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Press & Awards

2022 National Association of Black Journalists

Winner, Podcast (Commentary and Discussion) for Arc of Justice, From Here to Equality

2022 CASE Awards

Winner, National, Bronze Circle of Excellence Award (Podcast, Occasional) for Arc of Justice, From Here to Equality

2022 Gracie Award

Winner, Series (Radio Non-Commercial Local) for Arc of Justice, From Here to Equality

2020 National Association of Science Writers

Honorable Mention, Excellence in Institutional Writing for A Green Idea to Power Rural Nepal

2020 Hyperallergic

Recommended: Reparations: How it Could Happen

2019 The New Republic

The article Millennial Parents are Failing Their Children featured our episode: How Parenthood Affects Climate Change Skeptics

2019 CASE Awards

2018 NPR One

How Criminals Get Their Guns was featured in the NPR One app.

2018 Working@Duke Magazine

Featured in the article, “New Ways to Tell a Story.” “Now in its third season, the podcast combines faculty research, compelling human stories and nuanced sound design, to give Sanford’s scholarly output a new, approachable platform.”

2018 CASE Awards

  • Winner, Regional, Special Merit Award for Online Innovation/Experimentation
  • Winner, Regional, Award of Excellence for Green or Sustainable Publication

2017 The News & Observer

“…carefully crafted and professionally produced…” Article >>

2017 Duke Chronicle

Featured in the article, How the Podcast Movement Has Taken Duke

2017 The Chronicle of Higher Education

Ways & Means producers wrote this article: 10 Things We Learned Producing a Podcast at a University 

2017 The News & Observer

“Produced by a veteran team of public policy experts and journalists, ‘Ways & Means’ probes and pokes at the ongoing experiment that is American democracy.” Article >>

2017 BOLD

Featured in the “Podcasts Worth Hearing” series.

2017 Apple Podcast review

“As a public policy analyst, this podcast gives me hope when I feel burnt out and challenges me to think about how the greatest good can be achieved for the greatest number of people…”

2017 Apple Podcast review

“I have a new, favorite podcast: Ways & Means, produced at Duke. Engaging and intelligent programs about public policy.”

2016 Scene on Radio podcast / Center for Documentary Studies at Duke University

Recommendation: “Illuminating stuff, check it out.”

2016 Sampler podcast / Gimlet Media


2016 Apple Podcast review

“The show does a great job of taking a complex issue and using real people’s stories to illustrate the problems and possible solutions.”

2016 Decode DC podcast / Scripps

“We came across a fantastic new podcast…”