Alisa Siegel and Karen Levine, CBC Radio's The Sunday Edition
"A Place for Konnisola"
Alisa Siegel and Karen Levine are award-winning documentary producers. Alisa is an independent documentary producer for CBC Radio. She has worked for the CBC for almost 15 years. She's produced segments for a host of shows, including Tapestry and Ideas. Her pieces have covered stories as diverse as the exodus of women from law firms, Iranian revolutionary poets, and dementia and friendship. Karen has been with CBC Radio for more than 30 years. She is currently the documentary editor at The Sunday Edition. She is also the author of Hana’s Suitcase. Alisa and Karen's winning entry is a story of loss and hope, luck and survival. It's a tale that captures the incredible generosity of a few strangers who each played a part in rescuing a refugee child.