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WABE 90.1 Wins Atlanta Press Club And Murrow Awards

Apr 19, 2016

Tuesday night, the Atlanta Press Club held its annual awards banquet, recognizing excellence in journalism. WABE 90.1 reporters took home three awards. Molly Samuel won for Best Radio Reporting, Lisa Hagen and Elly Yu won for Best Use of Sound, and Elly Yu won the Rising Star award.

WABE won the Investigative Reporting award for Jim Burress’ thorough, impactful coverage of how HIV prevention dollars were mismanaged in Fulton county.
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Wednesday morning, the Radio Television Digital News Association announced the winners of the 2016 Edward R. Murrow regional awards. WABE won the Investigative Reporting award for Jim Burress’ thorough, impactful coverage of how HIV prevention dollars were mismanaged in Fulton County.  More than 4,300 entries were submitted to the Murrow Awards competition.

These awards highlight WABE’s commitment to tell meaningful local stories with the depth and inventive use of sound that public radio is known for. You can find the winning stories below.

WABE received a total of five other Atlanta Press Club nominations, including all three slots in the Radio Reporting category.  The impressive volume of nominees and winners highlights the impactful high quality reporting that continually flows out of the WABE newsroom. You can find the additional nominated stories below.