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VPR's Mission VPR provides an essential and trusted independent voice for news, information, music and cultural exploration for the people of our region. Vision VPR ... See more will be the most relevant and widely used media institution in Vermont. Values We are committed to these core values and tenets: Convening conversations that engage our communities; Deepening our understanding of one another and the world; Enriching our lives with music, including classical, jazz and folk; Providing meaningful public service; Practicing the highest standards of journalism; Providing a foundation for lifelong learning; Seeking diversity in our personnel, our content, and our listeners, and committing to inclusiveness; Striving for quality and continuous improvement; Investing in the future of our employees; Participating in the public radio system nationally; Stewarding the resources entrusted to us with integrity, prudence and accountability; Fostering transparent relationships with listeners, contributors and members of the community; and, Having a sense of humor. Achievements 2011 National Edward R. Murrow Awards RTNDA's Edward R. Murrow Award honors outstanding achievements in electronic journalism. VPR received three awards in 2011. Here are the categories and winning entries. Audio News Documentary: "Afghanistan's Other War" Use Of Sound: "Night Patrol" Writing: "An Appreciation for the Cluster Fly" Regional Edward R. Murrow Awards RTNDA's Edward R. Murrow Award honors outstanding achievements in electronic journalism. VPR received six awards in 2011. Here are the categories and winning entries. Overall Excellence - a collection of work from the news department including stories, interviews, call-in programs, election coverage, newscast, special series samples and commentaries. Breaking News Two VT Guard Soldiers Die In Gunbattle In Afghanistan Hardwick Mourns Loss Of Soldier Killed In Afghanistan Documentary - Afghanistan's Other War Hard News - Neighbors Rally Around Woman Charged With Marijuana Cultivation Writing - An Appreciation Of The Cluster Fly Use Of Sound - VT Guard Goes On Night Patrol With Afghan National Police Website Vermont Public Radio Campaign 2010 Report From Afghanistan Big Hydro: Going To The Source The Long Trail: Vermont's Footpath Through History 2010 Seven Daysie Award for Best Radio Station Each year, readers of the Burlington-based Seven Days weekly paper pick their favorite restaurants, artists, stores, festivals, journalists, personalities, and media in the area where Seven Days is delivered. This is the second year in a row Vermont Public Radio has been voted Best Radio Station. Regional Edward R. Murrow Awards RTNDA's Edward R. Murrow Award honors outstanding achievements in electronic journalism. VPR received six awards in 2010. Here are the categories and winning entries. Breaking News: The Rescue Of Captain Richard Phillips Captain Of U.S. Cargo Ship Taken By Pirates Is from Vermont Underhill Neighbors track Fate Of Man Captured By Pirates Underhill Expresses Joy When Navy Frees Phillips From Captivity Neighbor Says Friends, Family Relieved That Captain Phillips Is Safe Andrea Phillips Thanks President Obama, Military For Husband's Resuce Freed Hostage Captain Phillips Is Back Home In Vermont Feature Reporting Homeless Family Puts Down Roots Investigative Reporting Guard Members Say They Were Denied Promotions At Springfield Prison Series Champlain400 Coverage Sports UVM Falls To UConn In First Round Website VPR News H1N1 Swine Flu Cverage States Of Marriage Hitting Home Champlain400 Coverage 2009 Vermont Association of Broadcasters: Distinguished Service Award Reporter Bob Kinzel was recognized for his many years of excellence in reporting from the Vermont Statehouse. Seven Daysie Award for Best Radio Station Each year, readers of the Burlington-based Seven Days weekly paper pick their favorite