Monica Inglot Photography

Student Reporter Chris Lovingood was one of seven WIU Department of Broadcasting students to bring home an award from the recent National Broadcasting Society's National Undergraduate Student Electronic Media Competition.

The Tri States Public Radio news team has won 5 Illinois Associated Press awards for excellence in broadcast journalism in this year's contest.

National PRNDI Award for Tri States Public Radio

Jun 22, 2013

News Director Rich Egger and Content Producer Curtis Bisbee have been awarded a 1st Place Public Radio News Directors Inc. Award for Best Multimedia Presentation for the story "Turning Around the Downtown."

This is the second national award the TSPR News Room has won this year, and we are all really excited for them! Below the jump, you can view a video of Scott Simon from NPR announcing our award, and there is also a photo of Rich at the banquet with our new piece of hardware for the ever growing wall of awards in the news room.