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WTVJ NBC6 South Florida

WTVJ’s freshly former┬ámorning meteorologist Shiri Spear is joining the FOX affiliate in Boston, WFXT, as morning meteorologist according to TvSpy. Spear left WTVJ last Friday after two years as the station’s morning meteorologist to be closer to her family in New England

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The winners of the 2008 Regional Edward R. Murrow Awards have been announced and South Florida stations won 5 of 11 awards for our region. WFOR, WTVJ and WPTV each took an award in several different categories:

Continuing Coverage
WFOR-TV, Miami
Chief Timoney Ethics

Investigative Reporting
WTVJ-TV, Miramar, FL
A Question of Security

Newscast
WFOR-TV, Miami, FL
Four Officers Shot

News Documentary
WPTV-TV, West Palm Beach, FL
Bogus Billing Primetime Special

Spot News Coverage
WFOR-TV, Miami
Manhunt

WSVN’s sister station, WHDH, in Boston won two regional awards:

Investigative Reporting
WHDH-TV, Boston
Intoxicated Boston Firefighters

Newscast
WHDH-TV, Boston
7 News at 11

In the small market category South East Florida stations took home 7 awards. WINK won 2, WBBH 3, WFTX 1, and WZVN 1 the other two awards went to WSAV in Savannah, GA

The Regional Edward R. Murrow awards are given by the Radio and Television News Director’s Association to TV and radio stations across the United States and Canada. South Florida is part of Region 13 which includes radio and TV stations from Florida, Georgia, Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands

Complete list of winners