It was recently announced that the Oklahoma Educational Television Authority’s (OETA) Oklahoma News Report will be honored with three Marshall Gregory Professional awards by the Oklahoma Education Association (OEA). OEA’s Marshall Gregory Award recognizes excellence in accurate, positive coverage of public schools, education issues, the education process or the OEA.
Steve Bennett, Aaron Byrd, Tim Carson, Jason Doyle, Lis Exon, Ryan Lorg and Bob Sands were selected to receive the Award of Merit ― Series for the Oklahoma News Report.
Steve Bennett and Ryan Lorg were selected to receive the Award of Excellence ― News Story for “Teacher Walkout Ending.”
Jason Doyle was selected to receive the Award of Excellence ― Feature Story for “Teachers as Summer Interns.”
“As the only statewide newscast in Oklahoma, our Oklahoma News Report team works tirelessly to focus on the stories that affect viewers across the state,” said OETA Executive Director Polly Anderson. “And we couldn’t be prouder of the work they do.”
The awards will be presented during the annual OEA Delegate Assembly, 9 a.m., Saturday, May 11 at the Hilton Garden Inn & Edmond Conference Center, Edmond, Oklahoma.
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