From Our Soundbooth | May 28, 2015

This week on The Missouri Review Soundbooth Podcast we are excited to feature the first of our winners of the  2015 Miller Audio Prize Contest.  The winning audio documentary submission was Karen Brown’s “Lance and Nina: A Story of Addiction and Redemption.”

Karen Brown-Knight

Brown is a longtime health reporter at New England Public Radio (WFCR), where she has produced national radio documentaries on traumatic stress, bipolar disorder, hypochondria, and other mental health issues. She also freelances for NPR, The Boston Globe, New York Times Online, and other outlets. She was a Knight Fellow in Science Journalism at MIT and Rosalynn Carter Fellow in Mental Health Journalism. She lives with her husband and teenage twins in Northampton, Massachusetts.

In the coming weeks we’ll be featuring our other winners and runners up.  And don’t forget about our fall Contest, the Jeffrey E. Smith Editor’s Prize, with winners in the categories of poetry, fiction, and nonfiction each receiving an award of $5,000.

We hope you enjoy our winner in audio documentary, “Lance and Nina: A Story of Addiction and Redemption” by Karen Brown.