WPSU Penn State Wins Three National Reporting Awards

WPSU-FM won three national reporting awards from Public Radio News Directors, Inc., as well as two additional awards as collaborators. The awards recognized work done at stations and other outlets during calendar year 2015, which featured a variety of categories from Arts Reporting to Spot News. 72 organizations submitted more than 1,200 entries.

Interview – First prize
Take Note: The Ford Pinto Case
Patty Satalia, producer

Continuing Coverage – Second prize
“Proposed Student Housing Complex Raises Worries Over State College Water Supply”
Erin Cassidy Hendrick and Emily Reddy, producers

Arts Feature – Second prize
“‘Good Kids’ Dramatizes The Steubenville, Ohio Rape Case At Penn State”
Emily Reddy, producer

Nationally Edited News Feature – First Prize
“The Immigrants It Once Shut Out Bring New Life To Pennsylvania Town [Hazleton]”
Eleanor Klibanoff, producer

Series category – Second prize
“Underfunded Pensions in Pennsylvania”
Keystone Crossroads team

A full list of the PRNDI Awards is available here.

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