Award Winners

2005

Radio

"Seeking Answers to Dolphin Death Mystery" - 21 Mar. 2005

National Public Radio

 

Nielsen took listeners on a hunt for clues on why 65 dolphins stranded themselves in a mangrove swamp near the town of Marathon in the Florida Keys. Many of the animals died. As marine scientists were cutting up the dolphin carcasses, Nielsen was on the scene, providing his audience a graphic experience in hands-on research as well as an intriguing description of the matriarchal dolphin society that may have triggered the stranding event.

Dan Vergano of USA Today called the segment “a beautifully executed piece, with great use of on-the-scene sounds and very...Read more