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