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Texas Associated Press Broadcasters 2009-2010 Television Contest Winners

Here are winners in the Texas Associated Press Broadcasters 2009-2010 television contest.

Awards will be presented Saturday night, April 24, during the 2010 TAPB convention at the Headliners Club in Austin. Registration information will be available on this site in late March.

TELEVISION

TELEVISION
Best Commentary-Editorial
KXAS, Dallas-Fort Worth. Newy Scruggs, Matt Barrie & Sam Hale. Bye Bye T.O.

DIVISION 1
Best Newscast
1. WFAA, Dallas-Fort Worth. Eric Valadez, John Rios & Kelly Amsler. Aired 6 p.m. 9-25-2009.
2. KDFW, Dallas-Fort Worth. Aired 9 p.m. 6-10-09.
Hon Men: KPRC, Houston. Aired 10 p.m. 12-16-09.

Best Sportscast
1. WFAA, Dallas-Fort Worth. Dale Hansen, Sean Hamilton & Ted Madden. Aired 10 p.m. 12-16-09.
2. KPRC, Houston. Randy McIlvoy. Aired 10 p.m. 12-16-09.
Hon Men: KDFW, Dallas-Fort Worth. Mike Doocy. Aired 9 p.m. 12-16-09.

Best Weathercast
1. KHOU, Houston. Gene Norman. Aired 5 p.m. 9-25-09.
2. KPRC, Houston. Frank Billingsley. Aired 10 p.m. 12-16-09.
Hon Men: KDFW, Dallas-Fort Worth. Dan Henry. Aired 9 p.m. 6-10-09.

Best News Anchor/Team
1. KHOU, Houston. Christine Haas.
2. KDAF, Dallas-Fort Worth. Walt Maciborski.
Hon Men: KRIV, Houston. Sibila Vargas.

Best Spot Coverage/Station
1. WFAA, Dallas-Fort Worth. Meagan Harris, Art MacLaren & Valerie Roberts. Rescued Live.
2. WFAA, Dallas-Fort Worth. Meagan Harris, Art MacLaren & Valerie Roberts. North Texas Burning.
Hon Men: KHOU, Houston. April Flood.

Best Spot Story/Individual
1. KHOU, Houston. Kevin Reece, Leo Gonzalez & Tom Empey. Fire Trucks Collide
2. KHOU, Houston. Jeff McShan & Greg Hamilton. Subway Robber
Hon Men: WFAA, Dallas-Fort Worth. Craig Civale & Greg T. Johnson. Sunset Fire.

Best Feature/Serious
1. KRIV, Houston. Greg Groogan & Mark Muller. The Mending.
2. KHOU, Houston. Jeremy Rogalski, Keith Tomshe & David Raziq. Soldiers at Risk. Iraq Water Investigation.
Hon Men: KTVT, Dallas-Fort Worth. Jack Fink, Josh Brown & Alexis Ramirez. Custody Battle.
Hon Men: WFAA, Dallas-Fort Worth. Gary Reaves & Greg T. Johnson. Cell Block Faith.

Best Feature/Light
1. KRIV, Houston. Greg Groogan & Mark Muller. Kyle.
2. WFAA, Dallas-Fort Worth. Jason Whitely & Alan McKenzie. Snapshots of South Dallas.
Hon Men: KHOU, Houston. Kevin Reece, Ernesta Torres & Chris Desmond. Rescue Me.

Best Investigative
1. WFAA, Dallas-Fort Worth. Byron Harris, Mark Smith & Kraig Kirchem. Safety for Sale.
2. KHOU, Houston. Mark Greenblatt, David Raziq & Keith Tomshe. Under Fire: Discrimination & Corruption in the Texas Army National Guard.
Hon Men: KDFW, Dallas-Fort Worth. Becky Oliver. Mortgage Rescue Scam.

Best Photojournalism/Station
1. KHOU, Houston.
2. WFAA, Dallas-Fort Worth.
Hon Men: KRIV, Houston.

Best Photojournalism/Individual
1. KHOU, Houston. Todd Rogenthien.
2. KRIV, Houston. Mark Muller.
Hon Men: WFAA, Dallas-Fort Worth. Greg T. Johnson.

