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" (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.