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Special Reports: 2000 and earlier

Audio Series
Leonora Barry: First Voice for Working Women
North Country Public Radio presents an extraordinary profile of one of the unsung heroes in the history of the struggle for the rights of working women in America.
Audio Series
Alcohol on Campus
This award-winning series of four pieces examines alcohol abuse among college students: what students say about how and why they drink, how colleges in our region respond, and the latest research and theories on alcohol abuse and prevention.
Audio Series
Ice Storm '98: A Retrospective
This retrospective looks back on Ice Storm '98 through the sounds and stories we all shared during those three weeks of disaster—and community.
Audio Series
Balancing Justice
the award-winning nine-part series exploring the shape of the criminal justice system and its impact upon the residents—voluntary and involuntary—of northern New York.
Audio Series
North Country Prisons: Inside and Out
This award-winning special series from Brian Mann looks at life within North Country prisons, from both sides of the bars.
Audio Series
Green Initiatives
Brian Mann reports on businesses in the Adirondacks that are embracing private sector green initiatives. It's a new kind of management that weds profits with a healthy environment.

Award-Winning News

2000 and earlier:

First Place, Local Documentary or Series
Alcohol on Campus, John Roberts
New York State Associated Press Broadcasters Association

First Place, Sports
Adirondack 90-Miler, Brian Mann
New York State Associated Press Broadcasters Association

First Place: General Excellence in Use of the Medium
The Palace Organ, Brian Mann
New York State Associated Press Broadcasters Association

First Place, Feature
North Pole for Sale, Todd Moe
New York State Associated Press Broadcasters Association

Special Mention, Sports
Duncan Kennedy, Brian Mann
New York State Associated Press Broadcasters Association

Best Overall Development and Marketing
National Public Radio & Development Exchange, Inc.

Second Place, Major Giving
National Public Radio & Development Exchange, Inc.

Gabriel Award for Excellence in Communications
Readers and Writers on the Air
National Catholic Association for Communicators



1998:

First Place, Best Continuing News Coverage,Class 3 Radio:
Ice Storm '98
New York State Associated Press Broadcasters Association

First Place, Best Sports Coverage, Class 3 Radio
Saratoga: Working the Systems
New York State Associated Press Broadcasters Association

First Place, Best Feature, Class 3 Radio
Seeing the Aids Quilt
New York State Associated Press Broadcasters Association

New York State Governor's Arts Award

Special Mention, Radio News feature
Border Economies
Syracuse Press Club

Special Mention, Radio Human Interest Feature
Seeing the Aids Quilt
Syracuse Press Club

Best Radio Sports Story
How to 'Intellectually' Bet the Horses
Syracuse Press Club

Best Radio Mini-Series
Alcohol Abuse on the North Country Campuses
Syracuse Press Club

S.P.L.E.N.D.I.D. Award for Service through Ice Storm '98
Canton-Potsdam Hospital & Community Nursing Home, Potsdam

1998 Distinguished Service Award
State University of New York at Potsdam

Community Service Award
Northern Tier Providers Coalition
 


1996:

Best Radio Human Interest Feature
Antique Raceboat Regatta
Syracuse Press Club


1994:

Award for Journalistic Excellence, First Place Division B, Soft Feature
Public Radio News Directors, Inc. (PRNDI)

Outstanding Adirondack Program
Field Notes (now known as Natural Selections)
The Adirondack Council


1993:

Community Service Award
Baha'i of the North Country

Community Radio Awards, Special Achievement
Women in the Adirondacks
National Federation of Community Broadcasters


1992:

Award for Journalistic Excellence, Second place Division B, Documentary Series
Public Radio News Directors, Inc. (PRNDI)

Second Place, Division B, News Program
Public Radio News Directors, Inc. (PRNDI)

Local Radio Development Award for Excellence in Special Events/Projects
Corporation for Public Broadcasting


1991:

Award for Excellence, Second Place Division B, Daily News Program
Public Radio News Directors Association (PRNDA)

Best Entry, Radio Category
New York State Agricultural Society

Media Award
NYSARC, Inc.


1990:

Award for Journalistic Excellence, First Place Division B, Feature
Public Radio News Directors Association (PRNDA)

First Place Division B, General News Reporting
Public Radio News Directors Association (PRNDA)

First Place Division B, Feature Reporting
Public Radio News Directors Association (PRNDA)

Honorable Mention Division B, Documentary/Series
Public Radio News Directors Association (PRNDA)

Gabriel Award,Honorable Mention
Don't Look for Me in the Picture Show
National Catholic Association for Communicators


1988:

Achievement of Merit
Haven from the Holocaust
Ohio State Awards

Award for Journalistic Excellence, Honorable Mention Division B, Program/Program Insert
Public Radio News Directors Association (PRNDA)

Golden Apple Award for Excellence in Journalism
New York State United Teachers