restaurants, artists, stores, festivals, journalists, personalities, and media in the area where Seven Days is delivered. This is the second year in a row Vermont Public Radio has been voted Best Radio Station. National Edward R. Murrow Award RTNDA's Edward R. Murrow Award honors outstanding achievements in electronic journalism. Use of Sound: Final Exam With a Twist, Nina Keck Public Radio News Director Incorporated (PRNDI) Awards The PRNDI Awards is the only national competition devoted to rewarding outstanding local public radio news. Continuing Coverage: VPR's reporting on the death of 12-year-old Brooke Bennett and the subsequent reporting on Vermont's sex offender laws (staff project) Documentary: Those CCC Boys, Lynne McCrea and Steve Delaney Commentary: The Birth Rate Blues, Philip Baruth Interview: Chuck Wooster on raising your own pigs, Jane Lindholm My Source Community Impact Awards for Engagement The Corporation for Public Broadcasting honors stations for commitment and responsiveness to their communities in providing innovative programming and services that have a vital impact on the community. My Vermont Vermont Reads: Robert Frost Regional Edward R. Murrow Awards RTNDA's Edward R. Murrow Award honors outstanding achievements in electronic journalism. VPR received nine awards in 2009, including the top award for Overall Excellence. Overall Excellence: A collection of work from the news department including stories, interviews, call-in programs, election coverage, newscast, special series samples and commentaries. Best Documentary: Those CCC Boys, Lynne McCrea and Steve Delaney. Continuing Coverage: VPR’s reporting on the death of 12-year-old Brooke Bennett and the subsequent reporting on Vermont’s sex offender laws (staff project). Best Feature Story: Homeless Family Focused on Future, Lynne McCrea Hard News Feature: Burton Snowboards, Nina Keck Use of Sound: Final Exam With a Twist, Nina Keck Investigative Reporting: Asbestos Problems in Lowell and Eden, John Dillon Broadcast Writing: Anatomy of a Press Conference, Steve Zind. Website: Election 2008, Farm Families, Those CCC Boys, My Vermont, Jonathan Butler and Tim Johnson 2008 Seven Daysie Award for Best Radio Station Each year, readers of the Burlington-based Seven Days weekly paper pick their favorite “best” restaurants, artists, stores, festivals, journalists, politicians in the area where Seven Days is delivered. After several years as runner-up, VPR was voted best radio station. Benchmarks for Public Radio Fundraising Award DEI, public radio's fundraising and marketing professional organization awarded their first Benchmarks award to VPR. Of the 98 stations surveyed in the recent DEI Benchmarks report, Vermont Public Radio was consistently near the 90th percentile for individual giving per listener hour, underwriting revenue per listener hour, major giving as a percent of individual giving, and has one of the lowest costs per dollar raised in the industry. My Source Radio Testimonials Award: The Corportation for Public Broadcasting's My Source Radio Contest challenged stations to gather and produce creative, authentic, and meaningful listener testimonials that embody the core values of public radio. Third Place: Producer Franny Bastian for her testimonial of listener James Woodard of Underhill describing his love for VPR jazz programming. Listen to the winning entries here. National Edward R. Murrow Award: RTNDA's Edward R. Murrow Award honors outstanding achievements in electronic journalism. Outstanding Continuing Coverage: The Changing Climate (staff project) Regional Edward R. Murrow Awards: RTNDA's Edward R. Murrow Award honors outstanding achievements in electronic journalism. Outstanding Continuing Coverage: The Changing Climate Outstanding Documentary: Homeless in Vermont (Lynne McCrea) Outstanding Broaadcast Writing: Pigeon Racing (Steve Zind) Outstanding Feature/Hard News: Stanstead Border (Charlotte Albright)) Outstanding Investigative