Bristol, VA – WCYB

2021 Virginias Associated Press Broadcaster Awards

1st Place

  • Best Continuing News Coverage-Staff
  • Best Documentary/In-Depth News Coverage “Innoncence Lost: What Happened to Evelyn Boswell?”- Staff
  • Best TV Sportscaster “WCYB Sports Segments”- Heather Williams
2nd Place
  • Best Investigative Reporter “Carter Co. Commissioners Jump the COVID-19 Vaccination Line”- Caleb Perhne
  • Best Serious News Feature “2020 Pandemic Retrospective”- Caleb Perhne

2020 Association Press Tennessee Awards

1st Place

  • Best Daytime TV Newscast “Breaking Weather Flood Content”- Staff

2nd Place

  • Best Sports Feature “News 5 Overall Content”- Paul Johnson
3rd Place
  • Best Sports Feature “Ben Talley”- Paul Johnson
  • Best Spot News Coverage “Dale Jr. Plane Crash Coverage”- Staff
  • Best TV News Reporter “John Engel for Content Coverage”- John Engel
  • Best TV Enterprise Reporting “Kids Get Road Fixed”- Angelique Arintok
  • Best Long Serious News Story “Safe and Sound: School Safety”- Christy Calcagno

2019 Association Press Tennessee Awards

1st Place

  • Best TV Sportscaster: Heather Williams, Sports Anchor
2nd Place
  • Best TV News Anchor: News 5 at 6 PM/10 PM/11 PM – Paul Johnson, News Anchor 
  •  Best TV Spot News Coverage: “St. Paul Truck Crash & Rescue” – WCYB News Staff
  • Best TV Sports Feature: “Still Sterling” – Heather Williams, Sports Anchor 

2019 Association Press of the Virginias Awards

1st Place

  • Best Spot/Breaking News: News 5 at 10/11 PM & Facebook – WCYB staff  
  • Best News Anchor: News 5 at 6/10/11 PM – Paul Johnson, Anchor 

2nd Place

  • Best News Reporting: “Bristol Casino Proposal” – Paul Johnson, Reporter & Keith Roberts, Photographer 

2018 Tennessee Association Press Awards

1st Place
  • Best TV Evening Newscast: WCYB News Staff
  • Best TV News Anchor: Paul Johnson
2nd Place
  • Spot News Coverage: WCYB News Staff
  • Best Long Light Feature: “Dale Earnhardt, Jr. Profile” – Reporter, Paul Johnson

2018 Association Press of the Virginias Awards

1st Place

  • Outstanding News Operation of Virginias: “Overall News Content/Coverage” – WCYB News Staff (Keith Weiss, ND)

2nd Place

  • Best Newscast: “Eastman Chemical Explosion” –  Joey Barker, 5pm News Producer
  • Producer: “It’s Bristol, Baby!” Race Special” – Heather Williams, Show EP
  • Sports Feature:  “12-Year-Old Race Car Champion” – Heather Williams, Reporter