WRAL Named Best Television News Operation by NCAPB

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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
    WRAL-TV logo
Spot News
Wicked Weather
Sloane Heffernan & Bobbie Eng
    Sloane Heffernan
Crossing the Line
Clay Johnson & Jay Jennings
  Clay Johnson Jay Jennings
Best Weather
Severe Weather
WRAL-TV Weather Center Staff and Sloane Heffernan & Bobbie Eng
  WRAL Weather Center
Best Website

WRAL also won two honorable mentions:

Best Photography
Richard Adkins
    Richard Adkins
Best Consumer Report
Remodeling Disaster
Monica Laliberte, Lori Lair & Dave McCorkle
Monica Lalilberte 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.


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