WGLT News wins five Associated Press awards
The Illinois Associated Press (AP) honored WGLT News for journalistic excellence with five awards for work in the Local Radio category.
WGLT received more awards than any other station in the division, the second year in a row for such a distinction. The awards for 2015 stories are:
Best Series or Documentary—Judith Valente, “Unknown Illinois” and “Shattering Transgender Stereotypes.”
Best Newscast—Charlie Schlenker, “6:06 PM Newscast.”
Best Investigative Report—Judith Valente, “Ex-Con Priest.”
Best Use of Sound—Judith Valente, “Racial Tension Meeting.”
WGLT News has received 71 Illinois AP journalism awards in the past 12 years.