WISC honored with news operation of the year award, 19 other honors

WBA awards handed out Saturday
WISC honored with news operation of the year award, 19 other honors

WISC-TV, News 3 and Channel3000 were honored with 19 awards and the news operation of the year award for medium markets from the Wisconsin Broadcasters Association at the organization’s annual gala Saturday.

The following awards were won:

Social and digital media operation of the year, all markets
User-generated content, Health care reform forum, first place
User-generated content, March snow storm live blog, second place
Best innovation, Google hangouts, second place
Best use of social media, Channel3000 and WISC-TV social media accounts, second place
Best online personality, Jessica Arp, first place
Best online personality, Michelle Li, second place
Live on-site coverage, Singer arrests live from the Capitol, third place
Spot news, Four-county crime spree, second place
News writing, Don Fine’s Milestone, first place
Series/documentary, Cold Case Wisconsin, third place
Feature, Photographing “That Tree,” second place
Live on-scene reporting, WISC-TV’s Dannika Lewis reports, second place
Best Continuing coverage, Investigating Brayden Turnbill’s Death, third place
Best use of news video, I’m a Skier, first place
Best use of sports video, Ice Boating, first place
Best Significant community impact, Build a Better Community Day, third place
Specialty programming, Inside the Pitch, first place
Editorial, Mental Health and Guns, first place

The station competed with medium market stations from across the state for the awards honoring work done in 2013.

WISC-TV, News 3 and Channel3000 are owned by Morgan Murphy Media.