2005 Annual Report


News and Public Affairs Service


Arts and Culture Service


Children's Service


Adult Learning Service


Wider Horizons Service


Gifts, Grants, and Underwriting


Awards


Financials


Who's Who


whyy.org


WHYY Awards

News & Public Affairs


The Pennsylvania Associated Press Awards for:

  • Radio Times, Marty Moss-Coane, host and executive producer, and Alan Tu and Susan Greenbaum, producers

  • Umpteenth, a look at historic juke joints in New Jersey. Rachel Buchman, reporter

Philadelphia Chapter, Society of Professional Journalists Awards for:

  • First Place, Public Service TV, Latina Salud Health Spots, Jose Irizarry and Don Francisco

  • Second Place, TV Documentary, Presidential Conversations on the Constitution, Paul Gluck, Ken Finkel, Mary Martin and Cokie Roberts

  • Third Place, TV Documentary, Hometown Legends: Ed Bacon, Trudi Brown and Patty Hartman

  • First Place, TV Feature, Too Close to Home, Rob Stewart

  • Second Place, TV Feature, Waffle Wingman, Jamila Trindle

  • First Place, Health and Science TV Documentary, Circle of Love: Living With Alzheimer's, Trudi Brown, Andrea Campbell and Willo Carey

  • First Place, Election Coverage on FM, Arlen's Run, Brad Linder

  • Second Place, FM Feature, Chess in the Park, Susan Phillips

  • Second Place, FM Health and Science Report, MRI Awards, Aries Keck

  • Second Place, FM Talk Show Interview Program, Radio Times, Marty Moss-Coane, Susan Greenbaum, Alan Tu, and Devorah Lissek

  • First Place, FM Sports Reporting, Philadelphia Fencers, Shai Ben-Yaacov

The Pennsylvania Association of Broadcasters has honored WHYY for:

  • Best Radio Coverage of a Local Sporting Event, Sting Like a Maccabee, Joel Rose

  • Best TV Documentary, Hometown Legends: Ed Bacon, Trudi Brown and Patty Hartman

  • Best TV Public Service Campaign, Latina Salud Health Spots, Jose Irizarry

  • Community Partnership Award, Wider Horizon's Caring Community, by National Center for Outreach

  • Edward R. Murrow Regional Award for Best TV Documentary, for Circle of Love: Alzheimer's

  • Extraordinary Service in Public Health Award to Marty Moss-Coane by Drexel University School of Public Health

  • Second Place, Best TV Documentary from the National Headliner Awards, Presidential Conversations, Paul Gluck, Ken Finkel, Mary Martin and Cokie Roberts

Arts & Culture


Philadelphia Chapter, Society of Professional Journalists Awards for:

  • First Place, Arts and Culture TV Program, Experience: Pennsylvania Ballet, Trudi Brown, Andrea Campbell and Ken Finkel

  • Second Place, FM Sports Reporting, Sting Like a Maccabee, Joel Rose

  • Clarion Award by Women in Communications to WHYY for publicity of live Denyce Graves Concert, Nessa Forman, Art Ellis and Daneil Mazone

  • Clarion National Honorable Mention Award for promotion by a non-profit organization by Women in Communications for Denyce Graves: Breaking the Rules

  • Mid-Atlantic Region Emmy Award for Outstanding Performing Arts Program, Denyce Graves: Breaking the Rules

  • Crystal Award for Excellence, an international award recognizing outstanding work in the communication field, for promotion of Denyce Graves: Breaking the Rules and Presidential Conversations

  • Best Interviewer of 2004 to Patrick Stoner from the Broadcast Film Critics Association

  • Founders Award from the Pennsylvania Historical Society to Fresh Air host Terry Gross for excellence

Children's Service

  • Great Friend to Kids Award for educational excellence by the Please Touch Museum®. Susan Poglinco, Executive Director of WHYY's Children's Service, and WHYY

Adult Learning

  • Edge Award from American Public Television (APT) in Washington, D.C., for digital services offered by WHYY's Educational Technology Consortium (ETC), collegeanywhere.org and CourseStreamSM

  • Pepperpot Ladle Award from the Public Relations Society of America, Philadelphia Chapter, for the launch of a new service, collegeanywhere.org

Wider Horizons

  • Award for Leadership for "bringing caregiving to an enhanced level of general awareness" by The National Respite Conference and the New Jersey Conference on Caregiving, Wellness and Family Support. Willo Carey and Brian Duke

  • Wellness and Family Support Award for "leadership in bringing caregiving to an enhanced level of general awareness," from The National Respite Conference and the New Jersey Conference on Caregiving, to WHYY Wider Horizons service

  • CINE Golden Eagle Award (international) in Science and Technology for highest production standards in filmmaking and videography to Circle of Love: Living with Alzheimer's

  • New York Festival Finalist for Health/Medical Issues to Circle of Love: Living with Alzheimer's

  • Mature Market Resource Center Gold Medal, Best TV Program, Circle of Love: Alzheimer's

  • Mature Market Resource Center Best of Show, Circle of Love: Alzheimer's

Organizational/Development

  • Human Resources Department of the Year Award for small to mid-sized companies, from The Greater Philadelphia/Delaware Valley Human Resources Association, to WHYY's Human Resources Department

  • Advocacy Award for Pennsylvania Public Television Stations (including WHYY)

  • PBS Development Certificate of Achievement for success of WHYY's Online Auction