MSPR Earns 11 Kentucky Associated Press Awards, Morrill named College Best of Show
Morehead State Public Radio (WMKY, 90.3FM) earned a total of 11 awards in the professional and college divisions Saturday at the annual Kentucky Associated Press Broadcasters (KAPB) awards in Lexington.
The awards were announced for both professional and college contests.
The KAPB awards competition is designed to recognize Kentucky AP members and staffers for outstanding performance in broadcast journalism. The competition is open to all AP members in Kentucky and those outside Kentucky with designated market areas that extend into Kentucky. To be eligible to enter, entries must be about news, features or sports that occurred solely in Kentucky. Entries must have been broadcast in calendar year 2016.
The KAPB college competition is designed to recognize Kentucky student broadcasters for outstanding performance in college broadcast journalism. The contest is open to any college in Kentucky.
Twenty-five broadcast organizations and five Kentucky colleges and universities submitted 531 entries in the contest, which featured news, sports and weather reporting as well as feature, investigative, public interest reporting, photography, video and website categories.
The AP is a not-for-profit news cooperative representing 1,400 newspapers and 5,000 broadcast stations in the United States.
Morehead State Public Radio (WMKY, 90.3FM) earned a total of 11 awards in the professional and college divisions including four first place, four second place, two third place and College Best of Show.
Professional Radio Division
College Radio Division
Serving more than 20 counties throughout eastern Kentucky, Ohio and West Virginia, Morehead State Public Radio (WMKY) broadcasts at 90.3FM from the MSU campus.
Additional information can be found on MSPR’s website at www.wmky.org