Best Sports Story
1. WFAA, Dallas-Fort Worth. Joe Trahan, Arnold Payne & Sean Hamilton. Victory Lap.
2. KHOU, Houston. Daniel Gotera. Winning One for LZ.
Hon Men: KHOU, Houston. Len Cannon & Chris Desmond. Wrestling School.

Best Documentary/TV Magazine or Special
1. KPRC, Houston. Glen Garcia, April Arias & Bryan Barkas. Hurricane Ike
2. KHOU, Houston. Mark Greenblatt, Keith Tomshe & David Raziq. Under Fire.
Hon Men: KDFW, Dallas-Fort Worth. Cowboy's Countdown to Kickoff.

Best Series
1. KRIV, Houston. Randy Wallace, Jim Dunham & David Steinhars. Dying Woman Denied Medicaid.
2. KPRC, Houston. Joel Eisenbaum, Tracy Hatfield & Brandon Martin. Jennifer's Story.
Hon Men: KPRC, Houston. Phil Archer & Brandon Martin. Galveston.

Best Specialty/Beat Reporting
1. KHOU, Houston. Kevin Reece, Christine Haas & Todd Rogenthien. Soldier Stories.
2. KHOU, Houston. Alex Sanz. Harris County Government.
Hon Men: WFAA, Dallas-Fort Worth. Janet St. James. An Apple a Day.

Best Reporter
1. KPRC, Houston. Joel Eisenbaum.
2. KHOU, Houston. Brad Woodard.
Hon Men: KHOU, Houston, Kevin Reece.

Best General Assignment
1. KHOU, Houston. Brad Woodard, Frank McBride & Guy Tubbs. American Icon Abandoned.
2. KPRC, Houston. Joel Eisenbaum & Brandon Martin. Paper Trail.
Hon Men: KRIV, Houston. Randy Wallace, Jim Dunhan & David Steinhart. Placing Blame.

Best Continuing Coverage
1. KHOU, Houston. Kevin Reece, Chris Desmond & Ernesto Torres. Rescue Me.
2. WFAA, Dallas-Fort Worth. Monika Diaz, John Lane & Gary Ultee. The Two Sides of Smadi.
Hon Men: KDAF, Dallas-Fort Worth. Dawn Tongish, Barry Blonstein & Jose Sanchez. The Price of Freedom.

Best Website
1. KPRC, Houston.
No 2nd or Honorable Mention

Best Deadline Editing/General News
1. WFAA, Dallas-Fort Worth. Greg T. Johnson. Wigs.
2. KHOU, Houston. Ernesto Torres. Galveston Trees.
No Honorable Mention

Best Feature Editing
1. KHOU, Houston. Todd Rogenthien. Hearts for Hunter.
2. WFAA, Dallas-Fort Worth. Greg T. Johnson. Cellblock Faith.
Hon Men: KPRC, Houston. Brandon Martin. Brandon's Reel.

Best Interview
1. KRIV, Houston. Greg Groogan & Mark Muller. Mankin Speaks.
2. KDAF, Dallas-Fort Worth. Dawn Tongish. Incest Survivor: Former Miss America.
No Honorable Mention

Best Online/Special Content
1. KHOU, Houston. Houston Snow.
2. KDFW, Dallas-Fort Worth. Steve Noviello & Raul Cantu. DTV Switch.
No Honorable Mention

Best Morning Newscast
1. WFAA, Dallas-Fort Worth. Brad Conaway, Fred Baugh & Jon Sasser. Aired 6 a.m. 9-25-2009.
2. KHOU, Houston. Aired 6-10-09.
No Honorable Mention

DIVISION 2
Best Newscast
1. KENS, San Antonio. Aired 10 p.m. 12-16-09.
2. KVUE, News at 6. Frank Volpicella. Aired 6 p.m. 3-17-09.
Hon Men: KVUE, Austin. Frank Volpicella. Aired 10 p.m. 3-17-09.

