Rowan Radio Receives First Place Award from NJ Society of Professional Journalists

A radio documentary focusing on the future of Rowan Boulevard won top honors in the Society of Professional Journalists (SPJ) New Jersey Chapter Awards competition.

“Rowan University–Building a Boulevard” took first place in the Radio Enterprise Reporting category of the regional SPJ competition. “Building a Boulevard” was produced by Chris Capitanio of Glassboro, a junior Radio/Television/Film major with a concentration in Honors; Maya Carr of Camden, a junior RTF major with a minor in dance; and James Bracciante of Mullica Hill, a junior RTF major with concentrations in Honors and New Media Communication.

“Building a Boulevard” was a collaborative efforts between Rowan Radio and the radio production course taught by Derek Jones, WGLS-FM Assistant Station Manager. This documentary previously won first place in the regional SPJ Mark of Excellence competition.

A complete list of winners can be found at


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