2016 Sigma Delta Chi Award Winners Announced
April 26, 2016 at 11:40 AM (PT)
The SOCIETY OF PROFESSIONAL JOURNALISTS has announced the 2016 SIGMA DELTA CHI Award winners for excellence in journalism.
Radio winners include:
- Breaking News Reporting (1-100 Market or Network Syndication): “Live from The WASHINGTON Wildfires,” ANNA KING and PHYLLIS FLETCHER, NORTHWEST NEWS NETWORK
- Breaking News Reporting (101+ Market): “A historic day on the UNIVERSITY OF MISSOURI campus,” UNIVERSITY OF MISSOURI News-Talk KBIA/COLUMBIA, MO
- Investigative Reporting (1-100 Market or Network Syndication): “Unholy Water,” DOUG SOVERN and ED CAVAGNARO, CBS RADIO News KCBS-A-KFRC-F/SAN FRANCISCO
- Investigative Reporting (101+ Market): “Why Is Justice for GARRETT PHILLIPS So Complicated?,” NATASHA HAVERTY, DAVID SOMMERSTEIN and MARTHA FOLEY, ST. LAWRENCE UNIVERSITY Variety WSLU (NORTH COUNTRY PUBLIC RADIO)/CANTON, NY
- Feature Reporting (1-100 Market or Network Syndication): “She Remembers It All,” ERIKA LANTZ, BOSTON UNIVERSITY News-Talk WBUR/BOSTON
- Feature Reporting (101+ Market): “WESTERN KENTUCKY A Birthplace Of Steel,” TODD HATTON, CHAD LAMPE and ALLISON CRAWFORD, MURRAY STATE UNIVERSITY Variety WKMS/MURRAY, KY
- Documentaries (1-100 Market or Network Syndication): “Hooked: Tracking Heroin's Hold on ARIZONA,” ARIZONA STATE UNIVERSITY's WALTER CRONKITE SCHOOL OF JOURNALISM AND ARTS and PBS affiliate KAET-TV (ARIZONA PBS)/PHOENIX, aired on 33 TV stations and 90 radio stations across the state through the ARIZONA BROADCASTERS ASSOCIATION
- Documentaries (101+ Market): “PUERTO RICO to CHICAGO drug treatment pipeline,” ADRIANA CARDONA-MAGUIGAD, IRA GLASS, CATE CAHAN, KARI LYDERSEN, BILL HEALY and NANCY UPDIKE, SOCIAL JUSTICE NEWS NEXUS AT MEDILL SCHOOL OF JOURNALISM - NORTHWESTERN UNIVERSITY,
- aired on CHICAGO PUBLIC MEDIA News-Talk WBEZ/CHICAGO's "THIS AMERICAN LIFE"
- Public Service in Radio Journalism (1-100 Market or Network Syndication): “Incredible Cops,” ROBERT LEWIS, NOAH VELTMAN, XANDER LANDEN, DAVID LEWIS and JOHN KEEFE, NEW YORK PUBLIC RADIO News-Talk WNYC-A-F/NEW YORK
- Public Service in Radio Journalism (101+ Market): “Shortage In Rich Land,” KRISTOFOR HUSTED, BRAM SABLE-SMITH, KBIA
In addition, ALPHA MEDIA Sports KXTG-A (750 THE GAME)/PORTLAND afternoon host JOHN CANZANO won for Sports Column Writing (Daily Circulation 100,001+) for his work at THE OREGONIAN and ENTERCOM Sports WMFS (ESPN 92.9)/MEMPHIS host GEOFF CALKINS won for Sports Column Writing (Daily Circulation 1-100,000) for his work at the MEMPHIS COMMERCIAL APPEAL.