6 News wins “Outstanding News Operation” for 2nd year in a row

WLNS-TV won the award for “Outstanding News Operation” for the second year in a row on Sunday.

The awards were handed out by the Associated Press-Michigan.

6 News beat out every broadcast station in Michigan outside of Detroit.

WLNS-TV won 7 awards prior to the “Outstanding News Operation” win – more than any other station in the state.

The station won two first place awards for:

  • Public Service for the “Here For You” campaign
  • Enterprise story for “Gun safety – One family’s tragic story” by Sheri Jones and Chief Photographer Dave Parks. That story – part of the “Safety For You” campaign, detailed the reaction after the 3-year-old son of a Jackson County sheriff’s deputy got hold of a gun and accidentally killed himself.

6 News was also honored for:

We welcome thoughts and comments from our viewers. We ask that everyone keep their remarks civil and respectful. Postings that contain profanity, racist, or potentially libelous remarks will be deleted. We will delete any commercial postings, as well.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s