Our Work
 
 
Windswept Radio whisks us away to parts unknown
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Storytelling

The intersection of our past, present, and future.

 

2020

*Atlantic Journalism Award 

Won Best Feature 2020

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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. 

 
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The Pear Tree

2019

* 24th Prix Marulic International Radio Festival

Second Place in Documentary Features

*Atlantic Journalism Award 

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.

 
Resettlement 

2021

First Aired on BBC Short Cuts

An evocative radio documentary about the 1960s Fishery Resettlement Act in Newfoundland. 

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The Storm We Cannot See
(Storm Petrels)

2022

Climate change and ecological loss seen through the eyes of a bird.

First Aired on BBC Short Cuts

The Voice of the Sea

2022

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A young boy's evolving relationship with the formidable North Atlantic.

First Aired on BBC Short Cuts

BIO

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Windswept Radio is the collection of works of Rebecca Nolan.

 

Rebecca is an independent radio producer 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

CONTACT

Have an idea for a story?
Email: windswept.radio@gmail.com
Tel: 1-709-631-459
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