Nineteen Chesapeake Associated Press Broadcasters Association Awards, in fact, including the Outstanding News Operation award and the award for Best Website for WTOP.com. It was more awards than any other station in the metro region. So far in 2017, the station has received over 40 major awards for excellence in journalism, including Regional Edward R. Murrow Awards, National Headliner Awards, and a NAB Crystal Award.
“We were truly humbled this year,” said Mike McMearty, WTOP’s Director of News and Programming. “From multimedia, to editorial and sports, to so much more, these awards are a tribute to the hard work of our staff. We take great pleasure in serving our listeners, our readers, and our community.”