Reveal, pilot #3

Broadcast, Editorial, Podcasting

Coast Guard captain Lance Leone was featured in Reveal's investigation into the USCG
Coast Guard captain Lance Leone was featured in Reveal’s investigation into the USCG

The Center for Investigative Reporting and PRX had a question – how to imagine a new public radio show focused on the best, most in-depth journalism happening in America & around the world?

For the third Reveal pilot, I once again took the whole format apart to experiment with long(er) form pieces and see what a more documentary-style show would sound like. The show featured three major investigations:

For this show, I played a lead role in not just producing but also reporting and editing all the content for air.

And this third pilot was the most successful of the bunch, airing on over 200 public radio stations. Shortly after, the Center for Investigative Reporting announced $3.5 million in new funding to support production of the show.