UWS students earn journalism honorsEleven University of Wisconsin-Superior student journalists recently received collegiate radio news awards from the Wisconsin Broadcasters Association – more than any other Wisconsin university.
Eleven University of Wisconsin-Superior student journalists recently received collegiate radio news awards from the Wisconsin Broadcasters Association – more than any other Wisconsin university.
UW-Superior students reporting for KUWS-FM 91.3 earned first-place awards in three radio broadcast categories: news series/documentary, public affairs/talk show, and news story. Entries were judged by news and academic professionals and presented by the WBA on March 7.
Awards and students who received them include:
News Series/Documentary: First place to Rick Kremer of Superior, Carl Lindquist of Marquette, Mich., and Joe Cadotte of Duluth for their reporting on the 73rd Assembly Race; second place to Joe Cadotte and Carl Lindquist for their reporting on the Todd Palin campaign rally.
Public Affairs/Talk Radio: First place to Amy Hildre of Cloquet, Minn., Vanessa Feltes of Savage, Minn., Mallorie Herrera of River Falls, Wis., and James Leino of Superior for their work on “Sexual Identification Discrimination.” Third place to Tegan Wendland of Westby, Wis., Elaina Ilminen of Hurley, Wis., Jennifer Johnson of Porterfield, Wis., and Amy Swanoski of Superior for “Art Works.”
News Story: First place to Rich Kremer for “Campaign Donations.”