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KTVT, CBSDFW.com, KRLD Win AP Broadcaster Awards

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FORT WORTH (CBSDFW.COM) – KTVT and CBSDFW.com won three awards in the 2011-2012 Texas Associated Press Broadcasters competition and News Radio KRLD won six in the radio competition.

Digital journalists Matt Goodman, Kent Chapline and Ryan Crowe won second place in the Online-Special Content category for their breaking coverage of the Super Bowl seating fiasco and an honorable mention for their online analysis of how budget cuts would affect area school districts.

Producer Michael McCardel and anchors Karen Borta and Doug Dunbar won second place in the Documentary/TV Magazine or Special category for their package commemorating the 10-year anniversary of the 9/11 tragedy.

KRLD’s news staff won first place in the Continuing Coverage category for its work on the year’s drought and heatwave. Reporter Emily Trube won first place for best sports story for her coverage of the Dallas Mavericks parade and championship celebration.

Mike Rogers won first place in the Use of Actuality – Production category for his piece entitled The Other Side of the News: Obsolete Sounds. The KRLD staff also won first place in best spot news for their coverage of the Waxahachie chemical plant fire. Reporter L.P. Phillips also won second place for his spot news coverage of that same event in the Spot News By a Reporter category.

Trube also won an honorable mention in the best reporter.

KTVT competes in the AP’s Division 1 category, which is made up of television stations in Texas’s largest markets. See the full list of winners here. See the full list of radio winners here.

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