2021 Ohio APME- Broadcast

Best Spot News Coverage ( Radio )Back

  • Place Name: First Place
    Contestant Name: WJER-AM
    Entry Title: Mayor locks himself in City Hall after hours
    Entry Credit: Bill Hammerstrom
    Judge Comment: This story is a great example of what can happen when a reporter says, "That's odd, I wonder what is happening." Nice story.
  • Place Name: Second Place
    Contestant Name: WCPN-FM
    Entry Title: The omicron variant has been found in Cleveland. Cleveland Clinic detected it in recent lab samples
    Entry Credit: Anna Huntsman
    Judge Comment: None
  • Competition Comment: So this is an unusual entry because all the reporting is done on facebook, but it's also really the only true version of breaking news submitted and is so much better than the other three entries.