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WPSU Penn State honored with four state AP broadcasting awards

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UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. – WPSU Penn State won four awards, including one first-place honor, during the annual Pennsylvania Associated Press Broadcasters Association (PAPBA) awards banquet in Harrisburg.

WPSU-FM news director Emily Reddy and associate producer Erin Cassidy Hendrick earned first place in the Best Continuing Coverage category for their story, “Proposed Student Housing Complex Raises Worries over State College Water Supply.”

Reddy earned two additional AP awards, garnering second place for Best Feature with “For Mennonites, Question of LGBT Membership Yields Few Easy Answers” and third place in Spot News Coverage for “Students React to Fraternity Suspension Over Nude Photos.”

Keystone Crossroads reporter Eleanor Klibanoff earned second place for Best Use of Sound (radio only) (“The Pope Isn’t the Only Big Act in Pennsylvania”). 

WPSU Penn State’s award winners were among 290 entries, which featured news and sports stories, features and reporting, from 18 television and radio stations. Entries were judged by key editors and staff from AP member television and radio stations. 

Last Updated May 24, 2016