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Awards

Throughout the years, WFHB has been recognized for its excellence as a valued community resource, providing independent media coverage and professional broadcasting services to south central Indiana and beyond.

Broadcasting and Journalism Awards

  • Society of Professional Journalists 2014 (received April 2015)
    • Best Election Night Coverage – First Place
    • Best Newscast – First Place
    • Best Public Affairs – First Place
    • Best Public Affairs – Third Place
  • Society of Professional Journalists 2013 (received April 2014)
    • Best Breaking News – Second Place
    • Best Continuing Coverage – Second Place
    • Best Newscast – Second Place
    • Best Public Affairs – Second Place
    • Best Documentary or Special – Honorable Mention
  • Society of Professional Journalists 2012 (received April 2013)
    • Best Breaking News – First Place
    • Best Radio Feature – First Place
    • Best Sports Reporting – Second Place
    • Best Breaking News – Third Place
    • Best Election Night Coverage – Third Place
    • Best Newscast – Third Place
    • Best Public Affairs – Third Place
  • Society of Professional Journalists 2011 (received April 2012)
    • Best Consumer Reporting – First Place
    • Best Coverage of Children’s Issues – First Place
    • Best Coverage of Government or Politics – First Place
    • Best Coverage of Minority Issues – First Place
    • Best Criminal Justice Reporting – First Place
    • Best Radio Writing – First Place
    • Best Social Justice Reporting – First Place
    • Best Use of Sound – First Place
    • Best Consumer Reporting – Second Place
    • Best Continuing Coverage – Second Place
    • Best General News – Second Place
    • Best Newscast – Second Place
    • Best Coverage of Children’s Issues – Third Place
    • Best Documentary – Third Place
    • Best Newscast – Third Place
    • Best Feature – Third Place
    • Best General News – Honorable Mention
    • Best Sports Reporting – Honorable Mention
  • Society of Professional Journalists 2010 (received April 2011)
    • Best Newscast – First Place
    • Best Social Justice Reporting – First Place
    • Best Coverage of Government or Politics – First Place
    • Best Radio Spot News – First Place
    • Best Medical/Science Reporting – First Place
    • Best Coverage of Children’s Issues – First Place
    • Best Newscast – Second Place
    • Best Radio General News – Second Place
    • Best Radio Documentary or Special – Second Place
    • Best Education Coverage – Second Place
    • Best Coverage of Minority Issues – Second Place
    • Best Radio Writing – Second Place
    • Best Newscast – Third Place
    • Best Coverage of Government or Politics – Third Place
    • Best Radio News Feature – Third Place
    • Best Continuing Coverage – Third Place
    • Best Radio Writing – Third Place (tie)
    • Best Radio Writing – Third Place (tie)
    • Best Criminal Justice Reporting – Honorable Mention
    • Best Education Coverage – Honorable Mention
  • Society of Professional Journalists 2009 (received April 2010)
    • Best Radio Writing – First Place
    • Best Newscast – First Place
    • Best Documentary or Special – First Place
    • Best Social Justice Reporting – First Place
    • Best Criminal Justice Reporting – First Place
    • Best Consumer Reporting – Second Place
    • Best Coverage of Children’s Issues – Second Place
    • Best Radio Writing – Second Place
    • Best Consumer Reporting – Third Place
    • Best Newscast – Third Place
    • Best Education Coverage – Honorable Mention

Community Awards

  • City of Bloomington – Volunteer Network – Be More Sustainable Award (Dan Withered) – 2015
  • Ivy Tech Community College – Community Arts Advocate (Jim Manion) – 2015
  • City of Bloomington – Commission on the Status of Women – Emerging Leader Award (Alycin Bektesh) – 2015
  • Monroe County Public Library VITAL Quiz Bowl – Second Place – 2010
  • City of Bloomington – Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Legacy Award – 2009
  • National Federation of Community Broadcasters – Silver Reel Award – 2005
  • Herald Times – Heart and Hand Award  - 2004
  • City of Bloomington – Human Rights Commission Award – 2004
  • JC Penny – Golden Rule Award – 1997
  • Planned Parenthood – Excellence in Media Award – 1996
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