WUFT-FM Student Journalists and Staff Receive Two First Place 2022 PMJA Awards
University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications student journalists and staff are the recipients of two first place 2022 Public Media Journalists Association (PMJA) Awards. The awards recognize the best work in 2021 in public media journalism from across the U.S.
The WUFT-FM News team, under the direction of Multimedia Producer Sky Lebron, received first place for Best Interview Podcast in Division C for “The Rewind from WUFT News,” and first place in the Student Division for Best Newscast for “The Point” newscast.
This year, 221 awards were presented to 101 organizations at the 2022 PMJA conference in Seattle.
Stations compete against others with similar-sized newsrooms. Overall, judges reviewed over 1,500 entries.