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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2022 PMJA Awards — Spot News

Newscast spot aired July 29, 2021 Intro: The rise in COVID cases is on the minds of many as Birmingham City Schools students return to the classroom Monday. But on Thursday some kids had something else on their minds — a fresh haircut for the first day of school. WBHM’s Kyra Miles has more.

PMJA Awards — Breaking News, Part 2

Newscasts from March 26, 2021, the morning after a tornado outbreak in Alabama

PMJA Awards — Breaking News, Part 1

Newscasts from March 25, 2021 during a tornado outbreak in Alabama

2022 Murrow Awards — News Series, Part Two

Second part of the news series “Gun Violence in the Magic City” This piece is titled “Birmingham Residents Offer Solutions to Gun Violence but Some Victims Feel Hopeless” and it aired June 29, 2021.

2022 Murrow Awards — Sports Reporting

Story titled “After a blowout pilot season, high school girls flag football could be an official sport in Alabama” which originally aired on Nov. 30, 2021

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