KUNC Newsroom Wins CBA Awards
The KUNC newsroom was recognized with 3 Major Market awards for 2015 by the Colorado Broadcasters Association at their annual Awards of Excellence Banquet Saturday night.
Arts reporter Stacy Nick and Morning Edition host Erin O’Toole swept the Best News Coverage of a Single Event category. Nick won first place for her story covering last year’s blooming of the corpse flower at Denver’s Botanic Gardens. O’Toole took second place for a report looking at how new USDA food guidelines could impact school nutrition funding. All Things Considered host Jackie Fortier received a first place award in the Best News Feature, Report or Series category. She profiled a summer reading program aimed at helping kids who are struggling to read in Windsor.
The CBA awards honor individual and station excellence within the Colorado Broadcast industry.