- Associated Press - Saturday, June 6, 2015

OCEAN CITY, Md. (AP) - The 2015 winners in the Chesapeake Associated Press Broadcasters Association contest for AP member stations in Delaware, the District of Columbia and Maryland:

BEST OF SHOW 2014

TV - WBOC-TV, “Antares Rocket Explosion,” John Dearing, Ron Krisulevicz, Joe Carmean, Steve Hammond, Paul Butler, Dan Satterfield, Bill Mich, Rachel Rea, David Gordon, Jared Pearman

Radio -WAMU-FM, “Marion Barry, Beloved And Polarizing Legend Of D.C. Politics, Dies At 78,” Jacob Fenston

TV WINNERS

Washington Metro

OUTSTANDING SPOT NEWS REPORTING

WJLA-TV, Washington, “Plane Crash Coverage,” Joce Sterman

OUTSTANDING NEWS SERIES

WUSA-TV, Washington, “DC Police Running Red Lights,” Russ Ptacek, Nadia Pflaum, Erin Van der Bellen, Samara Martin Ewing, Felix Ortiz, James Searls, Dion Wiggins

OUTSTANDING COVERAGE OF A CONTINUING STORY

WJLA-TV, Washington, “Gaithersburg Plane Crash,” Jay Korff, Brad Bell, Mitch Jacob, Joe DeFeo, Dave Lucas, Jummy Olabanji, John Gonzalez, Lauren Stauffer, Tom Roussey, Ashley Billings

OUTSTANDING DOCUMENTARY OR IN-DEPTH REPORTING

WRC-TV, Washington, “Arlington National Cemetery: 150 Years of History,” Jason Gittlen, Matt Glassman, Jim Vance, Chris Lawrence, Aaron Gilchrist, Wendy Rieger, Chester Panzer, Ron Leidelmeyer, Dave Carter, Scott Eisenhuth

OUTSTANDING YEAR-ROUND LOCAL SPORTS COVERAGE

No entries submitted

OUTSTANDING EDITORIAL OR COMMENTARY

WRC-TV, Washington, “Vance’s View,” Jim Vance

OUTSTANDING PUBLIC AFFAIRS PROGRAM OR SERIES

WRC-TV, Washington, “Changing Minds,” Mike Goldrick, Lauren Dunn, Doreen Gentzler, Jason Gittlen, Perkins Broussard

OUTSTANDING ENTERPRISE REPORTING

WRC-TV, Washington, “Beer Bust,” Tisha Thompson, Rick Yarborough, Jeff Piper, Steve Jones, Mike Goldrick

OUTSTANDING FEATURE OR HUMAN INTEREST STORY

Voice of America, Washington, “Preacher From Plains,” Kane Farabaugh, Michael Burke

OUTSTANDING SPORTS FEATURE

WUSA-TV, Washington, “Jake Scott Saved by Wrestling,” Dave Owens, James Searls

OUTSTANDING TELEVISION PHOTOGRAPHY

WJLA-TV, Washington, “Natural Sound Is King,” Brandon Mowry

OUTSTANDING SPECIALTY REPORTING

Voice of America, Washington, “Science Correspondent Steve Baragona”

OUTSTANDING WEATHERCAST

WRC-TV, Washington, “November Snow: Thanksgiving Travel Trouble,” Doug Kammerer

OUTSTANDING NEWSCAST

WRC-TV, Washington, “News4 at 11,” WRC Staff

OUTSTANDING NEWS OPERATION OF THE YEAR

WRC-TV, Washington, “NBC4: Working 4 You” News4 Staff

OUTSTANDING WEBSITE

WRC-TV, Washington, “nbcwashington.com,” Mike Goldrick, Wendy Warren, News4 Staff

