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CBS46 News wins AP Awards

ATLANTA (CBS ATLANTA) -

CBS46 has received high honors from the Georgia Associated Press for the strength and depth of its investigative work. The Associated Press held their awards luncheon Saturday July 13th, 2013 and CBS46 took home awards and nominations in some of the most competitive categories. CBS46's Special Projects Reporter, Jennifer Mayerle, picked up two awards for Best General Reporting and Best Specialized Reporting and received several honorable mentions. One of the station's most seasoned photographers, A.J. Willen, picked up the award for Best Use of Sound and Best Series Reporting. "CBS46 is happy to be recognized by the Associated Press for all our hard work," stated Lane Michaelsen, Director of News. "The WGCL team's goal everyday is to provide powerful stories that showcase our commitment to our community. " CBS46 also received honorable mentions in numerous categories, including Best Specialized Reporting, Best Reporter and Anchor.

The winners in each category are:

Best General Reporting

"7 Years Later: Hardy Jackson"- Jennifer Mayerle and Jon Goss

Best Specialized Reporting

"WGCL"- Jennifer Mayerle

Best Use of Sound

"WGCL"- A.J. Willen

Best Series Reporting

"WGCL"- A.J. Willen

Honorable Mention: Best Multiplatform Coverage of a Single Story

"Parents Arrested For Encouraging Bus Stop Attack, Victim Speaks Out" – Jennifer Bankowski

Honorable Mention: Best Reporter/ and Or Anchor

"WGCL"- Jennifer Mayerle

Honorable Mention: Best Specialized Reporting

"WGCL- Action Adam"- Adam Murphy

Honorable Mention: Best Sports Feature Reporting

"Kids & Concussions"- Jennifer Mayerle and Jon Goss

Honorable Mention: Best Spot News Video

"Funeral Shooting"- Jennifer Mayerle and Lawrence McDonald

Honorable Mention: Best Weather Reporting

"WGCL"- Rodney Harris

Honorable Mention: Best Web Site

"WGCL- CBS Atlanta.com"- Jennifer Bankowski, Mandi Milligan, CBS Atlanta News Staff

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