90.5 WESA Station News http://wesa.fm en 90.5 WESA Nine Wins At 2013 PABPA Awards http://wesa.fm/post/905-wesa-nine-wins-2013-pabpa-awards <p>Presented by the Pennsylvania AP Broadcasters Association, the 2013 PAPBA News Awards are in recognition of outstanding broadcast journalism efforts by AP member radio and television stations, cable television and networks in Pennsylvania. Awards were presented on May 31 at the PAPBA banquet in State College.&nbsp;</p><p>90.5 WESA&nbsp;claimed nine wins, including three top prizes, as well as the Sandy Starobin Award for Individual Reporting.</p><p><strong>Enterprise/Individual Reporting</strong></p> Mon, 02 Jun 2014 20:32:36 +0000 Reid Carter 30256 at http://wesa.fm 90.5 WESA Staff Wins Several Golden Quill Awards http://wesa.fm/post/905-wesa-staff-wins-several-golden-quill-awards <p>Presented by the Press Club of Western Pennsylvania, the 50th annual Golden Quill Awards were awarded in recognition of professional excellence in written, photographic, broadcast and online journalism. 90.5 WESA claimed 11 wins, including three top prizes and multiple finalist awards, for some of the station's most compelling broadcast features.</p> Fri, 23 May 2014 19:08:58 +0000 90.5 WESA 29747 at http://wesa.fm Meet Irina Zhorov, 90.5 WESA's Keystone Crossroads Reporter http://wesa.fm/post/meet-irina-zhorov-905-wesas-keystone-crossroads-reporter <p>90.5 WESA has hired journalist Irina Zhorov as the station’s reporter for the Keystone Crossroads initiative, a two-year public media collaboration to focus on the challenges and opportunities facing Pennsylvanian cities.&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; &nbsp;<br /><br />Zhorov joins 90.5 WESA after working as a reporter, multimedia producer and host at <a href="http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/">Wyoming Public Radio</a>. Her professional interests focus on researching and reporting on environmental and energy-related issues, as well as homelessness and education.</p> Wed, 07 May 2014 18:31:45 +0000 90.5 WESA 28840 at http://wesa.fm Meet Irina Zhorov, 90.5 WESA's Keystone Crossroads Reporter 90.5 WESA Wins Two Regional Edward R. Murrow Awards http://wesa.fm/post/905-wesa-wins-two-regional-edward-r-murrow-awards <p>This week, 90.5 WESA was recognized with two regional Edward R. Murrow awards in the large market radio category. The Radio Television Digital News Association, or RTDNA, presents the awards in honor of outstanding achievements in electronic journalism.<br /> Thu, 24 Apr 2014 15:48:35 +0000 Ryan Loew 28117 at http://wesa.fm 90.5 WESA Wins Two Regional Edward R. Murrow Awards 90.5 WESA Among PA Public Media Stations Uniting to Explore Statewide Urban Decline http://wesa.fm/post/905-wesa-among-pa-public-media-stations-uniting-explore-statewide-urban-decline <p>Five public media stations spanning Pennsylvania have joined forces to form a collaborative reporting center called Keystone Crossroads.<br /><br />Keystone Crossroads will explore urban decline and solutions in Pennsylvania and examine topics such as aging infrastructure, immigration, local government, neighborhood life, poverty and tax policy. The initiative aims to offer connected, statewide reporting on urban challenges in the Keystone State.<br /> Wed, 15 Jan 2014 18:09:33 +0000 WESA Staff 22869 at http://wesa.fm