Groundwork

Listen Up: “Groundwork” Special Among the Best-Selling Public Radio Broadcasts in 2012

For the second year in a row, the Center for Documentary Studies placed in the annual Zeitfunk Awards, which recognize standout shows and producers among the tens of thousands of audio pieces licensed by Public Radio Exchange (PRX), public radio’s largest online distribution marketplace. Groundwork, the one-hour radio special produced by CDS audio director John Biewen and […]


Groundwork Radio Special Hosted by NPR’s Scott Simon Airing on Stations Nationwide

Groundwork Radio Special Hosted by NPR's Scott Simon Airing on Stations Nationwide

A one-hour radio special hosted by NPR Weekend Edition‘s Scott Simon features stories from Groundwork, a radio and multimedia project of the Center for Documentary Studies. The show will air on more than a hundred public radio stations nationwide, including WNYC New York, WBEZ Chicago, KUOW Seattle, Minnesota Public Radio, KALW San Francisco, and many others. Check with your […]


Documentary Radio Project, Groundwork, Kicks Off with Interactive Website and Book Giveaway

Documentary Radio Project, Groundwork, Kicks Off with Interactive Website and Book Giveaway

Supported by a $140,000 media grant from the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation, Groundwork, a Center for Documentary Studies documentary radio and multimedia project, is gearing up for national broadcast this spring with a series of radio features, followed by a one-hour radio special this summer. The project also includes a multimedia, interactive website that […]


CDS Receives MacArthur Grant for “Groundwork,” a Radio Documentary Project

CDS Receives MacArthur Grant for “Groundwork,” a Radio Documentary Project

The John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation has awarded the Center for Documentary Studies a $140,000 media grant in support of Groundwork, a radio documentary series telling close-up, on-the-ground stories of American democracy in action at the local level, stories that resonate with larger national issues of critical importance to all Americans but which […]