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WJHG wins multiple Florida Association of Broadcast Journalists Awards

NewsChannel 7 took home 12 awards, ten of which were winners in their category and two were...
NewsChannel 7 took home 12 awards, ten of which were winners in their category and two were finalists. Also honored that night was Paris Janos.(WJHG)
Published: May. 8, 2022 at 11:06 PM CDT
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PANAMA CITY, Fla. (WJHG/WECP) - Saturday evening, WJHG was honored with multiple awards for the 2021 Florida Association of Broadcast Journalists Professional Contest.

Winners:

Environmental Reporting - Jenna LeMair - Merritt Brothers Surf Preservation

General Assignment Long - Steven Maxwell - Veteran Celebrates 102 Years

Feature Light News - Neysa Wilkins - Hot Glass Heats Up

Political Series - WJHG Staff - BDS Millage Referendum

Consumer Economic News - Neysa Wilkins - Eastern Shipbuilding Coast Guard Cutters

Education Series - WJHG Staff - Rutherford Fights

Hard News Series - Katie Bente - Former Deputy on Trial

Light News Series - WJHG Staff - Faces & Places of the Panhandle

Weather Reporting - Dani Travis - Panama City Beach Flooding

Best Morning/Midday Newscast - WJHG Staff - NewsChannel 7 @ 11 a.m.

Finalists:

Continuing Coverage - Ramsey Romero - Washington County Flooding

Hard News Feature - Jessica Foster - Stabbing Survivor Shares Story

Paris Janos, former NewsChannel 7 anchor and reporter, also was honored with the Legacy Award for his 42 years at WJHG.

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