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Congrats to our 'News Director of the Year'

Posted October 31, 2011

Our WRAL family recently won nine awards from the Radio Television Digital News Association of the Carolinas, and one award in particular is very special to us.

We secretly nominated our newsroom boss, Rick Gall, for "News Director the Year," and he won! You can read one of our nomination letters here.

We had a little celebration for Rick this morning, and, in true Rick Gall fashion, he attributed his success to us and the work we do. Such a classy guy.

Please join me in congratulating Rick and the rest of our award-winning crew:

Margaret Murchison News Director of the Year
First place: Rick Gall

News Website
First Place: WRAL.com

Investigative
First Place: WRAL-TV – Waiting for Care – Bruce Mildwurf/Edward Wilson/David McCorkle

Special Report
First Place: WRAL-TV – Deadly Tornadoes – WRAL-TV

Sports Special
Second Place: WRAL-TV – NHL All Star Special – Leesa Moore/Stephanie Beck/Chris Burns/Debra Morgan/Jeff Gravley

Political-Election
Second Place: WRAL-TV – Election 2010 – WRAL-TV

Political-General
Second Place: WRAL-TV – Main Street, N.C. – Bryan Mims/Richard Adkins

Series
Second Place: WRAL-TV – Tornado Recovery – The Baker Family – Stacy Davis/Geoffrey Levine/Terry Cantrell/Tom Normanly

Spot News
Second Place: WRAL-TV – NC Flooding – WRAL-TV

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  • chevybelair57sd Oct 31, 1:23 p.m.

    Congrates to WRAL, I hope Pams leaving was totally voluntary, she was a delight to watch with her bubbly demeaner

  • Chairman of the Bored Oct 31, 11:20 a.m.

    WYFF in Greenville SC won best newscast.

    Fox Charlotte won best sports report.

    News 14 Carolina won best Political-Election.

    WYFF in Greenville SC won best Political-General.

    Fox Charlotte won best series.

    WTVD 11 won best spot news.

    Congrats on the accolades, I will have to say, WYFF news from 5 through 6:30 pm is fast paced and well put together.

  • Chairman of the Bored Oct 31, 11:14 a.m.

    I'd be interested in knowing who won all the First Places.

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