TODAY'S TMJ4 and 620 WTMJ honored by Wisconsin Broadcasters Association

CREATED May 8, 2013

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MILWAUKEE - TODAY’S TMJ4 (WTMJ-TV) and Newsradio 620 WTMJ (WTMJ-AM) were honored extensively Saturday evening at the Wisconsin Broadcasters Association annual “Awards Gala” for broadcast excellence.

The stations won nearly every category, including radio news station of the year and TV news station of the year along with radio station of the year and television station of the year.

First place awards received included:

TELEVISION:
Best Spot News Coverage (“Temple Massacre”)
Best Morning Newscast (Live At Daybreak, “Shooting Spree At Spa”)
Best Evening Newscast (Live At 10, “Temple Massacre”)
Best Hard News Investigative Reporting (“Parking Meter Mess”)
Best News Feature (“Dad Delivers Miracle”)
Best Live On-Scene Reporting (Charles Benson)
Best Public Service Announcement (“Community Baby Shower”)
Best Commercial (“Coach USA”)

RADIO:
Best Spot News Coverage (“Sikh Temple Massacre”)
Best Newscast (“Wisconsin’s Morning News with Gene Mueller”)
Best Use of Audio in News (“Return of the Honor Flight”)
Best News Writing (“Pits for T***,” Erik Bilstad)
Best Live On-Scene Reporting (“Sikh Temple Massacre”)
Best Radio Show (“Midday with Charlie Sykes”)
Best Sportscast (“Wisconsin’s Morning News,” Greg Matzek)
Best Public Service Announcement (“You Can Make A Difference,” Jim Gilles)
Best Election Coverage (“Red, White & Blue”)

BEST TELEVISION NEWS STATION: WTMJ-TV, TODAY’S TMJ4

BEST RADIO NEWS STATION: WTMJ-AM, 620 WTMJ

WISCONSIN TELEVISION STATION OF THE YEAR: WTMJ-TV, TODAY’S TMJ4

WISCONSIN RADIO STATION OF THE YEAR: WTMJ-AM, 620 WTMJ

The complete list of awards, including 1st, 2nd and 3rd place finishes in all categories can be found here: http://www.wi-broadcasters.org/wba/wp-content/uploads/s-List3.pdf

Both stations are owned by Journal Broadcast Group.