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WBGO News Takes Home Four NYABJ Awards

Alexandra Hill

The WBGO News team has once again been awarded by the New York Association of Black Journalists. The NYABJ Awards honor excellence in journalism created by and centering on the African diaspora in and around the media capital of the world. This year's first place awards are as follows:

Radio sports: Former NFL Star Nate Burleson Brings Swag and Fun to Sports Television Doug Doyle, SportsJam with Doug Doyle

Radio general feature: Newark Launches Program to Bring Cops and Kids Face to Face Alexandra Hill 

Radio spot/General news: Hundreds Rally to Shutdown Jamesburg Juvenile Jail Alexandra Hill

Radio public affairs: Newark Today Presents ‘Four Living Mayors’ Host Michael Hill, Alexandra Hill Ang Santos, Corey Goldberg, and Doug Doyle 

Congratulations to the entire WBGO award-winning news team! 

Alexandra Hill began her work with WBGO in June of 2012 in the news department. A graduate of the Rutgers Newark journalism program, Alexandra was also a student of WBGO News Director Doug Doyle. Alexandra has since become the lead general assignment reporter, afternoon news anchor, and producer of the award winning live call in show Newark Today. Since working for WBGO Alexandra has covered politics in and around Newark including the 2014 mayoral campaign of Mayor Ras Baraka as well as the senate campaigns of former Newark Mayor and now U.S. Senator Cory Booker in both 2013 and 2014. Alexandra also covers a host of human-interest stories, and has been recognized by the New York Association Of Black Journalists for her piece entitled Sheltering Newark’s Homeless.