The Associated Press of Massachusetts and Rhode Island has recognized WBUR with six 2012 awards.
- Breaking News: Newton school tragedy (The WBUR Newsroom)
- Documentary: "Living With Lyme" (The WBUR Newsroom)
- Public Affairs: U.S. Senate race in Massachusetts (The WBUR Newsroom)
- Sports Program: Only A Game
- Talk Show: On Point with Tom Ashbrook
- Use of Sound: Unprecedented Dolphin Strandings Wear Rescuers Thin (Adam Ragusea)
This program aired on April 12, 2013. The audio for this program is not available.