Awards

'How The Iowa Caucus Works, In 2 Minutes (Starring Legos)' won a national Edward R. Murrow Award for Excellence in Video.
Angela Evancie & Taylor Dobbs / VPR

A podcast exploring the status of Abenaki Native Americans in Vermont and a video that uses Legos to explain the Iowa caucus, and breaking news coverage of the Northeast Kingdom EB-5 scandal have won Vermont Public Radio three national journalism awards for its work in 2016.

Steve Zind / VPR

Vermont Public Radio has been honored with five first-place regional Edward R. Murrow Awards from the Radio Television Digital News Association (RTDNA). 

"These awards demonstrate the commitment VPR has to energetic and comprehensive public service," said John Van Hoesen, VPR's chief content officer. "We appreciate this recognition of excellence by the industry; it underscores our responsibility to provide essential and trustworthy news and information for all generations in a time of rapid change."

The winning coverage includes:

Vermont Public Radio has once again been named one of the Best Places to Work in Vermont. It's the fourth year VPR has made the list of the top small to mid-sized companies in the state. 

The annual list is designed to identify, recognize and honor the best places of employment in Vermont. Companies from across the state were evaluated on company workplace policies, practices, philosophy, systems and demographics; and a survey to measure the employee experience.

Vermont Public Radio has been honored with national awards for its news coverage – for community engagement, commentary, and multimedia presentation.

“As a public broadcaster, we are accountable to the community we serve,” said VPR News Director John Dillon. “We are honored to receive these awards because they go to the heart of VPR’s mission to provide an essential and trusted independent voice for news and information in our region.”

Vermont Public Radio has been honored with three regional Edward R. Murrow Awards, including recognitions for Continuing Coverage, Writing and Website from the Radio Television Digital News Association (RTDNA). 

“As a public broadcaster, we are accountable to the community we serve,” said VPR News Director John Dillon. “We are honored to receive these awards because they go to the heart of VPR’s mission to provide an essential and trusted independent voice for news and information in our region.”

The winning coverage includes:

VPR has been named as one of the 2014 Best Places to Work in Vermont by Vermont Business Magazine and the Vermont Chamber of Commerce.

It's the second year VPR has been named to the list, in a program designed to identify, recognize and honor the best places of employment in Vermont.

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Congratulations to Vermont Edition's Jane Lindholm and Patti Daniels for being selected as winners of Vermont's Rising Stars Award for 2013 by Vermont Business Magazine!

The list is comprised of 40 Vermont professionals under the age of 40. Award recipients were selected by a panel of judges for their commitment to business growth, professional excellence and involvement in their communities. 

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VPR has been honored with a Seven Daysie award for Best Radio Station for the sixth consecutive year! The Daysies are voted on each year by readers of the Burlington-based weekly paper Seven Days and cover restaurants, artists, stores, festivals, journalists, media and more around Vermont. We're honored to be the top pick again this year. It is an honor be your essential and trusted independent voice for news, information, music and cultural exploration.

We are pleased to announce that Vermont Public Radio has been honored by the Public Radio News Directors Inc.

VPR News Wins Four Regional Murrow Awards

Apr 18, 2013
Ben Resnik

We're happy to report that VPR News has won four New England Regional Edward R. Murrow awards, including one for Overall Excellence, from the Radio Television Digital News Association. RTDNA recognizes radio stations in 14 different categories. The awards include: