BATON ROUGE, LA (WVUE) - FOX 8 won eight first place awards at the 2014 Louisiana Associated Press Broadcasters Awards ceremony. The ceremony was held Saturday at the Lod Cook Alumni Center on LSU's campus. In all, FOX 8 took home a total of 13 awards.
FOX 8 won the following awards:
- First place: WVUE, Hounded, Shelley Brown, Fox 8 Defenders, Lance Washington, Avis Landry, Paul Rodgers.
BEST SPORTS STORY
- First place: WVUE, She's a Knockout, Sean Fazende, Edwin Goode, Lance Washington.
- Second place: WVUE, Life Outside the Lines, Jennifer Hale, Lance Washington.
BEST INVESTIGATIVE REPORTING
- First place: WVUE, Body of Evidence, Lee Zurik, Donny Pearce, Jon Turnipseed, Tom Wright.
- Second place: WVUE, Swiped Again, Tom Wright, Jon Turnipseed, Lee Zurik.
BEST PUBLIC AFFAIRS
- First place: WVUE, Disappearing Defenses II: Fighting for the Coast, John Snell, Paul Rodger.
- First place: WVUE, Heart of Louisiana: Buggy Racing, Dave McNamara.
- First place: WVUE, fox8live.com, Wes Cook, staff.
BEST IN-DEPTH SERIES
- First place: WVUE, Shopping for Your Health, Sabrina Wilson, Jon Turnipseed, Jim Pennison.
- Third place: WVUE, Bruce Katz.
- Second place: WVUE, Bruce Katz.
- First place: WVUE, Fred Hickman.
- Third place: WVUE, Fox 8 News at 9 p.m., Bobby Brennan.