Heroin High, a WGLS-FM documentary about the drug culture in South Jersey high schools, won first place in the Best Radio Feature category of the Garden State Journalists Association awards competition.
Rowan University students Joe Mineo, Allie Volpe, and Robert Zettlemoyer developed Heroin High, a 30-minute documentary focused on the impact of drugs on South Jersey high school students.
Produced in conjunction with WGLS-FM Interim Station Manager Derek Jones’s Radio Production class, the program competed with other entries from non-commercial and commercial radio stations during the competition.
The Garden State Journalists Association awards competition celebrates the best in radio, television, photography, and journalism from the New Jersey/New York region.
Winners will be honored at the organization’s 66th Annual Journalism Awards Dinner at The Chart House in Weehawken, NJ on Thursday, May 23.
Rowan Radio 89.7 WGLS-FM has won 222 national and regional awards since 1993.