WSIL Wins Nine IBA 2013 Silver Dome Awards


By Mark Kiesling

WSIL-TV -- The Illinois Broadcasters Association has honored WSIL-TV with nine 2013 Silver Dome Awards.

The awards include the following:

Best Spot News Coverage (Breaking News)
Harrisburg Tornado Coverage - WSIL News Team

Best Hard News Story
Harrisburg Tornado Victims - Stephanie Tyrpak, Reporter

Best TV News Anchor
Emily Finnegan

Best TV Weathercaster
Chief Meteorologist Jim Rasor

Best TV Website

Best Sports Story
"Nubability Camp" - Bret Beherns, Reporter

Best Community Service Project
"Sack Hunger" Food Drive Campaign

Best Single Commercial
"Black Diamond Harley Davidson" - Jim Sweeney, Producer

Best Use of Graphic Design
"Egyptian Health" Commercial -- Scott Foster, Graphic Artist

Along with the station's nine first place awards, WSIL also captured second place in five categories.
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