BEST REPORTER

WJLA-TV, Washington, Jay Korff

VIDEO JOURNALIST/ONE MAN BAND REPORTER

Voice of America, Washington, Kane Farabaugh

MULTIMEDIA/ONLINE JOURNALISM

Voice of America, Washington, “Google Glass & Other Wearables,” Carolyn Presutti, Jose Vega, Deb Aiken, Mark Young, Jim Fry, Pradeep Mistry, Sean McAll, Steve Houk, Brian Allen, Andrew Palczewski

BALTIMORE/WILMINGTON METRO

OUTSTANDING SPOT NEWS REPORTING

WMAR-TV, Baltimore, “It’s not Every Day Breaking News Comes to You,” Kelly Groft, Jamie Costello, Jeff Herman, Larry Carney, Siobhan Garrett, Brian Troutman, Bill Fink, Jaime Green, Kelly Swoope, Cherly Conner, Katrina Bush, Tony Marsala, Jeff Hager, Trang Do, Christian Schaffer

OUTSTANDING NEWS SERIES

WBAL-TV, Baltimore, “Dangerous Road Reflectors,” Barry Simms, Chuck Cochran, Mac Finney, Augusta Brennan-Jones

OUTSTANDING COVERAGE OF A CONTINUING STORY

WBAL-TV, Baltimore, “Dangerous Railroad Crossings,” David Collins

OUTSTANDING DOCUMENTARY OR IN-DEPTH REPORTING

WBFF-TV, Baltimore, “Jason’s Story,” Jeff Abell, Bryan Barr

OUTSTANDING YEAR-ROUND LOCAL SPORTS COVERAGE

WBAL-TV, Baltimore, “WBAL-TV 11 Sports,” Gerry Sandusky, Pete Gilbert, Chris Dachille, Amanda Chaffman, Jim Forner, Sean Smith, Nate Trainor

OUTSTANDING EDITORIAL OR COMMENTARY

WBFF-TV, Baltimore, “Behind the Headlines: School Violence,” Mark Hyman, Chris Manson, Casey Clark, Ben Worsley

OUTSTANDING PUBLIC AFFAIRS PROGRAM OR SERIES

WBFF-TV, Baltimore, “Democratic Debate,” Mike Tomko, Jennifer Gilbert, Casey Clark, Greg Massoni

OUTSTANDING ENTERPRISE REPORTING

WMAR-TV, Baltimore, “Sex Trafficking: From Survivor to Inside a Sting in Baltimore,” Cheryl Conner, Lamont Williams, Chris Verri

OUTSTANDING FEATURE OR HUMAN INTEREST STORY

WBFF-TV, Baltimore, “The Running Man,” Kathleen Cairns, Jed Gamber

OUTSTANDING SPORTS FEATURE

WJZ-TV, Baltimore, “Fastest Woman on Three Wheels,” Linh Bui, Miranda Villei

OUTSTANDING TELEVISION PHOTOGRAPHY

WBFF-TV, Baltimore, “Jed Gamber Photography”

OUTSTANDING SPECIALTY REPORTING

WBAL-TV, Baltimore, “Beetle Versus Home Owners,” David Collins, Mac Finney

OUTSTANDING WEATHERCAST

WBFF-TV, Baltimore, “Rain to Snow for Thanksgiving Travel,” Jonathan Myers

OUTSTANDING NEWSCAST

WBFF-TV, Baltimore, “March 25, 2014,” Christopher Berinato

OUTSTANDING NEWS OPERATION OF THE YEAR

WBFF-TV, Baltimore, Staff

OUTSTANDING WEBSITE

WBAL-TV, Baltimore, “WBALTV.com,” Greg Ng, Saliqa Kahn, Katie Lange, Chris Dachille

BEST REPORTER

WBFF-TV, Baltimore, Joy Lepola

VIDEO JOURNALIST/ONE MAN BAND REPORTER

WBFF-TV, Baltimore, Paul Gessler

MULTIMEDIA/ONLINE JOURNALISM

No entries submitted

Non-Metro

OUTSTANDING SPOT NEWS REPORTING

WBOC-TV, Salisbury, Md., “Antares Rocket Explosion,” John Dearing, Ron Krisulevicz, Joe Carmean, Steve Hammond, Paul Butler, Dan Satterfield, Bill Mich, Rachel Rea, David Gordon, Jared Pearman

