WYSO wins 12 Ohio journalism awards
WYSO won 12 Ohio Associated Press Media Editors awards on Sunday — including second place for General Excellence.
Neenah Ellis — director of the Eichelberger Center for Community Voices — was inducted into the Hall of Fame. She also won first place with host Jerry Kenney for Best Documentary or Series; Remembering filmmaker Julia Reichert.
Jerry Kenney won first place for Best Anchor/News Host.
Other first place winners were Best Sports Feature - Jason Reynolds for sports reporting on surfers in Dayton, and Best Feature Reporting - Tony Holloway for his story on a veteran recovering from PTSD.
Kathryn Mobley and Chris Welter also won first place for Best Coverage of a Scheduled Event for their reporting on a Trump rally last fall. And Leila Goldstein got the top prize for Best Enterprise Reporting for her coverage of Ohioans involved in the January 6 capitol attack.
Basim Blunt took home two second place awards in Best Documentary or Series and Best Feature Reporting — for The Race Project and for Dayton Youth Radio.
Kathryn Mobley also took second place in Best Coverage of a Scheduled Event for a story on a Beavercreek income tax proposal. Chris Welter received second place in Best Sports Feature for a story on Central State’s football team.