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WUFT-TV and WUFT-FM receive 15 Florida AP awards

By on April 23rd, 2012

Congratulations to the students and staff of WUFT-TV and WUFT-FM for their outstanding showing in the Florida Associated Press Awards this year.  Students and staff attended the banquet in Orlando Saturday.

Winners and finalists include:

TELEVISION SMALL MARKET

  • Continuing Coverage: WUFT TV, Occupy Gainesville, Darby Underwood and Trent Kelly (finalist)
  • Hard News Feature: WUFT TV, Suwannee Springs Ricardo Navarro (first place)

RADIO II

  • Web site: WUFT FM, WUFT website (first place)
  • Continuing Coverage: WUFT FM, NASA: Past, Present and Future, Tom Krynski, Corey Bachman and Katiana Krawchenko (first place)
  • Sports Feature: WUFT FM, Gator National Champs Honored in Rival Stadium, Marc Whiteman (finalist)
  • Sports Feature: WUFT FM, Football and Small Towns, Jordan Matich (first place)
  • Use of Sound for Radio: WUFT FM, The Long and Hot March to the Swamp, Steven Gallo (finalist)
  • Use of Sound for Radio: WUFT FM, September 11th: We Will Never Forget, Alyssa Averette (first-place)
  • Light Feature: WUFT FM, Florida Songbird,  Elisabeth Williamson and Donna Green-Townsend (finalist)
  • Light Feature: WUFT FM, Another Pavarotti In The Making, Steven Gallo (first place)
  • Hard News Feature: WUFT FM, The Execution of Manuel Valle, Steven Gallo (first place)
  • Public Affairs: WUFT FM, History & Plight of Florida Waterways, Donna Green-Townsend (finalist)
  • Mobile Journalist: WUFT FM, Trent Kelly (first place)
  • Individual Achievement: WUFT-FM, Steven Gallo (first place)
  • Overall: WUFT-FM (first place)

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