News 5 Wins at 2016 Nappie Awards

Nappie Award winners (L-R) Alan Sealls, Mel Showers, Peter Albrecht and Randy Patrick

The 2016 Nappie Awards were held last night in downtown Mobile at the historic Saenger Theatre and News 5 was a big part of the ceremony with several winners.

Winners for best morning newscast News 5 This Morning anchors Jessica Taloney and Bill Riales with Rose Ann Haven and winner of the best anchor award Mel Showers.
Winners for best morning newscast News 5 This Morning anchors Jessica Taloney and Bill Riales with Rose Ann Haven and winner of the best anchor award Mel Showers.

The awards, which are hosted by the Lagniappe newspaper, are voted on by the people of the Gulf Coast, so thank you for selecting News 5!

Here are a list of the winners at WKRG:

  • Best Anchor: Mel Showers
  • Best Meteorologist: Alan Sealls
  • Best Sports Coverage: Randy Patrick
  • Best TV Investigative Reporter – Peter Albrecht
  • Best Local Morning TV Newscast – News 5 This Morning

Congratulations to all the winners and thanks to the Lagniappe for putting on a great event!

Nappie Award winners (L-R) Alan Sealls, Mel Showers, Peter Albrecht and Randy Patrick
Nappie Award winners (L-R) Alan Sealls, Mel Showers, Peter Albrecht and Randy Patrick

 

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