WITI FOX6 Honored By Wisconsin Broadcasters Association for Excellence

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 
WITI Staff
Fox 6 Wake Up News – November 9, 2015

Best Series or Documentary
Meghan Dwyer
Dave Michdua
WITI Photo Staff
Speaking Up for Special Needs

Best Feature
Brad Hicks
Kale Zimny
Trickett’s Story

Best Continuing Coverage
Brad Hicks
Kale Zimny
Craig Sween
Jeff Frings
Risk on the Rails: Bridge on the Brink

Best Editorial/Commentary
Ted Perry
The Teditorial: Full Court Press

Best News Writing
Ted Perry
Her Dying Wish

Social and Digital Media: Best User Generate Content
WITI Staff
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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