WITI FOX6 Honored By Milwaukee Press Club for Excellence

WITI FOX6 Honored By Milwaukee Press Club for Excellence

Station Wins 11 Awards, Including 5 First Place Gold Awards

May 18, 2016 – WITI FOX 6, Tribune Media’s Milwaukee broadcast television station, is pleased to announce the station has been awarded 11 awards by the Milwaukee Press Club, including 5 Gold Awards (more than any other station in the market) 4 Silver Awards and 2 Bronze Awards.

“I am so very proud of the entire Fox 6 news team. They work hard to bring our customers the stories that matter everyday” said John LaPorte, Vice President of News, WITI. “They are an outstanding group of journalists. It is a great honor to have their hard work recognized by the Milwaukee Press Club.”

Best Multi-Day Coverage of an Ongoing Story ALS Commitment 2015
Brad Hicks, Kale Zimny, Aaron Frye, Craig Sween

Best Investigative Report or Series – Speaking Up for Special Needs
Meghan Dwyer, Dave Michuda, WITI Photo Staff

Best Short Form Feature Story – Lean On Me
Brandon Cruz and Michael Leach

Best Writing in a Video Story – Her Dying Wish
Ted Perry

Best Use of Multi-Platform Reporting – WITI- Fox 6 Milwaukee
Brad Hicks, WITI Digital News Staff

Best Newscast – Fox 6 News at 9:00 – November 10, 2015
WITI Staff

Best Individual Reporting of News or Sports
Brad Hicks

Best Investigative Report or Series – Risk on the Rails: Bridge on the Brink
Brad Hicks, Kale Zimny, Craig Sween & Jeff Frings

Best Multi-Day Coverage of an Ongoing Story – Untold Stories: Saluting Our Vietnam Vets
Ted Perry, WITI Photo Staff


Best Multi-Day Coverage of an Ongoing Story – Building the Bucks Arena
A.J. Bayatpour, WITI Photo Staff

Best Long Form Feature Story – Diamond in the Rough
Brad Hicks, Kale Zimny, Jerry Imig

In addition, associate produce Michael Atteberry also was recognized with a news writing award in the College Student competition. He won Bronze for his story “Campus Grapples with Unprecedented Budget Cuts.”

For more information please visit: http://fox6now.com/


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Jessica Bellucci
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