The accolades continue for NPR member station WUOT 91.9 FM. The local radio station garnered the "Best Overall" award in the 2012 Tennessee Associated Press Broadcasters awards.
In addition, WUOT claimed first-place awards for talk show, enterprise and public affairs.
"It's an honor to receive this kind of recognition from our peers," Director of News Content Matt Shafer Powell said in a press release. "These awards are a testament to a lot of work, careful attention to detail and a commitment to covering East Tennessee in a way that informs and educates our listeners."
Earlier in the year, WUOT won awards for feature story, continuing coverage and documentary at the Edward R. Murrow awards for Excellence in Broadcast Journalism. Also, at the Golden press Card Awards WUOT acquired awards for general reporting, feature reporting, documentary/public affairs programming and use of sound.
The NPR member station is most well known for classical and jazz music, public affairs and news. WUOT delivers content 24 hours a day, seven days a week to an audience that ranges throughout East Tennessee and parts of Kentucky, Georgia, North Carolina and Virginia.
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