WBGO WINS BIG AT NEW YORK ASSOCIATION OF BLACK JOURNALISTS AWARDS
February 19, 2008. Posted by Angelika Beener.
The WBGO News Department was awarded six honors in the 2008 New York Association of Black Journalists Annual Scholarship and Awards Dinner. NYABJ recognizes the best in Print, New Media, Radio, Magazine and Television reporting of issues that affect the Black Diaspora. WBGO News Director Doug Doyle led the way for the station's talented department, which received more radio awards than any other radio station.
Doug Doyle wins in the Spot News/General Category for story CorpsGriot
David Cruz, Adele Oltman, Andrew Meyer and D. Doyle win in the Public Affairs Category for WBGO Journal: 40 Years After the Riots
Doug Doyle wins in the Arts and Entertainment Category for Glee Club
Doug Doyle wins the International Category for Going to Ghana
Doug Doyle and Jen Poyant win in the Sports Category for Ring of Honor
Doug Doyle, wins 2nd place in the General Features-Long Category for The Clubhouse
The WBGO News Department has more 35 NYABJ Awards since Doyle took over the news department in 1998.
Special honorees included TV anchorwoman Roz Abrams, the late Gerald Boyd, Alphonso Van Marsh of CNN and Wilbert Tatum of The Amsterdam News. Also honored was Eric Tait, former ABC News and freelance documentary producer and WBGO major donor. Mr. Tait won in the Documentary Category for his program Lift Every Voice & Sing: The Choral Music Legacy of the Historical Black Colleges and Universities.
Way to go, WBGO!
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