WHNT News 19 Wins 16 Alabama Associate Press Awards

WHNT News 19 Wins 16 Alabama Associate Press Awards

Station wins 13 First Place Awards, Including Outstanding News Organization, And 3 Second Place Awards

HUNTSVILLE, AL – June 5, 2019 – WHNT, Tribune Broadcasting’s Huntsville Alabama television station, is pleased to announce News 19 has won 16 Alabama Associated Press Awards, 13 first place Awards, including Outstanding News Organization, and 3 Second Place Awards.

The Alabama Associated Press Media Editors are comprised of newsroom leaders and journalism educators working with the Associated Press promoting responsible journalism to present awards for journalistic excellence.

“Day in and day out our station focuses on the needs of our community.  It’s rewarding to see the Alabama Associated Press recognize them for their hard work.” said Stan Pylant, President/General Manager, WHNT.

Said Paul Caron, News Director, WHNT News 19, “Our journalists deliver results.   Taking home 16 honors including Outstanding News Operation reflects our dedication to serve and high standards.  We are proud to be North Alabama’s News Leader.”


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