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KTXS receives 6 awards, including 3 first-place honors

Published On: Mar 11 2013 12:58:38 PM CDT   Updated On: Mar 04 2013 03:54:34 PM CST
Texas AP Broadcasters
ABILENE, Texas -

KTXS captured six awards – including three first-place honors – in the 2013 Texas Associated Press Broadcasters contest.

Those winning first-place honors were:

*- KTXS meteorologist Mark Rowlett for his Sept. 19, 2012, 6 p.m. weathercast,

*- KTXS photographer Nick Bradshaw for “Photojournalism-Individual,” and

*- Bradshaw for “Deadline Editing: General News.”

KTXS reporter Jennifer Kendall and Bradshaw received a second-place award for “Feature (Serious)” for a report on “Mystery Still Surrounds the House of Yahweh.”

Meanwhile, KTXS sports reporter Casey Keirnan captured an honorable mention for a feature on the Anson Tigers.

In addition, KTXS staffer Chelsea Humphrey and Bradshaw received an honorable mention for “Enduring Spirit: Possum Kingdom Rebuilds after Wildfires.”

KTXS competed in Division 4, which included TV stations from Abilene, Midland-Odessa, Sherman-Denison, Wichita Falls, Lubbock, and Beaumont-Port Arthur.