University of Wisconsin-Superior student journalists recently received collegiate radio news awards from the Wisconsin Broadcasters Association and the Milwaukee Press Club.
Broadcaster awards included:
News Series/Documentary: First place to Rick Kremer and Carl Lindquist of Superior, and Joe Cadotte of Duluth for their reporting on the 73rd Assembly race; second place to Cadotte and 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 Kremer for “Campaign Donations.”
The students will receive their awards at the Milwaukee Press Club’s 2009 Gridiron Awards Dinner on April 24 in Milwaukee.
Those awards include:
Best Radio News Story: First place to Kremer, Lindquist and Cadotte for their 73rd Assembly coverage. Second place to Wendland for her story titled “Prom Booze.”
Best Radio Feature Story: First place to Cadotte for his report “Elementary School Fire Drill.” Second place to Swanoski for “Sand Sculpting.”
Best Radio Sports Story: Feltes for “T-Ball Teamwork.”