WBAY honored with two Regional Edward R. Murrow Awards

GREEN BAY, Wis. (WBAY) - WBAY has been honored with two Regional Edward R. Murrow Awards for achievements in electronic journalism.

WBAY won awards for Excellence in Social Media and Investigative Reporting. They are handed out by the Radio Television Digital News Association.

WBAY competes in Region 4 Small Market Television. This includes stations from Minnesota, North Dakota, South Dakota and Wisconsin.

Excellence in Social Media was awarded for reporter Kati Anderson's Facebook Live on a June 1 house explosion in Oneida. CLICK HERE to watch Kati Anderson's Facebook Live report.

The award for Investigative Reporting was given to Target 2 Investigates: Rumble over Rumble Strips. Investigative reporter Sarah Thomsen and photojournalist Will Sentowski were honored for their work on the story about the fight over rumble strips in rural communities. CLICK HERE to watch.

Regional winners move on to the national round of the competition. National awards will be handed out in June.

CLICK HERE for the list of Regional Edward R. Murrow Award winners.