WKRG-TV, WALA-TV, and WPMI-TV were honored at the Alabama Broadcasters Association's eighth annual Best in Broadcasting Awards (also known as the ABBY Awards) ceremony at the Cahaba Grand Conference Center in Birmingham, Alabama on Saturday, March 22nd, for some of the material they produced and broadcast in 2013.
Here is a list of the awards they received:
- Best in Broadcasting award for promotions: WKRG-TV for their promotional advertisement titled "I Like That".
- Best in Broadcasting award for news reporting: WPMI-TV for their news reporter Andrea Ramey's reporting.
- Judges Award of Merit for local programming: WKRG-TV for broadcasting a debate with the most recent candidates for mayor of Mobile.
- Judges Award of Merit for news series: WALA-TV for "Missing Brittney: The Untold Stories" (part one and part two).
- Judges Award of Merit for feature reporting: WKRG-TV for their "Beach Walk" series of reports.
You may access images from the ceremony on the professional Facebook pages for some of folks who represented the stations at the ceremony by selecting the following links:
- Facebook page for Blake Brown of WKRG-TV
- Facebook page for Avery Cotton of WKRG-TV
- Facebook page for Andrea Ramey of WPMI-TV
- Facebook page for Andrew Perez of WALA-TV
You may learn about the other stations honored at the ceremony by selecting the following links:
- List of all television broadcasters honored at the ceremony
- List of all radio broadcasters honored at the ceremony (note: none of the winners in this list were for radio in the Mobile radio market)
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