Awards

91.5 KRCC walked away with two Awards of Excellence from this past weekend’s Colorado Broadcasters Association annual event in Denver.

91.5 KRCC took first place in the category “Best News Coverage of a Single Event” with its coverage of the Colorado Springs/Broadmoor land exchange, which we call “The Case of Strawberry Fields." - this includes feature reporting from Jake Brownell, a special Wish We Were Here episode, produced by Jake Brownell and Noel Black, and including work from student reporters Holly Pretsky, Tucker Hampson, and Dana Cronin, among other pieces. 

91.5 KRCC also took first place in the pubic radio specific category of “Best Mini-Documentary or Series” for Wish We Were Here, Episode 12: Avalanche on America’s Mountain. 

Update: On 3/17/17 we removed the first sentence of this post congratulating only Andrea and Jake; there were others that worked on these stories as well.

KRCC Nets Awards

Apr 21, 2016
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It's been a busy awards season around KRCC, as the News Department and Wish We Were Here have picked up numerous awards for work completed in calendar year 2015.

KRCC Wins Regional Edward R. Murrow Awards

Apr 23, 2015
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KRCC learned today that we received two Regional Edward R. Murrow Awards for work produced by KRCC News Director Andrea Chalfin and Noel Black and Jake Brownell, producers of KRCC's program Wish We Were Here.  

Maggie Spencer / KRCC

  Last Saturday night, March 7th, 2015, KRCC's News Director Andrea Chalfin and the Big Something/Wish We Were Here's Noel Black and Jake Brownell both took home first place awards from the Colorado Broadcasters Association's annual awards gala the "Excellence Awards."  

KRCC News has been recognized by Public Radio News Directors, Inc., or PRNDI, for its online content accompanying last year's series, "Flash Point: Living with Wildfire." The 1st Place Award comes in the "Best Multimedia Presentation" category among small newsrooms.

The Radio Television Digital News Association, or RTDNA, has recognized KRCC News with a regional Edward R. Murrow Award for excellence in journalism. 

News Director Andrea Chalfin received the honor in the Breaking News category for her coverage of flooding in Manitou Springs.  Here’s the original report from August:  A Weekend of Flooding and Community in Manitou Springs.