Members of WOSU's 89.7 NPR News team at the Ohio AP Media Editors awards banquet on May 4, 2019 with their awards. From left, Clare Roth, Nick Evans, Paige Pfleger, Gabe Rosenberg, Adora Namigadde and Mike Thompson.

Members of WOSU’s 89.7 NPR News team at the Ohio AP Media Editors awards banquet on May 4, 2019 with their awards. From left, Clare Roth, Nick Evans, Paige Pfleger, Gabe Rosenberg, Adora Namigadde and Mike Thompson.

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COLUMBUS, OHIO, MAY 6, 2019 – 89.7 NPR News, the all-day NPR news radio station of WOSU Public Media, was recognized as among the best in Ohio journalism in 2018 at Saturday’s Ohio AP Media Editors awards banquet. The state-wide division of radio stations recognized covers major markets in Ohio, including Cleveland and Cincinnati.

In a field with 327 entries featuring news, sports, weather, features, documentaries and photography, WOSU Public Media netted second place for Overall Excellence due to its number of awards.

WOSU Public Media staff brought home honors in the following categories:

As stated in the bylaws of the Ohio Associated Press Media Editors Association, the main purposes of the Association are ‘to advance the profession of journalism’ and ‘to examine the news and the services of The Associated Press’.

89.7 FM NPR News is the only all-day NPR news radio station in Central Ohio and specializes in news and public affairs programming, including All Sides with Ann Fisher, Morning Edition, On Point and All Things Considered. Live audio streaming of the station is available on your smart speaker, at wosu.org, and through the free WOSU Public Media mobile app.