The results are in for the 2013 North Carolina Associated Press awards and the 2013 Radio Television Digital News Association of the Carolinas awards.
On the North Carolina Associated Press front, WITN was named "Outstanding News Operation," winning the Pacemaker Award in Division 2. Reporter Dan Yesenosky was named the "Rookie of the Year."
WITN News also won the following Associated Press Awards in Television Division 2:
First Place Best Series - “Amendment One,” WITN News
First Place Best Consumer Reporting - "Online Dangers”, Clayton Bauman
First Place Best Health Reporting - “Miracle Child”, Dave Jordan and Brandon Hardison
First Place Best Sports Feature - “Player Of The Week: Lindsey Sanders”, Chris Obarski
Honorable Mention Best Website - www.witn.com
Honorable Mention Best Newscast - WITN News at 6 p.m.
Honorable Mention Best Enterprise/Investigative - “Gas Price Debate”, Dave Jordan and Brandon Hardison
Here's how WITN fared in the Radio Television Digital News Association of the Carolinas awards:
First Place Consumer/Economic - "Gas Prices," Dave Jordan and Brandon Hardison
First Place Hard News Feature - "A Second Chance," Dan Yesenosky
First Place News Website - witn.com
First Place Series - "Prison Health Care Costs," Dave Jordan and Brandon Hardison
First Place Sports Reporting - "Player of the Week: Britny Edwards," Billy Weaver
Second Place Sports Reporting - "Player of the Week: Lindsey Sanders," Chris Obarski
Second Place Light Feature - "WITN Apps Help Blind Man See," April Davis and Brandon Hardison
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