the credits, and I’m so thankful that…

The Great Textbook War

I had the great fortune to work on this hour-long radio documentary with producer Trey Key, who won a 2010 Peabody Award for the piece. Trey recorded his scratch tracks in my new home studio, and I’m hoping that sets the bar high for the work that will be produced out of there. I edited…