09 May WITI FOX6 Honored By Wisconsin Broadcasters Association for Excellence
Station Wins 7 First Place Awards
May 9, 2016 – WITI FOX 6, Tribune Media’s Milwaukee broadcast television station, is pleased to announce the station has been awarded 7 First Place awards by the Wisconsin Broadcaster’s Association, including awards for Best Morning Newscast, Best Series or Documentary, Best Feature, Best Continuing Coverage, Best Editorial/Commentary, Best News Writing and Best Social Media.
“This is a big honor for the Fox 6 News staff. I am so very proud of our entire news team. They work very hard every day to serve the viewers in the Milwaukee market,” said John LaPorte, Vice President of News, WITI. “It is great to have that effort recognized by the Wisconsin Broadcasters Association. I feel very fortunate to work with this outstanding group of journalists.”
FOX6 News was honored with the following first place awards:
Best Morning Newscast
Fox 6 Wake Up News – November 9, 2015
Best Series or Documentary
WITI Photo Staff
Speaking Up for Special Needs
Best Continuing Coverage
Risk on the Rails: Bridge on the Brink
The Teditorial: Full Court Press
Best News Writing
Her Dying Wish
Social and Digital Media: Best User Generate Content
View Beautiful, Rare Super Moon Lunar Eclipse
The Wisconsin Broadcasters Association is the only trade association which supports, promotes and represents all radio and television broadcasters in Wisconsin. Each year the WBA honors the best in local journalism.
For more information please visit: http://fox6now.com/
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