Lucy Taylor

Journalist, Producer and Presenter , Smoke Trail Productions

Lucy Taylor is an investigative environment journalist and co-founder of Smoke Trail Productions. She has previously lived and worked in Tanzania and Russia, covering everything from organised crime to lemur poaching. Her podcast Buried won Gold at the British Podcast Awards - a second series, Buried: The Last Witness is out in June.

What are you looking for in a winning entry? 

The whole package - writing and delivery that feels like I'm listening to a friend, sound design that delivers pace and energy, a new idea, a surprising twist - an invitation into a world I have never been to before. 

Top tip for entrants: 

When you chat to someone at the hairdresser or at the school gate about what you've been working on, which bit of your podcast jumps into your mind? Give us that bit!