The 2009 Kentucky Associated Press Broadcasters awards were announced Tuesday. Television and radio stations in Lexington compete only against those in Louisville. Media outlets in smaller cities are in a different class. Lexington stations received the following first-place awards:
Best Special — Series/Documentary: WKYT's "Inside Kentucky Basketball" by Dick Gabriel, Steve Moss and Greg Gorham.
Best Hard News Feature: WKYT's "Rotten Neighbors" by Mark Kennedy and Barton Bill.
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Best Sports Feature: WLEX's "Too Legit to Quit" by Amanda Hara and Devon Ramage.
Best Web site: WLEX.
Best TV News Anchor: WKYT's Amber Philpott.
Best TV News Videographer: WLEX's Zach Tucker.
Best TV Weather Anchor: WKYT's T.G. Shuck.
Best Sports Feature/Special: WUKY's "Bill Keightley Project" by Alan Lytle and Doug Boyd.
Best Use of Sound: WUKY's "Cicadas" by Carol Spence.