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WHYY Awards 2006

  • Clarion Awards
    Circle of Love, Best Local TV Documentary
    Experience, Best "Television Story/Segment Local"

  • 2005 National Friends of Public Broadcasting Community Development Award
    Caring Community.

  • 2005 News Media Award, The Aviation Council of Pennsylvania
    Brenda Jorett

  • 53rd Columbus International Film & Video Festival
    Experience: Pennsylvania Ballet, Honorable Mention

  • PBS Development Awards
    On-Air Achievement, Certificate of Achievement

  • 2005 MarCom Creative Awards:
    Happy Together, Gold Award, TV/Single Spot, WHYY Media Kit, Gold Award, Media Kit/Marketing/Promotion, WHYY-FM 50th Anniversary, Platinum Award, Special Event Plan.

  • Philadelphia Business Journal Women of Distinction:
    Nessa Forman, Molly Dickinson Shepard

  • March of Dimes A.I.R. Award
    Brenda Jorett, Best Newscast

  • Mid-Atlantic Regional Emmy Award
    Presidential Conversations on the Constitution, Outstanding Public Affairs Series. Paul Gluck and Ken Finkel, co-executive producers; Cokie Roberts, host; Mary Martin, producer; Pat Warner, editor; and Jerry Botner, graphic designer.

  • 2005 Pepperpot Awards, Certificates of Achievement
    91FM@50 Web site, WHYY Media Kit

  • 2005 NJ IABC IRIS Awards
    91FM@50 Web site, First Place, Electronic & Interactive Communications

  • Delaware Valley Geriatrics Society, President's Award
    Willo Carey, (this award has only been given once in the past 15 years).

  • Communicator Awards 2005 Video Competition:
    Presidential Conversations on the Constitution, Award of Distinction, Broadcast TV Documentary, WHYY-FM 50th Anniversary, Honorable Mention, Special Event.

  • Communicator Awards 2006 Print Competition:
    91FM@50 Web site, Award of Excellence, WHYY Media Kit, Award of Distinction

  • 2006 National Headliner Awards
    "Philadelphia Corruption Trial," Brad Linder, Third Place, Breaking News or Continuing Coverage of a Single News Event.

  • James Beard Foundation Awards
    A Chef's Table: Getting Ready for Thanksgiving, finalist

  • PAPBA (Pennsylvania Associated Press News Awards Contest)
    WHYY-FM Newscast: October 26, 2005, Brenda Jorett, reporter and host of Morning Edition; Shai Ben-Yaacov, production assistant; Scott Williams, engineer, First Place, Regularly Scheduled Newscast

  • Pennsylvania Association of Broadcasters Awards for Excellence in Broadcasting
    "About Benjamin," Best Television Documentary Program

  • Delaware Press Association Awards
    "Katrina Evacuees Come to Wilmington," Jamila Trindle, First Place, Prepared Report
    "NCCo Base Safe," Rob Stewart, First Place, Interview
    "Condo Fire," Patrick Mairs, First Place, On-the-Scene Report
    "Delaware Responds to Hurricane Katrina," Micheline Boudreau, First Place, Best Newscast
    "Delaware Goes to the Gulf," Patrick Mairs, Best Special TV program.

  • 2006 Telly Awards
    Hometown Legends: Ruth Patrick, Bronze Telly for outstanding achievement
    Circle of Love, Bronze Telly for outstanding achievement
    About Benjamin, Bronze Telly for outstanding achievement.

  • PRNDI's (Public Radio News Directors Incorporated) 2006 Awards
    Best Morning Edition Newscast.

  • 2005 Excellence in Journalism Awards, Philadelphia Chapter, Society of Professional Journalists
    News story, lst Place: Coverage of Biotechnology Conference, Susan Phillips, Aries Keck, Brad Linder and Dave Heller
    Feature, 2nd Place: "Intelligent Design on Trial," Aries Keck
    Investigative, lst Place: "Photographers Becoming Security Concerns," Joel Rose
    Health & Science, 2nd Place: "Mousetrap Exhibit," Aries Keck
    Sports, 1st Place: "Temple Football," Joel Rose
    Arts & Culture, lst Place: "Sister Gertrude Morgan," Joel Rose
    Arts & Culture, 3rd Place: "Girls DJ 101," Susan Phillips
    News story, 1st Place: "On Dry Ground in Middletown," Jamila Trindle
    News story, 2nd Place: "Special Hunt," Patrick Mairs
    News story, 3rd Place: "Steckel Family Speaker," Patrick Mairs
    Feature, 2nd Place: "Delaware Portrait in Time," Ann Ahl
    Feature, 3rd Place: "Cajun Mike," Rob Stewart
    Health/safety, 3rd Place: "Special Thanks," Patrick Mairs
    Arts & Culture, 1st Place: "The Maestro," Rob Stewart

  • 2006 Magnum Opus Awards
    Media Kit: Know WHYY, Best Media Kit Design

  • 15th Annual National Mature Media Awards
    Coming of Age interstitials, Gold Award: Total Marketing/Advertising Campaign