69-WFMZ-TV winner of 6 Associated Press awards
The Pennsylvania Associated Press Broadcasters Association has recognized 69-WFMZ-TV as a winning station in its 2013 news awards contest.
WFMZ won awards in the following categories, as announced Friday by the PAPBA:
Jaccii Farris, Amy Unger, Manoj Shamdasani, Albert Castro and April Chunko
"Tractor trailer pursuit, driver manhunt"
69 News Team
"Student stabbed in school"
Ryan Hughes and Patrick Manwiller
Regularly scheduled newscast:
"69 News: Berks Edition at 5:30"
69 News Team
"Business Matters: Defending the 2nd Amendment - To what degree?"
Tony Iannelli, Michelle Young, Alison Miers, Barry Fisher, Joel Keeler
"Elementary school finally gets a playground"
Will Lewis and Albert Castro
The awards, which recognize outstanding broadcast journalism efforts by AP member television and radio stations in Pennsylvania, will be presented at a banquet in State College on May 31.
Entries were judged by members of The Associated Press in Louisiana.
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