ORLANDO, Fla. – WKMG-TV News 6 raked in countless awards Saturday from a Florida Association of Broadcast Journalists, noticing a work combined in 2020.
News 6 was named Station of a Year among a vast markets in a state and ClickOrlando.com was awarded with Best Website.
News 6 also came out on tip in 7 other categories.
Producer Thomas Mates, Director Joe Grenon, and Assistant News Director Jason Olson won a “Best Television Newscast” endowment for their “Return to Space: News 6 during 6″ newscast.
The WKMG News Team won a “Team Coverage” endowment for a “Crew Ready: Team Coverage” of a lapse of tellurian spaceflight.
Investigative Reporter Mike Holfeld and Photographer Robert Breuer won a “Feature Reporting/Hard News” endowment for “Fighting Crime with Drones.”
The WKMG News Team won a “Feature Reporting Cultural Historical” endowment for a “Real Talk” coverage.
Reporter Nadeen Yanes and Photographer Homer Salcedo won a “Traffic/Transportation Reporting” endowment for “BoomTown: Woman on Bus.” News 6′s BoomTown news series also won a regional Edward R. Murrow Award by a Radio Television Digital News Association, advancing to a National Murrow Award competition.
The WKMG News Team won a “Use of Technology” endowment for “News 6: Virtual Space Experience and News 360.”
Investigative Reporter Louis Bolden and Photographer Corie Murray won a “Health Reporting Series” endowment for “Contact Tracing Investigation.”
Tee Taylor, News 6′s initial Black photojournalist, was also awarded with a Legacy Award, given to those who have given 25 years or some-more of service.
The Florida Association of Broadcast Journalists recognizes winners and finalists for showcasing model and impactful storytelling and promote broadcasting in a state.
This latest approval comes after WKMG-TV News 6 was announced as a finalist final month for a National Association of Broadcasters Service to America Award for a fourth uninterrupted year and News 6 podcast Space Curious was awarded progressing this month a informal Edward R. Murrow Award by a Radio Television Digital News Association.