WLRN News Win Three Awards From Florida Associated Press Broadcasters

Mar 20, 2017

WLRN News has won three awards from the Florida Associated Press Broadcasters. Ten additional works are finalists for awards, which will be announced next month.

The three winners for the 2016 Florida Associated Press Broadcasters awards are:

- Investigative Series

Rowan Moore Gerety and Christina Veiga | WLRN-Miami Herald News | "Ending Out of School Suspensions."

- Breaking Sports News

Luis Hernandez | WLRN Public Media | "Muhammad Ali In Our Backyard."

- News Anchor or Anchor Team

Christine DiMattei | WLRN Public Media.

WLRN News is a finalist in these other 10 categories:

Breaking News | Station: 

News Staff | WLRN Public Media | "Fidel Dies"

Continuing Coverage:

Sammy Mack and Kate Stein | WLRN Public Media.

Website / Digital:

Teresa Frontado, Katie Lepri, and News Staff | WLRN Public Media

Feature | Light News:

Sammy Mack and Wilson Sayre | WLRN Public Media | "We Spent The Night On A Nuclear Submarine."

Feature | Cultural / Historical:

Nadege Green | WLRN Public Media | "Robert Battle and His Mom"

Public Affairs:

Tom Hudson, Bridget O'Brien and Alicia Zuckerman | WLRN Public Media | "The Zika Virus In South Florida"

Use of Sound for Radio:

Sammy Mack and Wilson Sayre | WLRN Public Media | "We Spent The Night On A Nuclear Submarine."

General Assignment | Long Format:

Gina Jordan | WLRN Public Media | "The Tug Of War Over Florida's Affordable Housing Fund"

Series / Franchise Reporting:

Sammy Mack and Tom Hudson | WLRN Public Media

Digital Programming:

Teresa Frontado, Katie Lepri, and News Staff | WLRN Public Media | "Zika in South Florida."

You can read the whole list of nominees here.