WKMG-TV, ClickOrlando.com named station, website of a year

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.

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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.

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