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Press & Awards

9/23/2020 National Association of Science Writers

2020 Excellence in Institutional Writing Award, honorable mention for A Green Idea to Power Rural Nepal

6/27/2020 HyperallergicWeekend Required Reading

“Reparations: How it Could Happen”

1/30/2020 Dr. Josie Ahlquist blog – “approachable” … “showcases the ties between a Duke education and real-world issues …”

8/2019 The New Republic

“How Parenthood Affects Climate Change Skeptics”

2019 CASE Awards

2/2018 – Featured by NPR One

“How Do Criminals Get Their Guns”

2/2018 Working @ Duke Magazine – “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

11/17 The News & Observer “…carefully crafted and professionally produced…”

9/2017 Duke Chronicle“When I found radio, I was like, ‘Wow, this is so—it’s intimate,’” Ways & Means producer Carol Jackson said. “It’s almost like you can hear the person better if you can’t see them.”

8/2017 The Chronicle of Higher Education 10 Things We Learned Producing a Podcast at a University

7/2017 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.”

6/2017 BOLD “Podcasts Worth Hearing”

2/2017 iTunes 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…”

1/2017 iTunes review – “I have a new, favorite podcast: Ways & Means, produced at Duke. Engaging and intelligent programs about public policy.”

11/16 Scene on Radio podcast / Center for Documentary Studies at Duke University“Illuminating stuff, check it out.”

9/16 Listener e-mail – “I switched from music to podcasts to try to find something to listen to while running, and it turned out that the Sanford School podcasts are great running companions!”

8/2016 Sampler podcast / Gimlet Media

5/2016 iTunes 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.”

5/2016 Jimmy Williams / Decode DC podcast“You guys are da BOMB! Keep up the great work!”

5/2016 Decode DC podcast / Scripps “We came across a fantastic new podcast…”