The Best of The Best

Jul 25, 2012

The Alabama Public Radio news team traveled to the  National Press Club in Washington, D.C. last week to collect a national Sigma Delta Chi Award from the Society for Professional Journalists. APR News Director Pat Duggins and reporters Maggie Martin, Ryan Vasquez, and Stan Ingold earned the honor for the Best Breaking News Coverage during the April 2011 tornadoes.    It is an honor well deserved!  


Apr 10, 2012

Alabama Public Radio has been recognized as one of the best in the country with a prestigious Sigma Delta Chi Award! 

This award is given annually by the national Society of Professional Journalist.  Only ten media outlets earn these awards each year, so earning one is quite an accomplishment.

APR earned ours for the outstanding coverage our news team provided of damage caused by the April 27th tornadoes that ravaged Alabama in 2011.   

Congratulations to APR News Director Pat Duggins, Ryan Vasquez, Maggie Martin and Stan Ingold!  It is an honor well deserved.

Award Winners

Mar 15, 2012

At the recent Alabama Associated Press Awards banquet, Alabama Public Radio's news department racked up four awards!    Maggie Martin's story "The Battle for Fort Gaines" won for the Best Use of Sound.  Pat Duggins won three awards:  "Tornado Recovery" won for the Best Specialized Reporter, "Kiss that Fish!" won for Best Soft Feature and the 5 part series "Oil and Water" won for Best Public Affiars / Documentary. 

Kudos to Maggie and Pat for a job well done!