April 12, 2013
WGBH Radio Earns AP HonorsGrowing local newsroom recognized for best investigative, feature and hard-news reporting
BOSTON, Mass. (April 12, 2013) –Under the direction and leadership of Executive Editor Ted Canova, the WGBH news team won honors today for the best investigative, feature and hard-news reporting in the Massachusetts/Rhode Island Associated Press radio and TV awards. Two reports from Phil Martin were honored, including one in investigative reporting for his series on offshoring and another in feature reporting for his stories on changes at Fenway Park. Anne Mostue was recognized for her piece on bike safety in Boston.
“Congratulations to Ted, Philip, Anne and the entire WGBH news team for this recognition,” said Phil Redo, Managing Director of WGBH Radio. “Their work builds on a foundation of dedicated, substantive and comprehensive local coverage that reflects the important news of our region.”
The WGBH news team draws on the talent of a multi-platform newsroom that includes radio, television and digital reporting. The WGBH newsroom, which has grown and evolved over the last two years, continues to invest in quality, substantive local coverage. In February, Jim Braude and Margery Eagan joined the WGBH news team as co-hosts of Boston Public Radio and earlier this week, former Boston Phoenix executive editor Peter Kadzis joined the newsroom as a special contributor to all WGBH news platforms.
WGBH Boston is America’s preeminent public broadcaster and the largest producer of PBS content for TV and the Web. Television channels include WGBH 2, WGBH 44, and the digital channels World and Create. WGBH Radio serves listeners across New England with 89.7 WGBH, Boston Public Radio; Classical New England; and WCAI, the Cape and Islands NPR® Station. Find more information at wgbh.org.