Colorado Public Radio has received several awards, recognizing CPR News for insightful stories and an in-depth approach to covering news in Colorado. Most recently, the Colorado Association of Black Journalists recognized this "Colorado Matters" interview with a Scribes in Excellence AwardOther honors also recognized CPR Classical for creativity and context in music

Explore these award-winning stories ...
 

From the Columbia University School of Journalism:

  1. Investigation: Army Kicked Out Thousands Of Soldiers With Brain Injuries, Mental Health Issues - Michael de Yoanna, Daniel Zwerdling, Robert Little, CPR News Staff, NPR News Staff - 2017 Alfred I. duPont Columbia University Award for Broadcast Journalism.

From the Radio Television Digital News Association:

  1. Investigation: Army Kicked Out Thousands Of Soldiers With Brain Injuries, Mental Health Issues - Michael de Yoanna, Daniel Zwerdling, Robert Little, CPR News Staff, NPR News Staff - Edward R. Murrow Award for Investigative Reporting
  2. Police Body Cameras - Megan Arellano, Rachel Estabrook, Vic Vela, CPR News Staff - Edward R. Murrow Award for Continuing Coverage
     

From the Colorado Association of Black Journalists:

From the Education Writers Association:

  • Education Stories - Jenny Brundin - National Award for Education Reporting for Beat Reporting in Broadcast Journalism
     

From the Associated Press Television and Radio Association:

  1. Investigation: Army Kicked Out Thousands Of Soldiers With Brain Injuries, Mental Health Issues - Michael de Yoanna, Daniel Zwerdling, Robert Little, CPR News Staff, NPR News Staff - Best Investigative Reporting
  2. On Colorado’s Eastern Plains, Fur Trade Re-Enactors Resurrect History - Megan Verlee - Best Light Feature


From the Colorado Broadcasters Association:

  1. At A Colorado Barbershop, Talk Focuses On The Year Since Ferguson - Rachel Estabrook, Ryan Warner, Kelley Griffin - First place, Best News Special or Public Affairs Program
  2. Investigation: Army Kicked Out Thousands Of Soldiers With Brain Injuries, Mental Health Issues (NPR collaboration) - Michael De Yoanna, Daniel Zwerdling (NPR News), Robert Little, Kelley Griffin, Sadie Babits, Hart Van Denburg, Nathaniel Minor - First Place, Best News Feature, Report or Series
  3. Denver's Nathaniel Rateliff Goes Back To His Roots On New Album - Corey Jones, Sadie Babits - Certificate of Merit, Best Mini-Documentary or Series
  4. How a Painter Murdered During The Holocaust Inspired a Composer's 'Memory' Music - Brad Turner, Andrew Randall - Certificate of Merit, Best New Media
  5. CPR News' Coverage Of The James Holmes Trial - Ben Markus, CPR News Staff - Certificate of Merit, Best News Coverage of a Single Event