AP Awards announced, NewsChannel 7 wins big!

By: David Demarest
By: David Demarest

The Associated Press honored WJHG-TV NewsChannel 7 with a total of 17 2010 AP awards during the annual awards banquet in Orlando on April 17th.

WJHG received 9 first place awards and 8 second place awards in the statewide competition, sweeping both first and second place in 4 of the categories.

The news team earned first place awards for Best Economic Crisis Reporting, Best Continuing Coverage, Best Weather Cast, Best Weather Reporting, Best Spot News, Best Spot News Video, Best Photo Essay, Best Hard News Feature and Best Public Affairs.

NewsChannel 7 also earned the top spot for best Newscast, best Overall and Best Website in the Panama City Market.

In fact, NewsChannel 7 won the most awards of any television in the state and was the only news team to win first place awards in the Panama City Market.


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  • by Local Viewer Location: Panama City on Apr 19, 2010 at 04:39 PM
    WAY TO GO GUYS & GIRLS! WELL DESERVED!! WE LOVE YOU GUYS! KEEP UP THE GREAT WORK!
  • by William Location: Panama City Beach on Apr 19, 2010 at 02:56 PM
    Great Job! It's no coincidence that the quality of your newscast improved after you dumped Robert Dokken. Good move!
  • by loyal viewer Location: PC on Apr 19, 2010 at 08:58 AM
    Congrats CH. 7 you all do a great job, I love to watch! Well deserved!
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