2012 RTDNA Edward R. Murrow Awards

Posted: July 9, 2012

WNYC led public media in the 2012 national Edward R. Murrow Awards announced June 12 by the Radio Television Digital News Association. Among 17 pubcasting entities receiving Murrows for excellence in electronic journalism, the New York station won three trophies … Continue reading

Investigative Reporters & Editors Awards

Posted: July 9, 2012

California Watch and KQED received IRE’s highest honor for “On Shaky Ground.” California Watch, a nonpartisan group of investigative journalists, and the San Francisco pubcaster won the IRE Medal for what the judges called “an extraordinary effort examining seismic safeguards … Continue reading

PRNDI Awards for local journalism

Posted: July 9, 2012

KPCC and Vermont Public Radio led public radio news rooms in PRNDI’s three-tiered contest honoring outstanding local news coverage. In the competition among stations with the largest news staffs, KPCC in Pasadena, Calif., and VPR each won four first-place prizes. … Continue reading

Why don’t more stations adopt ‘sustainer’ ways?

Posted: July 9, 2012

Public radio stations have widely adopted sustaining-member programs over the last several years. Because of this, one might assume that a significant number of sustainers contribute to public radio every month. However, the reality for most public radio stations is quite the opposite. Continue reading

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