At the end of this month, our class could collaborate again with the folks at Digital Media Sandbox Consortium (based at Tennessee State University in Nashville).
A group of colleges, predominately on the East Coast and in the South (WSU Vancouver has the honor of being the first Northwest college to join into the mix) will participate in its annual podcasting competition, which offers prize packages of up to $500 in cash as well as "gear."
Our audio stories could fit perfectly in the category of "creative feature," but those aiming for that distinction will need to keep in mind the theme this year, "distraction" as well as the submission guidelines (such as maximum length of 10 minutes).
A full set of contest rules and criteria can be found here.
Here are the winners from last year, to compare techniques and quality level.