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In pursuit of our goals to inform, engage, and inspire the southwestern Pennsylvania community, 90.5 WESA has received numerous awards in recognition of excellence in broadcast journalism.

90.5 WESA Receives Top Prizes In 2013 Golden Quill Awards

Presented by the Press Club of Western Pennsylvania, the 49th annual Golden Quill Awards were awarded in recognition of professional excellence in written, photographic, broadcast, and online journalism. 90.5 WESA received three top prizes, as well as multiple finalist awards, for some of the station's most compelling broadcast features.

Business/Technology/Consumer Story, Radio
Winner: Erika Beras - Feature: “Poland Shale Series

Enterprise/Investigative Story, Radio
Winner: Deanna Garcia - Feature: “Human Trafficking
Finalist: Larkin Page-Jacobs - Feature: “Rural Domestic Violence

Spot/Breaking News, Radio
Winner: Deanna Garcia - Feature: “Miles Verdict
Finalist: Kevin Gavin - Feature: “Specter Obit”

Health/Science/Environment Story, Radio
Finalist: Erika Beras - Feature: “Medicaid Selection