Texas Associated Press Broadcasters (TAPB) has announced News/Talk WTAW received 12 awards for news and sports programming during 2019.
WTAW awards were in the radio division that includes all cities except Dallas/Ft. Worth, Houston, San Antonio, and Austin.
TAPB’s annual awards banquet, scheduled for April 4, was cancelled due to coronavirus.
WTAW first place TAPB award recipients:
Newscast: Chelsea Reber
Reporter: Chelsea Reber
Feature (Light): Scott DeLucia for “Roundabouts with the Mayor“
Use of Actuality-Production: Bill Oliver for “Bush 41 Train.“
Continuing Coverage: Bill Oliver for “Speaker Fails to Unseat Local Representatives.“
WTAW second place TAPB award recipients:
Newscast: Bill Oliver
Reporter: Zach Taylor
Feature (Light): The Infomaniacs for “First Call.`
General Assignment: Bill Oliver for “College Station Cemetery.“
Feature (Serious): Bill Oliver for “Bush 41 Train.“
Specialty or Beat Reporting: Bill Oliver for “Bryan Texas City Government.“
Best Local Talk Show: Scott DeLucia for “Congressman Not Running for Re-Election.“