RTNDAC Honors NCNN with Multiple Awards


RTNDAC Honors NCNN with Multiple Awards

The North Carolina News Network continued proving its excellence in radio newscasting by bringing home multiple awards from the recent Radio-Television News Directors Association of the Carolinas (RTNDAC) event in Charlotte.   RTNDAC’s annual conference and awards luncheon took place at the Johnson & Wales University Academic Center on Saturday, October 18, 2008.

NCNN won six first place and four second place honors, including sweeping the Consumer/Economic and Investigative categories.  NCNN Anchor/Reporter Bruce Ferrell continued his reign as Best Sportscaster as well.

Bruce Ferrell
NCNN’s Bruce Ferrell
Clayton Henkel
NCNN’s Clayton Henkel
David Horn
NCNN’s David Horn

The NCNN winners are:


  • Best Sportscaster – Bruce Ferrell
  • Consumer/Economic – Clayton Henkel, “Small Town, Big Dreams”
  • Feature – Clayton Henkel – “Faces of the State Fair”
  • Investigative – Clayton Henkel, “Unplanned Parenthood”
  • Series – Clayton Henkel, “Unplanned Parenthood”
  • News Web Site –  www.ncnn.com


  • Sports Special – David Horn, “Racing Today-Giving Thanks”
  • Consumer/Economic – Clayton Henkel, “Talking Trash”
  • General News – NCNN News Staff, “N.C. Drought”
  • Investigative – Clayton Henkel, “The Quest for Care”

Fellow CBC station WRAL-TV brought home multiple awards as well.  Check out the capcom story about the TV winners:


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