Finalists for College Podcast Contest Announced


NPR just released its list of ten finalists for the 2021 Student Podcast Challenge: College Edition. It’s the third year of the contest and entries were open from October 14 to February 15 with a maximum time of eight minutes.

Here are links to the finalists and a short description of each.

23 Chromosomes – Learning that your father you thought was a doctor was a jazz musician

A Tale of Two Crawfish – audio fiction about crustaceans

Men, Well Done – Explores the gendered marketing behind grilling

Let’s Do the Time Warp –  the pandemic without computer screens

A Postcard – An exploration of isolation through sound and poetry

Investigated a students response to transgender bathroom laws (no working link or title provided)

Competition with the Best – A look at a young Muhammad Ali

When Time Slows Down – A look at the dispute about the Richmond, Virginia monuments

PWI-ing While Black – about what students of color face on campus

Subway Symphony – Listening to the music of subway trains





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