8News wins regional Edward R. Murrow award for hard news

RICHMOND, Va. (WRIC) — 8News is the proud recipient of a 2017 regional Edward R. Murrow award for reporting in the ‘Hard News’ category.

Investigative reporter Parker Slaybaugh and photojournalist Forrest Shelor uncovered an economic development deal in Appomattox County that turned out to be an elaborate scam, costing taxpayers $1.4 million.

The entry now goes to Murrow’s national competition.

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