WITI FOX6 Honored By Wisconsin Broadcasters Association for Excellence

WITI FOX6 Honored By Wisconsin Broadcasters Association for Excellence

Station Wins 8 Awards Including Best Evening Newscast, Best Spot News, Best Weathercast, Best Sports Reporting and Best News Writing

WITI FOX 6, Tribune Media’s Milwaukee broadcast television station, is pleased to announce the station has been awarded 8 First Place awards by the Wisconsin Broadcaster’s Association, including awards for Best Evening Newscast, Best Spot News, Best Weathercast, Best Sports Reporting, Best Commentary, Best Election Coverage, Best Use of Sports Video and Best News Writing.

FOX6 News was honored with the following first place awards:

  • SPOT NEWS: Police Officer Not Charged in Shooting
  • BEST EVENING NEWSCAST: FOX6 News at 5:00 p.m. — December 22nd — WITI Staff
  • ELECTION COVERAGE: You Decide — WITI Staff
  • BEST WEATHERCAST: Vince Condella
  • BEST SPORTS REPORTING: “Play Ball” — Tim Van Vooren, Mickie Leach
  • BEST USE OF SPORTS VIDEO: “Standing Box Jumper” — Mickie Leach, Brandon Cruz
  • BEST NEWS WRITING: “Santa Bob” — Ted Perry
  • BEST EDITORIAL/COMMENTARY: “The Teditorial” — Ferguson

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.

“I am very proud of our entire staff. They worked very hard to earn this honor. They understand how important local news is to the viewers in the Milwaukee market. It is great that the results of that hard work were recognized by the Wisconsin Broadcasters Association,” said John LaPorte, Vice President of News, WITI.  “I am very blessed and lucky to work with such an outstanding group of journalists.”

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


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Media Contact: 
Jessica Bellucci