Public media outlet WYPR, Baltimore 88.1 FM has been recognized by the Washington, D.C., Chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists for journalism excellence as part of its 2023 Dateline Awards. Of the radio division, the station and its reporters were named the winner of three categories and were recognized as finalists in an additional four. WYPR was honored with the following SPJDC 2023 Dateline Awards for work completed in 2022.
Boston public media outlet WBUR unveils a new climate series. WBUR says, “’Here & Now’ — the live, national midday news program from NPR and WBUR — just debuted a new series to spotlight people and places across the U.S. with solutions that are making a difference to stem climate change. ‘Reverse Course: Individual action to combat climate change’ delivers stories from the field, introducing listeners to people whose projects are succeeding and helping to shape climate smart communities.” The series is led by senior editor Peter O’Dowd and producer Chris Bentley.