Birmingham, AL – WBMA

2021 Alabama Broadcasters Association Awards 

1st Place

  • Best Franchise “School Patrol”- Bill Castle & Wendell Edwards

2020 Regional EMMY Awards 

1st Place

  • Best Daily Newscast “ABC 33/40 News at 5:00”- Chris Shirley & Justin Dawkins
  • Morning News “Good Morning Alabama”- Sonia Halmon, Victor Thompson, Zachary Seago, Sarah Snyder, Wendell Edwards, & Alan Baker
  • Team Coverage “President Visits Lee County Damage”- Jeff Houston, Stephen Gallien, Chris Shirley, Sarah Snyder, Pamela Huff, & Bill Castle

2020 Alabama Broadcasters Association

1st Place

  • Best Sports Reporting “Chris Stewart”- Jeff Speegle & Scott Forester
  • Best Social Media- Staff 
  • Best News Series “Hurricane Michael”- Chris Shirley, Sam Griswold, Cynthia Gould & Stephen Quinn
  • Best TV Photographer- Bill Castle
  • Best Website TV “abc3340.com”- Staff
2nd Place
  • Merit Award for News Franchise “School Patrol”- Wendell Edwards & Bill Castle

2019 Regional Emmy Awards 

1st Place

  • Weather Newscast: WBMA Staff 

2019 Regional Murrow Awards 

1st Place

  • Social Media: WBMA Staff 
  • Multimedia: WBMA Staff 

2019 Alabama Broadcaster Association Awards

1st Place

  • Best Breaking News: “Galleria Mall Shooting” 
  • Best Weather Anchor: James Spann