COLUMBUS, Oh.-(WTAP/AP) TheNewsCenter has won five awards in the "Television Market II" category of the Ohio Associated Press Media Editors 2017 Radio and TV Awards contest.
Best Sports Feature: Aaron Farrar, "Local Free Throw Champ" (First Place)
Best Documentary or Series: Brandon Lewis, "Overdosed and Overwhelmed: The Mid-Ohio Valley Drug Epidemic" (Second Place)
Best Spot News Coverage: "Ames Plant Fire " (First Place)
Best Continuing Coverage: "Ames Plant Fire." (Second Place)
Best Digital Presence (Second Place).
The awards were presented at the Ohio APME Awards Banquet on March 24 in Columbus.