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WGLT earns 2 national awards from Public Media Journalists Association

The Public Media Journalists Association (PMJA) has recognized WGLT’s newsroom with two national awards for its investigative reporting and morning newscast....
WGLT news director Charlie Schlenker

WGLT earns 3 Regional Murrow Awards for reporting, newscast

WGLT has earned three regional Edward R. Murrow Awards for its local reporting and newscasts and will advance to the prestigious National Murrow Award competition this summer....
Student reporters Tiffani Jackson and Darnysha Mitchell, here with Korva Coleman, were named Korva Coleman Scholars at WGLT’s Radio Faces event October 18 at the Marriott Hotel and Conference Center in Uptown Normal. (Photo by WGLT student photographer Izzy Carroll)

WGLT interns earn scholarships for work promoting diversity, inclusion

Growing up devouring the pages of African American investigative journalist Ida B. Wells and studying CNN and NPR political analyst Angela Rye’s commentary, Illinois State junior Tiffani Jackson wanted to get into media for one reason: “Be the change you can see.”...
WGLT microphones on a table.

WGLT experiences exciting changes

For the past year, WGLT, ISU’s NPR affiliate housed under the School of Communication, has experienced significant changes and anticipating exciting new opportunities on the horizon....
Five inductees into WGLT Hall of Fame

WGLT announces 2019 Hall of Fame class

The WGLT Hall of Fame recognizes those who have made contributions integral to WGLT’s ongoing excellence in public service to the Illinois State University, Bloomington-Normal, and McLean County communities. ...
WGLT staff reaches 100% participation

WGLT staff reaches 100 percent participation in giving back

All staff members of WGLT invested in the Redbirds Rising campaign, showing their unwavering support for the University and commitment to the students. The radio station is hoping their efforts will inspire other campus units to reach 100 percent participation, as well as inspire all faculty, staff, and retirees to make a gift....
Civic engagement awards were picked up by Brendan Wall (left), on behalf o SERC; Kerri Calvert; Shelly Clevenger; Julie McCoy, on behalf of District 87; R.C. McBride, on behalf of WGLT; and Madison Kartcheske.

Individuals, organizations honored for civic engagement work

Illinois State University recognized students, faculty, staff, and on- and off-campus groups for their outstanding contributions to civic engagement....
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WGLT earns 7 awards from Associated Press

The Illinois Associated Press Broadcasters Association has honored GLT for journalistic excellence with seven awards, including individual staff honors and stationwide recognition for Outstanding News Operation....
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WGLT nominated for ISU Civic Engagement Award

WGLT is nominating its series of 2018–2019 Community Conversations and Election Forums for consideration of the Civic Engagement: Unit Award. ...
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Next WGLT Community Conversation Focuses on youth mental health

WGLT, Illinois State University’s NPR station, will convene a panel of experts February 12 to discuss the most pressing youth mental health needs in Bloomington-Normal....