Delmarva Public Radio Awards

Chesapeake Associated Press Broadcasters Association  

2017

Outstanding Use of Sound- “July 4th in Ocean City”

Outstanding Editorial or Commentary- George Merrill, “All a Twitter”

Outstanding Documentary/In-Depth Reporting- Don Rush, “Decoy Carving”

Outstanding Enterprise Reporting- “Immigrants and Donald Trump”

Outstanding Sports Feature- “Softball for the Ages”

Outstanding Feature or Human Interest Story- “San Domingo”

2016

Outstanding Spot News Reporting- Don Rush, "Donald Trump on the Eastern Shore"

Outstanding News Series- Don Rush- “Ruth Starr Rose”

Outstanding Use of Sound (Radio only)- Don Rush, "Beat the Heat"

Outstanding Editorial or Commentary- George Merrill, “Political Myths”

Outstanding Documentary/ In-Depth Reporting- Don Rush, “Dreamers”

Outstanding Sports Feature- Don Rush and Matt Forney, “Salisbury’s Sports Stadium”

Outstanding Feature or Human Interest Story- Don Rush, “Gills Neck Shopping Center Battle”

2015

Outstanding Use of Sound- “Beer Festival”

Outstanding Editorial or Commentary- George Merril “Syrian Refugees”

Outstanding Specialty Reporting- Kara Dahl Russell, “The Integrated Orchestra"

Outstanding Documentary/In-Depth Reporting- "Craft Beer on the Eastern Shore"

Outstanding Enterprise Reporting- Don Rush, Charito Calvachi-Mateyko

"Undocumented Entrepreneurs"

Outstanding Feature or Human Interest Story- Don Rush, Angela Byrd, Matt Forney

"Firefly"

2011

  Enterprise Reporting – “Bullying” – Sara Coyne

   News Series – “Racial Inequality in Somerset County” – Jamyla William,s

   Talk Show – Boomer Babes

   Commentary – “Stroke: One Woman’s Story” – Penny Hartman

   Use of Sound – “The Nanticoke Celebrate Heritage at 34th Annual Pow-wow” – Don Rush

2010

   Talk Show -- Boomer Babes --             

   Commentary – “Just don’t call me ma’am” – Penny Hartman

   News Feature – “A Skipjack Makes a Comeback” – Don Rush

   Use of Sound – “Delmarvans Cope with Latest Heat Wave” – Don Rush

   News Series – “The Earl Bradley Case” – Don Rush

2009

   Enterprise Reporting – “Heroin on Delamrva” -- Ryan Jackson

   In Depth Report – “MAPP” – Don Rush

   Use of Sound—“Delaware State Fair”

   Commentary – “Why I Live on Delmarva” – Various Contributors

2008

   Use of Sound – “Foodbank” – Don Rush

   In Depth Reporting – “DNC”

   News Feature “Homeless in Salisbury” – Mike Piorunsky

2007

   Use of Sound – “Rising gas Prices” – Don Rush

   Commentary – “A Student Names David” – Diane Saienne Albanese

   News Feature – “The Rise of Hispanic Media” – Don Rush & Charito Calvachi-Mateyko

2006

   Use of Sound – “Immigrant Protest” – Don Rush

   News Feature – “Blackwater” – Don Rush

   “Undocumented on Delmarva” – Don Rush & Charito Calvachi-Mateyko

2005

   News Feature – “Immigrant Driver” – Don Rush

   Commentary – “Golden Years” – Penny Hartman

   Use of Sound – “Ocean City” – Don Rush

2004

   News Feature – “Horseshoe Crabs” – Don Rush

   Use of Sound – “Ben’s Red Swings” – Don Rush

   Commentary – “Alien Teenager” – Diane Saienne Albanese

Public Radio News Directors, Inc.

2003 – News Feature – “Crisfield Ferry” – Don Rush

2008 – Continuing Coverage – “DNC/RNC” – Don Rush

2010 – Indepth Series – “The Earl Bradley Case: Impact on the Community” – Don Rush