13 WREX was honored with a state-leading 12 Silver Dome Awards by the Illinois Broadcasters Association on Thursday night.
The awards were announced at an event at the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Museum in Springfield.
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.
The station received top honors in three categories, including Best Newscast, Best Community Service Activity and Best Reporter. 13 WREX also received four second place and five third place honors.
“We are honored to receive such incredible recognition from the IBA,” said Josh Morgan, News Director at 13 WREX. “We have a group of journalists who work hard each and every day to tell the most important and compelling stories possible. These honors give validation to that hard work and dedication.”
Here is a full list of awards that 13 WREX received. Each is linked to the video submission for you to watch.