MYRTLE BEACH, SC (WMBF) – WMBF News is proud and to accept several awards from the Radio Television Digital News Association of the Carolinas.
WMBF News Anchor Kaitlin Stansell was awarded "TV News Reporter of the Year" last weekend at the association's annual awards event.
WMBF News' Chief Photographer also received two first-place awards for his work. "Medical Ecstasy," a report on treating veterans suffering from PTSD with MDMA received won in the Health-Medicine category. Walter and former WMBF News anchor Julie Martin received the award for this story, which you can view below.
"Got Some Goodies for Ya," a story about helping homeless veterans, got first place in the Hard News Feature category. Walter and former WMBF News reporter Conor McCue won for this story, which you can view below.
WMBF News Sports Anchor Joe Murano won a second-place award for his report on the Myrtle Beach Speedway.
WMBF News Meteorologist Robert Whitehurst also received second place in the TV Weathercaster of the Year category.
"I couldn't be more proud of the WMBF News team for its excellence in journalism," said WMBF News General Manager and Vice President Sarah Miles. "This recognition honors the work that is done every single day by our outstanding team of journalists who are dedicated to serve and inform our community."
"I couldn't be more proud of our team of journalists here at WMBF News," said WMBF News Director Ashley Talley. "They continue to cover issues important to the community with creativity and professionalism."