JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- Action News won three Edward R. Murrow awards, including Overall Excellence
for Region 13. The region includes Florida, Georgia, Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands.
WTEV/WAWS also earned itself a Murrow award in the Breaking News
category for coverage of the sentencing of Somer Thompson's killer. The third win is for Hard News
for an expose on a local man who claimed to be an elite Navy Seal - after spending mere weeks in the military.
Action News earned more awards than any other news organization in the region. All three entries now go on to compete nationally.