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Wyoming Public Media Wins Four National Awards

Savannah, Catherine, Cooper
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L-R: Savannah Maher, Catherine Wheeler, Cooper McKim

Wyoming Public Media (WPM) has won four Public Media Journalists Association (PMJA) national awards.

A joint reporting effort by Cooper McKim and WyoFile won the first place award for Investigative Reporting for a story titled Wyoming's Dark Money Coal Campaign.

The station received a second place award in the Best News/Public Affairs Program category for the Open Spaces show called Stories About Race.

Catherine Wheeler's piece about high school seniors not getting closure during the pandemic won second place in the Short Documentary category.

Former reporter Savannah Maher picked up second place for Best Use of Sound for her story about transferring Buffalo out of Yellowstone to avoid the annual cull.

This is the 15th straight year WPM has won a national PMJA (formerly known as PRNDI) award.

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