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St. Louis Public Radio Awards

Our award-winning news team is proud to be a consistent competitor for awards from several prestigious organizations every year. The following is a list of winners since 2003.

 

Awarded in 2013

 

MurrowPublic Radio Exchange STEM Story Project Winner
Veronique LaCapra, Science Reporter
Following in Darwin's Footsteps - audio iconListen

Murrow2013 RTNDA Edward R. Murrow: Regional
Adam Allington, News Producer; Tim Lloyd, Education Reporter
Continuing Coverage
Missouri Drought of 2012 - audio iconListen

Murrow2013 RTNDA Edward R. Murrow: Regional
Adam Allington, News Producer
News Series
Asian Carp: Boon or Bane? - audio iconListen

 

Murrow2013 RTNDA Edward R. Murrow: Regional
Tim Lloyd, Education Reporter
Hard News
Voters React to Akin Comments - audio iconListen

 

Murrow2013 RTNDA Edward R. Murrow: Regional
Tim Lloyd, Education Reporter
Writing
Collecting Bosnians' Narrative of War - audio iconListen

 

 

 

Awarded in 2012

 

Missouri Broadcaster's Association2012 Missouri Broadcasters’ Association
Second Place: Large Market Radio
Rachel Lippmann, Reporter
Documentary/Public Affairs
Race in St. Louis - audio iconListen

Missouri Broadcaster's Association2012 Missouri Broadcasters’ Association
Second Place: Large Market Radio
Maria Altman, Reporter; Veronique LaCapra, Science Reporter
News Series
Inside the St. Louis Sewer System - audio iconListen

Missouri Broadcaster's Association2012 Missouri Broadcasters’ Association
First Place: Large Market Radio
Veronique LaCapra, Science Reporter
News Feature
In Their Own Words: Missouri Firefighters Remember 9/11 - audio iconListen

Associated Press2012 Illinois Associated Press
Second Place
Maria Altman, Reporter
Hard News Feature
Slot Machines at Illinois Race Tracks- audio iconListen

Associated Press2012 Missouri State Teachers' Association
Maria Altman, Reporter
Radio Feature
The Turner Case - audio iconListen

 

Associated Press2012 Missouri State Teachers' Association
Maria Altman, Reporter
Radio Series
Charter Schools in St. Louis - audio iconListen

 

 

Awarded in 2011

 

Missouri Broadcaster's Association2011 Missouri Broadcasters’ Association
First Place: Large Market Radio
Veronique LaCapra, Science Reporter
Feature Reporting
Bringing Back Endangered Beetles - audio iconListen

Missouri Broadcaster's Association2011 Missouri Broadcasters’ Association
First Place: Large Market Radio
Maria Altman, Producer
Documentary/Public Affairs
Teen Unemployment - audio iconListen

 

Murrow2011 RTNDA Edward R. Murrow: Regional
Adam Allington, Reporter
Hard News
St. Louis Stimulus a Year Later - audio iconListen

 

Murrow2011 RTNDA Edward R. Murrow: Regional
Adam Allington, Reporter
Audio News Documentary
Managing Urban Deer - audio iconListen

 

 

Awarded in 2010

 

Missouri Bar

Excellence in Legal Journalism Award
Missouri Bar Association

Radio category
Maria Altman, Reporter
Coverage of the public defender crisis in Missouri.
Court Urges Public Defenders to Rein in Workload - audio icon Listen
Missouri Public Defenders Stuck Between High Caseloads, Low Budgets - audio iconListen

 

Murrow2010 RTNDA Edward R. Murrow: Regional

Adam Allington, Reporter
Big Business in Midsummer Classic - audio iconListen

 

Murrow2010 RTNDA Edward R. Murrow: Regional
Website

Madalyn Painter, Director of Interactive Media,
and St. Louis Public Radio staff

 

Missouri Broadcaster's Association2010 Missouri Broadcasters’ Association
Certificate of Merit: Large Market Radio
Adam Allington, Producer
Documentary/Public Affairs
Foreclosures Hit the Market - audio iconListen

Missouri Broadcaster's Association2010 Missouri Broadcasters’ Association
Certificate of Merit: Large Market Radio
Maria Altman, Producer
Documentary/Public Affairs
Public Defenders

 

Awarded in 2009

 

Murrow2009 RTNDA Edward R. Murrow: National
News Series
KWMU Reporter Adam Allington
Gangs of North St. Louis - audio iconListen

 

Missouri Broadcaster's Association2009 Missouri Broadcasters’ Association
Certificate of Merit: Large Market Radio
Adam Allington, Producer
Feature Reporting
St. Louis Speculation Bubble - audio iconListen

Murrow2009 RTNDA Edward R. Murrow: Regional
Feature Reporting
KWMU Reporter Adam Allington
Old School Wrestling - audio iconListen

 

Murrow2009 RTNDA Edward R. Murrow: Regional
News Series
KWMU Reporter Adam Allington
Gangs of North St. Louis - audio iconListen

 

Awarded in 2008

 

MySource AwardMy Source Radio Testimonial Awards
Presented by the Corporation for Public Broadcasting and the Development Exchange, Inc.
Second Place
Mike Schrand, Producer

Pictured (l-r): Testimonial contributor Evyn Johnson, KWMU Producer Mike Schrand, and testimonial contributors Darcella Craven and Dominique Davis Craven.

