NewsTalk WANI, Blackerby, Win ABBY Awards

By March 25, 2019News


Congratulations to NewsTalk WANI Station Manager and morning show host Zac Blackerby and the entire WANI team for winning two prestigious statewide awards for broadcast excellence. .
Broadcast professionals from across Alabama attended the thirteenth annual Alabama Broadcasters Association’s “Best in Broadcasting Awards”, otherwise known as the ABBYs, this past Saturday at The Club in Birmingham.
Auburn/Opelika This Morning, hosted by Blackerby each weekday from 6 a.m.-9 a.m., was named Best Talk Show. Additionally, Blackerby was honored for having the Best Regularly Scheduled Newscast.
This was the second consecutive year that Auburn/Opelika This Morning and the NewsTalk WANI newscast has won the ABBY Awards.
“We are extremely proud of the quality product delivered by NewsTalk WANI and are honored to be recognized by our peers,” said Mike Hubbard, president of parent company Auburn Network, Inc. “Zac’s leadership and commitment to excellence is obvious and we are proud of what he and the station do to serve our community every day.”

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