FOX 8 honored with 15 first-place New Orleans Press Club awards

FOX 8 honored with 15 first-place New Orleans Press Club awards

NEW ORLEANS (WVUE) - FOX 8 was honored to take home several awards at the 2018 Press Club of New Orleans Excellence in Journalism awards show that was held Saturday night.

Below is a list of the winners:

  • Crime Reporting: Lee Zurik, Tom Wright, Independence Mayor indicted
  • Breaking News: WVUE TV Staff, February 7th Tornado
  • Best Digital Social Video: Jenn Thrasher, Alexa Weather App
  • Government Political Reporting: Lee Zurik,Tom Wright, Political Appointee Resigns
  • Lifestyle Reporting: Liz Reyes, Canvas of Controversy
  • Business Reporting: Lee Zurik, Tom Wright, Hooked Up
  • Best Promotional Campaign: Matt Davis, Staff Off the Books Sweeps Promo
  • Sports Videography: Edwin Goode, Saints vs Packers. Goode also won second place in this category
  • General News Reporting: Meg Gatto, Pure Gold
  • Environmental-Science Reporting: Lee Zurik, Tom Wright, Left for Dead
  • Best Weathercast: Nicondra Norwood
  • Best Video Editing: Jon Turnipseed, State of Unrest
  • Investigative Reporting: Lee Zurik, Tom Wright, State of Unrest
  • Best Newscast: Dannah Sauer, FOX 8 News at 10
  • Best in Show Award The Jim Metcalf Memorial Award for best in broadcast writing: Lee Zurik

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