“This year, the winning entries go beyond the basics of diversity coverage and truly embrace the concept of community,” said RTDNA chairman Mark Kraham. “These organizations set a high and apt standard of how diversity coverage should be done.”
CNN and CTV News – Prince George’s Community Television were both selected as winners in the television category.
CNN was awarded for the highly recognized “CNN Presents: Latino in America,” and CTV News was honored for its piece “Black, White and Shades of Gray.”
In the radio category Alabama Public Radio was chosen as a winner for its “Matters of Race” piece, American Public Media was honored for its “Early Lessons” and WBEZ-FM was selected for its compilation of diversity coverage.
Check out the award-winning entries for yourself — they are impressive examples of how journalists can create powerful storytelling by sharing the experiences of the many different types of people who make up our news audiences.