Murrows

Word of Mouth
1:08 pm
Wed April 23, 2014

4.23.14: The Brain Sell, Sandra Bernhard, & The Search For The Next Dog Star

Credit thebrainsell.com, Jason Burrows via flickr Creative Commons, Sandra Bernhardvia plymouth.edu & Aubrey Nelson / NHPR

Big congratulations to Word of Mouth's own Zach Nugent for his Murrow Award! Hear an encore of Zach's adorable story, plus so much more on today's show. We explore The Brain Sell, a new book about how our consumption decisions are influenced by retailers. Then, the safety pin is more than a mundane fastener - it's a staple in punk fashion and history. Sandra Bernhard joins us to talk about her show Sandyland. Finally, NHPR's Sam Evans-Brown takes into the world of New Hampshire's wolf dogs, blurring the line between domestic and wild.

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4.23.14: The Brain Sell, History Of The Safety Pin, Sandra Bernhard, Wolf Dogs & Zach's Soundpiece

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Word of Mouth
1:02 pm
Wed April 23, 2014

Word Of Mouth's Zach Nugent Wins Murrow Award For Feature Reporting

Carly Gendell with winner Buckley
Sara Plourde NHPR

Last June the Prescott Arts Festival in Portsmouth staged the musical Annie, and held open auditions for the role of Sandy. Word of Mouth producer Zach Nugent attended the audition to get a closer look at the next big doggie sensation. And we are proud to announce that Zach was just awarded a regional Edward R.

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Inside NHPR
11:38 am
Tue April 22, 2014

NHPR Wins Four Regional Murrow Awards

Producer Zach Nugent interviews 'Annie' actress Carly Gandell for his winning story on the search for the perfect Sandy.
Credit Sara Plourde for NHPR

The 2014 Regional Edward R. Murrow awards winners have been announced, with NHPR capturing four in our region.

For Feature Reporting, Word of Mouth Producer Zach Nugent won for his story The Search For The Next Big Dog Star, which followed regular dogs as they auditioned for the role of Sandy in Prescott Park's production of Annie. 

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