awards

Savannah Maher

Wyoming Public Radio has won a first place award for reporting from the Public Media Journalists Association. The award for Best Feature was for Savannah Maher's story: After Decades-Long Struggle, Buffalo Return To Northern Arapaho Land. The feature was broadcast on Open Spaces and Wyoming Public Radio in October. The award was announced during a virtual ceremony, and Savannah Maher's feature won under the Division B (News staff of 4 to 7) category.

Caldera Productions

Two documentaries from Caldera Productions, a film company out of Lander, are up for three regional Emmy Awards this year. The Heartland Chapter of the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences (NATAS) nominated "The State of Equality" for best historical documentary and best musical composition and arrangement, and "Ferret Town" for best feature among environmental subjects.

PMJA, Public Media Journalists Association, has named Kate Concannon it’s 2020 Editor of the Year. PMJA is a leading industry group for public media journalism.

Concannon has led the Mountain West News Bureau as its Managing Editor since its launch in 2018. This regional journalism collaboration is made up of reporters at different public radio stations across several Western states. The bureau’s journalism is shared daily with the station partners and affiliates across the region. The bureau was launched with funding from the Corporation for Public Broadcasting (CPB).

Wyoming Public Radio Wins Four National Native Media Awards

Aug 2, 2019
Anna Rader

The Native American Journalists Association has recognized two Wyoming Public Media (WPM) reporters for their news features. Wyoming Public Radio News won four awards in the annual National Native Media Awards competition. 

Wyoming Public Radio & Media Wins Four National PRNDI Awards

Jun 17, 2019
Maggie Mullen

Wyoming Public Radio and Media won four national awards at the annual Public Radio News Directors conference in Washington D.C. over the weekend. Reporter Cooper McKim won first place for Best Use of Sound in Division B for his story on how scientists are following the fate of a stonefly species that can only be found in mountain streams. 

Wyoming Public Radio Wins Two National PRNDI Awards

Jun 25, 2018

Wyoming Public Radio has won two national first-place awards from Public Radio News Directors Incorporated (PRNDI). Reporter Melodie Edwards won first place for Best Use of Sound in Division B which recognizes stations with news staff sizes between 4 and 7 people. HumaNature also won first place in Division B for Best Station Podcast.