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WDET Receives 14 Awards From The Detroit Society of Professional Journalists

 

Jerome Vaughn/ WDET

WDET News Director Jerome Vaughn takes selfie at Detroit Society of Professional Journalist Awards, 2015

WDET is a recipient of 14 awards from the Detroit Society of Professional Journalists. Among the winners are stories and series produced by WDET’s news staff, including our coverage of Detroit’s bankruptcy as part of the Detroit Journalism Cooperative which has received ongoing support from the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation, Renaissance Journalism’s Michigan Reporting Initiative and The Ford Foundation.

Thank you to all of the WDET members, sponsors and funders that provide us with the resources to create award-winning news and conversations that are important to our community and give Detroit a thoughtful voice in the national dialogue.

 

 

Awards:


 

First Place, Newscast

Pat Batcheller

 

Kenny Karpov

Image from the Detroit Water Shutoff Protest, 2014

First Place, Investigative Reporting

 “Detroit Agenda Series” by WDET News

 

First Place, General Reporting

 “Water Shutoffs” by Quinn Klinefelter

First Place, Spot or Breaking News Reporting

 “Bankruptcy Trial Begins” by Quinn Klinefelter

 

Second Place, Newscast

Pat Batcheller

Second Place, Online Blogging

 “Detroit Bankruptcy” by Sandra Svoboda

 

Second Place, Investigative Reporting

 “Duggan Six Months Series” by WDET News

 

Second Place, General Reporting

 “Call To Prayer” by Quinn Klinefelter

Pat

Dolores Killoran stands in her new kitchen at the Lincoln Park Lofts. Image from the latest ‘Crossing the Lines’ series on Lincoln Park

Second Place, Spot or Breaking News Reporting

 “Flood Coverage” by Pat Batcheller and Jerome Vaughn

 

Third Place, Newscast

Pat Batcheller

 

Third Place, Investigative Reporting

 “Bridge Series” by WDET News

Third Place, General Reporting

 “Police Poaching” by Quinn Klinefelter

 

Third Place, Spot or Breaking News Reporting

 “Bankruptcy Plan Approved” by Quinn Klinefelter

 

Honorable Mention, Online Feature Story

 “Detroit Bankruptcy” by Sandra Svoboda

 

 

 

 

Image credit: Kenny Karpov

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