Kate Wells and Lindsey Smith

Michigan Radio

  • 2019 |
  • WINNER |

In January 2018, the world watched as a united, courageous army of more than 150 survivors testified at the sentencing hearing of Larry Nassar, the U.S.A. Gymnastics doctor who sexually abused girls and young women for more than 20 years. Then media attention moved on. Yet the story did not feel over for Michigan Radio reporters Kate Wells and Lindsey Smith. The team produced the podcast series “Believed,” offering a multifaceted account of Nassar’s belated arrest and an intimate look at how women – a detective, prosecutor and survivors- brought down the serial sex offender.

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