Monday, March 24, 2014

"Indiana Weekend" takes two AP awards

The Indiana AP broadcasters gave Indiana Weekend, our Friday/Sunday show on Indiana Public Radio, awards for "Best Public Affairs Program" and "Best Use of Radio Sound."

The Knightstown Railroad episode that won the sound award also included, on our Facebook page, a fun little video:

Here's the AP story with all of our IPR awards....

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2014 Indiana AP Broadcast Contest Results
By The Associated Press
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) -- The Indiana Associated Press Broadcasters Association is announcing results for its 2013 contest. Winners of the Best Newscast and Outstanding News Operation awards for both radio and television will be announced at the awards dinner April 19, 2014, at the Sheraton Indianapolis City Centre Hotel, 31 W. Ohio St., Indianapolis.
   The reception will start at 6 p.m., with dinner and the awards presentation following at 7 p.m.
   Local Radio
   Best Newscast Long Form:  WBST-FM, June 7, 2013, Stan Sollars
   Best Reporter: WBST-FM, Stephanie Wiechmann
   Best Enterprise Story: WGRE-FM, "The Future of the West Central Conference," Staff
   Best Use of Radio Sound: WBST-FM, "Knightstown Railroad," John Strauss
   Best Public Affairs Program: WBST-FM, "Problem Solving Courts," John Strauss
   Second Place, WGRE-FM, "Divestment of Fossil Fuels," Keely McGrath, Elizabeth McCracken, Maddie Morris, Erin Mann
   Best Feature: WGRE-FM, "The Future of DePauw Winter Term," Grace Flickinger, Grace Hendrickson, Maggie Grady, Kara Caskey
   Best Continuous Coverage of a Single Event: WBST-FM, "Muncie Schools Consolidation," Stephanie Wiechmann

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