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Saturday July 20th, WSFA 12 News was honored with multiple awards by
the Associated Press at the organization's annual banquet and award ceremony in
Birmingham, AL. WSFA 12 News competed against Alabama stations in these award
categories from the Huntsville, Montgomery, and Dothan markets.
12 News's commitment to deliver news and information to the viewers and
residents of central Alabama that is Live, Local, and Now, was recognized by
the Associated Press as the station received team awards for Best
Investigative Reporting (President Silver/Alabama State University
Controversy); Best Extraordinary Coverage of a Planned Event (Alabama Wins the
National Title), Best Series (April 27th: One
Year Later). The WSFA 12 News Photojournalist Team was honored with the Victor
Irving Best Staff Photography Award and an individual award for Stan
Tarilton Best Photographer was bestowed upon Andre Morgan.
individual honors were award to WSFA 12 News Team Members Max Reiss (Best Specialized
Reporter), Derek Steyer (Best Sports Anchor),Jennifer
Oravet (Best Reporter), and the WSFA 12 News Digital Team was
recognized for their efforts in Best Web Journalism.
12 News Director Scott Duff congratulated the total team effort and commitment
of the staff of WSFA 12 News and added, "It is just tremendous the Associated
Press has honored our news team with these awards. The awards signify the
commitment we have at WSFA 12 News to be a shining example of excellence in
journalism as our station serves the River Region. We have an amazing news team
that is the very best in Alabama and I am extremely proud to work with this
very talented group of journalists."
12 News continues to be recognized as one of the top Television Stations in
Alabama and was honored with one of the highest awards given by the Associated
Press: Outstanding News Operation. This is the second consecutive year
that WSFA 12 News has been recognized with this award.
receiving the awards Vice President/General Manager Collin R. Gaston commented,
"Being named the Outstanding News
Operation and also receiving recognition in nine other news operation areas is
tremendously exciting and humbling. It
serves as a testament to our mission and the great work of everyone on the team
at WSFA 12 News."