Annenberg Radio News Receives Several Awards

Annenberg Radio News recently received awards from the Broadcast Education Association’s Festival of Media Arts and the Intercollegiate Broadcast System’s Golden Microphone Awards.

The station, directed by USC Annenberg Professor Willa Seidenberg, placed third in the Best Radio Newscast category at BEA’s Festival of Media Arts. Reporter and graduate student Brianna Sacks also placed third in the Best Radio Feature category for her story on Leimert Park’s World Stage.

“I didn't even know my piece had been nominated so it was an amazing surprise to find out the story won an award,” said Sacks, who is also the Editor-in-Chief of Neon Tommy at USC Annenberg. “ARN's team is so patient, helpful and welcoming to new reporters. I am honored to report for them."

ARN Reporter Grace Lim won the Best Spot News award from the Intercollegiate Broadcast System for her story on the Hawthorne gas leak. Lim is a second-year graduate student at USC Annenberg. Annenberg Radio News