Windswept Radio whisks us away to parts unknown
The intersection of our past, present, and future.
Won Best Feature 2020
The Mystery of the Portuguese Waltzes is a two-part Atlantic Voice radio documentary that is a meditation on memory and truth. Produced by Rebecca Nolan, the story follows Richard Simas's quest to find the source of the enigmatic and beloved tunes.
The Pear Tree
* 24th Prix Marulic International Radio Festival
Second Place in Documentary Features
Won Best Feature 2019
A documentary that bridges the Turkish invasion of Cyprus, the creation of a new home, and one man's determination to grow fruit trees on a rocky Newfoundland cliff.
An evocative radio documentary about the 1960s Fishery Resettlement Act in Newfoundland.
* Short listed for 26th Prix Marulic International Radio Festival
The Storm We Cannot See
Climate change and ecological loss seen through the eyes of a bird.
The Voice of the Sea
A young boy's evolving relationship with the formidable North Atlantic.
Windswept Radio is the collection of works of Rebecca Nolan.
Rebecca is an independent radio producer and sound desinger living in St. John's, Newfoundland. A windswept island full of codfish, icebergs and storytellers. Rebecca comes from a folklore background and tries to incorporate a little bit of magic into each of her pieces.
Rebecca has produced pieces for NPR affiliates KCBX and WCAI as well as CBC's Atlantic Voice, BBC Shortcuts and Battery Radio.
She has won the 2020 Atlantic Journalism Award for Best Feature, and she took home Silver in the 2020 Prix Marulic.