St. Louis Public Radio Wins Six Missouri Broadcaster Awards
St. Louis Public Radio received four first place awards and two certificates of merit at this year’s Missouri Broadcasters Awards. Nearly two hundred awards were presented in total to Missouri’s best radio and TV stations.
“Everyone in the newsroom works so hard, it's nice when others recognize the quality work we produce.” said Executive Editor Shula Neuman. “I'm always so proud of the journalists in the newsroom.”
- Best Local Website, stlpublicradio.org
- Convergent Media: We’re Here, And We’re Blessed: COVID-19 Patients In St. Louis Describe Disease by Sarah Fentem
- Documentary/Public Affairs: Yes, There Is A Difference In Missouri Between Absentee And Mail-In Voting by Jason Rosenbaum
- Sports: Cardinals ‘Cardboard Nation’ Connects Generations Of Baseball Families by Wayne Pratt
Certificate of Merit:
- Convergent Media: One Ballot’s Journey: How Absentee Ballots Are Counted In Missouri by Kayla Drake
- Feature Reporting: Black Yoga Group Offers African Americans A Space For Self-Care During Stressful Times by Andrea Henderson
“Kayla Drake’s story about what happens to a ballot in the voting process during COVID-19 really exemplifies our mission of public service journalism. This is something that affects everyone who can vote and it answered a lot of questions people had in a highly engaging, yet creative way.” Neuman said.
St. Louis Public Radio is a non-profit media organization, delivering accuracy and understanding. We ask difficult questions and push the boundaries of storytelling, bringing context and humanity to the issues and ideas that affect life in the metro region, Rolla, Quincy and rural areas in Missouri and Illinois. Reflecting the voices of our community, we engage in crucial conversations that bring people together. With award-winning local news coverage, original podcasts, jazz and classical music channels, and national and international news from NPR and the BBC, we are a listener-supported service of the University of Missouri-St. Louis.