The Syracuse Press Club handed out its annual awards at a dinner on April 16. WSYR and WAER picked up four awards each, while WRVO received three honors.
Here is the complete list of winners in the radio categories…
|Best Radio Spot News Coverage||WSYR|| Chris Weidman |
|“September 11th, America Under Attack”|
|Best Radio Investigative Story||WSYR||Steven Portnoy||“Stop the Violence”|
|Best Radio News Feature||WRVO||Amy Cavalier||“Fairhaven”|
|Best Radio Human Interest Feature||WAER|| Richard Gardner |
|“Jerry Rescue: Syracuse Fights Slavery”|
|Best Radio Sports Story||WAER||Andy Jones||“Glickman Remembrance”|
|Best Radio Sports Show||WAER||Andy Jones||“Halftime Report”|
|Best Radio Mini-Series||WSYR||Leila Walsh||“Protecting our Children”|
|Best Radio Newscast||WSYR|| Chris Weidman |
|“September 11th – The Morning After”|
|Best Radio Documentary||WRVO||Chris Ulanowski||“Bioterrorism”|
|Best Radio Public Affairs||WAER|| Lorraine Rapp |
Women’s Voices Staff
|“Women’s Voices: Same Sex Education’s Advantages”|
|Best Radio Special Program||WRVO||Mark Lavonier||“Clinton Square Memorial”|
In addition, special mentions in the above categories were awarded to the following people: Tara Howard (WSYR), Adam Levinson (WAER), Kelly O’Donnell (WAER), Chris Ulanowski (WRVO), Leila Walsh (WSYR), Chris Weidman (WSYR), and Scott R. Willis (WAER).
570 WSYR’s news director and director of programming, Bill Carey, was honored with a Bliven-Ganley-Rossi Career Achievement Award.