Westwood One News Wins The National Headliner Award
|RADIO ONLINE | Friday, April 19, 2019|
Westwood One News is the winner of The National Headliner Award for its reporting and coverage of the Parkland school shooting in Florida last year. This award recognized the entire Westwood One News staff for its live coverage, newscasts, special reports and long form coverage. The First Place award was in the "Breaking News or Continuing Coverage of a Single News Event" category. Westwood One News dominated the category by also winning Third Place for its coverage of Hurricane Michael.
Founded in 1934 by the Press Club of Atlantic City, the National Headliner Awards program is one of the oldest and largest annual contests recognizing journalistic merit in the communications industry. The first National Headliner Awards were presented in 1935. Medallions are presented to outstanding writers, photographers, daily newspapers, magazines, graphic artists, radio and television stations and networks, and news syndicates.