• Prairie Public radio staff take home Associated Press awards

    Category: Radio

    FARGO, N.D., September 12, 2006—North Dakota Public Radio has been honored with seven first- and three second-place North Dakota Associated Press Broadcasters Association awards. The awards will be presented to the NDPR news team members—Dave Thompson, Todd McDonald and Tracy Fugere—at the annual Associated Press meeting. The winning stories are available online at The […]

  • Prairie Public Radio News Team Honored

    Category: Radio

    FARGO, N.D., September 11, 2008—Prairie Public Broadcasting’s radio staff has been honored with four first- and three second-place 2007 North Dakota Associated Press Broadcasters Association awards. The non-profit network’s news department received first-place awards for “Higher Ed” in the Political Reporting category, “The Flood of ’97 – Ten Years Later” in the Series/Documentary category, “Curling […]

  • Dave Thompson wins Murrow Award

    Category: Radio

    FARGO, N.D., April 17, 2009—Prairie Public Broadcasting’s news director, Dave Thompson, has been honored with an award from the Radio-Television News Directors Association. His story “Hillary-Votes” won a regional Murrow Award, named for the famed journalist Edward R. Murrow. The story will advance to the national competition. Thompson will receive the award at a ceremony […]

  • New radio and web series investigates high risk youth drinking

    Category: Radio

    FARGO, N.D., January 8, 2010—In a recent study, North Dakota ranked first nationally in underage, high-risk drinking. A series of radio reports from Prairie Public is investigating solutions to this alarming trend. “High Risk High: Youth Drinking in North Dakota” examines how our region attained its dubious ranking, consequences of the trend, and workable solutions […]

  • Prebys added to Prairie Public on-air staff

    Category: Radio

    June 28, 2010, Fargo, N.D. — Scott Prebys has joined Prairie Public Broadcasting as an on-air music host and arts producer. He will host the public radio network’s classical music show “Prebys on Classics” weekdays from 9 a.m. to noon (CST). Prebys has enjoyed a highly successful career as a performer, educator, conductor, and clinician. […]

  • Statewide Radio show to perform live in Grand Forks December

    Category: Radio

    “Dakota Air: The Radio Show” coming to the Grand Cities Grand Forks, ND, November 9, 2010—Fargo production company Prairie Airwaves has announced that the monthly live radio program Dakota Air: The Radio Show will perform in Grand Forks at the Empire Arts Center on Saturday, December 11, at 7 p.m. The show will air later […]