Over the past 20 years, our student-led journalism has earned numerous awards, including some of the industry’s highest honors, from the Alfred I. duPont-Columbia Award

in 2000 to the George Foster Peabody Award, and our most recent: the 2017 Third Coast/Richard H. Driehaus Foundation Competition Radio Impact Award.

 

Notable Awards

 

Third Coast Festival

2017: Emancipation: A Young Man Leaves Foster Care on His Own Terms (Radio Impact Award);  2003: Oakland Scenes (Best Documentary)

 

Society for Professional Journalists: Silver Heart Award

2016: Growing Up Homeless

 

President’s Committee on the Arts and the Humanities Award

2012: ‘What’s Going On’: A New Generation Answers

 

Edward R. Murrow Award

2011: Trafficked; 2010: In the Kennel: Uncovering a Navy Unit’s Culture of Abuse

2005: Reflections on Return; 2001: Making the Grade

 

George Foster Peabody Award

2010: Trafficked; 2001: Institutional Award

 

Robert F. Kennedy Journalism Award

2010: In the Kennel: Uncovering a Navy Unit’s Culture of Abuse

 

Alfred I. duPont-Columbia Award

2000: Emails from Kosovo

Awards and Nominations

2016

Media for a Just Society Award

Society for Professional Journalists: Silver Heart Award

 

2015

My Brother’s Keeper Hackathon – 1st and 2nd place

Gracie Allen Award

Media for a Just Society Award

 

2014

NBC 21st Century Solutions Award

Gracie Allen Award

East Bay Economic Development Alliance Innovation Award – Catalyst Category

Penn State College of Communications Excellence in Coverage of Youth Sports Award – Finalist

Greenlining Institute Next Generation Award

California Journalism Award

Bay Area Youth Media Network Festival Award

Public Radio News Directors Incorporated Award

Webby Award—Honoree

 

2012

President’s Committee on the Arts and the Humanities Award

Gracie Allen Award

Media for a Just Society Award

 

2011

Edward R. Murrow Award

George Foster Peabody Award

 

2010

Edward R. Murrow Award

Robert F. Kennedy Award

MacArthur Award

Investigative Reporters and Editors Award

 

2009

Gracie Allen Award

New York Festivals Award

 

2008

Gracie Allen Award

 

2007

Oakland Arts Award

New York Festivals United Nations Award

New York Festivals Grand Award for Best Information Program

New York Festivals Radio Programming and Promotion Awards, Finalist

 

2006

W3 Awards, Nomination

Webby Award, Nomination

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