• WMPH sweeps DPAs

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  • WMPH students are proud to enter audio works into the NFPW's annual "High School Communicators" awards, sponsored by the Delaware Press Association.  Here are this season's entries in the category "Radio Prepared Report".  

  • FIRST PLACE! Juuling

    by Shawn Length: 7:38

    Congratulations to Shawn for winning FIRST PLACE in the annual "High School Communicators" awards, sponsored by the Delaware Press Association!

    Vaping and juuling are the rapidly growing alternative to tobacco products; we see stores and ads popping up all around the community.  How many kids are vaping here at school and how dangerous is it to their health?  Shawn enlists the help of some experts to get some answers.

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  • 2nd PLACE: Student Athlete

    by Cole Length: 4:31

    Congratulations to Cole for winning 2nd PLACE in the annual "High School Communicators" awards, sponsored by the Delaware Press Association!

    Cole gets behind the mindset of the balancing act performed by some teens:  How do you maintain good grades, a semblance of a social life, and give many hours to training for an after-school sport all at the same time?

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  • 3rd Place: Dreams and Nightmares

    by Jada Length: 4:10

    Congratulations to Jada for winning 3rd PLACE in the annual "High School Communicators" awards, sponsored by the Delaware Press Association!

    When you are a student who was brought here to America by your parents when you were young, your immigration status is uncertain.  Jada takes a look at the current standing of our DACA program - Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals - and shares the stories of a couple of students living with that uncertainty.

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  • Honorable Mention: Looking Up - Teen Violence in Wilmington

    by Maya Length: 5:49

    Congratulations to Maya for receiving Honorable Mention in the annual "High School Communicators" awards, sponsored by the Delaware Press Association!

    On the heels of her NFPW national first place award for her feature on Colorism last year, Maya is back with another incisive examination about teen shootings in Wilmington, the town once called "Murdertown, USA".   Under the new mayor's new policing policies, shooting statistics are down, but how safe do teens really feel?

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  • Henry

    by Liam Length: 2:21

    With days to go before the retirement of the school's Chief Custodian, Liam welcomed Henry into our WMPH studios for a brief look back over decades of service.

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  • Navy Brother

    by Kyle Length: 4:42

    Kyle produced this surprisingly intimate glimpse into the minds and hearts of a family dealing with a surprise announcement:  One sibling is enlisting in the military.

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  • Teen Unemployment

    by Will Length: 4:03

    Sure, unemployment numbers are down in recent months, but WMPH staffer Will wants to know why he and his peers aren't necessarily a part of that success story.   What's unique to a young person's search for a good job?

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  • Cole and Shawn Jada

    Cole, Shawn and Jada received their award certificates from the Delaware Press Association on May 2, 2019.