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2011 Scholarship Winners

The Texas Associated Press Broadcasters group is giving $7,500 in scholarships for 2011.

TAPB on Wednesday announced that six students will share the funds, to be presented at the group's awards banquet on Saturday night, April 16, at the Dallas Marriott Quorum.

Four scholarship winners will get $1,500 each. They are Austin Wideman of Texas Tech University, Alison Morris of Texas Tech University, Josh Gorbutt of Sam Houston State University and Doug Murray, who has been accepted to the University of North Texas and to Texas Christian University.

Scholarships of $750 apiece will go to Madison Campbell of Abilene Christian University and Melanie Torre of the University of Texas at Austin. Torre is graduating in May.

TAPB Contest Critiques

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Critiques are now available from the 2010-2011 Texas AP Broadcasters radio, TV & online contests.

Some judges offered extensive remarks about the 1st, 2nd and Honorable Mention winners. Others only listed the winners.

Each division has more than 20 pages of critiques, including websites. If you would like any/all of them faxed to you, please e-mail your fax number to Dallas AP's Diana Heidgerd: dheidgerd@ap.org

The TAPB awards banquet will be Saturday night, April 16, at the Dallas Marriott Quorum. The cost is $75 per person. Registration at: www.tapb.org

TAPB Judging Photos March 5-6, 2011

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TAPB Judging/Photos
March 5-6, 2011
Hilton Homewood Suites
Grapevine, Texas

Texas Associated Press Broadcasters 2010-2011 Television Contest Winners

TV winners in the 2011 Texas Associated Press Broadcasters competition. he awards will be presented at the TAPB convention on
Saturday, April 16, at the Dallas Marriott Quorum.

Texas Associated Press Broadcasters 2010-2011 Radio Contest Winners

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Radio winners in the 2011 Texas Associated Press Broadcasters competition. The awards will be presented at the TAPB
convention on Saturday, April 16, at the Dallas Marriott Quorum.

TAPB board of directors meeting on March 5-6

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Here is a review of the Texas AP Broadcasters board of directors meeting on Saturday & Sunday, March 5-6, during radio/TV contest judging
weekend at the Hilton Homewood Suites in Grapevine, Texas, with:

-- CHAIRMAN: Joe Terrell, KLTV-TV, Tyler
-- TV PRESIDENT: Jenny Martinez, KRGV, Weslaco
-- TV VICE PRESIDENT: Mike George, KBTX, Bryan
-- RADIO PRESIDENT: Emily Donahue, KUT, Austin.
-- and Dallas AP's Diana Heidgerd
...

1. TAPB Balance:
-- Approximately $52,000.

2. BILLS to be paid:
-- Webmaster Noble Sprayberry: $50 for March

Thursday, Feb. 17, 2011 Board Actions

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Here is a review of the Texas Associated Press Broadcasters conference call on Thursday, Feb. 17, 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: Emily Donahue, KUT, Austin.
-- RADIO VICE PRESIDENT: Chace Murphy, WTAW, Bryan-College Station
-- and Dallas AP's Barry Bedlan & Diana Heidgerd
....
1. TAPB Balance:

Sorting Day Photos

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Photos of Texas AP Broadcasters contest entry sorting day, Saturday, Feb. 12, 2011, at Associated Press offices in Dallas, with TAPB board members Joe Terrell, Benji Snead and Jenny Martinez, along with AP's Diana Heidgerd.

Thursday, Dec. 2, 2010 Board Actions

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Here is a review of the Texas Associated Press Broadcasters board conference call on Thursday, Dec. 2, 2010, with:
-- CHAIRMAN: Joe Terrell, KLTV-TV, Tyler
-- VICE CHAIRMAN: Benji Snead, KCBD, Lubbock
-- TV PRESIDENT: Jenny Martinez, KRGV, Weslaco
-- TV VICE PRESIDENT: Mike George, KBTX, Bryan
-- RADIO PRESIDENT: Emily Donahue, KUT, Austin.
-- RADIO VICE PRESIDENT: Chace Murphy, WTAW, Bryan-College Station
-- and Dallas AP's Barry Bedlan & Diana Heidgerd
.....

1. TAPB Balance:
-- $25,948.04
...
2. Board APPROVED following bills to be paid:

Thursday, Oct. 28, 2010 Board Actions

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Here is a review of the Texas AP Broadcasters board conference call on Thursday, Oct. 28, 2010, 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: Emily Donahue, KUT, Austin
-- RADIO VICE PRESIDENT: Chace Murphy, WTAW, Bryan-College Station
-- and Dallas AP's Barry Bedlan & Diana Heidgerd
......

1. TAPB finances.
-- As of Sept. 30: $26,035.03.
...
2. BILLS to be paid/OK:

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