NABJ Names '09 'Excellence' Finalists
April 27, 2009 at 12:17 PM (PT)
The NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF BLACK JOURNALISTS has released the names of finalists for the 2009 NABJ "Salute to Excellence Awards." The honors will be given AUGUST 8th in TAMPA.
Among the finalists:
Radio-News: Short Form: ALLISON KEYES, NATIONAL PUBLIC RADIO, "Gun Sales Rise on Fear of Democratic Presidential Nomination"; BRIAN COOK, AMERICAN URBAN RADIO NETWORKS, "2 Legends Gone (BERNIE MAC & ISAAC HAYES)"
Radio-News: Long Form: GWEN THOMPKINS, DIDI SCHANCHE, AND JON BAER, NATIONAL PUBLIC RADIO, "DARFUR Humanitarian Crisis"
Radio-Feature: DAVID GREENE AND MUTHONI MUTIRI, NATIONAL PUBLIC RADIO, "PENNSYLVANIA County Considers Prejudices"; ALLISON KEYES, NATIONAL PUBLIC RADIO, "TROY MAXSON: Heart, Heartbreak as Big as the World"; OFEIBEA QUIST-ARCTON, DIDI SCHANCHE, BECKY MARTINEZ, AND ANDREW PRINCE, NATIONAL PUBLIC RADIO, "ZIMBABWE Food Crisis"
Radio-Documentary: MICHELE NORRIS AND STEVE DRUMMOND, NATIONAL PUBLIC RADIO, "The YORK Project: Race and the 2008 Vote"
Radio-Public Affairs: Interview/Discussion: ANITA S. WOODLEY AND DICK GORDON, WUNC/CHAPEL HILL, "Lessons From A Dropout"; APRIL RYAN, AMERICAN URBAN RADIO NETWORKS, "Interview with Minister LOUIS FARRAKHAN"
Radio: Top 15 Market
Radio-Investigative: NATALIE MOORE AND JULIA MCEVOY, WBEZ/CHICAGO, "Mixed Income"
Radio-Feature: LYNETTE KALSNES AND TONY SARABIA, WBEZ/CHICAGO, "Opera Delves Into Difficult Subject"; Staff, WNYC-A-F/NEW YORK, "I'm Not Emo"; PHYLLIS FLETCHER, KUOW/SEATTLE, "Organics For All"
Radio-Public Affairs: Program: Staff, WAMU/WASHINGTON, "Education and the Tradition of Debate"
Radio-Public Affairs: Interview/Discussion : Staff, WAMU/WASHINGTON, "DC Riots: Forty Years Later"; Staff, WAMU/WASHINGTON, "From Negro to African-American: How Identity Evolves"
Radio: Market 16 And Below
Radio-News: Short Form : LEONEDA INGE, WUNC/CHAPEL HILL, "NCCU OBAMA”
Radio-News: Long Form: DONNA OWENS, WYPR/BALTIMORE, "TUBMAN Legacy Getting New Attention”
Radio-Sports: PHIL FARRAR, KOGO/SAN DIEGO, "WILLIE O'REE: 'Soul on Ice'"