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Virginia, West Virginia broadcast stations honored

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Virginia, West Virginia broadcast stations honored
In the 2014 Associated Press Broadcasters Contest, WVIR-TV in Charlottesville earned the honor for small market television while WWBT-TV won Outstanding News Operation for large market television. On the radio side, the WVPN-FM, Charleston, W.Va earned Outstanding News Operation award where as WMUL-FM, Huntington, W.Va. the flagship station for Marshall University earned the award for non metropolitan radio.  Actually, metropolitan stations are granted broadcasting license for such cities which have more than 50,000 population size.  On the other hand, non metropolitan cities are those which have smaller population than 50,000 figure.

List of few winners:
Radio
Metro Classification:

Outstanding News Operation
Superior, WVPN-FM, Charleston, W.Va.

Best Cover Age Of A Spot News Story
Superior: WVPN-FM, Charleston, W.Va., “Theatre West Virginia Is Closing”

Best Coverage Of A Continuing News Story
Superior: WTOP-FM, Manassas, Va., “Government Shutdown
Meritorious: WVPN-FM, Charleston, W.Va., “Patriot Coal vs. UMWA”
Meritorious: WVPN-FM, Charleston, W.Va., “Schools for the Deaf and Blind”

Best Year-Round Sports
>No entries submitted

Best Documentary Or In-Depth Report
Superior: WVPN-FM, Charleston, W.Va., “West Virginia at 150”
Meritorious: WTOP-FM, Manassas, Va., “Troubled Waters”

Best Feature Or Human Interest
Superior: WTOP-FM, Manassas, Va., “Homeless Search”
Meritorious: WTOP-FM, Manassas, Va., “Arlington Wreaths”
Meritorious: WVPN-FM, Charleston, W.Va., “The Demon Beat”

Best Website
Superior: WVPN-FM, Charleston, W.Va., www.wvpublic.org

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