2022 Murrow Award — Overall Excellence

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WBHM’s entry for overall excellence includes the following:

00:00 – “Birmingham Teachers Welcome Students Back to School Amid COVID Surge” (aired 08/02/21)

01:53 – Excerpt from audio postcard – “Alabama’s Frontline Providers: ‘We are Overworked And We are Frustrated” (aired 08/19/21)

04:45 – “Surge in Deaths Strains Local Funeral Homes, Morgue” (aired 02/12/21)

08:53 – Excerpt from interview with Dr. Mark Wilson, Jefferson County (Ala.) Health Officer, about the COVID-19 delta surge (aired 08/20/21)

12:18 – Newscast from March 26, 2021, the morning after a tornado outbreak across Alabama (aired 03/26/21)

14:29 – “Residents Clean Up After Deadly Tornadoes” (aired 03/26/21)

16:19 – “Donald Trump’s ‘Save America’ Rally Packs Farm Near Cullman” (aired 08/22/21)

19:36 – “People in Alabama Prisons Confused, Frustrated as State Officials Withhold Their Stimulus Checks” (aired 06/10/21)

23: 39 – “Birmingham Residents Offer Solutions to Gun Violence but Some Victims Feel Hopeless” (aired 06/29/21)

27:16 – Newscast spot on Free Back to School haircuts (aired 07/29/21)

28:03 – Interview with Ashley M. Jones, Alabama’s new poetry laureate. Jones is also the youngest and first person of color to hold the position. (aired 08/27/21) 

32:53 – “After a Blowout Pilot Season, High School Girls Flag Football Could be an Official Sport in Alabama” (aired 11/30/21)

36:05 – Audio postcard –  “Logan the Entertainer: Good Food and Good Music” (aired 08/20/21)

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