WCAI Awards

WCAI has been recognized with many broadcasting awards. On this page you'll find links to listen to them.

Thanks to you, the listeners, whose support allows us to provide high-quality programming each day to the Cape, Islands, and the South Coast.

 

 

2013

Gabriel Awards

"A Life Remembered," WCAI's obituary series, reported by Sean Corcoran.  Category: Outstanding Achievement in Community Awareness, 1st Place.

Associated Press Awards, New England region

"Dealing With Post Traumatic Stress Disorder", The Point with Mindy Todd.  Category: Best Call-in Show, 1st Place.

"Desperate for a Cure: The Search for New Alzheimer's Treatments," a 5-part series reported by Sean Corcoran.  Category: Best Investigative Journalism, 1st Place.

Edward R. Murrow Awards, region 10

"The Long Haul: The Future of New England's Fisheries," 10-part series with various reporters. Category: Best News Series, 1st Place.

"A Weapon to Take Out Squirrels," WCAI commentator Robert Finch.  Category: Best Writing, 1st Place.

Public Radio News Directors Incorporated (PRNDI) Awards

"Dealing With Post Traumatic Stress Disorder," The Point with Mindy Todd. Category: Best News/Public Affairs Program, 1st Place.

"Desperate for a Cure: The Search for New Alzheimer's Treatments," a 5-part series reported by Sean Corcoran.  Category: Investigative/Enterprise Reporting, 1st Place.

"A New Life in Ice," reported by Schuyler Swenson for the series Creative Life, produced by Atlantic Public Media.  Category: Best Use of Sound, 1st Place.

"Who's Who in New England Fisheries," video explainer by Steve Junker, Jennifer Junker, and Alecia Orsini. Category: Best Multi-Media Presentation, 2nd Place.

"Preventing Breast Cancer: The Latest Research," The Point with Mindy Todd.  Category: Best Call-in Program, 2nd Place

2012

Public Radio News Directors Incorporated (PRNDI)
Recognizing the best of local public radio news - national award

"The Falmouth Experience," reported by Sean Corcoran
Category: Enterprise/Investigative, 1st place

"Jennifer Wright Knust," The Point with Mindy Todd  Category: Interview, 1st place

"Fado is Life,” Creative Life reported by Katherine Perry, Category: Best Use of Sound

"Japan Ocean Radioactivity," The Point with Mindy Todd Category: Call-in Show, 2nd place
 

Radio Television Digital News Association (RTDNA)
Edward R. Murrow Award for Excellence in Electronic Journalism

"Facing Alzheimer's: The Caregiver's Challenge" by Sean Corcoran

Massachusetts Associated Press Broadcasting Award

“Anatomy of Allure” by Steve Junker, category: Best Use of Sound

2011

Public Radio News Directors Incorporated (PRNDI)

Recognizing the best of local public radio news - national award

"Venture Philanthropy: An Investor's Approach to Curing Alzheimer's," reported by Sean Corcoran
Category: Series, 1st Place

"Cape Wind Continuing Coverage," reporting by Sean Corcoran, Category: Best Continuing Coverage, 1st Place

"HIV and Aids Research,” The Point with Mindy Todd, Category: Call-in Program

"Cape Wind: A Big Wind Battle on Little Cape Cod," reporting by Sean Corcoran, Category: Documentary

Massachusetts Associated Press Broadcasting Award

“Cape Wind Continuing Coverage,” reporting by Sean Corcoran, Category: Continuing Coverage, 1st Place

2010

Radio Television Digital News Association (RTDNA)
Edward R. Murrow Award for Excellence in Electronic Journalism

"Guilty Pleasures" by Alex Crowley, Category: Writing

Public Radio News Directors Incorporated (PRNDI)
Recognizing the best of local public radio news - national award

“Afghanistan,” The Point with Mindy Todd, Category: Call-in Program

"Educating Everyone," Category: Series

"Down and Dirty with a Septic Pump-out," by Sean Corcoran, Category: Use of Sound

 

2009

Radio Television Digital News Association (RTDNA)

Edward R. Murrow Award for Excellence in Electronic Journalism

“Fresh Water Salt Water,” Category: News Series

 

Massachusetts Associated Press Broadcasting Award

“Right Whale Research,” The Point with Mindy Todd, Category: Public Affairs

 

2008

 

Public Radio News Directors Incorporated (PRNDI)
Recognizing the best of local public radio news - national award

"Cidadas," by Sean Corcoran, Category: Use of Sound,
“Living on a Plume” by Sean Corcoran, Category: News Feature
“God’s Problem,” The Point with Mindy Todd, Category: Call-in Program: 1st Place

 

Radio Television Digital News Association (RTDNA)
Edward R. Murrow Award for Excellence in Electronic Journalism

"Price of Paradise," Category: News Series

 

2006

 

Radio Television Digital News Association (RTDNA)
Edward R. Murrow Award for Excellence in Electronic Journalism

“Mailbox Spiders,” by Robert Finch, Category: Writing

Public Radio News Directors Incorporated (PRNDI)
Recognizing the best of local public radio news - national award

“Two Cape Cods: Hidden Poverty on the Cape and Islands,” Category: Series, 1st Place
 

2005

 

2005-2006 Dupont Columbia Awards for Excellence in Broadcast Journalism

“Two Cape Cods: Hidden Poverty on the Cape and Islands” 
 

Radio Television Digital News Association (RTDNA)
Edward R. Murrow Award for Excellence in Electronic Journalism

“At the Princess Boutique,” Category: Use of Sound
 

2004

 

Public Radio News Directors Incorporated (PRNDI)
Recognizing the best of local public radio news - national award

"Gay Marriage," Category: Continuing Coverage
 

2002

 

Radio Television Digital News Association (RTDNA)
Edward R. Murrow Award for Excellence in Electronic Journalism

Use of Sound – Small Market