Awards

WCAI has been recognized with many broadcasting awards. Listen to them here!

Thanks to you, the listeners, whose support allows us to provide high-quality programming each day to the Cape, Islands, and the South Coast. 

 

2012

Public Radio News Directors Incorporated (PRNDI)
Recognizing the best of local public radio news - national award


"The Falmouth Experience," reported by Sean Corcoran
Category: Enterprise/Investigative, 1st place

"Jennifer Wright Knust," The Point with Mindy Todd
  Category: Interview, 1st place

"Fado is Life,” Creative Life reported by Katherine Perry, Category: Best Use of Sound

"Japan Ocean Radioactivity," The Point with Mindy Todd Category: Call-in Show, 2nd place
 

Radio Television Digital News Association (RTDNA)
Edward R. Murrow Award for Excellence in Electronic Journalism

"Facing Alzheimer's: The Caregiver's Challenge" by Sean Corcoran


Massachusetts Associated Press Broadcasting Award

“Anatomy of Allure” by Steve Junker, category: Best Use of Sound



2011

Public Radio News Directors Incorporated (PRNDI)
Recognizing the best of local public radio news - national award


"Venture Philanthropy: An Investor's Approach to Curing Alzheimer's," reported by Sean Corcoran
Category: Series, 1st Place

"Cape Wind Continuing Coverage,"
reporting by Sean Corcoran, Category: Best Continuing Coverage, 1st Place

"HIV and Aids Research,” The Point with Mindy Todd, Category: Call-in Program

"Cape Wind: A Big Wind Battle on Little Cape Cod," reporting by Sean Corcoran, Category: Documentary



Massachusetts Associated Press Broadcasting Award

“Cape Wind Continuing Coverage,” reporting by Sean Corcoran, Category: Continuing Coverage, 1st Place



2010

Radio Television Digital News Association (RTDNA)
Edward R. Murrow Award for Excellence in Electronic Journalism

"Guilty Pleasures" by Alex Crowley, Category: Writing


Public Radio News Directors Incorporated (PRNDI)
Recognizing the best of local public radio news - national award

“Afghanistan,” The Point with Mindy Todd, Category: Call-in Program

"Educating Everyone," Category: Series

"Down and Dirty with a Septic Pump-out," by Sean Corcoran, Category: Use of Sound

 

 

2009

Radio Television Digital News Association (RTDNA)
Edward R. Murrow Award for Excellence in Electronic Journalism

“Fresh Water Salt Water,” Category: News Series

 

Massachusetts Associated Press Broadcasting Award

“Right Whale Research,” The Point with Mindy Todd, Category: Public Affairs


2008

Public Radio News Directors Incorporated (PRNDI)
Recognizing the best of local public radio news - national award

"Cidadas," by Sean Corcoran, Category: Use of Sound,
“Living on a Plume” by Sean Corcoran, Category: News Feature
“God’s Problem,” The Point with Mindy Todd, Category: Call-in Program: 1st Place

 

Radio Television Digital News Association (RTDNA)
Edward R. Murrow Award for Excellence in Electronic Journalism

"Price of Paradise," Category: News Series

 

2006

Radio Television Digital News Association (RTDNA)
Edward R. Murrow Award for Excellence in Electronic Journalism

“Mailbox Spiders,” by Robert Finch, Category: Writing


Public Radio News Directors Incorporated (PRNDI)
Recognizing the best of local public radio news - national award

“Two Cape Cods: Hidden Poverty on the Cape and Islands,” Category: Series, 1st Place
 

2005

2005-2006 Dupont Columbia Awards for Excellence in Broadcast Journalism

“Two Cape Cods: Hidden Poverty on the Cape and Islands” 

Radio Television Digital News Association (RTDNA)
Edward R. Murrow Award for Excellence in Electronic Journalism

“At the Princess Boutique,” Category: Use of Sound

2004

Public Radio News Directors Incorporated (PRNDI)
Recognizing the best of local public radio news - national award

"Gay Marriage," Category: Continuing Coverage
 

2002

Radio Television Digital News Association (RTDNA)
Edward R. Murrow Award for Excellence in Electronic Journalism

 

Use of Sound – Small Market

Contest: Chatham Inn Cape Code August 2014
TV Pledge: Hometown Adlob