Best Sportscast
1. KXAN, Austin. Roger Wallace. Aired 12-16-09.
2. KEYE, Austin. Bob Ballou. Aired 9-25-09
Hon Men: KENS, San Antonio. Joe Reinagel. Aired 10 p.m. 9-25-09.

Best Weathercast
1. KENS, San Antonio. Bill Taylor. Aired 5 p.m. 9-25-09.
2. KVUE, Austin. Mark Murray. Aired 10 p.m. 6-10-09.
Hon Men: KABB, San Antonio. Alex Garcia. Aired 9 p.m. 3-17-09.

Best News Anchor/Team
1. KENS, San Antonio. Barry Davis.
2. KEYE, Austin. Jason Wheeler.
Hon Men: KVUE, Austin. Terri Gruca.

Best Spot Coverage/Station
1. KXAN, Austin. Fort Hood Shootings.
2. KVUE, Austin. Police Shooting.
Hon Men: KXAN, Austin. Missing Priest.

Best Spot Story/Individual
1. KXAN, Austin. Shannon Wolfson & Frank Martinez. Missing Priest.
2. KVUE, Austin. Clara Tuma & Nate Cardenas. Police Shooting.
Hon Men: KENS, San Antonio. Shady Springs Fire.

Best Feature/Serious
1. KENS, San Antonio. Joe Conger & Michael Humphries. Radium in Paradise
2. KXAN, Austin. Jim Swift & Frank Martinez. Dying Trees
Hon Men: KENS, San Antonio. Between the Fence and a Hard Place

Best Feature/Light
1. KXAN, Austin. Jim Swift & Chris Nelson. Karaoke League.
2. KENS, San Antonio. Deborah Knapp & Michael Humphries. Skateboards for the Lord.
Hon Men: KVUE, Austin. Clara Tuma & Nate Cardenas. Librarians with Ink

Best Investigative
1. KENS, San Antonio. Brian New, Michael Humphries & Larry Burns. Tied to Towing.
2. KENS, San Antonio. Christopher Heath, Larry Burns & Ken Huizar. New Car Dangers.
Hon Men: KXAN, Austin. Shannon Wolfson & Ben Friberg. APD Red Light Runners.

Best Photojournalism/Station
1. KENS, San Antonio.
2. KXAN, Austin.
Hon Men: KEYE, Austin.

Best Photojournalism/Individual
1. KEYE, Austin. Jonathan Uhl
2. KENS, San Antonio. Hugo Perez.
Hon Men: KENS, San Antonio. Michael Humphries.

Best Sports Story
1. News 8 Austin, Austin. Jeff Power. Mount Everest.
2. KVUE, Austin. Brian Mays & Matt Mitchell. Toddler Golfer.
Hon Men: KEYE, Austin. Bob Ballou & Anthony Geronimo. Playing for Pat.

Best Documentary/TV Magazine or Special
1. News 8 Austin, Austin. Crestina Chavez. 40 Years of Brotherhood.
2. News 8 Austin, Austin. Veronica Castelo, Ricky Doyle, & Drew Moses. Active 8.
Hon Men: KVUE, Austin. Quita Culpepper. Does it Work?

Best Series
1. News 8 Austin, Austin. Crestina Chavez & Drew Moses. Family Ties.
2. KEYE, Austin. Karla Leal. Emprendedores de la Recesion.
Hon Men: News 8 Austin, Austin. Russell Wilde & Andy Brooksbank. Texas BBQ.

Best Specialty/Beat Reporting
1. KENS, San Antonio. Barry Davis. Eyewitness Wants to Know.
2. KVUE, Austin. Amy Johnston. Education Rep.
Hon Men: KXAN, Austin. Jenny Hoff. Politics.

Best Reporter
1. KENS, San Antonio. Brian New.
2. KEYE, Austin. Jason Wheeler.
Hon Men: KXAN, Austin. Jim Swift.

Best General Assignment
1. News 8 Austin, Austin. Heidi Zhou & Drew Moses. Oil Titans.
2. KENS, San Antonio. Angela Kocherga & Hugo Perez. Lost Generation.
Hon Men: KXAN, Austin. Matt Flener & Mark Batchelder. Resume Guy.

