WBAL, CBS Lead National Headliner Awards
March 10, 2008 at 5:40 AM (PT)
HEARST-ARGYLE Talk WBAL-A/BALTIMORE and CBS RADIO NEWS won the lion's share of NATIONAL HEADLINER AWARDS this year, but AMERICAN PUBLIC MEDIA and NORTH CAROLINA PUBLIC RADIO's WUNC/CHAPEL HILL, NC won the Grand Award for Radio for the documentary "PUT TO THE TEST." The awards are presented by the PRESS CLUB OF ATLANTIC CITY.
CBS finished first in four of five network news categories, Newscast, Breaking News, Feature and News Series. WBAL finished first in two local categories -- News Series and Documentary -- and finished second in the other three categories as well as for News Series. BONNEVILLE Talk WTOP-A/WASHINGTON won the Feature category, MINNESOTA PUBLIC RADIO won for Breaking News, and CBS News KCBS-A/SAN FRANCISCO won for Newscast.