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WDAZ wins 13 awards

Grand Forks, ND – WDAZ is proud to announce that several staff members have been honored with 13 awards over the past few months; our News Department has won ten awards, our Sports Department has won two awards and our Promotions Department has won one award.  “This is an exciting time at WDAZ as my staff continues to be recognized for their award winning work. This is also an historic moment for WDAZ, as it’s the first time we have ever been nominated for the Upper Midwest Regional Emmys®.  I am very proud of everyone on camera and behind the scenes,” says Rob Horken, WDAZ Station Manager.  “Everyone in our newsroom works incredibly hard every day, and it’s wonderful to see them honored in this way.  We had a goal of getting a Regional Emmy® nomination, and now we have two.  I could not be more proud.” says Julie Moravchik, WDAZ News Director.

WDAZ staff members received the following awards:

Midwest Broadcast Journalists Association: Eric Sevareid Award:

WDAZ News Breaking News Award of Merit - The Search for Anthony

Upper Midwest Regional Emmys®, WDAZ News Nominations:

Team Coverage: The Search for Anthony

General Assignment Report: A Graduation Surprise

North Dakota Broadcasters Association: 

WDAZ News Best Photography: GR8 Outdoors - Mud Run

WDAZ Promotions Department, Award of Merit-Best Public Service: Toys for Tots

Minnesota Society of Professional Journalists, WDAZ News won:

2nd Place: Breaking News - The Search for Anthony

3rd place: Newscast - The Search for Anthony

3rd place: Column for Grand Forks Herald - Life of a Mom, Julie Moravchik

Dakotas Associated Press:

2nd Place: Television Website, WDAZ News

2nd Place: Newscast, WDAZ News

3rd Place: Sports, WDAZ Sports


Minnesota Associated Press:

Honorable Mention: "DAZ Football Friday", WDAZ Sports

Honorable Mention: News at Ten, WDAZ News