Tuscaloosa, Ala. – WVUA 23 received four 2023 Alabama’s Best in Broadcasting (ABBY) Awards from the Alabama Broadcasters Association. The 17th annual ABBY Awards were presented Saturday, March 18, in Birmingham, and more than 300 radio and television broadcasters represented stations from around the state.
“I’d like to thank our viewers for trusting us with your amazing stories,” said Kay Norred, WVUA 23 News Director. “WVUA 23 News will continue to honor our vision of informing and inspiring the communities we serve.”
WVUA 23’s awards include:
ABBY Award for Television Sports Reporting for Silent Warrior: Coach Paul Kulick, by Amy Martin and Michael Kulick.
Award of Merit for Television General Assignment Reporting for Bethlehem Baptist Burns Again, by Chelsea Barton
ABBY Award for Television General Assignment Reporting for Unity Within Our Community, by Chelsea Barton
ABBY Award for Television Series for Outside the Huddle, by Stu McCann, Don Ward and Amy Martin
“Teamwork is critical in everything we do,” said Amy Martin regarding the ABBY Award for television Series. “The team that worked on [Outside the Hustle] continues to be dedicated and passionate about telling West Alabama’s stories.”