18 Apr WJW FOX 8 Cleveland Wins National Headline Award
Best Continuing Coverage of a Single News Event
April 18, 2017—WJW FOX 8, Tribune Broadcasting’s Cleveland television station, is pleased to announce the station has won a National Headline Award in the category of broadcast or cable television stations continuing coverage of a single news event for the station’s coverage the opioid crisis.
The National Headliner Awards program is one of the oldest and largest annual contests recognizing journalistic merit in the communications industry.
WJW’s Winning Entry:
Broadcast or cable television stations continuing coverage of a single news event
“Fentanyl: The New Heroin”
Bill Sheil, Mary Stiene and Chris Reece
WJW-TV, Cleveland, Ohio
“WJW is extremely proud to receive this National Headliner Award. WJW and Tribune Media have been at the forefront of coverage of the opioid crisis and it is an honor to have the great work of Bill Sheil, Mary Stiene and Chris Reece acknowledged and honored with this prestigious award” said Paul Perozeni, Vice President/General Manager, WJW-TV/Fox 8 Cleveland.
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