KUHF News Wins Ten Texas Associated Press Broadcast Awards

KUHF News 88.7 FM, a division of Houston Public Media, is pleased to announce the receipt of ten 2012-2013 Texas Associated Press Broadcasters (TAPB) Awards. Recognizing journalism excellence and achievement in various categories, the awards and will be presented at the TAPB awards banquet on April 13, at the Headliners Club in Austin.

“This impressive sweep of awards is third party validation that what we do is valued and appreciated.   Whether the subject was special series, general assignment, sports, continuing coverage, web or features—KUHF found a way to shine,” explained Lisa Trapani Shumate, Houston Public Media’s Executive Director & General Manager.

KUHF’s 2012-2013 Texas Associated Press Broadcasters Awards recipients include:

Valerie Lawhorn
Website – 1st Place

Dave Fehling
Specialty or Beat Reporting – 1st Place
Energy & Environment

Dave Fehling
Reporter – 2nd Place

Dave Fehling
Feature (Serious) –  2nd Place
Will Texas Taxes Pay For Damaged Counties In Eagle Ford?

Carrie Feibel
Specialty or Beat Reporting – 2nd Place
Health & Science

Andrew Schneider
Continuing Coverage – 2nd Place
 R. Allen Stanford Trial

Andrew Schneider
Special Series – Honorable Mention
Prison Entrepreneurship Program

Laurie Johnson
General Assignment –  2nd Place
More UH Students Choose Dorm Living

Pat Hernandez
Sports Story or Sports Series – 2nd Place
Former Houston Astro Roger Clemens Back for One Game

Edel Howlin
Feature (Light) – 2nd Place
Houston Hen Law


About KUHF
KUHF News, a division of Houston Public Media, offers international, national, regional and local coverage from the KUHF Newsroom, NPR, the BBC and American Public Media. KUHF’s program services are broadcast on 88.7 FM, HD-1, and online at KUHF is supported financially by its listener-members and by gifts from the greater Houston community through the Association for Community Broadcasting. KUHF is licensed to the Board of Regents of the University of Houston and is operated in the public interest as a community outreach of the university. More information is at