Cincinnati, OH – WKRC

2022 Ohio Valley EMMY Awards

1st Place

  • News Special “Cincinnati: 20 Years of Change”- Kyle Inskeep, Doug Lillibridge, Tim Air, and Ray Pfeffer
  • Crime – News “Assault at the Cockfight”- Duane Pohlman
  • Environment/Science “Fallout”- Duane Pohlman
  • Reporter – Investigative Composite “Composite”- Duane Pohlman
  • Editor – Long Form Content “Cincinnati: 20 Years of Change”- Ray Pfeffer

2022 Ohio SPJ Awards

1st Place

  • Best Reporter “BEST OF SHOW – TELEVISION”- Cassy Arsenault
  • Best Criminal Justice Reporting “Assault at the Cockfight”- Duane Pohlman and Eric Frisbee
  • Best Government/Political Reporting “Triggering Change”- Eric Frisbee and Duane Pohlman
  • Best Health Care/Medical Reporting “Chamber of Hope/Pain Without Pills”- Max McClellan, Eric Frisbee, and Duane Pohlman

2nd Place

  • Best General Assignment Reporting “Feature Reports”- Cassy Arsenault

2022 All Ohio Excellence in Journalism Awards

1st Place

  • News “The Restraint Chair”- Duane Pohlman and Eric Frisbee
  • Ongoing Coverage “Fallout”-  Duane Pohlman, and Eric Frisbee

2022 Cincinnati SPJ Chapter Awards

1st Place

  • Best Overall Broadcast Reporter “Best Overall Reporter”- Duane Pohlman
  • Best Investigative Reporting “Restraint Chair”-  Duane Pohlman, and Eric Frisbee
  • Environmental and Science Reporting “Fallout”- Duane Pohlman, Eric Frisbee, and Tim Geraghty
  • Health Care/Medical Reporting “Chamber of Hope, Pain Without Pills”- Duane Pohlman, Eric Frisbee, and Max McClellan
  • Government/Community Issues Reporting “Triggering Change”- Duane Pohlman and Eric Frisbee
  • SOCIAL/CRIMINAL JUSTICE REPORTING “Assault at the Cockfight”- Duane Pohlman and Eric Frisbee
  • FIRST AMENDMENT AWARD “The Boys Who Died of Sports”- Stephanie Kuzydym and Eric Gerhardt
  • HUMAN RIGHTS/ MINORITY ISSUES REPORTING “Redlining in the Queen City”- John Lomax, James Pilcher, Stephanie Kuzydym, Eric Gerhardt, Ed Burkholder, Brian Calfano, and Tim Geraghty
  • BEST CONTINUING COVERAGE OR SERIES “The Life Saving Efforts of Athletic Trainers”- Stephanie Kuzydym and Eric Gerhardt
  • FEATURE STORY “Breaking the Mold”- Kyle Inskeep, Eric Gerhardt, and Stephanie Kuzydym
  • UC BEARCATS FOOTBALL TEAM COVERAGE “Bearcats are Bowl Bound”- Meghan Mongillo and Bryan Dykes
  • USE OF PUBLIC RECORDS REPORTING “Athletes at Risk: Matthew Mangine, Jr.”- Stephanie Kuzydym, Eric Gerhardt and Christian Hauser

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