Entercom announced Chicago station Newsradio WBBM 780 and (WCFS) 105.9 FM was honored with nine 2018 Illinois Associated Press Broadcasters Association (APBA) Contest awards. The Illinois APBA honors important journalism through its annual awards. Winners were announced during the Spring Convention of the Illinois News Broadcasters Association in Normal, IL on April 13.
Full list of Entercom winners:
- Outstanding News Operation WBBM Newsradio
- Best Spot News First Place WBBM "No Mercy" Second Place "The Jason Van Dyke Verdict"
- Best Sports Report Second Place WBBM George Ofman "Rocky Wirtz"
- Best Hard News Feature First Place WBBM Mike Krauser "Cat Rescue"
- Best Digital Presence First Place WBBM
- Best Newswriter First Place WBBM Mark Friedman
- Best Reporter Second Place WBBM Lisa Fielding
- Best Newscast First Place