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Podcasters The by Default, prestigious Dutch prize

Siona Houthuys, Nele Eeckhout and Mirke Chest, that for The Standard podcast ‘Explicit’, in the awards in The Tile. That is the most important award for quality journalism in the Netherlands.

The three, together Audiocollectief Arrange, was at the presentation of the Tile in The Hague the audience award for the six-part podcast hit “Bob”. Therein they tell the story about the mysterious love of the 84-year-old Elisa. They made the series for the Dutch broadcaster VPRO.

The jury called Bob ‘a poetic report of a wildly exciting, romantic, but also frustrating quest.’

“We are very happy that the medium podcast is such a beautiful place on the podium of this important journalistic prize’, respond Arrange.

“This is an exciting step in the podcast revolution in our language.’

Arrange for The Default to the podcast Pronounced. It is every week, a particular story from the newspaper in audio told.

Pronounced a success. Like the other podcasts of The Standard: The MachtWacht and Bits&Atoms. Yesterday, reported The Standard that the three weekly podcasts are already more than 100,000 times listened to were. (The Standard, 16 april).


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