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Best of the Best: The 2012 Third Coast Festival Broadcast and Promo

From: Third Coast International Audio Festival
Length: 01:58:00

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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 2012 Third Coast Festival Broadcast. There are two generic promos for Best of the Best, which can be used for both/either hours. Each 30 second promo includes six seconds for your station’s tag. The broadcast will be posted on November 14th.

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The Third Coast International Audio Festival brings the best new documentaries produced worldwide to the national airwaves in a special two-hour program hosted by award-winning writer, producer and humorist, Gwen Macsai.

The featured documentaries, all winners of the 12th annual TC / Richard H. Driehaus Foundation Competition, demonstrate just how powerful radio can be. Innovative and insightful, the stories will engage, provoke, entertain, and transport listeners. In addition to these memorable stories, Best of the Best includes clips from our 2012 awards ceremony and interviews with winning producers Joe Richman, Sue Jaye Johnson, Habiba Nosheen, Brian Reed and Laurence Grissell who give us a glimpse into the art of audio storytelling. You'll also hear from Olympic gold medal winner Claressa Sheilds, subject of the Third Coast gold award-winning story, Teen Contender .

Best of the Best may be presented in a number of ways, as a two hour program, or as two one-hour programs. Stations may also air just one hour.

Piece Description

The Third Coast International Audio Festival brings the best new documentaries produced worldwide to the national airwaves in a special two-hour program hosted by award-winning writer, producer and humorist, Gwen Macsai.

The featured documentaries, all winners of the 12th annual TC / Richard H. Driehaus Foundation Competition, demonstrate just how powerful radio can be. Innovative and insightful, the stories will engage, provoke, entertain, and transport listeners. In addition to these memorable stories, Best of the Best includes clips from our 2012 awards ceremony and interviews with winning producers Joe Richman, Sue Jaye Johnson, Habiba Nosheen, Brian Reed and Laurence Grissell who give us a glimpse into the art of audio storytelling. You'll also hear from Olympic gold medal winner Claressa Sheilds, subject of the Third Coast gold award-winning story, Teen Contender .

Best of the Best may be presented in a number of ways, as a two hour program, or as two one-hour programs. Stations may also air just one hour.

Timing and Cues

Unsegmented Version
Hour 1 - 59:00 total running time.
In cue: "From the Third Coast International Audio Festival..."
One minute musical beak at 19:38
One minute musical break at 34:14
Out cue: "...by PRX, The Public Radio Exchange at PRX.org."

Hour 2 - 59:00 total running time.
In cue: "From the Third Coast International Audio Festival..."
One minute musical break at 18:07
One minute musical break at 35:10
Out cue: "...by PRX, The Public Radio Exchange at PRX.org."

Segmented Version

Hour 1
Segment A - 19:41 total running time.
In cue: "From the Third Coast International Audio Festival..."
Out cue: "...you can let your seat back and relax."

One minute break.

Segment B - 13:34 total running time.
In cue: "Welcome back to Best of the Best..."
Out cue: "...my mind was just blank."

One minute break.

Segment C - 23:43 total running time.
In cue: "Welcome back to Best of the Best..."
Out cue: "...by PRX, The Public Radio Exchange, at PRX.org."

Hour 2
Segment A - 18:08 total running time.
In cue: "From the Third Coast International Audio Festival..."
Out cue: "...you heard me right, stay tuned."

One minute break.

Segment B - 16:08 total running time.
In cue: "Welcome back to Best of the Best..."
Out cue: "Today is thirty days before the Olympic Trials, wow."

One minute beak.

Segment C - 22:43 total running time.
In cue: "Welcome back to Best of the Best..."
Out cue: "by PRX, The Public Radio Exchange, at PRX.org."

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Birth of a Star Goddamn Electric Bill Jazz. Pro.con 2011 02:48
Diferente Gotan Project Lunatico. XL Recordings 2006 05:23
Spectacle Rock Goddamn Electric Bill Jazz. Pro.con 2011 03:51
Bonfire on the Field Chihei Hatakeyama Minima Moralia. kranky 2006 08:13
The Samarkand Run Al Gromer Khan Space Hotel. New Earth Records 1997 06:42
A-Sharp Joel Styzens Relax Your Ears. A-Sharp Records 2009 03:45
Lullabye Caroline Verdugo Hills. Temporary Residence 2011 03:45
End Credits Goddamn Electric Bill Jazz. Pro.con 2011 03:12
Waltz Caroline Verdugo Hills. Temporary Residence 2011 03:38
Quest Nosaj Thing Drift. Alpha Pup 2009 01:36
Wavy Glass Podington Bear Meet Podington Bear. Polyfree 2010 03:16
Etchasketch Trees Ernest Gonzales Been Meaning To Tell You. FoF Music 2010 02:40
Al Abama Chapelier Fou Al Abama. Ici d'ailleurs 2011 02:51
Upon The 49th Day Ernest Gonzales Been Meaning To Tell You. FoF Music 2010 03:56
Somnambulist Small Sails Similar Anniversaries. Other Electricities 2011 04:28
Eye Candy Bath Kelpe Cambio Wechsel. DC Recordings 2009 04:49
Les métamorphoses du vide Chapelier Fou 613. Ici d'ailleurs 2010 02:41

Related Website

thirdcoastfestival.org