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Wednesday, April 28, 2010

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WFIU radio and WTIU TV news departments honored with 38 SPJ awards

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
April 28, 2010

BLOOMINGTON, Ind. -- Indiana University's public radio and TV stations were honored with 38 awards from The Indiana Chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists, including 10 first-place awards.

For the second straight year, WFIU led all Indiana radio stations with 26 total awards and seven first-place finishes. WTIU had 12 total awards with three first-place entries.

Winners were honored at the 31st Annual Awards Banquet at the Indianapolis Marriott North Hotel on April 23.

View or listen to the stories at indianapublicmedia.org/news/wfiuwtiu-news-bureau-wins-38-spj-awards/.

FIRST PLACE: RADIO

Feature
"The Writing On The (Bathroom) Wall"
Regan McCarthy

General News
"The Fight Over The Commons"
Daniel Robison

Sports Reporting
"Turkey Hunters Shoot Down Recession"
Regan McCarthy

Coverage Of The Environment
"Putting The Land In Land Trust"
Daniel Robison

Medical/Science Reporting
"Virtual Medical Records"
Stan Jastrzebski

Coverage Of Minority Issues
"Interpreting The Law"
Emily Loftis

Radio Use Of Sound
"Greene County Revival"
Daniel Robison

FIRST PLACE: TV

Feature
"B-Line Art"
Jason Pear and Ann Shea

Sports Reporting
"Radio Car Racing"
Ann Shea and Eric Bolstridge

Sports Reporting (Student Division)
"Bloomington South Wins State"
Dave Leno and Bill Shaw

SECOND PLACE: RADIO

Spot News
"Atheist Bus Lawsuit"
Emily Loftis

Investigative Reporting
"IU Transit Politics"
Regan McCarthy

Documentary or Special
"Artworks: Art And The Economy"
David Wood, Annie Corrigan, and Yael Ksander

Sports Reporting
"Logan Young Strikes Out"
Daniel Robison

Coverage Of The Environment
"Green Nuns"
Arianna Prothero

Coverage of Minority Issues
"Misunderstood Graffiti"
Emily Loftis

Criminal Justice Reporting
"Monroe County Jail Overcrowding"
Regan McCarthy

Social Justice Reporting
"Blade Reed: Child or Adult?"
Emily Loftis

Education Coverage
"Fighting Against Teacher Discipline"
Daniel Robison

SECOND PLACE: TV

Feature
"Jasper Artist"
Ann Shea and Eric Bolstridge

Coverage Of Minority Issues
"Talking Sports: The Diversity Divide"
Rob Anderson


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