From Our Soundbooth | June 25, 2015

This week on The Missouri Review Soundbooth Podcast we are excited to feature the audio documentary runner-up in our  2015 Miller Audio Prize Contest,  Abigail Keel for her entry “Heartland, Missouri.”

Abigail Keel recently graduated from the Missouri School of Journalism where she studied Radio and Multimedia reporting. While in school she worked at KBIA News, the NPR affiliate in Columbia, Mo, and still works part-time there. She’s interned for a few audio-centric organizations including Third Coast International Audio Festival. She loves longform radio work–whether she’s making it or listening to it on her favorite podcasts. Abigail’s piece about Heartland, Missouri has also won 2 Regional Murrow Awards and an award from the Public Radio News Directors association. In her free time she likes to grow vegetables and then eat them.

Don’t forget about that submissions are open to 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.

And please enjoy our fantastic runner-up in audio documentary: Abigail Keel’s “Heartland, Missouri.”