Notable Awards

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 2018 Edward R. Murrow Award.  

Edward R. Murrow Award

2018: Emancipation: A Young Man Leaves Foster Care on His Own Terms

2011: Trafficked

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

2005: Reflections on Return 

2001: Making the Grade

Gracie Award

2018: That’s When My Childhood Ended

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

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

2018

NY Festivals Award: Finalist Certificate

NY Festivals Award: UNDPI Bronze

NY Festivals Award: Silver Radio Winner

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

Support young journalists and artists