WHO-HD Wins 14 IBNA Awards for Journalism Excellence

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Station Honored for Overall Excellence

WHO-HD is pleased to announce it has been awarded 14 News Excellence Awards by the Iowa Broadcast News Association, with 8 first place awards, including Overall Excellence, Weather Excellence, Best Sportscast, News Photography, Spot News, In-Depth, Political Coverage and Farm and Agribusiness.

The IBNA honors outstanding achievements in radio and television journalism.

The following is a list of WHO’s honorees:

OVERALL EXCELLENCE
Rod Peterson, N.D.  (First Place)

OVERALL EXCELLENCE IN WEATHER COVERAGE
WHO-HD Staff  (First Place)

BEST SPORTSCAST
09/11/13  Keith Murphy      (First Place)

BEST NEWSCAST
Dan Hendrickson, producer    (Second Place)

SPOT NEWS COVERAGE
An Unusual Day  Andy Fales/Brandon McCauley  (First Place)

NEWS PHOTOGRAPHY
Iowa Icon: Surf Ballroom  Andy Fales/Brandon McCauley    (First Place)

FEATURE
Dave’s Surprise    Erin Kiernan/Brandon McCauley   (Second Place)

IN-DEPTH/SERIES
Shady Service     Sonya Heitshusen/Randy Schumacher  (First Place)

Trial By Fire     Erin Kiernan/Sonya Heitshusen/Randy Schumacher/Brandon McCauley  (Second Place)

PUBLIC AFFAIRS
Juvenile Dilemma    Dan Winters/Randy Schumacher    (Second Place)
Landon’s Story    Sonya Heitshusen/Brandon McCauley (Third Place)

FARM AND AGRIBUSINESS
It’s In The Wind    Jannay Towne/Dave Olson     (First Place)

POLITICAL COVERAGE
Sorenson Ethics Coverage  WHO-HD Staff      (First Place)
Will He Run?      Dave Price/Dave Olson      (Third Place)

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