8News takes home 3 VAB Awards

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (WRIC) — 8News came away with three awards at the Virginia Association of Broadcasters 80th Annual Convention which took place Friday night in Virginia Beach.

8News took home the awards for Outstanding Feature Reporting for the “Baby Buns” series, Best Documentary or Public Affairs Program for our “Fighting the Fix” series, and Best Human Interest Series for “Faces of Recovery.”

  • 8News Investigative Reporter Kristin Smith and Photographer Forrest Shelor worked on the “Baby Buns” series.
  • 8News Investigative Reporter Kerri O’Brien, Photographer Forrest Shelor, Producer Katie Shelor and Anchor Amy Lacey worked on the “Fighting the Fix” series.
  • 8News Anchor Amy Lacey and Photographer Forrest Shelor worked on the “Faces of Recovery” series.

Congratulations to everyone who took part in the annual awards!

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