2009 Sigma Delta Chi Award Winners Announced
May 3, 2010 at 1:01 PM (PT)
The SOCIETY OF PROFESSIONAL JOURNALISTS announced the 2009 winners of the SIGMA DELTA CHI AWARDS for excellence in journalism TODAY.
Radio winners include:
Breaking News Reporting (1-100 Market or Network Syndication): CBS RADIO News WBBM-A/CHICAGO (KRIS HABERMEHL, BERNIE TAFOYA, BOB ROBERTS and staff), "The Maday Escape"
Investigative Reporting (1-100 Market or Network Syndication): CBS RADIO News KCBS-A-KFRC-F/SAN FRANCISCO (DOUG SOVERN): "Hard Times: CALIFORNIA's Broken Parole System,"
Feature Reporting (1-100 Market or Network Syndication): NATIONAL PUBLIC RADIO (INA JAFFE, PHILIP BRICE, AMY WALTER): "CALIFORNIA's Three Strikes Law: 15 Years of Controversy"
Feature Reporting (101+ Market): VIRGINIA TECH noncommercial WVTF/ROANOKE-RADIO IQ (SANDY HAUSMAN, RICK MATTIONI, CONNIE STEVENS), "Hurricane Camille Remembered"
Documentaries (1-100 Market or Network Syndication): PUBLIC RADIO INTERNATIONAL's "THE WORLD" (MARY KAY MAGISTAD), "Created in CHINA"
Documentaries (101+ Market): ST. CLOUD STATE UNIVERSITY noncommercial KVSC/ST. CLOUD, MN (KEVIN HURD), "Cash, Credit and Saving While in College"
Public Service in Radio Journalism (1-100 Market or Network Syndication): WNYC RADIO noncommercial News-Talk WNYC-A-F/NEW YORK (MIGUELINA DIAZ, KEITH TINGMAN, AMON "AJ" FRAZIER), "This is the SOUTH BRONX"
Public Service in Radio Journalism (101+ Market or Network Syndication): SACRED HEART UNIVERSITY noncommercial News-Talk WSHU/FAIRFIELD, CT (CHARLES LANE, MAOMI STAROBIN, KATIE DAVIS), "A Community Victimized in the Shadows"