Cincinnati, OH – WKRC

2021 Emmy Awards

1st Place
  • News-Serious Feature “Cockfighting: Cruel or Contaminated”- Duane Pohlman & Eric Frisbee
  • Politics/Government “Broken Systems”- Duane Pohlman & Eric Frisbee
  • Arts/Entertainment “Black and Brown Faces”- Kyle Inkeep & Bryan Dykes

2021 Ohio Society of Professional Journalist Awards

1st Place
  • Best Reporter-Duane Pohlman
  • Best Government Reporting “Broken Systems: Flaws in Laws”- Duane Pohlman & Eric Frisbee
2nd Place
  • Best Enterprise Reporting “Cockfighting: Cruel or Contam.”- Duane Pohlman & Eric Frisbee

2021 Cincinnati SPJ Chapter Awards

1st Place
  • Gerald White Award – Overall Excellence “Matt Mangine Jr.”- Stephanie Kuzydym & Eric Gerhardt
  • Overall Best Broadcast Reporter- Duane Pohlman
  • Best Investigative Reporting “Drifting Death”- Duane Pohlman & Eric Frisbee
  • Child/Youth/Teen Issues “From EAP’s to AED’s”- Stephanie Kuzydym & Eric Gerhardt
  • Best Government/Community Issues “Warrant for Concern”- Duane Pohlman & Eric Frisbee
  • Best Continuing Coverage or Series “Athletes at Risk”- Stephanie Kuzydym & Eric Gerhardt
  • Best Health/Medical Reporting “HBOT Therapy”- Duane Pohlman & Eric Frisbee

2021 Ohio Associated Press Awards

1st Place
  • Best Documentary/Series “Drifting Death?”- Duane Pohlman
  • Best Documentary/Series “Drifting Death?”- Eric Frisbee
  • Best Reporter- Duane Pohlman
2nd Place
  • Best Enterprise Reporting “Athletes at Risk?”- Stephanie Kuzydym
  • Best Enterprise Reporting “Athletes at Risk?”- Eric Gerhardt

2020 Regional Emmy Awards

  • Crime “Hidden Past”- Duane Pohlman
  • Investigative Report: Single Story “Failure to Protect Avery”- Duane Pohlman

2019 Regional Emmy Awards

1st

  • Crime Reporting: “Selling Criminal Weapons” – Duane Pohlman and Eric Frisbee
  • Politics/Government Reporting: “Ohio’s Marijuana Mess” – Duane Pohlman
  • Promotion: “The Weather Authority” – Tim Fair

2019 Society of Professional Journalists Awards

1st

  • Best Reporter: “Local 12 News” – Duane Pohlman 
  • Best Enterprise Reporting: “Local 12 News” – Duane Pohlman 
  • Best Environmental Reporting: “Local 12 News” – Duane Pohlman 
  • Best Criminal Justice Reporting: “Local 12 News” – Duane Pohlman 
  • Best Consumer Reporting: “Local 12 News” – Duane Pohlman 
2nd
  • Best Photographer: “Local 12 News” – Eric Frisbee 

2019 Ohio Associated Press

1st

  • Best Reporter in a Large Market: Duane Pohlman

2019 National Headliner Award

3rd
  • Environmental Reporting: “Fernald: Radioactive Reality” – Duane Pohlman, Eric Frisbee