WRTI reporters traveled to The Hotel Hershey on May 16th to accept the 2016 Judges Merit Award from the Pennsylvania Association of Broadcasters. Congratulations to Susan Lewis (arts reporter), Meridee Duddleston (arts reporter), Kile Smith (arts reporter), and Eric Brannon (audio engineer) for their work on the following Arts Desk radio features that captured the winning votes from the judges. Check them out!
What’s the Power of Music? Ask Conductor Bramwell Tovey — by Susan Lewis
John Coltrane, Johnny Hartman, and a Song for the Ages — by Kile Smith
Her Job: Dramaturg...Know What She Does? — by Meridee Duddleston
Bela Bartok’s Farewell to Hungary — by Susan Lewis
This Song Changed the Course of Music — by Kile Smith
A Young Composer Inspired by One Book, One Philadelphia’s Orphan Train — by Meridee Duddleston