The 2017 Associated Press Television and Radio Awards were recently announced, and KUNR walked away with eight different awards in the radio II category.
The awards include first place in Outstanding News Operation, first and second place in Best Reporter with Anh Gray and Paul Boger, respectively, and multiple awards for student work. Students Stephanie Serrano and Jacob Solis were not entered into student categories; they were competing on a professional level.
Here is the full list of KUNR award winners, as well as links to the stories and programs:
Outstanding News Operation Radio II: First Place - KUNR
Best Weather Reporting: First Place - "Flooding Leaves Lemmon Valley Residents Underwater" Noah Glick
Best Spot News Coverage: Second Place - "Las Vegas Tragedy Reverberating at UNR" Jacob Solis
Best Public Service: Second Place "Understanding Nevada's Opioid Crisis." Anh Gray was sole reporter, Michelle Matus was digital editor, and Michelle Billman was managing editor.