Station of the Year: Market: Logo: Complete:
2016      
Mel Burka Distinguished Broadcaster Award      
Don Staats - Results Radio      
Parkersburg, WV      
       
2016 Legendary Station of the Year      
WHIS AM      
Bluefield, WV      
       
2016 Best Television Station of the Year      
WSAZ News Channel3      
Charleston/Huntington, WV      
       
2016 John McKinney Excellence In Technology Award      
Danny Via - WVVA TV      
       
RADIO      
       
AC/Oldies Station of the Year      
Mix 102.9 Ranked    
WLTF FM Unranked    
       
CHR Station of the Year      
My 95 WXIL FM Ranked    
WQZK FM Unranked    
       
Country Station of the Year      
WGGE Froggy 99 Ranked    
WDNE FM Unranked    
       
News/Talk Station of the Year      
580 WCHS Ranked    
WEPM 1340AM Unranked    
       
Rock Station of the Year      
WRZZ FM Ranked    
102.3 WFBY Unranked    
       
On-Air Personality:      
WJLS FM - Jeffrey Joe Buckland Ranked    
WQZK FM - Amy Ryan Unranked    
       
Best Morning Show:      
WETT FM - The Jack Logar Show Ranked    
WCDK - The River Morning Show Unranked    
       
Best Newscast:      
WCHS - Chris Lawreance Ranked    
WEPM - Hans Fogle Unranked    
       
Best Talk Show:      
WHIS - Radioactive WHIS Ranked    
WEPM - Panhandle Live with Hans Fogle Unranked    
       
Best Sportscast:      
WHKX- Dan McMahon Ranked    
WEIR - Joey Klepack Unranked    
       
Best Play-by-Play:      
WAJR-AM Dave Wilson- Morgantown High Football Ranked    
WCDK - Joey Klepack - Steubenville Big Red Football Unranked    
       
Best Radio Promotion      
Mix 102.9      
       
Best Radio Creative      
WMXE/WWQB - Kenny McCain - Remote Start      
       
Best Use of Digital Media      
WSTG FM John Eller      
       
Network      
       
Sports Play-by-Play:      
SSAC Super 6 Football - Fred Persinger      
       
Network Sportscast      
MetroNews Afternoon Sportscast - Garrett Cullen      
       
Network Long-Form News Program      
The Morning News - Chris Lawrence      
       
Network Breaking News or Event Coverage      
MetroNews Network - The Don Blankenship Trial      
       
Network Talk Show      
MetroNews Talkline - Hoppy Kerchavel      
       
       
Television      
       
Best Community Outreach      
WVAH - Kera Mashek - Eye On Education      
       
Best Locally Produced Television Show      
WVVA - IN FOCUS      
       
Best Sportscast:      
WSAZ - Rich Donnelly      
       
Best Investigative News Story or Series      
WVAH - Dan Matics - Clay Prosecutor Concerns      
       
Best General Assignment Reporting      
WOWK - Dan Thorn      
       
       
Best Coverage of Breaking News      
WCHS - Stefano Dipietrantonio - Good Samaritans Save the Day      
       
Best Newscast: AM      
WDTV - 5 News Daybreak      
       
Best Newscast: PM      
WCHS Latasha Hughes, Producer      
       
Best Anchor:      
WVNS - Jessica Schueler      
       
Best Weathercast:      
WVVA - Travis Roberts      
       
Best Photojournalist:      
WCHS - Brad Rice      
       
       
Best Use of Digital Media      
WVNS      
WDTV      
       
Best TV Creative      
WSAZ Promotions      
       
       
       
       
       
       
       
       
       
       
       
       
 

Mel Burka Distinguished Broadcaster Award

 

Don Staats - Results Radio

 

Parkersburg, WV

 
   

2016 Legendary Station of the Year 

 

WHIS AM   

 

   Bluefield, WV

 
   

2016 Best Television Station of the Year

 

WSAZ News Channel3

 

  Charleston/Huntington, WV

 
   

2016 John McKinney Excellence In Technology Award

 

 Danny Via - WVVA TV

 
   
   

RADIO

 
   

AC/Oldies Station of the Year

 

Mix 102.9

Ranked

WLTF FM

Unranked

   

CHR Station of the Year

 

My 95 WXIL FM

Ranked

WQZK  FM

Unranked

   

Country Station of the Year

 

WGGE Froggy 99

Ranked

WDNE FM

Unranked

   

News/Talk Station of the Year

 

580 WCHS

Ranked

WEPM 1340AM

Unranked

   

Rock Station of the Year

 

WRZZ  FM

Ranked

102.3 WFBY

Unranked

   

On-Air Personality:

 

WJLS FM - Jeffrey Joe Buckland  

Ranked

WQZK  FM - Amy Ryan

Unranked

   

Best Morning Show:

 

WETT FM - The Jack Logar Show

Ranked

WCDK - The River Morning Show 

Unranked

   

Best Newscast:  

 

WCHS - Chris Lawreance

Ranked

WEPM - Hans Fogle

Unranked

   

Best Talk Show:

 

WHIS - Radioactive WHIS

Ranked

WEPM -  Panhandle Live with Hans Fogle

Unranked

   

Best Sportscast:

 

WHKX- Dan McMahon

Ranked

WEIR - Joey Klepack  

Unranked

   

Best Play-by-Play:

 

WAJR-AM Dave Wilson- Morgantown High Football

Ranked

WCDK - Joey Klepack - Steubenville Big Red Football

Unranked

   

Best Radio Promotion

 

Mix 102.9

 
   

Best Radio Creative

 

WMXE/WWQB - Kenny McCain - Remote Start

 
   

Best Use of Digital Media

 

WSTG FM John Eller

 
   

Network

 
   

Sports Play-by-Play:

 

SSAC Super 6 Football - Fred Persinger

 
   

Network Sportscast 

 

MetroNews Afternoon Sportscast - Garrett Cullen  

 
   

Network Long-Form News Program

 

The Morning News - Chris Lawrence 

 
   

Network Breaking News or Event Coverage

 

MetroNews Network - The Don Blankenship Trial 

 
   

Network Talk Show

 

MetroNews Talkline - Hoppy Kerchavel

 
   
   

Television

 
   

Best Community Outreach 

 

WVAH - Kera Mashek - Eye On Education

 
   

Best Locally Produced Television Show

 

WVVA - IN FOCUS

 
   

Best Sportscast:

 

WSAZ - Rich Donnelly

 
   

Best Investigative News Story or Series

 

WVAH - Dan Matics - Clay Prosecutor Concerns 

 
   

Best General Assignment Reporting

 

WOWK - Dan Thorn

 
   
   

Best Coverage of Breaking News

 

WCHS - Stefano Dipietrantonio - Good Samaritans Save the Day

 
   

Best Newscast: AM

 

WDTV - 5 News Daybreak

 
   

Best Newscast: PM

 

WCHS  Latasha Hughes, Producer

 
   

Best Anchor:

 

WVNS - Jessica Schueler

 
   

Best Weathercast:

 

WVVA - Travis Roberts

 
   

Best Photojournalist:

 

WCHS - Brad Rice

 
   
   

Best Use of Digital Media

 

WVNS

 

WDTV

 
   

Best TV Creative

 

WSAZ Promotions