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Home » WUSA 9’s Lorenzo Hall named Best TV News Anchor and WUSA 9’s Darren M. Haynes named Best TV Sports Anchor at Chesapeake Associated Press Broadcasters Association Awards

Capitol Communicator reports Lorenzo Hall, WUSA 9, named best TV News Anchor at Chesapeake Associated Press Broadcasters Association Awards.

WUSA 9’s Lorenzo Hall named Best TV News Anchor and WUSA 9’s Darren M. Haynes named Best TV Sports Anchor at Chesapeake Associated Press Broadcasters Association Awards

by | Jun 5, 2023

Winners of the 2022 Chesapeake Associated Press Broadcasters Association Awards were announced June 3, 2023, in Ocean City, Md. Twenty-seven news organizations in Maryland, Delaware and D.C.submitted 314 entries in the contest. The annual contest highlights the work of television and radio stations throughout Maryland, D.C. and Delaware.

Among the awards presented were:

Best in Show—Television: WRC-TV, Washington, for “Driveway Danger” in the Enterprise Reporting category.
Best in Show—Radio: Don Rush, WSCL/WSDL, Salisbury, for “Library/LGBTQ Book Ban,” in the News Series category.
Best Podcast-Audio: First, Megan Cloherty and Luke Garrett, WTOP-FM, Washington, “DMV Download”; Second, Tom Byrne and Danielle Levredge, Delaware Public Media, Dover, Del., “A More Perfect Union.”
Best TV News Anchor: First, Lorenzo Hall, WUSA 9, Washington; shown above; Second, Lesli Foster, WUSA 9, Washington.
Best TV Sports Anchor: First, Darren M. Haynes, WUSA 9, Washington.
Outstanding News Operation: First, Tim Tunison and Stacey Woodward, WBAL-TV, Baltimore; Second, Cheryl Carson, WJLA-TV, Washington.

According to WUSA 9, Hall “is an award-winning journalist and co-anchors the 5, 6 and 11 p.m. news alongside Lesli Foster. A Washington, D.C. native, Lorenzo returned home and joined WUSA9 in the summer of 2018. Since then, he’s guided viewers through many major events, from the storm of scandals involving Virginia’s political leaders to the many protests for racial equality in our nation’s capital. Lorenzo has been recognized for his reporting and writing with eight Emmy Awards and two regional Edward R. Murrow awards.”

Wikipedia states that Haynes “is an eleven-time Emmy Award-winning Sports Anchor who joined CBS affiliate WUSA in Washington, D.C., in August 2017 as a Sports Director for that station. He was previously a Sports Anchor for ESPN’s SportsCenter.”

In addition, Kiara Patterson, a broadcast journalism major at Howard University, was awarded a $3,000 scholarship.

The list of winners can be found here.

PHOTO: WUSA 9

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