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MISSISSIPPI
AP BROADCASTERS

2012 Award Winners

DIVISION I  TELEVISION
Achievement
Sports Story

WJTV, Staff - First Place

James Meredith Coverage

WLBT, Staff, Skycopter 3 - Second Place

Pearl Police Offcer Shot 1

WLBT, Staff, Skycopter 3 - Third Place

Place crashes into Home

WLBT, Stephen Gunter - First Place

Boom Boom, Pow Pow

WLBT, Stephen Gunter - Second Place

Ted Dibiase Surprise

WJTV, T.J. Werre - Third Place

Richard Browne

Public Affairs
Documentary

WLBT, Karlos Sanders, Don Modisett - First Place

Kiddie City Investigation

WLBT, Cheryl Lasseter, Jim Duncan Tegre Taylor - Second Place

Mary C. Jones Community Center Investigation

WJTV, Staff - Third Place

James Meredith Coverage

WLBT, Mike McDaniel - First Place

Veteran's Last Wish

WJTV, Staff - Second Place

James Meredith Coverage

WJTV, Brad Soroka, Eric Bullard - Third Place

Stop the Bullying

Franchise
Sportscast

WLOX, A.J. Giardina - First Place

Fran & Invest Day Care 1-4

WLBT, Cheryl Lasseter, Mike Evans - Second Place

Hole in Street

WLBT, Mike McDaniel - Third Place

Burglary Triangle

WAPT, Aslan Hodges, Ray Coleman, Travoris Adams, Joshua Jackson, Staff - First Place

Blitz 16: Week 14

WLBT, Rob Jay - Second Place

Sportscast 1

WAPT, Aslan Hodges, Ray Coleman, Joshua Jackson, Staff - Third Place

Newscast
General News

WAPT, Staff, Megan West, Reggi Marion, Ethan Huston, Melissa Daves - First Place

16 WAPT News at 6 am

WLOX, Staff - Second Place

WLOX News @ 5 pm

WLBT, Marsha Thompson, Howard Ballou, Barbie Bassett, Stephen Gunter, Darrell Brown - Third Place

Newscast 2

WLBT, Bert Case, Jim Duncan, Jewell Hillary, Warren Strain, Tracey James - First Place

Suspect Surrenders to Bert Case

WJTV, Melanie Christopher, Eric Bullard - Second Place

Teen Pregnancy

WJTV, Melissa Faith Payne, Jerry Brooks - Third Place

Posting from Prison

Feature Photography
Feature Story

WLOX, Greg McNease - First Place

Page 13 Syrup Making

WLOX, Greg McNease - Second Place

Page 13 Getting Cool

WLBT, Walt Grayson - Third Place

Natchez Cemetery

WLBT, David Kenney, Mike Evans - First Place

Student's Science Project

WLOX, Steve Phillips - Second Place

Feature News Turtles

WLOX, Steve Phillips - Third Place

Feature Cox Crusaders

Investigative Reporting
Spot News

WLBT, Karlos Sanders, Dan Modisett, Staff - First Place

Kiddle City Investigation

WLOX, A.J. Giardina - Second Place

Fran & Invest Day Care 1-4

WJTV, Melissa Faith Payne, Jerry Brooks - Third Place

Posting from Prison

WLBT, Staff, Skycopter 3 - First Place

Pearl Police Officers Shot

WLOX, Doug Walker - Second Place

Hotel Fire

WLBT, Staff, Skycopter 3- Third Place

Plane Crashes into Home

News Photography
Best Web Site

WLBT, John Matthews - First Place

Wild Hog Hunt

WLOX, Greg McNease - Second Place

General Honor Flight 6

WLOX, Steve Phillips - Third Place

General Highway 90 Sand

WLBT, Staff - First Place

Mississippi News Now

WJTV, Staff - Second Place

www.wjtv.com

 

Weathercast

 

WAPT, Ethan Huston, David Hartman, Megan West, Staff, Meagan Quigley - First Place

16 WAPT News

WLBT, Jacob Reed - Second Place

Weather 1

WJTV, Ken South - Third Place

Dec. 24, 2011 - 6 pm

 
DIVISION II TELEVISION
Achievement
Sports Story

WTVA, Staff - First Place

The Manhunt for Adam Mayes Ends

WDAM, Ashlea Surles - Second Place

Homeless Series - 4 Parts

WTVA, Staff - Third Place

Friday Night Fever

WCBI,Robby Donoho - First Place

Legacy of Lions

WDAM, Nathan Epstein - Second Place

All forHer

WTVA, Drew Goldfarb, Jim Holder, Craig Ford - Third Place

Behind the Fever

Public Affairs
Documentary

WTVA, Craig Ford, Wayne Hereford, C.J. LeMaster, Susan Parker - First Place

Tornado Recovery One Year Later

WCBI, Allie Martin - Second Place

The Last Text

WDAM, Karrie Leggett-Brown - Third Place

Know your rights - 3 part series

WDAM, Ashlea Surles - First Place

Homeless Series - 4 Parts

WDAM, Staff - Second Place

Early Release - 5 Parts

WTVA, Terry Smith, Craig Ford - Third Place

Veterans Week

Franchise
Sportscast

WTVA, Julee Brown, C.J. LeMaster, Craig Ford, Terry Smith, Justin Lewis - First Place

