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Chesapeake Associated Press Broadcasters Association Honors WYPR

The Chesapeake Associated Press Broadcasters Association (CAPBA) honored WYPR with two awards at its annual ceremony on Saturday. WYPR reporter John Lee won for Outstanding Editorial or Commentary for "One Virginian's Take on Confederate Monuments" and Outstanding Feature or Human Interest Story for "Farms That Go ‘Boom’ Annoying Neighbors in Baltimore County." 

Midday host Tom Hall was recognized as a finalist for Outstanding Talk Show for "Freddie Gray, Two Years On: Baltimore Community Perspectives” and reporter Rachel Baye was a finalist for Outstanding Enterprise Reporting for "Maryland Poor Get Little Help on Child Care." 

Listen to the stories: 

Farms that go “boom” annoying neighbors in Baltimore County

Remembering The Uprising: Perspectives From The Community

Maryland poor get little help on childcare


Jamyla Krempel is WYPR's digital content director and the executive producer of Wavelength: Baltimore's Public Radio Journey. She collaborates with reporters, program and podcast hosts to create content for WYPR’s online platforms.