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WYPR recognized by the Society of Professional Journalists – Washington, DC, Chapter for Journalism Excellence

WYPR 88.1 FM has been recognized by the Washington, D.C. Chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists (SPJDC) for Excellence in Journalism in its 2022 Dateline Awards. Of the nine radio award categories, the station and its journalists were named winners in three categories and were recognized as finalists in two other categories.

WYPR received the following SPJDC 2022 Dateline Awards for work completed in 2021:

  • Comment and review – winner
    Independent Contributor J. Wynn Rousuck with Midday Host Tom Hall and engineer/producer Luke Spicknall won in this category for “Rousuck’s Review: Midday Theater critic.

The 2022 Dateline Awards ceremony was held on June 15, 2022, the SPJDC’s first in-person Hall of Fame and Dateline Awards dinner since the pandemic began. A full list of all finalists and winners is available online at

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Your public radio serves Baltimore, central Maryland and beyond. NPR station WYPR was founded in 2002 by members of the local community. It is an independent licensee with a diverse board of directors comprised of Maryland residents. In addition to broadcasting national and international radio broadcasts, WYPR excels in local programming, including its news, public affairs and cultural programs, and in 2021, Your Public Radio acquired WTMD 89.7 FM, preserving its format of award-winning music discovery and expanding Your Public Radio programming for the community. WYPR is located at 88.1 FM on the radio dial and at 2216 N. Charles Street in Baltimore. WTMD is located at 89.7 FM on the radio dial and at 1 Olympic Plaza in Towson. As listener funded radio stations, all station contributions are tax deductible to the fullest extent of the law. For more information visit or