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WCPO named finalist in 2019 Ohio APME broadcast contest

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Posted at 3:26 PM, Feb 14, 2020
and last updated 2020-02-16 08:09:52-05

WCPO was named a finalist in three categories of the Ohio Associated Press Media Editors 2019 radio and TV contest.

WCPO is a finalist in the following categories:

The awards in actual order of finish -- first or second -- will be announced at the Ohio APME annual awards banquet May 9, 2020 in Columbus. The General Excellence, Hall of Fame, Rising Star and First Amendment award winners also will be announced at the meeting.

Twenty-four broadcasters submitted 299 entries in the contest, which featured news, sports and weather reporting as well as features, documentaries and photography from 2019.

Entries were judged by broadcasters from Michigan Radio, Ann Arbor, Michigan and WGSW, Saginaw, Michigan, Radio; WJMN-TV, Marquette, Michigan, WLNS-TV, Lansing, Michigan, and KDKA-TV, Pittsburgh, Television I and Television II.

The Associated Press is a not-for-profit news cooperative representing newspapers and broadcast stations in the United States.

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