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Promoting Your TAPB Awards

Each year the Texas Associated Press Broadcasters ("TAPB") recognizes excellence and achievement in journalism with awards in various categories.

Your promotion must state the "Texas Associated Press Broadcasters" (NOT Associated Press) as the award's source.
-- Promotional use of the word "Best" will apply only to first-place winners.

Any use of a reference to a TAPB award that in any way misleads the public about a TAPB award, including but not limited to distorted or exaggerated claims, is strictly prohibited.

2014 Duplicate Awards

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Here is information on how to get Texas AP Broadcasters duplicate 1st Place plaques and 2nd Place certificates — at your own expense.

First Place plaques: Through Trophies Inc. in Dallas.

Second Place certificates: Through Grubbs Graphics in Dallas.

2013-2014 Other Award Winners

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Headliners Foundation of Texas/Charles E. Green Awards for Excellence in Journalism
_ TV Spot Coverage-Station: KXAN, Austin. West Explosion
_ TV Investigative Report: KVUE, Austin. Terri Gruca & Matt Olsen. Mapping the Iron
_ TV Reporter: KRGV, Weslaco. John Bartell. John Bartell Tells Stories
_ Radio Reporter: KUT, Austin. Mose Buchele
_ Radio Spot Coverage-Station: KRLD, Dallas-Fort Worth. West Explosion
_ Online/Special Content: The Dallas Morning News

SCHOLARSHIP WINNERS:

April 12, 2014 Board Actions

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Here are minutes from the April 12, 2014, Texas Associated Press Broadcasters board of directors annual meeting/business session at the Headliner's Club in Austin.

In attendance:
-- CHAIRMAN: Benji Snead, KCBD-TV, Lubbock
-- VICE CHAIRMAN: Jenny Martinez, KRGV-TV, Weslaco
-- TV PRESIDENT: Triston Sanders, KENS, San Antonio
-- TV VICE PRESIDENT: Jack Acosta, KHOU, Houston
-- RADIO PRESIDENT: Matt Thomas, KRLD, Dallas
-- RADIO VICE PRESIDENT: Jack Williams, KUHF, Houston
-- and Dallas AP's Barry Bedlan.
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A. TAPB Balance: $38,510.78
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April 2, 2014 Board Actions

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Here is a review of the Texas Associated Press Broadcasters conference call on Wednesday, April 2, 2014, with:

-- CHAIRMAN: Benji Snead, KCBD-TV, Lubbock
-- VICE CHAIRMAN: Jenny Martinez, KRGV-TV, Weslaco
-- TV VICE PRESIDENT: Jack Acosta, KHOU, Houston
-- RADIO VICE PRESIDENT: Jack Williams, KUHF, Houston
-- and Dallas AP's Barry Bedlan & Diana Heidgerd

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2014 TAPB Scholarship Winners

Two journalism students will share $10,000 in scholarships presented by the Texas Associated Press Broadcasters.

The TAPB board decided that Dylan Nikoletopoulos of Austin will receive a $6,000 scholarship. Evan Nemec of San Antonio will get a $4,000 scholarship from the radio and television group.

Nikoletopoulos attends the University of Texas in Austin. Nemec is a student at the University of North Texas in Denton. Both are juniors.

2014 Texas AP Broadcasters Radio/TV Contest: Judging Comments

NOTE: Some radio & TV judges in the 2013-2014 Texas AP Broadcasters competition provided comments on the entries, while others did not. Please contact Dallas AP's Diana Heidgerd to get the comments emailed to you: dheidgerd@ap.org
You are welcome to use judging comments in any station promotions. Names of the individual judges are not being released.

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Each year the Texas Associated Press Broadcasters ("TAPB") recognizes excellence and achievement in journalism with awards in various categories.

2014 Texas Associated Press Broadcasters Convention/Awards Banquet Registration

2014 TEXAS ASSOCIATED PRESS BROADCASTERS CONVENTION/AWARDS BANQUET REGISTRATION

Make plans to attend the 2014 Texas Associated Press Broadcasters convention and awards banquet on Saturday, April 12, in Austin! All events will take place at:
The Headliners Club
221 West 6th St.
Austin, TX 78701
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The cost: $50 per person. Please register and pay in advance -- by noon CST Tuesday, April 8. (Cash & checks are welcome, no credit cards accepted).

SCHEDULE (will be updated)

March 1 2014 Board Actions

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Here is a review of the Texas Associated Press Broadcasters board of directors meeting on Saturday, March 1, 2014, at the AP offices in Dallas, with:
-- CHAIRMAN: Benji Snead, KCBD-TV, Lubbock
_ VICE CHAIRMAN: Jenny Martinez, KRGV-TV, Weslaco
_ TV PRESIDENT: Triston Sanders, KENS, San Antonio
_ TV VICE PRESIDENT: Jack Acosta, KHOU, Houston
_ RADIO PRESIDENT: Matt Thomas, KRLD, Dallas
_ RADIO VICE PRESIDENT: Jack Williams, KUHF, Houston.
_ and Dallas AP's Diana Heidgerd

TAPB Board at Work

Texas Associated Press Broadcasters 2013-2014 Radio Contest Winners

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Here are winners in the 2013-2014 Texas Associated Press Broadcasters radio contest, with awards presented Saturday, April 12, 2014, during the TAPB banquet at the Headliners Club in Austin:

Commentary/Editorial (One winner, combined judging of Divisions A & B)
KURV, McAllen. Sergio Sanchez. DPS Checkpoints

DIVISION A

Newscast
1. KRLD, Dallas-Fort Worth. Matt Thomas, Tasha Stevens & Chris Sommer. KRLD Afternoon News. Aired 5 p.m. on March 27, 2013
2. WBAP, Dallas-Fort Worth. Carla Marion & Jim Ryan. WBAP Morning News. Aired 6 a.m. on March 27, 2013

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