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Today with Dr. Kaye receives 2021 Regional Edward R. Murrow Award

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BALTIMORE, MD (WEAA) — WEAA’s talk radio show, “Today with Dr. Kaye” is the winner of the 2021 Regional Edward R. Murrow Award

 

The public radio show, hosted by Dr. Karsonya “Kaye” Wise Whitehead and produced by Justina Pollard, received the award for Excellence in Diversity, Equity and Inclusion for “Not Again!: Baltimore Uprising 2.0”. 

 

The special broadcast, which aired May 30, 2020, documented what was happening in Baltimore, Maryland and across the nation, following the death of George Floyd. 

 

It provided a space for residents to talk through their issues, reflect on the riots following the death of Freddie Gray and brainstorm ways to move forward as a country. 

 

The Regional Murrow Award, the most prestigious in news, recognizes local and national stories that uphold the Radio Television Digital News Association code of ethics, demonstrate technical expertise and exemplify the importance and impact of journalism as a service to the community. 

 

The show, “https://vimeo.com/514011721">Not Again!: Baltimore Uprising 2.0” is now under consideration for the National Murrow Award.