Best Continuing Coverage
1. KABB, San Antonio. Yami Virgin, Brian Sanchez & Raoul Cortez. The Search for Jean Paul Lacome.
2. News 8 Austin, Austin. Heidi Zhou. Construction Worker Safety.
Hon Men: KVUE, Austin. Fort Hood Shootings.

Best Website
1. KVUE, Austin.
2. KXAN, Austin.
Hon Men: News 8 Austin, Austin.

Best Deadline Editing/General News
1. KENS, San Antonio. Michael Humphries. A Deadly Situation.
2. KENS, San Antonio. Michael Humphries. Alamo Etchings.
Hon Men: KVUE, Austin. Dathan Hull. The Final Goodbye.

Best Feature Editing
1. KENS, San Antonio. Michael Humphries. Skateboards for the Lord.
2. KENS, San Antonio. Michael Humphries. Between the Fence and a Hard Place.
No Honorable Mention

Best Interview
1. KENS, San Antonio. Barry Davis. Questioning the Congressman.
No 2nd or Honorable Mention

Best Online/Special Content
1. KEYE, Austin. John Bumgardner. Twilight: New Moon.
2. News 8 Austin, Austin. Longhorn Football.
No Honorable Mention

Best Morning Newscast
1. KXAN, Austin. Aired 12-16-2009.
2. KVUE, Austin. Thea Williams. Aired 12-16-2009.
Hon Men: KENS, San Antonio. Aired 3-17-09.

DIVISION 3
Best Newscast
1. KVIA, El Paso. Johnathan Eaves & Ozzie Carrillo. Aired 10 p.m. 3-17-09.
2. KLTV, Tyler-Longview. Kenny Boles, Joe Terrell & Kelly Hefelfinger. Aired 10 p.m. 3-17-09.
Hon Men: KINT, El Paso. Aired 5 p.m. 12-16-09.

Best Sportscast
1. KWTX, Waco. Dan Ingham, Adam Winkler & Tom Interliggi. Aired 9-25-09.
2. KBTX, Bryan-College Station. Shane McAuliffe. Aired 3-17-09.
No Honorable Mention

Best Weathercast
1. KLTV, Tyler-Longview. Mark Scirto. Aired 5 p.m. 12-16-09.
2. KLTV, Tyler-Longview. Grant Dade. Aired 11:30 a.m. 3-17-09.
Hon Men: KVEO, Brownsville. Caitilin Espinosa. Aired 10 p.m. 12-16-2009.

Best News Anchor/Team
1. KBTX, Bryan-College Station. Meredith Stancik.
No 2nd or Honorable Mention

Best Spot Coverage/Station
1. KWTX, Waco. Fort Hood Shootings.
2. KBTX, Bryan-College Station. El Dorado Chemical Fire.
No Honorable Mention

Best Spot Story/Individual
1. KVIA, El Paso. Ken Molestina & Miguel Mendez. Apartment Explosion.
2. KRGV, Weslaco. Stephanie Stone. Street Documents.
Hon Men: KVIA, El Paso. Marissa Monroy & David Moreno. Chaparral Fire.

Best Feature/Serious
1. KRGV, Weslaco. Polo Sandoval. Smuggler's Expressway.
2. KVIA, El Paso. Marissa Monroy & Tom Scott. Tortugas Pilgramage.
Hon Men: KRGV, Weslaco. Jordan Williams. Dirty Dancing.

Best Feature/Light
1. KVIA, El Paso. Gerardo Najera. Capoeira.
2. KBTX, Bryan-College Station. Shane McAuliffe. Autistic Piano Man.
Hon Men: KLTV, Tyler-Longview. Joan Hallmark & Jamey Boyum. McClendon House.

Best Investigative
1. KBTX, Bryan-College Station. Ashlea Sigman, Lee Carpio & Andy Conner. Broken Promises.
2. KRGV, Weslaco. Will Ripley. Voices Behind the Walls.
Hon Men: KBTX, Bryan-College Station. Kristen Ross & Andy Conner. Private Information, Public Disclosure.

