The Colorado Associated Press Broadcasters Association has recognized the KUNC Newsroom with 11 awards for excellence.
Under the guidance of News Director Brian Larson, the KUNC news room received first place awards for Outstanding News Operation for coverage of last summer’s High Park wildfire and Best Web Site.
Reporters Grace Hood and Nathan Heffel were each singled out with Best Reporter awards.
Hood also won first and second place awards in the Best Investigative Reporting category for stories examining issues with online education in the state.
Heffel won first place awards in the Best General Reporting and Best Use of Sound categories. KUNC received the awards in the Large/Medium Market category for work that was produced in 2012.
The KUNC news department has also been recognized this year with three awards from the Colorado Broadcasters Association and five regional Edward R. Murrow awards from the Radio Television Digital News Association.