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.