WRAL Named Best Television News Operation by NCAPB
WRAL-TV came out a winner when North Carolina Associated Press Broadcasters (NCAPB) recently handed out their 2008 awards. WRAL-TV won Outstanding News Operation as well as five first place awards and two honorable mentions.
The ceremony took place on Saturday, April 19th at their annual convention at Elon University. WRAL-TV News Director Rick Gall, Assistant News Director Aysu Basaran, and WRAL.com Managing Editor Jodi Glusco attended and accepted the awards on behalf of WRAL.
WRAL won the following first place awards:
|Outstanding News Operation
Sloane Heffernan & Bobbie Eng
Crossing the Line
Clay Johnson & Jay Jennings
WRAL-TV Weather Center Staff and Sloane Heffernan & Bobbie Eng
WRAL also won two honorable mentions:
|Best Consumer Report
Monica Laliberte, Lori Lair & Dave McCorkle
In addition Basaran is now a member of the NCAPB board.
|When it comes to being outstanding overall, CBC swept the NCAPB awards. The North Carolina News Network (NCNN) was named Outstanding News Operation in the radio category. Read about the NCAPB awards won by NCNN here.|