Best Photojournalism/Station
1. KBTX, Bryan-College Station.
2. KFOX, El Paso.
No Honorable Mention

Best Photojournalism/Individual
1. KBTX, Bryan-College Station. Andy Conner.
2. KFOX, El Paso. Rudy Reyes.
Hon Men: KVIA, El Paso. Miguel Mendez

Best Sports Story
1. KWTX, Waco. Adam Winkler. Sidelines & Bloodlines.
2. KVIA, El Paso. Paul Cicala. Venue in Jeopardy of Closing: Ruidoso Downs.
Hon Men: KVEO, Brownsville. Jason Notoras. Minute: Ten Swim.

Best Documentary/TV Magazine or Special
1. KFOX, El Paso. Rudy Reyes. Biggs Fly Girls.
2. KBTX, Bryan-College Station. Bonfire Anniversary.
Hon Men: KBTX, Bryan-College Station. Tom Turbiville & Andy Conner. Voices of Veterans.

Best Series
1. KRGV, Weslaco. Stephanie Stone. Cheating Charity.
2. KINT, El Paso. Arturo Alba & Oscar Almaraz. Pandillas en El Paso.
Hon Men: KWTX, Waco. Julie Hays. Texas Talk at White House.

Best Specialty/Beat Reporting
1. KLTV, Tyler-Longview. Joe Terrell & Jamey Boyum. Does it Work?
2. KRGV, Weslaco. Alex Trevino. Sex Slave Trade.
Hon Men: KLTV, Tyler-Longview. Joan Hallmark & Jamey Boyum. Freedom Fighters

Best Reporter
1. KRGV, Weslaco. Jordan Williams.
2. KBTX, Bryan-College Station. Steve Fullhart.
Hon Men: KFOX, El Paso. Daniel Novick.

Best General Assignment
1. KVIA, El Paso. Abe Lubetkin & Tom Scott. Empty Air.
2. KRGV, Weslaco. Lisa Cortez. Library Jail.
Hon Men: KBTX, Bryan-College Station. Steve Fullhart, Cody Coil & Andy Conner. Bonfire Memorial Service.

Best Continuing Coverage
1. KETK, Tyler-Longview. Tamara Jolee. Baby Murder.
2. KBTX, Bryan-College Station. Ashlea Sigman. Twilight Rapist.
Hon Men: KWTX, Waco. Bernadette Flores & Steve Zimmerman. Reliving Tragedy.

Best Website
1. KFOX, El Paso.
2. KLTV, Tyler-Longview.
Hon Men: KVIA, El Paso.

Best Deadline Editing/General News
1. KBTX, Bryan-College Station. Jordan Meserole. Band Legend Remembered.
2. KBTX, Bryan-College Station. Jordan Meserole. Muster 2009.
No Honorable Mention

Best Feature Editing
1. KBTX, Bryan-College Station. Steve Fullhart. Olsen Trial Preview.
2. KLTV, Tyler-Longview. Jamey Boyum. McClendon Package.
Hon Men: KFOX, El Paso. Rudy Reyes. See With Your Eyes.

Best Interview
1. KBTX, Bryan-College Station. Steve Fullhart & Barbara Smith. Red Light Camera Forum.
2. KWTX, Waco. Julie Hays & Ashley Lowell. Nobody's Fool.
No Honorable Mention

Best Online/Special Content
1. KBTX, Bryan-College Station. Steve Fullhart. Olsen Trial Blog.
No 2nd or Honorable Mention

Best Morning Newscast
1. KBTX, Bryan-College Station. Aired 12-16-09.
2. KVIA, El Paso. Adrian Ochoa & Denise Olivas. Aired 3-17-09.
No Honorable Mention

DIVISION 4
Best Newscast
1. KOSA, Midland-Odessa. Alan Waltrip. Aired 6 p.m. 3-17-2009.
2. KCBD, Lubbock. Aired 10 p.m. 3-17-2009.
Hon Men: KOSA, Midland-Odessa. Alan Waltrip. Aired 10 p.m. 6-10-09.