Positively Mississippi

WDAM, Ashlea Surles, Will Nunnery - Second Place

Nuclear Series - 5 Parts

WDAM, Nathan Epstein - Third Place

Lott's Legacy

WTVA, Jim Holder - First Place

WTVA Sports at 10

WCBI, Robby Donoho - Second Place

WCBI Sports

WTVA, Jim Holder - Third Place

WTVA Sports at 10

Newscast
General News

WDAM, Staff - First Place

WDAM 6 pm 4/4/12

WDAM, Staff - Second Place

WDAM 6pm 4/2/12

WTVA, Dave Bauer, Craig Ford, Sunya Walls, Matt Laubhan, Jeff Houston - Third Place

WTVA News at 5

WDAM, Chris Harkey - First Place

Baby Abuse

WTOK, Chip Scarborough - Second Place

Women's running Club

WTVA, C.J. Lemaster, David Chimahusky  - Third Place

Texting and Driving

Feature Photography
Feature Story

WTVA, Julee Brown - First Place

Brick Mason Family

WDAM, Chris Harkey - Second Place

Pine Belt Paranormal

WTVA, Julee Brown - Third Place

Pageant Mom

WTVA, Julee Brown - First Place

Brick Mason Family

WTVA, Susan Parker - Second Place

Extreme Couponing

WXVT, Stephen Robinson - Third Place

Courageous Coach

Investigative Reporting
Spot News

WHLT, Malary Pullen, Beth Alexander - First Place

Busted for Bribes

WDAM, Karrie Leggett-Brown - Second Place

Cuco's Shooter

WDAM, Randy Swan  - Third Place

USM Contracts

WTVA, Staff - First Place

The Manhunt for Adam Mayes Ends

WTVA, Susan Parker - Second Place

Okolona Barn Fire

WDAM, Karrie Leggett-Brown - Third Place

Tynerl Initial - 4.4.12

News Photography
Best Web Site

WTVA, C.J. LeMaster - First Place

Texting and Driving

WTVA, Alvin Ivy - Second Place

Myrtle Manhunt

WDAM, Mon Mussiett - Third Place

Cuco's Shooting

WDAM, David McRaney - First Place

www.wdam.com

WTVA, Staff - Second Place

www.wtva.com

WCBT, Wes Harmon - Third Place

www.wcbi.com

Weathercast
 

WTVA, Matt Laubhan - First Place

WTVA Weater at 5

WDAM, Nick Ortego - Second Place

WDAM 6pm 12.19.12

WDAM, Robert Whitehurst - Third Place

WDAM 6:30 pm 12.28.12

 
PROFESSIONAL RADIO
Newscast
General News

MPB, News Team - First Place

7am Newscast March 9, 2012

MPB, News Team - Second Place

ATC Newscast March 21, 2012

WMSI/WJDX, Randy Bell - Third Place

1-10-12

WMSI/WJDX, Randy Bell - First Place

Freedom Trail

MPB, Sandra Knispel - Second Place

Anti-Obama Protest at Ole Miss Opens Old Scars

MPB, Jeffrey Hess - Third Place

Barbour Defends Pardons

Sportscast - Sports Story - Sports Program
Documentary or Series of Stories

WMSI/WJDX, Randy Bell  - First Place

Ladies Day

WMSI/WJDX, Randy Bell - Second Place

Forty Year Old Gold

MPB, Jay White - Third Place

Archie Manning talks about life in the NFL and his two sons

MPB, Sandra Knispel - First Place

Fifty Years Later: Integration at Ole Miss

MPB, Annie Gilbertson - Second Place

Mississippi Sex Education: An Investigation Series

WJSU-FM, Meredith Hairston, Larissa C. Hale, L.A. Warren, Kourtney C. Paige - Third Place

Live Dem Conv Coverage 9-7-12

Public Affairs
Feature Story

MPB, News Team, Ezra Wall, Karen Brown - First Place

Mississippi Edition - November 29, 2012

MPB, Lawayne Childrey- Second Place

Will President Obama's Stance on Same Sex Marriage Dampen the Black Religious Vote

WJSU-FM, Larissa C. Hale, L.A. Warren - Third Place

Holiday Depression/Distracted Driving

MPB, Rhonda Miller - First Place

Hundreds of Homeless Veterans Living in the Woods Along the Mississippi Gulf Coast

WMSI/WJDX, Randy Bell - Second Place

Candyman

MPB, Sandra Knispel - Third Place

Smithville Remembers Dead One Year After Tornado

Radio Sound
Achievement

WMSI/WJDX, Randy Bell - First Place

Ladies Day

WMSI/WJDX, Randy Bell - Second Place

Super Trooper

WJSU-FM, Larissa C. Hale, Kourtney C. Paige, L.A. Warren, Cornelio Martinez Jr., Meredith Hairston - Third Place

The Year in Review

MPB, Annie Gilbertson, Jeffrey Hess - First Place

What Happened to Charter Schools?

