MYRTLE BEACH, SC (WMBF) - WMBF News won seven awards from the Radio Television Digital News Association of the Carolinas over the weekend.
The WMBF News team won awards across several categories:
- First place for Light Feature with a story on flags being repurposed for veterans in the Grand Strand
- Second place for Breaking News with coverage of January’s tornado that blew through Loris High School’s parking lot
- Second place for Hard News Feature with a story on a long lost cemetery found in Bucksport
- Second place for Podcast with the Carolina True Crime Podcast
- Second place for Outstanding News Operation
Members of the WMBF News team also won individual awards:
- Chief Meteorologist Jamie Arnold, first place for TV Weathercaster of the Year
- Photographer George Hansen, first place for TV News Photographer of the Year
The RTDNAC is an organization of radio and television stations, networks, cable and news services in North and South Carolina.