11:48am

Tue June 10, 2014
Station Announcement

WRVO News team brings home awards this spring

Each spring, news departments across the state are honored for the work they've done in the past year. This year, WRVO entered news stories in several awards competitions across the state and country. The lists that follow indicates which awards the WRVO News team and supporting staff took home for work completed during 2013.

We would like to thank all of our reporters, past and present, for their hard work and continued success.

Syracuse Press Club Awards

Spot News

Investigative Story

News Feature

Sports Story

Regularly Scheduled Local Newscast

  • Second Place: WRVO, WRVO News Department and Jason Smith

Documentary

Public Affairs Program

  • First Place: WRVO, Lorraine Rapp, Linda Lowen, Catherine Loper and Leah Landry, "Take Care: I-STOP -- the pros and cons of New York state's new law regulation prescription drug abuse"

Associated Press Awards

Steve Flanders Award

  • Given to the radio station with the most first-place awards in the competition for news stories aired during the previous calendar year. This year WRVO tied with WBFO.

Best Regularly Scheduled News Program

  • First Place: WRVO, Morning Edition Regional Newscast, WRVO News Department and Jason Smith

Best News Special/Documentary

  • First Place: WRVO, "New York in the World," Garrick Utley, Sidsel Overgaard, Catherine Loper and Mark Lavonier
  • Special Mention: WRVO, "Take Care: I-STOP, the pros and cons of New York State's New Law Regulating Prescription Drug Abuse," Lorriane Rapp, Linda Lowen, Catherine Loper and Leah Landry

Best News Series

Best Interview

Best Spot News Coverage

Best Continuing News Coverage

Best Enterprise Reporting

Best Feature

Best Sports Coverage

General Excellence in Use of Medium

  • First Place: WRVO, "New York in the World," Garrick Utley, Sidsel Overgaard, Catherine Loper and Mark Lavonier

Best Website

  • First Place: WRVO, Leah Landry and WRVO News Department