Reporting: (John Dillon) Citizens protest use of Chloramine Health Dept. will not halt Chloramine use CDC officials to visit Vermont CDC officials hear Chloramine complaints 2007 National Edward R. Murrow Awards: RTNDA's Edward R. Murrow Award honors outstanding achievements in electronic journalism. Outstanding Feature Reporting: Peace Song Competition (Steve Zind) Outstanding Broadcast Writing: Your Own Coffin (Steve Zind) Regional Edward R. Murrow Awards: RTNDA's Edward R. Murrow Award honors outstanding achievements in electronic journalism. Outstanding Investigative Reporting: Mexican Labor on the Farm (John Dillon) Outstanding News Series: Iran Today (Steve Zind) Outstanding Continuing Coverage: Mexican Labor on the Farm (John Dillon) Outstanding Feature Reporting: Peace Song Competition (Steve Zind) Outstanding Broadcast Writing: Your Own Coffin (Steve Zind) 2006 Public Radio News Director Incorporated (PRNDI) Awards: Public Radio News Director Incorporated Award is the only national competition devoted to rewarding outstanding local public radio news. Best Newscast: Midday Report (Steve Delaney) Writing: Bug Camp (Steve Zind) National Edward R. Murrow Awards: RTNDA's Edward R. Murrow Award honors outstanding achievements in electronic journalism. Outstanding Investigative Reporting: (Nina Keck) - Student suspension still controversial on Middlebury campus - Judge rules Middlebury College had right to suspend student Regional Associated Press Awards: Public Affairs/Documentary: Fair People (John Dillon, Nina Keck, Susan Keese, Mitch Wertlieb, Betty Smith, Lynne McCrea, Steve Delaney) Feature Enterprise: Bug Camp (Steve Zind) General News: Army National Guard Spc. Scott McLaughlin Deployment (Steve Zind) Breaking News: Fell sentenced to death (John Dillon, Mitch Wertlieb) Investigative Reporting: Cyberbullying (Nina Keck) Editorials: The Wind Power Debate Weather: The Eye on the Sky Regional Edward R. Murrow Awards: RTNDA's Edward R. Murrow Award honors outstanding achievements in electronic journalism Outstanding Continuing Coverage: (Susan Keese, Nina Keck, Steve Zind, Mitch Wertlieb and Steve Delaney) - Lake George tour boat being refloated; - Lake George boat investigation yields discoveries; - Lawsuits filed in Lake George boat accident; - Sheriff's report released on Lake George boat accident Outstanding Investigative Reporting: (Nina Keck) - Student suspension still controversial on Middlebury campus; - Judge rules Middlebury College had right to suspend student Outstanding Hard News Feature: (Susan Keese) - Dartmouth medical center students hold memorial service for cadavers Outstanding Feature Reporting: (Nina Keck) - Aging skiers participating in masters race at Killington 2005 Gabriel Award: "Vermont Reads: First They Killed My Father" The Gabriel Award recognizes broadcasters whose work has raised the consciousness of the public to focus on human concerns Gracie Allen Award: Camel's Hump Radio: "Daisy and the Doll" and "Alec's Primer" The Gracies recognize exemplary programming created for women, by women and about women Edward R. Murrow Awards: RTNDA's Edward R. Murrow Award honors outstanding achievements in electronic journalism Outstanding Continuing Coverage: How the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq have affected Vermont. "130 Vermont Guard soldiers deployed to Middle East", "Mothers share letters from Iraq", "Wounded soldier begins recovery", "Specialist Alan Bean, 22, killed in Iraq", "Switchboard: National Guard Major General Martha Rainville", "Sergeant Jamie Gray buried in Calais" Outstanding News Series: "Iran Journal" (Steve Zind) Regional Associated Press Awards: General News: "The War is Personal", "Nuclear Fuel Goes Missing" Part One, Part Two, Part Three, Part Four, Part Five (Bob Kinzel, John Dillon) Breaking News: "Nuclear Fuel Missing" (Bob Kinzel) Enterprise/Feature: "To the Bat Cave" (Steve Zind), "The Fall Forest" (Mitch Wertlieb, Lynne