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BEST TELEVISION NEWS FEATURE/DOCUMENTARY (Circulation Under 100,000)
 

FIRST PLACE: “Fifteenth Fire”

These three news stories, based on a reporter’s ride-along, exposed exactly how the city’s rolling closures were affecting the response times of the Anchorage Fire Department.
 

KTUU-2
Reported by: Megan Baldino
Submitted by: Anchorage, AK Local 1264

 

HONORABLE MENTION: “Fire Ops”

A reporter and her cameraman go through Fire Ops in a story that is well shot and on message. She concludes that these annual Fire Ops days for politicians and the media ensure that fire resources “will be a hot topic at future budget meetings.”


AFD
Reported by: Liz Keptner
Submitted by: Easton, PA Local 713


 

SECOND PLACE: “Hidden Risk”

A fire fighter died after falling into a basement when engineered-wood I-joists gave way in the new construction. The town of Shadeland then began to campaign for tightened state building codes. A simulation in this story illustrated the respective burning times of solid wood and engineered-wood I-joists.
 

WISH-TV
Reported by: WISH-TV
Submitted by: Indianapolis, IN Local 416


 

 

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