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WTVR CBS 6 honored with a dozen awards

Posted at 12:47 AM, Apr 29, 2012

RICHMOND, Va. (WTVR) - The South’s First Television Station, WTVR-TV, was honored with twelve awards Saturday.

In fact, CBS 6 received three Edward R. Murrow awards and nine Virginia Associated Press awards.

The station won Murrow awards for its 11 p.m. newscast and Greg McQuade won Murrow awards for his feature reports on John Mitchell Jr. and Bill "Bojangles" Robinson.

The station's six Associated Press awards were for best website, best in-depth documentary, best editorial series, best feature photography, best human interest story and best sports anchor.

WTVR is proud of these achievements as we believe it reflects the station’s dedication to our community.

Depend on CBS 6 News and for the most complete, in-depth coverage of local news in Central Virginia.

Here is a complete list of the awards:

Edward R. Murrow Awards:

Best 11 p.m. Newscast

Video Feature Reporting

Video Writing

Virginia Associated Press Awards:

Best Documentary or In-Depth Report

Best Feature Or Human Interest Story

Best Editorial or Editorial Series

Best Feature Photography

Best Website

Best Sports Anchor of The Year

  • Meritorious: Lane Casadonte