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.