2019 GABBY Finalists

2019 GABBY Finalists

ATLANTA – The Georgia Association of Broadcasters is pleased to announce the individual finalists for the 2019 GABBY Awards, which will be presented on September 28th at the Grand Hyatt in Buckhead. The GABBY Awards banquet is the marquee event of the GAB’s conference, GABCON.

The finalists listed below will receive either a GABBY or Merit award for broadcasting excellence in various categories: (listed alphabetically)

Farm Monitor-TV
(Macon)
Ray D’Alessio

Georgia News Network
(Atlanta)
John Clark

Georgia Public Broadcasting
(Atlanta)
Rickey Bevington
Grant Blankenship
Eric Burns
GPB News Team
Keocia Howard
Andrew MacCartney
William Overall
Danielle Peterson
Sophia Saliby
Carl Zornes

WABE
(Atlanta)
Lisa Hagen
WABE Digital and Closer Look Team

WALB
(Albany)
WALB News Team

WBHF
(Cartersville)
Earnestine Jones
Alan Sanders

WCHM
(Clarkesville)
Kirk Rogers

WCON
(Cornelia)
Chris Black
David Foster
Steven Phillips

WDAK
(Columbus)
Wes Carroll
John Clark
Scott Miller

WDUN
(Gainesville)
Scott Kimbler

WGCL
(Atlanta)
Jonathan Carlson
Eric Carlton
Adam Harding
Eric Sander
Rhiannon Youngbauer

WGCO
(Savannah)
John Marshall

WGJK
(Rome)
Kevin Karel

WJBF
(Augusta)
Barclay Bishop
Scott Elledge
John Hart
Gary Hipps
John Holden
Rex Main
Brad Means
Marlena Wilson

WJCL
(Savannah)
WJCL Staff

WLHR
(Lavonia)
Jacob Bell
Chad Whitworth

WLJA
(Elijay)
Randy Gravley

WMAZ
(Macon)
Ben Jones
Lorra Lynch Jones
Andrew Plaskowsky
13WMAZ Digital Team

WRBL
(Columbus)
Mikhaela Singleton

WRDW
(Augusta)
Meredith Anderson
Jessica Eley
Laura Warren

WRGA
(Rome)
David Crowder

WRJY
(Brunswick)
Joe Willie Sousa
Robin Sousa

WSAV
(Savannah)
Andrew Davis

WSB Radio
(Atlanta)
Shane Backler
Chris Chandler
Pete Combs
Condace Pressley
WSB News Team

WSB- TV
(Atlanta)
Zach Klein
Craig Lucie
Mario Mendez
Brad Nitz
Corey Tatum
Misti Turnbull

WSTR-FM
(Atlanta)
Ron Roberts

WTCQ
(Vidalia)
Zack Fowler
Team at WTCQ

WTOC
(Savannah)
WTOC Staff

WTVM
(Columbus)
Aaron Lee

WUGA
(Athens)
Vicki Michaelis
Allison Salerno
Chris Shupe

WUVG
(Atlanta)
Gianncarlo Cifuentes
Amanda Ramirez
Mariela Romero

WVOP
(Vidalia)
Team at WVOP

WXIA
(Atlanta)
Luke Carter
Joe Henke
Andy Pierrotti
Cheryl Preheim
Jennifer Rigby

WZGC
(Atlanta)
Mike Conti
James Fairey
Jason Longshore

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The Georgia Association of Broadcasters (GAB) is the trade association that represents the interests of Georgia’s over-the-air radio and television licensees who reach more than 95% of Georgia’s population every week. Our membership is comprised of more than 250 radio and television broadcasters. GAB provides technical, regulatory, and advocacy support to our members as well as offering continuing professional enrichment opportunities designed to keep Georgia broadcasters at the forefront of the industry.

Media Contact: McKenzie Lewis

Director of Digital Media and Communications

o:: 770.395.7200

e:: mlewis@gab.org

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