Apr 29, 2017

WBKO News was recognized in 13 categories at the 2017 Kentucky Associated Press Broadcasters Award Program


Category: Station News

WBKO News had a strong showing at the 2017 Kentucky Associated Press Broadcasters Award Program. WBKO News was recognized in 13 categories.

Best Feature Reporting: Jake Boswell and Austin Albany, WBKO-TV, "Surviving a Shooting"

Best Sports Feature: Sean Baute, WBKO-TV, "Kicking Queen"

Best News Special or Documentary: Lyndsey Gough, Austin Albany and Jon Doss, WBKO-TV, "Remembering Morgan Violi"

Best Public Affairs: Jacqueline Nie and Austin Albany, WBKO-TV, "Special Report: Women's Running Safety"

Best Digital Coverage: Chad Bishop, WBKO-TV

Best Daytime Newscast: Berry Stockton and Laura Rogers, WBKO-TV, "AM Kentucky Live - Midday Live, WBKO."

Best Evening Newscast: WBKO-TV, "WBKO at 6:00"

Best TV Producer: Ana Medina, WBKO-TV

Best Sportscaster: Dominique Yates, WBKO-TV

Best TV Reporter: Jake Boswell, WBKO-TV

Best TV News Anchor: Gene Birk, WBKO-TV

Best TV News Anchor: Laura Rogers, WBKO-TV

Best Overall Excellence: WBKO-TV

The honors include three First Place Awards for:

- Best TV News Anchor: Gene Birk
- Best Digital Coverage: Chad Bishop
- Best TV Producer: Ana Medina