WLRN Recognized With Four National Headliner Awards

Apr 24, 2017

WLRN News' work has been recognized with four National Headliner Awards, including a first place award for Social Media.

The National Headliner Awards was founded in 1934 by the Press Club of Atlantic City, making it one of the oldest and largest annual contests recognizing journalistic excellence in the United States.

The four awards for work done by the WLRN News team in 2016 represents the largest number of National Headliner winners in a single year for WLRN and brings our tally to seven awards since 2012. You can see the full list of winners here

Social Media - 
First Place

“WLRN's Social Treatment of School, Transit & Zika”
Teresa Frontado, Katie Lepri and the WLRN news staff

Radio Online Writing -  
Second Place

Tim Padgett 
WLRN News, Miami, Fla.

Radio affiliated website -  
Second Place

Teresa Frontado and the WLRN News Staff

Radio stations documentary or public affairs
Second place

“The Sunshine Economy”