WISH-TV takes home 9 SPJ awards for excellence in journalism

INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) – WISH-TV’s News 8 was honored Friday by the The Indiana Professional Chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists.

The organization held its annual Best of Indiana journalism awards banquet at the Indianapolis Marriott North.

The awards recognized outstanding work in journalism during 2018. WISH-TV accepted nine awards:

  • First Place:
    • Best Newscast: News 8 at 5 – Trey Friedrichs, Scott Davis, Brooke Martin, Mike Barz
    • Breaking News Coverage, Noblesville School Shooting – Al Carl 
    • General News or Sports Videography – Jason Thompson 
  • Second Place 
    • Breaking News Coverage, Deputy Killed – Al Carl 
    • Sports Reporting – Charlie Clifford 
    • Feature Story, WISH Patrol Baby Shower – Brooke Martin, Trey Friedrichs, Shawn Pierce
    • Documentary or Special, WISH Patrol – Brooke Martin, Trey Friedrichs, Shawn Pierce 
    • Continuing Coverage, Noblesville School Shooting – Al Carl 
  • Third Place
    • Business or Consumer Affairs, Trade-in Troubles – Stephanie Zepelin