Nov 4, 2021

Fitz NHPBS award

NHPBS’ newest digital online series The State We’re In received a New Hampshire Association of Broadcasters (NHAB) Granite Mikes Digital Media merit award. Hosted by Granite State News Collaborative Director Melanie Plenda and produced in partnership with Franklin Pierce University, The State We’re In explores solutions to some of the Granite State’s most important stories and highlights how local communities and economies are coping and thriving in N.H. 

“I am proud of Franklin Pierce University’s involvement with NHPBS and The State We’re In,” said the show’s director, Kristen D. Nevious, who is also the director the University’s Marlin Fitzwater Center for Communication. “By offering our students opportunities to work on award-winning programing such as this we are giving them invaluable real-world experience while making significant contributions to the state’s journalism ecosystem.”

Also winning awards from NHAB was NHPBS’s Windows to the Wild. Host Willem Lange was the 2020 recipient of Franklin Pierce’s Fitzwater Medallion for Leadership in Public Communication. Read the full press release here

The State We’re In can be found online.

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