KRCC is pleased to announce Western Skies won two 1st Place awards in this year’s national Public Radio News Directors, Inc. contest.

Division C: Small Newsroom

Best Multi-Media Presentation
First Place
Western Skies: July 3, 2011; “Cowboy Myth and Culture”

and

News/Public Affairs Program
First Place
Western Skies: March 6, 2011; “Military”

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News

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February 19, 2018 | NPR · Gabriella Papadakis left the rink on the verge of tears after her costume came undone and her breast was briefly exposed. But the dancer and her partner still have a shot at the gold.
 

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February 19, 2018 | NPR · Several years ago, sociologist Brooke Harrington decided to explore the secret lives of billionaires. What she found, she said, shocked her.
 

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February 19, 2018 | NPR · Four Chicago Blackhawks fans were ejected from their home arena for racially taunting a black player from the visiting Washington Capitals.
 

Arts & Life

February 19, 2018 | NPR · NPR’s Audie Cornish talks to Greta Gerwig, the Oscar-nominated director of the film Lady Bird about teenage friendship and complex, sometimes messy, female characters.
 

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February 19, 2018 | FA · Doug Jones has made a career out of playing strange, otherworldly creatures. “I find the heart and soul of a character before I find his elbows and his hands,” he says.
 

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February 19, 2018 | FA · Fred Rogers debuted on national public television in 1968 and quickly became known for his deliberate manner of relating to children. “Every one of us longs to be in touch with honesty,” he once said.
 

Music

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February 19, 2018 | WXPN-FM · Its roots are in the all-ages punk scene, but the band has evolved into one of the city’s most musically compelling and lyrically insightful ensembles.
 

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February 19, 2018 | NPR · The groundbreaking Irish rapper discusses his debut album Dear Annie, finding his identity through music and what it’s like to create out of your comfort zone.
 

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February 19, 2018 | NPR · Turnstile leans into its psychedelic tendencies, turning the turnt-up hardcore band into a lush studio experiment.
 

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