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WYPR Awards

WYPR Awards



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The WYPR News Team and Midday took home several awards for the 2019 Chesapeake Associated Press Broadcasters Association Contest. 

Winners are:



Outstanding Editorial or Commentary

First Place: Joel McCord, "My Hometown Mourns"

Outstanding News Series

Second Place: John Lee, "Fighting for the Falls”

Outstanding Documentary/In-Depth Reporting

Second Place: Tom Hall, Cianna Greaves and Rob Sivak, "The Capital Gazette Shooting: Perspectives on a Tragedy"

Outstanding Coverage of a Continuing Story

Second Place: John Lee and Dominique Maria Bonessi, "Election 2018: Baltimore County Executive"

Joel McCord also took home a PRNDI (Public Radio News Director Incorporated) commentary award for "My Hometown Mourns" 

Hear the other winning pieces below.