WCBU Wins Regional Edward R. Murrow Award

May 20, 2022

WCBU has won the regional Edward R. Murrow Award for Overall Excellence among small market radio stations from the RTDNA (Radio Television Digital News Association).

WCBU was recognized for Overall Excellence, including the daily news magazine All Things Peoria, morning podcast On Deck, and other coverage. The station is now a finalist for the national award this Fall.

You can listen to the station's entry here.

WCBU last won a Murrow in 2013, but it has never won this honor. The RTDNA first began awarding Murrows in 1971.

WCBU is the public radio station licensed to Bradley University and operated by Illinois State University's WGLT. WCBU covers nearly 1 million residents of central Illinois, operating 24 hours a day with news programs from NPR, the BBC and Public Radio International; and entertainment programs. The station is housed in Morgan Hall on Bradley's campus.