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NCPR Takes Top Honors in the NYS Associated Press Broadcasters Award Competition

Canton, NY, Monday, June 09, 2008—North Country Public Radio took top honors in the New York State Associated Press Broadcasters Awards Competition announced June 7th. NCPR was honored with eight first-place awards, two special mentions, plus The Steve Flanders Grand Prize, given to one radio station that exemplifies the best traditions of journalistic initiative and dedication in providing a complete news service to the listening public. North Country Public Radio was chosen for the AP’s Grand Prize over all radio stations in New York, regardless of commercial or public status or market size.

The eight first-place awards include:

The two special mention awards include:

“We are proud of this recognition for the work done by our news team,” said station manager Ellen Rocco. “However, I am not surprised. The people on our news team are among the most talented, dedicated and serious journalists of any in the public radio system—indeed, of any in the entire news industry.”

For more information, and a complete archive of the NCPR's award-winning stories visit the news team page.


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