The Peabody Awards

The Peabody Awards

Coverage of the April Flood




Coverage of the April Flood
 1977 | WHLN Radio

Radio station WHLN, Harlan, Kentucky, covered the flood of April 1977, in its service area in the finest tradition of local broadcasting. The station reported conditions, dispelled rumors, coordinated information from local and government officials in such a manner as to merit a Peabody Award for distinguished service to a local community.



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