Really, it's an honor just be nominated. WUOT's news department strives to present timely, accurate, interesting features that tell East Tennessee's stories in an engaging manner. At times that work is recognized by our peers in journalism, an honor unto itself. Here are the most recent journalism awards we've received from local and national organizations.
Edward R. Murrow Awards, Region Eight
Excellence in Writing, Small Market Radio: Five Guns
News Series, Small Market Radio: Five Guns
2016 East Tennessee Society of Professional Journalists Golden Press Cards
Documentary/Public Affairs, Radio: Life in the Crosshairs: Inside East Tennessee's Addiction Crisis, Matt Shafer Powell and Jess Mador
Best News Anchor, Radio: Brandon Hollingsworth
2016 Public Radio News Directors, Inc.
Use of Sound, Division C: TV News History Kept at Vanderbilt, first place
Series, Division C: Truckbeat, second place
It's currently awards season for our 2017 work. Check back later this year for updates.