Dayton – WKEF/WRGT

2022 Murrow Awards

1st Place

  • Newscast “6:30P Newscast”- Staff
  • Continuing Coverage “Investigation into Eric Cole’s death”- Staff

2022 SPJ Ohio Awards

1st Place

  • Best News Operation in Ohio- Rebecca Gulden
  • Best Newscast in Ohio “Getting Answers in the Death of Eric Cole”- Rebecca Gulden, Nina Pieri, Megan O’Rourke, Adam Aaro, Chelsea Sick, Bryn Caswell, & John Shaffer
  • Best Continuing Coverage “Deadly Police Chase”- Chelsea Sick, Holden Robinson, & Ryan Segda
2n Place
  • Best Newscast in Ohio “Chaos at the Capitol”- Nina Pieri, Blake Sutherland, Megan O’Rourke, Adam Aaro, Bryn Caswell, & Tyler Gee

2022 APME Headliners Excellence in Journalism Awards

1st Place

  • Continuing Coverage “What happened to Eric Cole?”- Staff

2nd Place

  • Best Newscast “11P newscast on capitol riots”- Staff
  • Spot News “Spot news coverage of local tornado and flooding outbreak”- Staff
  • Best Feature “Remembering Alicia Titus”- Adam Aaro and Holden Robinson

 

2021 Society of Professional Journalists Awards

1st Place

  • Best News Operation-Rebecca Gulden
  • Best Enterprise Reporting “Jeremy Ganger Story”- Adam Aaro & Todd Meadows
  • Best Spot News “Breaking Protests Over Racial Equality”- Rebecca Gulden, Adam Aaro, Megan O’Rourke, Chad Spinks, Chelsea Sick, Lee Furry, Holden Robinson, Bryn Caswell, Ryan Segda, & Todd Meadows

    2020 Regional EMMY Awards

    1st Place

    • Continuing Coverage “Tornado Outbreak Coverage”- Rebecca Gulden, Nathan Edwards, Megan O’Rourke, Adam Aaro, Elyse Coulter, Bryn Caswell, Molly Reed, Kevin Roach, Allen Henry, Rebeckah Chenoweth, Courtney Wheaton, Danielle Malagarie, Chelsea Sick, and Colleen Peregrin

    2020 Ohio Society of Professional Journalists

    1st Place

    • Best Newscast “6 PM on Dayton 24/7 Now”- Rebecca Gulden, Kevin Roach, Megan O’Rourke, Adam Aaro, Nathan Edwards, Molly Reed, and Bryn Caswell
    • Best Spot News “Oregon District Mass Shooting Coverage”- Staff

    2nd Place

    • Best Continuing Coverage “Memorial Day Tornado Outbreak”- Staff

    2020 Ohio Associated Press Media Editors

    1st Place

    • Best Coverage of a Scheduled Event 2019: “Coverage of Detective Del Rio’s Funeral”

    2019 Society of Professional Journalists

    1st Place

    • Best Newscast “OH Tornado Outbreak”
    • Best Sports Reporting “Reggie Wilaon Sports Storytelling Compilation”

    2nd Place

    • Best Documentary “Solving the Miami Valley’s Food Desert Crisis”

    2019 Ohio Associated Press Media Editors

    1st Place

    • Best Documentary of Series “Series of Stories Done on the High Level of Hunger in the Region”- Staff
    • Breaking News “Mobile Phone Store Robbery”- Staff 

    2019 Cleveland Press Club

    1st Place

    • “A Surprise Touchdown”- Reggie Wilson & Todd Meadows