OUTSTANDING NEWS SERIES

WMDT-TV, Salisbury, Md., “Wicomico’s Most Wanted,” Emily Lampa

OUTSTANDING COVERAGE OF A CONTINUING STORY

WBOC-TV, Salisbury, Md., “Controversial Oyster Restoration Project Kicks Off in the Little Choptank River,” Tyler Butler

OUTSTANDING DOCUMENTARY OR IN-DEPTH REPORTING

WMDT-TV, Salisbury, Md., “Coast to Coast Infant Sex Abuse Case,” Emily Lampa, Allen Vickers

OUTSTANDING YEAR-ROUND LOCAL SPORTS COVERAGE

WMDT-TV, Salisbury, Md., “47 ABC Sports Team,” Spenser Tilus, Travon Miles, Angela Santoro

OUTSTANDING EDITORIAL OR COMMENTARY

No entries submitted

OUTSTANDING PUBLIC AFFAIRS PROGRAM OR SERIES

No entries submitted

OUTSTANDING ENTERPRISE REPORTING

WBOC-TV, Salisbury, Md., “Back From the Dead: The Heroin Antidote,” Corrina Pysa

OUTSTANDING FEATURE OR HUMAN INTEREST STORY

WBOC-TV, Salisbury, Md., “A Hand Up, Not a Handout: HALO Opens Men’s Shelter,” Corrina Pysa

OUTSTANDING SPORTS FEATURE

WBOC-TV, Salisbury, Md., “The Heartbeat of the Lions,” Scott Abraham, Jared Pearman

OUTSTANDING TELEVISION PHOTOGRAPHY

No entries submitted

OUTSTANDING SPECIALTY REPORTING

WMDT-TV, Salisbury, Md. “Kitchen Insider,” Lenita Wesson

OUTSTANDING WEATHERCAST

WMDT-TV, Salisbury, Md. “Main Weather 11.11.14,” Travis Michels

OUTSTANDING NEWSCAST

WMDT-TV, Salisbury, Md., “11PM Newscast,” Sarah Truitt, Josh Lynch, Greg Olenik, Matt Ford, Emily Lampa, Travis Michels, Spenser Tilus

OUTSTANDING NEWS OPERATION OF THE YEAR

WBOC-TV, Salisbury, Md., John Dearing, Ron Krisulevicz, Joe Carmean, Steve Hammond

OUTSTANDING WEBSITE

WBOC-TV, Salisbury, Md., “WBOC.com,” Kye Parsons, Sean Evans, Ethan Holland, Leigh Yanus

BEST REPORTER

WMDT-TV, Salisbury, Md., Emily Lampa

VIDEO JOURNALIST/ONE MAN BAND REPORTER

WBOC-TV, Salisbury, Md., Michael Chesney

MULTIMEDIA/ONLINE JOURNALISM

No entries submitted

RADIO WINNERS

Washington Metro

OUTSTANDING SPOT NEWS REPORTING

WTOP-FM, Washington, “Gaithersburg Plane Crash,” WTOP Staff

OUTSTANDING NEWS SERIES

WAMU-FM, Washington, “The Next Hit: The Heroin Epidemic in the Washington Region,” Tara Boyle, Rebecca Sheir, Emily Berman, Lauren Ober, Lauren Landau, Tatyana Safranova, Hans Anderson

OUTSTANDING COVERAGE OF A CONTINUING STORY

WNEW-FM, Washington, “Where is Relisha Rudd?” Cameron Thompson

OUTSTANDING USE OF SOUND

WAMU-FM, Washington, “Marion Barry, Beloved and Polarizing Legend of D.C. Politics, Dies at 78,” Jacob Fenston

