2023 PMJA Awards: Series Entry

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Three-part series about the mental health treatment surround a new mental health crisis center opening in Birmingham, Alabama. The series aired Oct. 7, 8 and 9, 2022.

Part one examines the difficulties of treating mental health crises in hospital emergency rooms, which is common in Birmingham.

Part two looks at the pressures put on the local jail as it deals with treating people who has mental health issues.

Part three covers the new crisis center and what officials hope it will offer the community.

 

2023 PMJA Awards: Interview Entry

Interview with U.S. Senate candidate Mo Brooks aired on June 10, 2022

2023 Murrow Awards — Overall Excellence

Entry rundown: 00:00 “Some teachers and LGBTQ families feel censored by Alabama’s ‘Don’t Say Gay law” Story aired May 20, 2022 05:08 “Scottsboro is home to the largest gray bat summer cave. They’re leaving for the winter” Story aired Sept. 26, 2022 10:00 “Brooks leans into the ‘Big Lie’ in Republican Senate runoff” Interview with […]

2023 Murrow Awards — Podcast

Selections from WBHM’s 7-part podcast Deliberate Indifference. The podcast traces how Alabama’s prisons became among the most dangerous correctional systems in the nation, where incarcerated men face a near constant threat of violence in overcrowded, critically understaffed facilities. Excerpt from episode 1, “An Alabama Problem,” which introduces listeners to the Alabama prison crisis that’s been brewing […]

2023 Murrow Awards — News Series

Three-part series about the mental health treatment surround a new mental health crisis center opening in Birmingham, Alabama. The series aired Oct. 7, 8 and 9, 2022. Part one examines the difficulties of treating mental health crises in hospital emergency rooms, which is common in Birmingham. Part two looks at the pressures put on the […]

Sigma Delta Chi, Award for Narrative Podcast Excellence — Deliberate Indifference

Selections from WBHM’s 7-part podcast Deliberate Indifference. The podcast traces how Alabama’s prisons became among the most dangerous correctional systems in the nation, where incarcerated men face a near constant threat of violence in overcrowded, critically understaffed facilities. Excerpt from episode 1, “An Alabama Problem,” which introduces listeners to the Alabama prison crisis that’s been […]

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