WKSU STAFF HONORED BY NATIONAL FEDERATION OF PRESS WOMEN
Monday September 26, 2005
WKSU received seven awards in the National Federation of Press Women's (NFPW) 2004 Communication Contest. The honors were presented on Sept. 10 in Seattle, WA at a ceremony held on the concluding evening of the annual NFPW Communication Conference. Each of the entries automatically competed in the national contest after winning first place in the state contest conducted by Ohio Professional Writers, Inc.
National winners were:
Radio Broadcast Categories:
• First Place – Special Programming, Reporter/Producer Michelle Chyatte for "Her Husband, His Wife, Their Kidney."
• First Place – Special Reporting Series, Reporter/Producer Vivian Goodman for "Ethnic Migration."
• First Place – Personal Column on the Air, Reporter/Producer Julie Grant for "Packing Heat."
• Second Place – Prepared Report, Public Relations Director Bob Burford for "Pete Best."
Marketing/Public Relations Categories:
• First Place – News or Feature Releases-Multiple Releases, Marketing Associate Ann VerWiebe for "FolkAlley.com."
• Second Place – Single-sheet Poster, Burford and Marcus Thomas LLC for "38th Kent State Folk Festival."
• Second Place – Creative Verse, Director of Communications Pamela R. Anderson for "What I want to know."
Since 1937, the professional journalists and communicators of NFPW have promoted the highest ethical standards while providing opportunities for professional development, networking, and support in defense of First Amendment rights.
WKSU broadcasts NPR & Classical Music at 89.7 FM, and is a service of Kent State University. WKSU programming is also heard on WKRW 89.3 FM in Wooster, WKRJ 91.5 FM in Dover/New Philadelphia, WKSV 89.1 FM in Thompson, and WNRK 90.7 Norwalk. The WKSU web site is www.wksu.org.
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