WBT Receives 2013 North Carolina Pacesetter Award
November 7, 2013
Greater Media Charlotte’s WBT-AM/FM received the 2013 North Carolina Pacesetter Award from the Radio Television Digital News Association
of the Carolina during a special luncheon held at the Charlotte Motor Speedway on Saturday, November 2, 2013.
In addition, the WBT News Department also received several additional A.P. awards for the station’s coverage of the 2012 Democratic National Convention and for other individual stories and efforts, including:
Best Spot News:
“Occupy Charlotte eviction,” Mike Doyle, Chris Miller.
“Police Shooting,” Mike Doyle; “DNC Protest,” Chris Miller.
Best General News:
Honorable Mention: “Protest,” Mike Doyle.
Best Use of Sound:
Honorable Mention: Chris Miller
WBT AM/FM News also picked up A.P. awards in the Best Enterprise/Investigative and Best Newswriting categories.
“This coveted honor is a wonderful tribute to the entire hardworking WBT Team,” said Rick Feinblatt, vice president and market manager of Greater Media Charlotte.