WTAP wins five Ohio Associated Press awards

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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"

Best Documentary or Series: Brandon Lewis, "Overdosed and Overwhelmed: The Mid-Ohio Valley Drug Epidemic"

Best Spot News Coverage: "Ames Plant Fire "

Best Continuing Coverage: "Ames Plant Fire."

Best Digital Presence.

The awards in actual order of finish - first or second - will be announced at the annual Ohio APME Awards Banquet on March 24 in Columbus.