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Rivet Radio Wins ‘Best Newscast’ and ‘Best Business or Consumer Reporting’ at Chicago Headline Club annual awards

Terri Lydon


Press Release
May 11, 2015

Rivet Radio Wins ‘Best Newscast’ and ‘Best Business or Consumer Reporting’ at Chicago Headline Club annual awards


Chicago, IL – May 11, 2015 – Rivet Radio, the smart audio platform, is pleased to be honored at the 38th Annual Peter Lisagor Awards for Exemplary Journalism. The team received two awards at the ceremonies held in Chicago May 8, 2015. The awards follow the Chicago Headline Club recognition of Rivet Radio last year as the “Best Start-Up” of 2014.

The annual Peter Lisagor Awards honor outstanding reporting by leading Chicago journalists. Rivet Radio received the following awards:

  • BROADCAST RADIO: BEST NEWSCAST (R5)

    James VanOsdol,“Three morning Rivet newscasts”

  • BEST BUSINESS OR CONSUMER REPORTING

    Charlie Meyerson, Rivet Radio, “CTA Ventra card deadline: Guide to switching”

 

The team was also nominated for:

  • BEST FEATURE REPORTING

    Bob Kessler, Charlie Meyerson and Margaret Larkin, Rivet Radio, “Panorama”

  • BEST SPORTS STORY

    Jennifer O’Neil, Rivet Radio, “U.S. Little League champs draw crowd of thousands”

“Our newsroom’s filled with some of the brightest minds in digital journalism.” Vice President for News Charlie Meyerson, said. “These awards are great recognition for the outstanding work our small but growing team aims to deliver every day, with every story on Rivet.”

Earlier this year, the Radio-Television-Digital News Association honored Rivet Radio with regional Edward R. Murrow Awards for “Best Online News Organization” and “Best Use of Sound.”

For more information and to download Rivet Radio visitwww.rivetnewsradio.com.


Rivet Radio, Inc.

Featured by Apple as “The Best in Bite-Sized News” and a “Start Up To Watch” by Chicago Innovation & Built in Chicago in 2015, Rivet delivers customized, multiplatform audio news and feature stories worldwide. Rivet has grown fromiPhoneAndroidAmazon and car apps into a platform powering the global Audio of Things for millions of listeners. It’s radio reimagined.

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