Associated Press honors WRCB as "Best Newscast" at annual awards in Nashville
NASHVILLE, TN (WRCB) -
The Tennessee Associated Press Broadcasters and Tennessee Associated Press Managing Editors honored the best journalists in the state on Saturday evening in Nashville.
The annual awards presentation at the Marriott Vanderbilt Hotel recognized radio, television, newspaper, and online media organizations.
WRCB Channel 3 Eyewitness News took home top honors in five categories for its division including Best Newscast.
Other first place winners were:
Paul Shahen as Best Sportscaster
Derek Eledge as Best Photojournalist
Lindsay Murray for Best Sports Feature
Channel 3 Newsroom Team for Best Weather Coverage
The station was recognized as a finalist in six other categories: Best Reporter (Matt Barbour), Best Weather (Paul Barys), Best Breaking News, Best Hard News, Best Feature, and Best Investigative.
A complete list of winners can be found by www.ap.org/states/tennessee. The Associated Press includes television markets from across the state including Nashville, Memphis, Knoxville, Chattanooga, Tri-Cities, and Jackson.