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Promoting Your 2011-2012 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.

Texas Associated Press Broadcasters 2011-2012 TV Contest Winners

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Division 1
1. KTRK, Houston. Undercover Interactive. Kevin Hirten
2. KTVT, Dallas-Fort Worth. Temporary Super Bowl Seats Unfinished Before Kickoff. Matt Goodman, Kent Chapline & Ryan Crowe
HM: KTVT, Dallas-Fort Worth. Crisis In The Classroom: Worst Case Scenario Sends Districts Scrambling. Matt Goodman & Kent Chapline

Division 2
1. KXAN, Austin. Central Texas Fires. Staff
2. KVUE, Austin. Half of Bastrop State Park Burned. Emily Hummel, Jordan Armstrong & Rebekah Hood
HM: KENS, San Antonio. Heroes. Staff

Division 3

Texas Associated Press Broadcasters 2011-2012 Radio Contest Winners

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RADIO WINNERS

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Division A
1. KUT, Austin. Bastrop Fire Reflections. Lizzie Chen
2. KUT, Austin. Where We Go. Staff
HM. KERA, Dallas-Fort Worth. KERA Holiday Traditions, Shelley Kofler, Courtney Collins & Justin Martin

Division B
1. WTAW, Bryan-College Station. Townhomes Destroyed in Bryan Fire, Chace Murphy & Patrick Zeinert.
No 2nd or HM.

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Division A
1. KUHF, Houston. Young Pianist. Laurie Johnson & Ashley DeJean
2. KERA, Dallas-Fort Worth. Rangers, World Series & Baseball Physics. B.J. Austin

Feb. 23, 2012 Board Actions

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Here is a review of the Texas Associated Press Broadcasters conference call on Thursday, Feb. 23, 2012, with:

-- CHAIRMAN: Joe Terrell, KLTV, Tyler
-- TV PRESIDENT: Jenny Martinez, KRGV, Weslaco
-- TV VICE PRESIDENT: Mike George, KBTX, Bryan
-- RADIO PRESIDENT: Chace Murphy, WTAW, Bryan-College Station
-- RADIO VICE PRESIDENT: Matt Thomas, KRLD, Dallas
-- and Dallas AP's Barry Bedlan & Diana Heidgerd
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1. TAPB Balance:
-- Total received from TAPB contest so far: $34,095. Pending: $1,225. Total from contest entry fees will be: $35,320.

February 2, 2012 Board Actions

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Here is a review of the Texas Associated Press Broadcasters board of directors conference call on Thursday, Feb. 2, 2012, with:

-- CHAIRMAN: Joe Terrell, KLTV-TV, Tyler
-- VICE CHAIRMAN: Benji Snead, KCBD-TV, Lubbock
-- TV PRESIDENT: Jenny Martinez, KRGV, Weslaco
-- TV VICE PRESIDENT: Mike George, KBTX, Bryan (joined near end of the call)
-- RADIO PRESIDENT: Chace Murphy, WTAW, Bryan-College Station
-- RADIO VICE PRESIDENT: Matt Thomas, KRLD, Dallas
-- and Dallas AP's Barry Bedlan & Diana Heidgerd

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1. TAPB Balance:
$23,492.22.

January 12, 2012 Board Actions

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Here is a review of the Texas Associated Press Broadcasters board of directors conference call on Thursday, Jan. 12, 2012, with:

-- CHAIRMAN: Joe Terrell, KLTV-TV, Tyler
-- TV PRESIDENT: Jenny Martinez, KRGV, Weslaco
-- TV VICE PRESIDENT: Mike George, KBTX, Bryan
-- RADIO PRESIDENT: Chace Murphy, WTAW, Bryan-College Station
-- RADIO VICE PRESIDENT: Matt Thomas, KRLD, Dallas
-- and Dallas AP's Barry Bedlan & Diana Heidgerd
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1. TAPB balance: Last bank statement said: $23,494.22
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2. BILLS

December 8, 2011 Board Actions

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Here is a review of the Texas Associated Press Broadcasters conference call on Thursday, Dec. 8, 2011, with:
-- CHAIRMAN: Joe Terrell, KLTV-TV, Tyler
-- TV PRESIDENT: Jenny Martinez, KRGV, Weslaco
-- TV VICE PRESIDENT: Mike George, KBTX, Bryan
-- RADIO VICE PRESIDENT: Matt Thomas, KRLD, Dallas
-- and Dallas AP's Barry Bedlan & Diana Heidgerd
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1. TAPB Finances/Bills to be paid: TAPB Balance: approximately $23,241.
Board approved payment of following bills:

Nov. 3, 2011 Board Actions

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Here is a review of the Texas Associated Press Broadcasters conference call on Thursday, Nov. 3, 2011, with:
-- CHAIRMAN: Joe Terrell, KLTV-TV, Tyler
-- VICE CHAIRMAN: Benji Snead, KCBD-TV, Lubbock
-- TV PRESIDENT: Jenny Martinez, KRGV, Weslaco
-- TV VICE PRESIDENT: Mike George, KBTX, Bryan
-- RADIO PRESIDENT: Chace Murphy, WTAW, Bryan-College Station
-- RADIO VICE PRESIDENT: Matt Thomas, KRLD Radio
-- and Dallas AP's Barry Bedlan & Diana Heidgerd

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1. TAPB BALANCE
-- $24,351.00
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2011 SOUTHWEST BROADCAST NEWSROOM WORKSHOP

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The Texas Association of Broadcasters and the Texas Associated Press Broadcasters are co-sponsoring the next daylong Southwest Broadcast Newsroom Workshop.

Register here: http://www.tab.org/documents/member-services/tab-news-registration.pdf
Many thanks to Southern Methodist University for providing facilities for the annual event!

- Cost (same as last year)
$20 per student or educator
$50 per professional journalist
-- Registration fee includes box lunch!

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