Boise State Public Radio Wins 21 Idaho Press Club Awards

Apr 30, 2018

On Saturday, the Boise State Public Radio News team brought home 21 Idaho Press Club awards, including 10 first place prizes.

You can find the full list of winners here.

GENERAL EXCELLENCE – RADIO

1st        KBSX

GENERAL NEWS REPORT – RADIO

1st        Tom Michael – KBSX – “Flying the Flood”
2nd       Matt Guilhem – KBSX – “Adam West Obituary”
3rd        Samantha Wright – KBSX – “Remembering Idaho Folksinger Rosalie Sorrels”

Honorable Mention
James Dawson – KBSX – “Delaware Adopts the Idaho Stop – At Least Partially”

LIGHT FEATURE REPORT – RADIO

1st        Matt Guilhem – KBSX – “What’s a Finger Steak?”
2nd       Tom Michael – KBSX – “The Business of Being Green at Treefort”
3rd        Frankie Barnhill – KBSX – “Rise In Idaho Parody Twitter Accounts”

Honorable Mention
Samantha Wright – KBSX – “Fortcraft: Building Worlds with Cardboard at Treefort”

SERIOUS FEATURE REPORT – RADIO

1st        James Dawson, Frankie Barnhill, Matt Guilhem, Samantha Wright – KBSX – “Legacy of Hate”

SPOT NEWS REPORT – RADIO

1st        Matt Guilhem – KBSX – “Idaho Sequoia: Tallest Tree Travels Town”
2nd       James Dawson – KBSX – “A Man’s First Solar Eclipse”

WATCHDOG / INVESTIGATIVE REPORT – RADIO

1st        Tom Michael – KBSX – “Immigration Crackdown Threatens Idaho Dairy Boom”

PUBLIC AFFAIRS PROGRAM – RADIO

1st        Samantha Wright – KBSX – “Legislative Update: Tensions Boil Over In the Idaho House”

USE OF SOUND – RADIO

1st        Frankie Barnhill – KBSX – “Idaho Moms Serve Milk, Cookies, and Health Care Critique”
2nd       Samantha Wright – KBSX – “Idaho Scientists Chase Dust Devils Through Oregon Desert”
3rd        Tom Michael – KBSX – “Dollie’s Waltz: A Tribute to an Idaho Fiddler”

WEBSITE – GENERAL EXCELLENCE – RADIO

1st        Lacey Daley, James Dawson, Frankie Barnhill, Matt Guilhem, Tom Michael, Samantha Wright – KBSX – “www.boisestatepublicradio.org”

BEST PODCAST

1st        Adam Cotterell – KBSX – “Some of the Parts: The Member Who Doesn’t Belong”

BEST MULTIMEDIA REPORTING

3rd        James Dawson – KBSX – “Rise and Fall of Aryan Nation in North Idaho”

BEST WEB GRAPHICS

2nd       James Dawson – KBSX – “Who Really Has Access to Idaho’s Voter Data”

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