OUTSTANDING DOCUMENTARY OR IN-DEPTH REPORTING

WAMU-FM, Washington, “Breaking Ground: Military Children,” Kavitha Cardoza

OUTSTANDING YEAR-ROUND LOCAL SPORTS COVERAGE

WTOP-FM, Washington, “WTOP Sports,” WTOP Staff

OUTSTANDING EDITORIAL OR COMMENTARY

WTOP-FM, Washington, “Core Values,” Chris Core

OUTSTANDING PUBLIC AFFAIRS PROGRAM OR SERIES

WAMU-FM, Washington, “The Kojo Nnamdi Show: DC Candidate Forums,” Michael Martinez, Brendan Sweeney

OUTSTANDING ENTERPRISE REPORTING

WAMU-FM, Washington, “The Cost of D.C. Council’s Power Over Contracts,” Patrick Madden

OUTSTANDING FEATURE OR HUMAN INTEREST STORY

WAMU-FM, Washington, “Virginia Woman Rebuilds Her Life After Attempted Suicide,” Matthew Schwartz

OUTSTANDING SPORTS FEATURE

WTOP-FM, Washington, “The Home Run Hitting Hunter,” Jonathan Warner

OUTSTANDING SPECIALTY REPORTING

WTOP-FM, Washington, Paula Wolfson

OUTSTANDING NEWSCAST

WTOP-FM, Washington, “November 11, 2014 6pm,” WTOP Staff

OUTSTANDING NEWS OPERATION OF THE YEAR

WAMU-FM, Washington, WAMU News Staff

OUTSTANDING TALK SHOW

WTOP-FM, Washington, “Ask the Governor,” Debra Feinstein, Mark Lewis

OUTSTANDING WEBSITE

WTOP-FM, Washington, “WTOP.com,” WTOP.com Staff

BEST REPORTER

WTOP-FM, Washington, Megan Cloherty

MULTIMEDIA/ONLINE JOURNALISM

WFED-AM, Washington, “Hidden Treasure,” Michael O’Connell

BALTIMORE/WILMINGTON METRO

OUTSTANDING SPOT NEWS REPORTING

WBAL-AM, Baltimore, “Shooting at the Mall in Columbia,” WBAL NewsRadio 1090 News Department

OUTSTANDING NEWS SERIES

WDEL-AM, Wilmington, Del., “Overcoming Odds,” Amy Cherry

OUTSTANDING COVERAGE OF A CONTINUING STORY

WBAL-AM, Baltimore, “Charles Village Landslide,” WBAL NewsRadio 1090 News Department

OUTSTANDING USE OF SOUND

WEAA-FM, Baltimore, “The Marc Steiner Show Baltimore Stands In Solidarity With Ferguson,” Marc Steiner

OUTSTANDING DOCUMENTARY OR IN-DEPTH REPORTING

WDEL-AM, Wilmington, Del., “Cabbie Complaints,” Amy Cherry

OUTSTANDING YEAR-ROUND LOCAL SPORTS COVERAGE

WDEL-AM, Wilmington, Del., “WDEL Sports” WDEL Staff

OUTSTANDING EDITORIAL OR COMMENTARY

No entries submitted

OUTSTANDING PUBLIC AFFAIRS PROGRAM OR SERIES

WEAA-FM, Baltimore, “Baltimore Town Hall: Should the Community Control the Police?” Marc Steiner

