(Des Moines, IA) -- WHO Radio News wins the 2021 Best Newscast Murrow Award for Region 5.
Congratulations to our WHO Radio News Team who present award-quality stories and newscasts every day. It is an honor for us to be recognized by our peers.
In this newscast, story contributions in order of presentation:
- Sue Danielson - Governor Reynold's on the first Iowa shipments of Covid vaccines going to Iowa meat processing plants
- Madeleine McCormick and Jason Taylor - Brief history of Covid spreading at Iowa meat plants
- Dave Bohl - Ankeny Police confirm an explosive found outside a voting location on election day was a live bomb
- Brock Wilson - Des Moines School Superintendent Tom Ahart could lose his license for not offering in-person classes during the pandemic
- Wendy Wilde - Juxtaposition of comments by President Biden and Texas Governor Greg Abbott using the word Neanderthal to describe each others' Covid policies
- Wendy Wilde - Anchor
The WHO Radio Region 5 Best Newscast winning entry will now be judged against other regional Best Newscasts in a National competition. The National winner will be announced later this summer.