2018 GABBY and Merit Winners

2018 GABBY and Merit Winners

BEST OF THE GABBY’S
RADIO (AA)
WDUN


RADIO (A)
WUGA


TV (AA)
WSAV


TV (A)
WSB-TV


BEST USE OF DIGITAL PLATFORMS
GABBY (RADIO AA)
WDUN- MITCH CLARKE


MERIT (RADIO AA)
WLHR- ANDREW HORNICK


GABBY (RADIO A)
WABE- DIGITAL TEAM


MERIT (RADIO A)
WCGQ- CHELSEA HUDSON, DAMON FREE, MIKE KELLY, DAVE ARWOOD


GABBY (TV AA)
WSAV- WSAV STAFF


GABBY (TV A)
WSB-TV- GEORGE MARSHALEK


BEST STATION PRODUCED COMMERCIAL, PSA, OR PROMOTIONAL SPOT
GABBY (RADIO AA)
WRBF- JEFF MCDERMOTT


MERIT (RADIO AA)

WBHF- BARRY KING, ALAN SANDERS, MIKE CLARK

GABBY (RADIO A)
WVEE- JAMES FAIREY



MERIT (RADIO A)
WBML-WCEH- BEN SANFIDER, BILL BOYS, AND THE LOCAL CAST “AND THEN THERE WERE NONE”


MERIT (RADIO A)
WBML-WCEH- BEN SANDIFER, FINN SANFIDER


GABBY (TV AA)
WALB- WES KEATON, WESLEY BOWER

 

BEST NEWS STORY, SAME DAY TV
GABBY (TV AA)
WSAV- STAFF OF WSAV


MERIT (TV AA)
WTVM- BRITTANY WOODEN- SANTIAGO


GABBY (TV A)
WGCL- ADAM MURPHY, ERIC CARLTON


MERIT (TV A)
WXIA- ANDY PIERROTTI, DAVID BROOKS


BEST FEATURE STORY OR SERIES (NEWS)

GABBY (RADIO AA)
WDUN- SCOTT KIMBLER


GABBY (RADIO A)
GPB- OLIVIA REINGOLD


MERIT (RADIO A)
GPB- GPB NEWS


MERIT (RADIO A)
WABE- STEPHANNIE STOKES


MERIT (RADIO A)
WUGA- CHRIS SHUPE



BEST FEATURE STORY 

GABBY (TV AA)
WGXA- SHANNON LILLY, JENNIFER MUNOZ, CHRIS HENSON


MERIT (TV AA)
GEORGIA FARM MONITOR- RAY D’ALESSIO


MERIT (TV AA)
WALB- EMILEIGH FORRESTER


MERIT (TV AA)
WSAV- KIM GUSBY


GABBY (TV A)
WGCL- ADAM MURPHY, JON GOSS


BEST FEATURE SERIES
GABBY (TV AA)
WJBF- ANNE MAXWELL


MERIT (TV AA)
WRDW- MEREDITH ANDERSON, DYLAN SMITH


GABBY (TV A)
WGCL- BRITTANY MILLER, GENO COLLINS


MERIT (TV A)
WKTB- PAULA RODRIGUEZ


BEST SPORTS PLAY BY PLAY BROADCAST
GABBY (RADIO AA)
WGJK- KEVIN KAREL


GABBY (RADIO A)
WDAK- SCOTT MILLER


BEST SPORTS REPORTER
GABBY (TV AA)
WALB- THEO DORSEY

GABBY (TV A)
WKTB- HECTOR SEVEREYN


BEST FEATURE STORY OR SERIES (SPORTS)

GABBY (RADIO AA)
WJRB- JEFF BATTEN


GABBY (RADIO A)
WCFO- RAJ VERMA, STEVE COLE, DAN WATKINS


MERIT (RADIO A)
WUGA- GARRETT MICHAEL, JED MAY, CHRIS SCHUPE


BEST SPORTSCAST
GABBY (TV AA)
WTOC- KEN GRINER, JAKE WALLACE, JIM O’DONNELL, VAN VOGT


GABBY (TV A)
WSB-TV- ZACH KLEIN, JUSTIN REID, DAVID HICKOX

 

BEST FEATURE FRANCHISE

GABBY (TV A)

WSB-TV- CRAIG LUCIE

 

GABBY (TV AA)

WGXA- JEFF COX

 

BEST MORNING SHOW

GABBY (RADIO AA)

WTTI- TOM PHILLIPS

 

GABBY (RADIO A)

WAFS- DANA BARRETT, NICHOLAS BEAN

 

BEST LOCALLY PRODUCED PROGRAM (NON NEWS OR SPORTS)

GABBY (RADIO AA)

WDUN- JOEL WILLIAMS, CALEB HUTCHINS

 

GABBY (RADIO A)

GPB- THE CAST OF “ON SECOND THOUGHT”

 

MERIT (RADIO A)

WGKA- JOEY WENZLER

 

MERIT (RADIO A)

WMLB- JOHN LEMLEY

 

MERIT (RADIO A)

WUGA- MATT GOREN, MICHAEL THOMAS, CHRIS SHUPE

 

BEST WEATHER COVERAGE

GABBY (TV AA)

WTVM- BRITTANY WOODEN- SANTIAGO, DEREK KINKADE

 

MERIT (TV AA)

WSAV- STAFF OF WSAV

 

GABBY (TV A)

WSB-TV- MISTI TURNBULL

 

BEST NEWSCAST

GABBY (RADIO AA)

WVOP- CHESTER PROCTOR

 

GABBY (RADIO A)

WABE- DENIS O’HAYER AND NEWS STAFF OF WABE

 

MERIT (RADIO A)

GNN- MATT COOK

 

GABBY (TV AA)

WSAV- TARCIA BUSH

 

MERIT (TV AA)

WTOC- DAWN BAKER, JAMIE ERTLE, ELIZABETH RAWLINS, SEAN EVANS

 

GABBY (TV A)

WXIA- STAFF OF 11- ALIVE

 

BEST ON AIR PERSONALITY

GABBY (RADIO AA)

WBHF- ALAN SANDERS

 

GABBY (RADIO A)

WCGQ- DAMON FREE

 

BEST NEWS REPORTER

GABBY (TV AA)

WRDW- MEREDITH ANDERSON

 

MERIT (TV AA)

WALB- MIKE FUSSELL

 

MERIT (TV AA)

WGXA- ERIC MOCK

 

MERIT (TV AA)

WSAV- HOLLY BOUNDS

 

GABBY (TV A)

WXIA-TV – REBECCA LINDSTROM

 

BEST METEOROLOGIST

GABBY (TV AA)

WMAZ- BEN JONES

 

MERIT (TV AA)

WRBL- CARMEN ROSE

 

GABBY (TV A)

WSB-TV- BRAD NITZ

 

COMMUNITY SERVICE AWARD

GABBY (RADIO AA)

WTCQ- STAFF OF WTCQ

 

GABBY (RADIO A)

WUGA- JIMMY SANDERS, ABBIE THAXTON, MICHAEL CARDIN

 

MERIT (RADIO A)

WNGC

ABBY JESSEN, JERRY ARNOLD, MACIE BANKS, PETE DEGRAFF, AMBER HENDERSON

 

GABBY (TV AA)

WMAZ- STAFF OF 13WMAZ

 

GABBY (TV A)

WSB-TV- JOCELYN DORSEY, MYRNA BROWN AND JENNIFER GROVE

 

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