WUNC/Chapel Hill Wins Casey Medal
June 14, 2006 at 5:58 AM (PT)
Noncommercial WUNC/CHAPEL HILL, NC has won a CASEY MEDAL for Meritorious Journalism from the CASEY JOURNALISM CENTER at the PHILIP MERRILL COLLEGE OF JOURNALISM at the UNIVERSITY OF MARYLAND. WUNC won the prestigious award for "NORTH CAROLINA Voices: Understanding Poverty," a series about people living at or below the state's poverty level.
No runner-up was named, but WNYC-A/NEW YORK received Honorable Mention for a report on the problems with serving NEW YORK's special education students, and LONG HAUL PRODUCTIONS was given Honorable Mention for "Dear Birth Mother," a documentary about adoption.