WMSI/WJDX, Randy Bell - Second Place

Barbour Pardons

MPB, News Team - Third Place

6 am Newscast October 1, 2012

Website
Spot News

MPB, News Team - First Place

http://mpbonline.org/News

WCKK/WLIN, Johnny Boswell, Dave Ingram, Eric Matthews, MarKeith Selmon, Staff - Second Place

Kicks96

WCKK/WLIN, Dave Ingram, Eric Matthews, Melvin Wooten, MarKeith Selmon, Johnny Boswell - Third Place

www.breezynews.com

WMSI/WJDX, Randy Bell - First Place

Place Crash

WCKK/WLIN, Johnny Boswell, Dave Ingram, Eric Matthews, MarKeith Selmon - Second Place

Quiet and Somber at KMC Today

WJSU-FM, Stone Abdullah, Kourtney C. Paige, L.A. Warren - Third Place

JSU-MSU Students Slain

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COLLEGE - TELEVISION
Newscast
News Story

University of Mississippi, Stewart Pirani, Gerard Manogin, John Monteith, Jordan Wyton, Lauren Loyless - First Place

NewsWatch November 7, 2012

Alcorn State University, Ashlee Bishop, Marquis Pierce, Jordan Jackson, Victoria Friday, Bronwynn Leeming - Second Place

Newscast 11-30-12

University of Southern Mississippi, Jazmyne Butler, Leslie Nash, Amber Travis, Chantelle Upshaw - Third Place

HubCity TV Show 1 Seg 1

University of Southern Mississippi, Chantelle Upshaw - First Place

Waste Pro Recycling

University of Mississippi, Stephen Quinn - Second Place

Integration: Ole Miss 50 Years Later

Jackson State University, Andrew Nomura, Zion Pyatt - Third Place

Nolan Ryan Henderson Candle Light Vigil

Sportscast-Sports Program-Sports Story
Feature Story

Jackson State University, Reyanna Stowes, Shawn Stiff - First Place

Sports Hub Oct 15

Jackson State University, Reyanna Stowes, Shawn Stiff - Second Place

Before the Whistle with M Perkins

Mississippi State University, Max Ryan, Teresa Gawrych - Third Place

Take 30 Sports

Jackson State University, Lanis Leggett, Cammrynn Stith - First Place

Love for the Green

University of Southern Mississippi, Jasmine Cooper - Second Place

USM Radio

Mississippi State University, Megan McKeown, Teresa Gawrych - Third Place

Overcoming Arachnophobia

Weathercast
Documentary or Series of Stories

Mississippi State University, Ryan Hoke, Renny Vandewege - First Place

Mississippi State University, Elizabeth D'Amore, Renny Vandewege - Second Place

University of Mississippi, Stewart Pirani, Gerard Manogin, John Monteith, Jordan Wyton, Lauren Loyless - Third Place

StormWatch: 11/12/12

Jackson State University, Lanis Leggett, Cammrynn Stith - First Place

We did IT

Mississippi State University, Tim Morgan, Teresa Gawrych - Second Place

Fresh Start & Farm to School: Real kids deserve real food

University of Mississippi, Norman Seawright, Stewart Pirani, Gerard Manogin, John Monteith, Lauren Loyless - Third Place

NewsWatch Series: Togo

COLLEGE - RADIO
Newscast
News Story

WUSM, Drew Higgenbottom - First Place

Morning Breath Drew's News 9-4-2012

WJSU, Kourtney Christopher Paige - Second Place

10-26-12

WJSU, Kourtney Christopher Paige - Third Place

12-3-12

WJSU,Kourtney Christopher Paige - First Place

Mississippi State Student Death

WJSU, Kourtney Christopher Paige - Second Place

Hurricane Isaac Entergy

WJSU, Kourtney Christopher Paige - Third Place

Tyner Indictment 9-4-2012
Sportscast-Sports Program-Sports Story
Feature Story

WUSM, Drew Higgenbottom- First Place

Sports Fix 9-10-2012

WUSM, Drew Higgenbottom, Houston Hunt - Second Place

Wise Guy Sports Show 12-7-2012

WJSU,Kourtney Christopher Paige - Third Place

12-12-12

 

WUSM, Courtney Ingle - First Place

Habitat for Humanity 2-16-2012

WUSM, Arielle Edwards - Second Place

Art Walk 10-16-2012

WJSU, Kourtney Christopher Paige - Third Place

Stamps Burgers

Documentary or Series of Stories  

WJSU,Kourtney Christopher Paige - First Place

Documentary 2

WJSU, Kourtney Christopher Paige - Second Place

Documentary 1

 
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