RADIO NEWS STORY or EDITORIAL
FIRST PLACE: “24/7”
“24/7” is a five-part documentary describing the dangers of even routine emergency response. The series highlights a number of important issues, including why a response time of less than six minutes is critical for providing emergency medical services and saving lives.
SECOND PLACE: “The LaSalle Bank Fire”
This live news report and follow-up coverage of the unfolding events in the rescue efforts by fire fighters of several people trapped in a multi-story office building fire effectively demonstrated the course of the fire and rescue as it continued throughout the day and night.
WBBM Newsradio 780
HONORABLE MENTION: “Group Home Fire”
This story reports on the efforts of a civilian who reported a fire in a group home and helped residents out of the blaze.
CFRB AM 1010