Rivet Smart Audio Wins ‘Best New Podcast’ and ‘Best Podcast Single Episode’ at Chicago Headline Club annual awards
Chicago, IL – May 11, 2018 – Rivet Smart Audio, the smart audio creation and distribution company, is pleased to be honored at the 41st Annual Peter Lisagor Awards for Exemplary Journalism. The team received two awards at the ceremonies held in Chicago May 11, 2018. The awards follow the Chicago Headline Club recognition of Rivet in previous years as “Best Start-Up” (2014), “Broadcast Radio: Best Newscast” (2015) and “Best Business or Consumer Reporting” (2015). The annual Peter Lisagor Awards honor outstanding reporting by leading Chicago journalists. Rivet received the following awards:
- Best New Podcast: Jesse Betend, “Innovating…Chicago-Style”
- Best Podcast Single Episode: Jesse Betend, “Cleversafe and the Whale”
Rivet Vice President for Editorial and Development Charlie Meyerson, who helped edit the award-winning entries, says: “One of the great joys in this job is getting to know some of the best and brightest minds in audio production—including Jesse Betend. His ability to take any subject and make it interesting and engaging is outstanding. And I’m happy to say that description also applies to every committed journalist and producer on the Rivet team.”
Earlier this year, the Illinois Associated Press honored Ron Brown of Rivet with an award for Best Light Feature for "Willie Dixon's 'Life School' is A Family Mission."
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