On Saturday March 23, 2012 WSFA 12 News received 2 awards including, "Alabama Station of the Year" and "Best Regularly Scheduled Newscast" at the seventh annual ABBY award ceremony presented by the Alabama Broadcasters Association.
This is the 2nd time WSFA 12 News has won the Alabama Station of the Year Award in the past 3 years, having won previously in 2010.
WSFA 12 News competed against all Alabama stations in these award categories from the Huntsville, Birmingham, Montgomery, Dothan and Mobile markets.
Upon receiving the awards Vice President/General Manager Collin R. Gaston commented, "I am honored to accept these awards as it recognizes the tireless effort and dedication of a wonderfully talented group of individuals at WSFA 12 News. We take great pride in representing the highest standards of our industry to the viewing public."
About WSFA 12 News
WSFA 12 News has served the River Region for over 58 years and provides over 39 hours of news per week in High Definition on WSFA 12 News and 24/7 on WSFA.COM and 12 On Your Cell.
About Raycom Media
Raycom Media owns WSFA 12 News. Raycom Media, an employee-owned company, is one of the nation's largest broadcasters and currently owns and/or operates 53 television stations in 36 markets in 18 states. Raycom stations cover more than 12.6 % of U.S. television households and employ nearly 3,500 individuals in full and part-time positions.
In addition to television stations, Raycom owns Raycom Sports (a marketing, production and events management and distribution company in Charlotte, North Carolina); Raycom Post (a post production facility in Burbank, CA) and Broadview Media (a post production/telecommunications Company based in Montgomery, AL).
Raycom is also responsible for the design and hosting of Alabama's Robert Trent Jones Golf Trail Website.
Further information about Raycom can be found at the corporate website, http://www.raycommedia.com.
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