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IPR wins regional Murrow award


Interlochen Public Radio has won a 2019 regional Edward R. Murrow award from the Radio Television Digital News Association.

 RTDNA has been honoring "outstanding achievements in electronic journalism" since the 1970s. This is the third year in a row IPR has received regional Murrow awards.

Reporter Dan Wanschura's story "Put that in your pipe and smoke it: UP pipe maker among world's best" won in the "feature reporting" category. The piece will now advance to the National Murrow Award competition.

Morgan Springer is a contributing editor and producer at Interlochen Public Radio. She previously worked for the New England News Collaborative as the host/producer of NEXT, the weekly show which aired on six public radio station in the region.