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Dec. 18, WFAE to Build Local News Platform for Underserved Communities with $186,000 from Google News Initiative Innovation Challenge

Dec. 18, WFAE and Charlotte Mecklenburg Library to Produce Community Podcast Training with $20,000 from Reemprise Fund

Dec. 5, Report For America Selects WFAE as Host Newsroom for Two Innovative Reporting Partnerships in 2020

Dec. 2, The List - WFAE Investigative Series Examines Charlotte Diocese “List” of Credible Abuse Allegations

Nov. 7, Michael Falero Joins WFAE as a 2019 Reporting Fellow

Nov. 1, WFAE Adds to Award-winning Newsroom with Two Hires

Oct. 21, Charlotte Talks' Forum on Proposed Mecklenburg Sale Tax Increase

Sept. 30, WFAE's Joe O'Connor Elected to NPR Board of Directors

Sept. 12, Ann Doss Helms Joins WFAE's Award-winning Newsroom

Aug. 26, WFAE's Ju-Don Marshall Elected to N.C. Open Government Coalition Board

Aug. 15, WFAE's "Charlotte Talks" Hosts Forum for At-Large City Council Candidates

July 18, WFAE hosts a forum about a Community Approach to Charlotte's Homicides

May 7, "Work It" Wins WFAE's "Queen City PodQuest"

May 6, WFAE's Jennifer Lang Selected for Editorial Integrity and Leadership Initiativ

Apr. 16, WFAE's Sarah Delia Wins 2019 Gracie Award

Apr. 12, WFAE "Queen City PodQuest" Winner Selected on May 4

Apr. 8, WFAE Hosts Live Broadcast about Growth & Development in Lake Norman Area

Mar. 13, Finalists Announced in WFAE's "Queen City PodQuest"

Feb. 13, Voting in WFAE's "Queen City PodQuest" Tops 50,000

Jan. 17, WFAE Adds to Award-winning Newsroom with Two Hires 


Dec. 3, WFAE Announces Search for a New Podcast from the Charlotte Community

Nov. 1, Robert Koch Named Director of Development at WFAE

Oct. 15, WFAE's Charlotte Talks Hosts Live Broadcast about Midterm Elections

Sept. 18, WFAE's Joni Deutsch Named in Charlotte Agenda's 30 Under 30 Program

Sept. 12, WFAE's "Amplifier" Lands in Top 30 of Apple Podcasts

Aug. 31, WFAE's "Amplifier" Showcases Charlotte's Music Scene Every Weekday in September

Aug. 27, Journalist Steve Harrison Joins WFAE's Award-winning Newsroom

Aug. 6, WFAE Announces the 2018 Roger & Marilyn Sarow Fellows

July 25, WFAE Hosts Live Broadcast about Sexual Assault in Charlotte

June 27, WFAE Adds 1A and The Daily to Weekday Schedule

June 20, WFAE's She Says Cracks Apple Podcast Top 200

May 23, WFAE Launches "She Says" - A Podcast about a Woman Looking for Answers about Her Sexual Assault

May 3, Pulitzer Prize-nominated Journalist Tommy Tomlinson Joins WFAE's Award-winning Newsroom

Apr. 27, WFAE Wins Two Regional Murrow Awards

Apr. 8, WFAE's Joni Deutsch Wins 2018 Gracie Award

Apr. 4, WFAE Adds to Award-winning Newsroom with Three Hires

Feb. 12, WFAE Hosts Live Broadcast with Charlotte's Mayor, Police Chief, City Manager and District Attorney

Feb. 6, WFAE's Joni Deutsch Selected for International Women's Leadership Accelerator Program


Nov. 15, Joni Deutsch Joins WFAE's Award-winning Newsroom

Nov. 9, Hosted by Tommy Tomlinson, WFAE's New Podcast "SouthBound" Features Conversations with Some of Today's Most Notable Southerners

Oct. 31, WFAE Announces New Weekend Programming Schedule

Oct. 17, Knight Foundation Awards WFAE $100,000 Grant to Support Mobile, Podcast and Community Engagement Initiatives

Sept. 6, WFAE Hosts Live Two-hour Broadcast on One Year Anniversary of the Shooting of Keith Lamont Scott

Aug. 30, WFAE Ends 2017 Fiscal Year with Record Increases in Listenership and Financial Support, Numerous Awards

Aug. 2, WFAE Launches Candidate ME, a New Podcast Series Hosted by Tom Bullock

July 13, WFAE Hosts Live Broadcast About Charlotte's Homicides

June 15, Alexandra Olgin Joins WFAE's Award-winning Newsroom

May 22, WFAE Announces the 2017 Roger & Marilyn Sarow Diversity Fellows

May 2, Ju-Don Marshall Named WFAE Chief Content Officer

April 25, WFAE Wins Two Regional Murrow Awards

April 6, WFAE Launches Interactive Timeline To Track Homicides In Charlotte

Feb. 28, WFAE Hosts Live Broadcast About Immigration

Feb. 1,  WFAE Elects Officers and Directors

Jan. 13,  WFAE Produces 60-Minute Documentary About Charleston Shooting