90.5 WESA reporter Margaret J. Krauss's report, Snagging Amazon HQ2 was recently recognized with an Edward R. Murrow Regional Award in the hard news category by the Radio Television Digital News Association (RTDNA).
RTDNA has been honoring outstanding achievements in electronic journalism with the Murrow Awards since 1971. WESA competes in region 11 (New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania) in the large radio market category. National winners will be announced in June.
In addition, it was recently announced that the Pennsylvania Association of Broadcasters recognized WESA's Sarah Schneider with its Outstanding Radio Feature for 2017. WYEP's Brian Siewiorek won the Judges' Merit Award.