Two WOUB productions won Ohio Associated Press Broadcast awards at a ceremony last week in Columbus.
First place in the small market Best Enterprise Reporting category is "Good Neighbors: Bad Blood." Produced by WOUB News student reporter Kirstin Brownrigg and edited by Nick Parsons, the program premiered in September 2008 and focuses on the chemical C8 (PFOA), which is produced at DuPont near Parkersburg, W.Va.
Taking first place in the small market Best Documentary category is "The 8th Wonder: The Waterloo Wonders." The documentary, produced and directed by Cheri Russo, WOUB News managing editor and edited by Nick Parsons, premiered in November 2008 on WOUB-TV. The program tells the story of a basketball team from Waterloo, Ohio, who came from obscurity to take the Class B state championship in 1934 and 1935.