WKSU Journalism Awards for 2018

Mar 26, 2018

Awards for work created in 2017:

Ohio Associated Press—Ohio APME Awards

  • Best in Show-General Excellence, WKSU News
  • First Place-Best Anchor, Amanda Rabinowitz
  • First Place-Best Reporter, M.L. Schultze
  • First Place-Best Broadcast Writing, M.L. Schultze—“An Akron Mother and Her Sons Plan for the Once Unimaginable: Separation and Deportation”
  • First Place-Best Sportscast, Amanda Rabinowitz and Terry Pluto—“The View from Pluto”
  • First Place-Best Use of Sound, Kabir Bhatia—“ The Dragon Invasion of Turkeyfoot Lake Could Net About $20,000 For Breast Cancer Awareness”
  • First Place-Best Enterprise Reporting, M.L. Schultze—“Ride Hailing In Rural America: Like Uber With A Neighborly Feel”
  • First Place-Best Investigative Reporting, M.L. Schultze“Race, Deaths and Past Wars on Drugs: All Shape Ohio's Response to the Heroin Crisis”
  • Second Place-Best Feature Reporting, Amanda Rabinowitz—“Shuffle”
  • Second Place-Best Continuing Coverage, WKSU Staff—“Opioids: Turning the Tide in the Crisis”
  • Second Place-Best Newscast, Jeff St. Clair—“All Things Considered”