Best Sportscast
1. KOSA, Midland-Odessa. Krista Lander & Kyle Scott. Aired 10 p.m. 9-25-09.
No 2nd or Honorable Mention

Best Weathercast
1. KOSA, Midland-Odessa. Craig Stewart. Aired 6 p.m. 6-10-2009.
2. KWES, Midland-Odessa. Matt Engelbrecht. Aired 6 a.m. 3-17-2009.
No Honorable Mention

Best News Anchor/Team
1. KOSA, Midland-Odessa. Tatum Hubbard & Jay Hendricks.
No 2nd or Honorable Mention

Best Spot Coverage/Station
1. KOSA, Midland-Odessa. Armored Car Robbery.
2. KFDA, Amarillo. Kristen Guilfoos, Ben Briscoe & Wendi Bellar. Bushland Blast.
No Honorable Mention

Best Spot Story/Individual
1. KOSA, Midland-Odessa. Eddie Garcia. Armored Car Shooting.
2. KTXS, Abilene. Joe Fry & Jacque Lacroix. Running from the Border.
No Honorable Mention

Best Feature/Serious
1. KCBD, Lubbock. Katie Bauer & Ruben Villarreal. Missing in Action.
2. KOSA, Midland-Odessa. Catherine Collins & Josh Brown. Vicky's Kids.
Hon Men: KCBD, Lubbock. Ann Wyatt Little, John Berry & Ruben Villarreal. Lena's Story.

Best Feature/Light
1. KTXS, Abilene. Mike Skow & Joe Fry. Hire Me.
2. KCBD, Lubbock. Timothy Honeycutt. Egg Drop.
No Honorable Mention

Best Investigative
No Entries.

Best Photojournalism/Station
No Entries.

Best Photojournalism/Individual
1. KWES, Midland-Odessa. Jody Powers.
2. KCBD, Lubbock. Timothy Honeycutt.
No Honorable Mention

Best Sports Story
1. KOSA, Midland-Odessa. Kyle Scott. Coming Together.
No 2nd or Honorable Mention

Best Documentary/TV Magazine or Special
1. KOSA, Midland-Odessa. Tatum Hubbard. Sunday's Child ThanksgivingSpecial.
No 2nd or Honorable Mention

Best Series
1. KCBD, Lubbock. Karin McCay & Samuel Ortega. Today Show Wedding.
2. KOSA, Midland-Odessa. Eddie Garcia & Josh Brown. Marine Bootcamp.
Hon Men: KWES, Midland-Odessa. Haley Burks. Journey Behind Badge.

Best Specialty/Beat Reporting
1. KOSA, Midland-Odessa. Tatum Hubbard. Sunday's Child.
No 2nd or Honorable Mention

Best Reporter
1. KFDA, Amarillo. Ben Briscoe.
2. KOSA, Midland-Odessa. Eddie Garcia.
Hon Men: KOSA, Midland-Odessa. Beau Berman.

Best General Assignment
1. KOSA, Midland-Odessa. Catherine Collins & Josh Brown. Vicki's Kids.
2. KCBD, Lubbock. Katie Bauer & Ruben Villarreal. Hand Sanitizers.
Hon Men: KCBD, Lubbock. Katie Bauer & Ruben Villarreal. Texting and Driving.

Best Continuing Coverage
1. KCBD, Lubbock. Ann Wyatt Little, John Berry & Ruben Villarreal. B.U.S.T.: The Alex Brown Story
2. KOSA, Midland-Odessa. Beau Berman & David Huertas. Odessa Fight Club.
No Honorable Mention

Best Website
1. KWES, Midland-Odessa.
2. KFDA, Amarillo.
No Honorable Mention

Best Deadline Editing/General News
1. KCBD, Lubbock. Karin McCay & Samuel Ortega. The Fairy Tale.
No 2nd or Honorable Mention

Best Feature Editing
1. KOSA, Midland-Odessa. David Huertas. Shattered Dreams.
2. KOSA, Midland-Odessa. Kyle Scott. QB-WR Connection.
No Honorable Mention

Best Interview
No Entries.

Best Online/Special Content
No Entries.

Best Morning Newscast
No Entries.