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Ampers Stations Garner AP News Awards

Ampers member stations, KVSC, St. Cloud and WTIP, Grand Marais received awards from the Minnesota Associated Press.

Stations were named in the following categories:

Radio I category

Sport Hard News
Honorable Mention: KVSC, St. Cloud, “Tobacco Free Barden Park Discussion,” by Amelia Rowland
1st: KVSC, St. Cloud, “Simulated Terrorist Attack to Happen on SCSU Campus,” by Justus Sanchez

Feature
Honorable Mention: KVSC, St. Cloud, “SCSU Choirs to Host Choral Connections Concert,” by John Peterson
Honorable Mention: KVSC, St. Cloud, “Movember Movement to be Recognized on SCSU Campus,” by John Peterson
1st: KVSC, St. Cloud, “St. Cloud Art Crawl to have Homeless Art Exhibit,” by Justus Sanchez

Series/Special

Honorable Mention: KVSC, St. Cloud, “Steams History Museum Announces Partnership with Smithsonian Institution,” by Steve Coursolle
Honorable Mention: KVSC, St. Cloud, “SCSU Science Express Introduces Kids to Sound,” by Steve Coursolle

Documentary/Investigative
Honorable Mention: KVSC, St. Cloud, “Worker’s rights Protested at Work Connection,” by John Peterson
1st: KVSC, St. Cloud, “Camphill Village,” by Jeff Carmack

Sports Reporting
Honorable Mention: KVSC, St. Cloud, “The Official Naming of the Herb Brooks Hockey Center,” by Gina Carlson
Honorable Mention: KVSC, St. Cloud, “The Jeff Giesen Show,” by Scott Gross
1st: KVSC, St. Cloud, “St. Cloud State Women’s Hockey Salute Class of 2013,” by Scott Gross

Sports Play by Play
Honorable Mention: KVSC, St. Cloud, “SCSU vs. Miami OH in DI Men’s Hockey NCAA Midwest Regional Finals,” by Scott Gross, Gina Carlson
Honorable Mention: KLOH, Pipestone, “Overtime Thriller: Southwest Christian over RTR,” by Bill Van Hoecke
1st: KVSC, St. Cloud, “SCSU Football against #1 Minnesota State-Mankato,’ by Scott Gross, Declan Goff

Best in Show
KVSC, St. Cloud, “Simulated Terrorist Attack to Happen on SCSU Campus,” by Justus Sanchez

Radio II Category

Feature
Honorable Mention: WTIP, Grand Marais, “Arrowhead Transit: All Aboard!” by Veronica Weadock
Honorable Mention: WTIP, Grand Marais, “Artist Open House: Lenna Stever,” by Jay Andersen

Series/Special

1st: WTIP, Grand Marais, “The Lake Superior Project,” by Kelly Schoenfelder

Documentary/Investigative
1st: WTIP, Grand Marais, “History Speaks: The Boundary Waters,” by Ada Igoe

Best in Show
WTIP, Grand Marais, “History Speaks: The Boundary Waters,” by Ada Igoe

Congratulations to both stations on such fine work.


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