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WRIC TV8 Honored At The AP Awards

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CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) - WRIC-TV in Richmond and radio station WBTM-AM in Danville are the big winners in the 2013 Virginia Associated Press Broadcasters contest.

 Each took home Outstanding News Operation of the Year in their respective categories.

In all, 12 broadcast stations across the state were honored Saturday at the VAPB awards luncheon at The Boar's Head Inn in Charlottesville.

 

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2013 VAPB Contest Winners:

 

TV Winners:

BEST COVERAGE OF A SPOT NEWS STORY

Meritorious: WRIC-TV "Mall Shooting"

 

BEST COVERAGE OF A CONTINUING NEWS STORY

Superior: WRIC-TV "The Brunswick Stew: Courthouse Dangers"

 

BEST YEAR-ROUND SPORTS COVERAGE

Superior: WRIC-TV

 

BEST DOCUMENTARY OR IN-DEPTH REPORT

Meritorious: WRIC-TV "Hit & Run: A Cold Case Solved"

 

BEST FEATURE OR HUMAN INTEREST STORY

Meritorious: WRIC-TV "A Saint for Sinners"

 

OUTSTANDING EFFORT BY AN INDIVIDUAL REPORTER

Superior: WRIC-TV Kerri O'Brien

Meritorious: WRIC-TV A.J. Lagoe

 

BEST FEATURE PHOTOGRAPHY

Superior: WRIC-TV "Richmond Street Drummers"

 

BEST INVESTIGATIVE REPORTING

Superior: WRIC-TV "The Brunswick Stew"

Meritorious: WRIC-TV "Court-Appointed Fraud"

 

OUTSTANDING VIRGINIA NEWS OPERATION OF THE YEAR

Superior: WRIC-TV

 

DOUGLAS SOUTHALL FREEMAN AWARD FOR PUBLIC SERVICE THROUGH TELEVISION JOURNALISM

Superior: WRIC-TV "Grand Theft House"

 

BEST WEATHERCAST OF THE YEAR

Superior: WRIC-TV

 

OUTSTANDING EFFORT BY AN INDIVIDUAL WEATHERCASTER

Superior: WRIC-TV Matt Dinardo

Meritorious: WRIC-TV John Bernier

 

BEST NEWS ANCHOR OF THE YEAR

Meritorious: WRIC-TV Amy Lacey

 

BEST SPORTS ANCHOR OF THE YEAR

Superior: WRIC-TV Yianni Kourakis

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