Drake Hospital Investigation
1987 | WCPO-TV
The Drake Hospital Investigation, in the opinion of members of the Peabody Board, is an example of investigative reporting at its best. An able news department at WCPO-TV in Cincinnati, headed by news director Jack Calahan, spent two-and-a-half months looking into a series of questionable deaths at Drake Hospital. None of these deaths had been targeted for investigation by local law enforcement authorities. Executive news producer Ed Wilson and anchor/reporter/managing editor Pat Minarcin formed the team that investigated, wrote and produced this outstanding journalistic effort. Graphics and excellent photography made the facts understandable. A conviction resulted. For exceptional service to the public, a Peabody to WCPO-TV for Drake Hospital Investigation.
Submissions Closed, Nominees Announced April 9
The early submissions deadline was December 15, 2018. The final deadline was January 9, 2019. Eligibility Requirements 1. The...Full Article »
Support Stories That Matter
We did it! Thanks to our many supporters, we met our goal to raise $50,000 on Peabody Giving Day. With the addition of...Full Article »