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13 WREX honored with 10 Silver Dome Awards

NORMAL, IL (WREX) - 13 WREX won 10 Silver Dome Awards at the Illinois Broadcasters Association annual awards banquet on Wednesday night - the most of any Rockford station.

WREX competes against medium market television stations from across the state including stations from Rockford, Peoria-Bloomington, Quincy, Champaign-Springfield-Decatur, Quad Cities, and Carterville.

First Place:
Best Community Service Activity - Freeport Food Drive (WREX Staff)
Best TV Use of Graphic Design (Kyle Yonkers)
Best TV Single Commercial (Kyle Yonkers)

Second Place:
Best TV Newscast - WREX-TV (WREX Staff)
Best TV Spot News Coverage - Emergency Plane Landing at RFD (WREX Staff)
Best Community Service Activity - WREX Ice Bucket Challenge (WREX Staff)
Best TV Reporter (Kristin Crowley)
Best TV Station Self-Promotion (Kyle Yonkers)

Third Place:
Best TV Investigative Report - Investigation into Rock River Academy (Kristin Crowley)
Best TV Anchor (Kristin Crowley)

For a full list of winners from across the state, click here.

Earlier this year WREX was honored with five awards from the Illinois Associated Press as well as two prestigious regional Edward R. Murrow Awards from the Radio Television Digital News Association.

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