>> Listen to the testimonial

 

 

Missouri Broadcaster's Association2008 Missouri Broadcasters’ Association
Certificate of Merit: Large Market Radio
Matt Sepic , Producer
Complete Newscast

 

Associated Press2008 Associated Press: Missouri-Kansas
1st Place: Enterprise Reporting
Adam Allington , Producer
Missouri Soldiers in Iraq series

 

Murrow2008 RTNDA Edward R. Murrow: Regional
Best Use of Sound
KWMU Reporter Tom Weber
Singing Brain Doctor - audio iconListen

 

Murrow2008 RTNDA Edward R. Murrow: Regional
Website
KWMU Staff
www.kwmu.org

 

Awarded in 2007

 

Riverfront Times Best of St. Louis 2007
Best Reporter (TV/Radio Division)

KWMU Reporter Tom Weber

Riverfront Times Best of St. Louis 2007
Best Jazz Radio Program

KWMU's Jazz Unlimited

2007 Association for Recorded Sound Collections Award for Excellence in Historical Recorded Sound Research: Certificate of Merit in the Best Research in Recorded Jazz Music
City of Gabriels
Dennis Owsley, Author and Host of Jazz Unlimited

Murrow2007 RTNDA Edward R. Murrow: Regional
Website

KWMU Staff
www.kwmu.org

 

Awarded in 2006

 

2006 Public Radio News Directors Inc.
2nd Place: Interview
Matt Sepic, Producer
Aquinas president expects good review from Vatican panel - audio listen

Murrow2006 RTNDA Edward R. Murrow: Regional
Website

KWMU Staff
www.kwmu.org

 

Associated Press2005 Associated Press: Missouri
2nd Place: Enterprise Reporting
Matt Sepic, Producer
Srebrenica survivors in STL recall brush with death - speaker listen

 

Associated Press2005 Associated Press: Missouri
Honorable Mention: Enterprise Reporting

Matt Sepic, Producer
Bosnians donate blood to identify relatives - audio listen

 

2005 Greater St. Louis Association of Black Journalists
Excellence in Communication Awards

Tom Weber, Producer
Education in the St. Louis Mayor’s Race - audio listen

Awarded in 2005

 

Murrow2005 RTNDA Edward R. Murrow: Regional
Website

KWMU Staff
www.kwmu.org

 

Murrow2005 RTNDA Edward R. Murrow: Regional
Newswriting

Tom Weber
Various Stories

 

Missouri Broadcaster's Association2004 Missouri Broadcasters’ Association
1st Place: Feature Reporting
Tom Weber, Producer
Arts Funding in a Bad Economy - audio listen

 

Associated Press2004 Associated Press: Illinois
1st Place: Investigative Series

Tom Weber, Producer
Swansong for the Nightengale - audio listen

 

Awarded in 2004

 

Murrow2004 RTNDA Edward R. Murrow: Regional
Website

KWMU Staff
www.kwmu.org

 

Murrow2004 RTNDA Edward R. Murrow: Regional
Newswriting

Tom Weber
Various Stories

 

Missouri Broadcaster's Association2004 Missouri Broadcasters’ Association
1st Place: Feature Reporting
Tom Weber, Producer
Arts Funding in a Bad Economy - audio listen

 

Associated Press2003 Associated Press: Missouri
1st Place: Enterprise Reporting

Tom Weber, Producer
River Garbage Man - audio listen

 

Associated Press2003 Associated Press: Missouri
Honorable Mention: Enterprise Reporting

Hillary Wicai, Producer
One Man Parade - audio listen

 

Associated Press2003 Associated Press: Missouri
Honorable Mention: Enterprise Reporting

Kevin Lavery, Producer
World War I Fly In - audio listen

 

Associated Press2003 Associated Press: Missouri
Honorable Mention: Enterprise Reporting

Tom Weber, Producer
Taps for the Bugler - audio listen

Awarded in 2003

 

Murrow2003 RTNDA Edward R. Murrow: Regional
Use of Sound
Hillary Wicai - Producer
Shy Rhinos - audiolisten

 

Murrow2003 RTNDA Edward R. Murrow: Regional
Feature Reporting
Hillary Wicai, Producer
Galen Garbage - audiolisten

 

Murrow2003 RTNDA Edward R. Murrow: Regional
Use of Sound
Tom Weber, Producer
Arts Funding in a Bad Economy - audio listen

 

Murrow2003 RTNDA Edward R. Murrow: Regional
Website

KWMU Staff
www.kwmu.org