McCrea) Investigative: "Problems of War" Part One, Part Two, Part Three, Part Four, Part Five, "Prescription Drug Abuse" (Nina Keck), "Nuclear Fuel Goes Missing" Part One, Part Two, Part Three, Part Four, Part Five (Bob Kinzel, John Dillon) Public Affairs/Documentary: "Phish: The Final Curtain" (Patti Daniels, Steve Zind), "Iran Journal" (Steve Zind) Talk Show: "Switchboard - Battle of the Bulge Veterans" (Steve Zind) Commentary: "Kakewalk" (Willi Coleman) Weathercast: "Eye on the Sky" (Steve Maleski, Mark Breen) SEJ Award for Reporting on the Environment: The Society of Environmental Journalists Awards are the largest environmental journalism contest in North America. VPR's John Dillon took second place for stories on several subjects: "State Attempts to Control Cormorant Population on Lake Champlain" "Neighbors Rally to Help Farmer Control Runoff" "Inside the Vermont Yankee Nuclear Power Plant": Part One - Part Two "Lobbyists, Lawmakers and Activists Look at Dry Cask Storage and the Future of Vermont Yankee" 2004 Edward R. Murrow Awards: Best News Documentary - Regional: Howard Dean: The Vermont Years Best News Documentary - National: Howard Dean: The Vermont Years Public Radio News Director Incorporated (PRNDI) Awards: Best Newscast: "Midday Report" Best Call-In Program: "Switchboard, live with Anne Garrels" Commentary (second place): "Little League Angst" (Jay Parini) Regional Associated Press Awards: Commentary: "Iraq War Series", "Little League Angst" (Jay Parini) Talk Show: "Switchboard: Howard Dean in Iowa" (Bob Kinzel) General News: "Vermont's Fallen Heroes", "Wind Energy Boom" (John Dillon) Breaking News: "IBM Cuts 500 More Jobs" (John Dillon) Enterprise: "Coping with Teen Suicide" (John Van Hoesen), "Vermont's Southwest Corner" Investigative: "A Community Fights Cancer" (Nina Keck), "Declining Health of Lake Champlain" (John Dillon), "No Child Left Behind" (Nina Keck) Public Affairs/Documentary: "Grace Coolidge: Legacy in Letters" News Feature: "One Pie's Journey to the Tunbridge Fair" (Steve Zind), "Fred Tuttle Remembered" (Steve Zind) Dean presidential campaign: "Howard Dean: The Vermont Years", "Switchboard: Howard Dean in Iowa" (Bob Kinzel), "Continuing Coverage" (Bob Kinzel, John Dillon) Sports Feature: "Girls Take to the Rugby Field" (Patti Daniels), "Little Fenway" (Mitch Wertlieb) Weathercast: "Morning Eye on the Sky" (Steve Maleski, Mark Breen) 2003 Regional Associated Press Awards: Commentary: "Great Thoughts of Vermont", "Vermont's Enron" (Timothy McQuiston), "Howard Dean, Babe, If I May?" (Philip Baruth) Talk Show: "Switchboard: Senator Jeffords" (Bob Kinzel), "Switchboard: Housing shortage" (Steve Zind) General News: "Dean's presidential bid" (Bob Kinzel, John Dillon) Breaking News: "IBM lays off 1,000 workers" (Neal Charnoff), "Tulloch's motive" (John Dillon, Neal Charnoff, Betty Smith) Enterprise: "The Heroin Problem" (Steve Zind, Neal Charnoff, Nina Keck), "OMYA" (John Dillon), "LBJ and Hoff" (Neal Charnoff, Steve Zind, Bob Kinzel) Investigative: "Fired editor" (John Dillon), "Fletcher Allen" (John Dillon), "Abuse in the diocese" (Steve Zind) Public Affairs Documentary: "Candidates Debate" (Bob Kinzel), "Great Thoughts of Vermont"(Betty Smith) News Feature: "Getting in the Wood" (Steve Zind) Elections: "General Election Coverage" Best Weathercast: "Eye on the Sky" (Mark Breen, Steve Maleski) Distinguished Service Award: John Van Hoesen, VPR News Director 2002 Regional Associated Press Awards: Commentary: Civil Unions series Talk Show: "Switchboard: Civil Union Debates" (Bob Kinzel), "Switchboard: Methadone" (Bob Kinzel) General News: Civil Unions coverage (Bob Kinzel) Breaking News: Sale of Ben and Jerry's Enterprise: "Out in the Cold: Stories of Adversity and Survival in Winter" Public Affairs Documentary: Live coverage of House Judiciary Committee public hearing, "Election 2000 Debate Series" Elections: Election night 2000

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