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WDET News recognized by Michigan Associated Press with 7 awards

March 21, 2006
Detroit Public Radio Honored With General Excellence Award For 5th
Straight Year

The Michigan Associated Press has recognized WDET Detroit Public Radio
as the best non-commercial radio station in Michigan with this year's
"General Excellence" award in addition to six other recognitions. This
is the fifth consecutive year that WDET has received the "General
Excellence" award. The complete list of awards given to WDET by the
Michigan AP is:

General Excellence - WDET
Best Newscast
- Morning Edition 1/12/05 Craig Fahle.
Best Spot News - WDIV Shooting - Quinn Klinefelter and Jerome Vaughn
Best Hard News - Rosa Parks Funeral - Jerome Vaughn
Best Feature - Barenaked Shakespeare - Celeste Headlee
Best Sports Feature - All Star Work - Jerome Vaughn
Honorable Mention Sports Feature - Danica - Quinn Klinefelter

"To be recognized by the Michigan Associated Press is a tremendous
honor," said Joan Silvi, WDET News Director. "We're proud of the hard
work and persistence of our entire news staff to provide in-depth
coverage of Detroit area news and events to our community. We strive to
do our very best each and every day, and these awards remind us how
important our local news service is to our listeners."

WDET 101.9FM - Detroit Public Radio is a community service of Wayne
State University

5700 Cass Avenue, 3100 Academic Administration Building * Detroit, Michigan 48202
Phone (313) 577-2150 * Fax (313) 577-4459 * Newsline (313) 577-5345