Tristram Korten, Amy Green and Matthew Peddie spoke at a WMFE-FCIR event in February. (Photo by Isaac Babcock/WMFE.)

The Florida Center for Investigative Reporting won two awards in the 2018 Florida Associated Press Professional Broadcasters Contest for stories featured in a collaborative series with Florida public radio stations.

The series, produced in partnership with WMFE in Orlando, WLRN in Miami and WUSF in Tampa, examined climate change and government inaction in Florida.

Tristram Korten’s report from a Hurricane Hunter plane inside Michael as it made landfall in the Florida Panhandle won first place in weather reporting. Korten’s story was produced in partnership with WLRN.

Amy Green’s stories about Florida towns dealing with climate change, including Yankeetown and Everglades City, won second place in series/franchise reporting. Green’s stories were produced in partnership with WMFE.