Knight-Batten Award, 2011

Posted: October 17, 2011

NPR social media specialist Andy Carvin received a Knight-Batten Award for innovation in journalism. Carvin, whose job as the network’s senior social media strategist this year evolved into round-the-clock tweeting of Arab Spring protests, received a Knight Batten Award of … Continue reading

PRPD/ARA Dan Otto Award, 2011

Posted: October 17, 2011

Programmer Shelia Rue received the Don Otto Award at PRPD. The veteran programmer and workshop instructor for Public Radio Program Directors was honored for career contributions to the field at a presentation during the association’s conference last month in Baltimore. … Continue reading

DEI Benchmarks Award, 2011

Posted: October 17, 2011

New Hampshire Public Radio was cited for outstanding performance in fundraising. NHPR, based in Concord, ranks among the most efficient public radio outlets in converting listeners into givers, and it raises more net underwriting revenue per listener-hour than peer stations, … Continue reading

Public Radio News Directors Inc. Awards, 2011

Posted: October 17, 2011

KJZZ, WBEZ, WBGO and KLCC led the annual contest among local pubradio newsrooms. Each took three or more first-place PRNDI awards in a competition among peer-group stations. PRNDI groups stations into tiers based on the number of full-time news staffers … Continue reading

Primetime Emmy Awards, 2011

Posted: October 17, 2011

Masterpiece Classic’s Downton Abbey led PBS’s Emmy winners. Among six Primetime Emmys presented in September [2011] to the British costume drama was the highly coveted statuette for best miniseries. Producers of documentary and performance series brought PBS’s Emmy total up … Continue reading

News and Documentary Emmys, 2011

Posted: October 17, 2011

It’s been a very good Emmy season for indie documentaries on PBS. POV received four of the six statuettes credited to PBS in the National Academy of Television Arts and Science’s Sept. 26 Emmy announcement. Two went to Food Inc., … Continue reading

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