OUTSTANDING ENTERPRISE REPORTING

WDEL-AM, Wilmington, Del., “Councilman Lies,” Amy Cherry

OUTSTANDING FEATURE OR HUMAN INTEREST STORY

WBAL-AM, Baltimore, “Wreaths Across Crownsville Veterans Cemetery,” John Patti

OUTSTANDING SPORTS FEATURE

WBAL-AM, Baltimore, “Ponying Up,” Scott Wykoff

OUTSTANDING SPECIALTY REPORTING

WDEL-AM, Wilmington, Del., “WDEL’s Delaware EducationWatch,” Amy Cherry

OUTSTANDING NEWSCAST

WDEL-AM, Wilmington, Del., “WDEL’s Delaware Morning News,” WDEL Staff

OUTSTANDING NEWS OPERATION OF THE YEAR

WDEL-AM, Wilmington, Del., WDEL Staff

OUTSTANDING TALK SHOW

WDEL-AM, Wilmington, Del., “The Rick Jensen Show,” Rick Jensen

OUTSTANDING WEBSITE

WDEL-AM, Wilmington, Del., “WDEL.com,” WDEL Staff

BEST REPORTER

WDEL-AM, Wilmington, Del., Amy Cherry

MULTIMEDIA/ONLINE JOURNALISM

No entries submitted

Non-Metro

OUTSTANDING SPOT NEWS REPORTING

WFMD-AM, Frederick, Md. “Mid-Air Collision,” WFMD News Team

OUTSTANDING NEWS SERIES

WRAU-FM, Ocean City, Md., “Are Foreign Students Being Exploited by Coastal Businesses?” Bryan Russo, Tara Boyle

OUTSTANDING COVERAGE OF A CONTINUING STORY

WXDE-FM, Milford, Del., “Eric Bodenweiser Trial in Sussex County Superior Court in Georgetown, DE,” Joe Irizarry

OUTSTANDING USE OF SOUND

WRAU-FM, Ocean City, Md., “The Coast’s Singing and Praying Bands,” Matthew Schwartz, Bryan Russo, Tara Boyle

OUTSTANDING DOCUMENTARY OR IN-DEPTH REPORTING

WRAU-FM, Ocean City, Md., “Ocean City Ramps Up for a Four-Month Party,” Bryan Russo, Tara Boyle

OUTSTANDING YEAR-ROUND LOCAL SPORTS COVERAGE

WFMD-AM, Frederick, Md., Pete McCloud, Ed Lulie

OUTSTANDING EDITORIAL OR COMMENTARY

WXDE-FM, Milford, Del., “Note to Local School Boards: Stop Trying to Ban Books,” Susan Monday

OUTSTANDING PUBLIC AFFAIRS PROGRAM OR SERIES

WRAU-FM, Ocean City, Md., “Where the Party Never Ends: The Drinking Culture on the Coast,” Bryan Russo, Tara Boyle

OUTSTANDING ENTERPRISE REPORTING

WSCL/WSDL, Salisbury, Md., “An African American Community Lost in Time” Don Rush

OUTSTANDING FEATURE OR HUMAN INTEREST STORY

WSCL/WSDL, Salisbury, Md., “89th Annual Pony Swim,” Don Rush, Tom Hunt

OUTSTANDING SPORTS FEATURE

WSCL/WSDL, Salisbury, Md., “Dew Tour,” Don Rush, Matt Forney

OUTSTANDING SPECIALTY REPORTING

WFMD-AM, Frederick, Md., “Ebola Coverage,” WFMD News Team

OUTSTANDING NEWSCAST

WFMD-AM, Frederick, Md., “Newscast, May 16, 2014,” WFMD News Team

OUTSTANDING NEWS OPERATION OF THE YEAR

WFMD-AM, Frederick, Md., WFMD News Team

OUTSTANDING TALK SHOW

WXDE-FM, Milford, Del., “Cape Henlopen Book Censorship,” Susan Monday

OUTSTANDING WEBSITE

WFMD-AM, Frederick, Md., “WFMD.com,” WFMD News Team

BEST REPORTER

WRAU-FM, Ocean City, Md., Bryan Russo

MULTIMEDIA/ONLINE JOURNALISM

No entries submitted

CERTIFICATE FOR OUTSTANDING NEWS PROTECTION OF THE ASSOCIATED PRESS:

WRC-TV, Washington

WTOP-FM, Washington

WNEW-FM, Washington

WXDE-FM, Lewes, Del.

WBAL-TV, Baltimore

WDEL-AM, Wilmington, Del.

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