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WMRA Awards

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WMRA has been the recipient of numerous awards for excellence over the years. Most come to us for the outstanding work of our news department from organizations that include the Public Media Journalists Association and the Virginia Association of Broadcasters.

2022 AWARDS

Public Media Journalists Association - FIRST PLACE for 2021 Spot News Coverage for They're Tired, They're Exhausted.

Virginia Association of Broadcasters - FIRST PLACE for Best Investigative Reporting for Prisons, the for-profit companies that serve them, and the families who pay.

Virginia Association of Broadcasters - SECOND PLACE for Outstanding News Series for Questions remain after two suicides at Harrisonburg jail.

2020 AWARDS

Virginia Association of Broadcasters - FIRST PLACE for Outstanding Feature Reporting for A Day in the Life of Highland County's Sheriff.

Virginia Association of Broadcasters - SECOND PLACE for Best Human Interest Series for Staunton High Schooler Wins National Song Writing Award.