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WAFB wins 7 first place awards at Associated Press banquet

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JACKSON, MS (WAFB) -

WAFB racked up a total of seven first place awards Saturday night at the Associate Press banquet in Jackson, MS.

We competed in the large market Louisiana category against stations in Baton Rouge, New Orleans and Shreveport.

We won the following Louisiana large market awards:

Best Documentary
Best Breaking News
Best Daytime Newscast
Best Evening Newscast
Best Overall Excellence

The AP also combined all market sizes in both Louisiana and Mississippi and handed out a few regional awards.

We also won the following regional awards:

Best Daytime Newscast
Best Breaking News

Congratulations to all of our co-workers on-camera and off who have worked to make Louisiana's News Channel one of the best.

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