abc27 nominated for 11 AP awards

The Associated Press has awarded abc27 News with 11 nominations for excellence.

Our extensive reports on the 150th anniversary of the Battle of Gettysburg was nominated for best Continuing Coverage, and our reports during October's record flooding received a nomination for best Spot News coverage.

abc27's “Live at 5” was nominated for best Regularly Scheduled Newscast.

abc27's weather team received four nominations. Our “Beyond the Forecast” on severe weather awareness was nominated for best News Documentary, and a special on Tropical Cyclones is up for best Public Affairs programming.

Meteorologists Eric Finkenbinder and Brett Thackara each received nominations for best Weathercast.

Dave Marcheski received a nomination for Enterprise/Individual Reporting, while photojournalist Deryk Thompson was recognized for News Photography.

Gregg Mace was nominated for best Sportscast, and “Friday Night Football” is up for best Sports Play-by-Play.

The winners will be announced next month.


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