Monday 7 May 2012

WJMT Wins WBA Awards

Posted at 5:45 AM

Jim Beem and Bill Swift of WJMT with their 11
WBA Awards.
WJMT attended the Wisconsin Broadcasters Association Awards Gala on Saturday night in Madison. The awards ceremony honored the best in the state for both radio and television.

WJMT took home first place honors in the following five categories:

Best Commercial: A Bad Morning

Editorial/Commentary: It's Your Fault

Live On-Scene Reporting: Tornado Command Post

News Writing: Tornado

Best Newscast: Noon News - 4/11/11

WJMT also won second place for:

Hard News/Investigative: Pine Ridge

Best Continuing Coverage: Merrill Tornado

And third place:

Best Sports Play-By-Play: State Basketball 3/18/11

Promotional Announcement: WJMT Tornado Promo

Spot News: Tornado Governor Tour

Best Use of Audio in Radio News: Boys Return Home

Last year WJMT News took third place in the Best Newscast Category and was 1st in Best Spot News, Best Live On-Scene Reporting and Best Hard News/Investigative.


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