WHO Radio News wins Best Newscast Regional Murrow Award

(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.

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