abc27 has been nominated for 12 broadcasting awards by the Pennsylvania AP Broadcasters Association.
abc27 (WHTM-TV) received more nominations than any other medium-sized TV market in the state. The winners of each award will be announced on May 18 during a ceremony at the Harrisburg Hilton.
All of abc27's staff was nominated for their coverage of the trial and sentencing of Jerry Sandusky.
Eric Finkenbinder was nominated for best weathercast, and the abc27 News at 6 team received a nomination for the best regularly scheduled newscast. Photojournalists Kyle Cooper and Eric Heisler were nominated for best news photography.
Reporter James Crummel, photojournalists Doug Watson and Mike Kruleski, and producers Missy Stricker and Liz Wisniewski were nominated in the public affairs reporting category for abc27's Operation Sandy Relief project.
Photojournalists Eric Heisler, Kyle Cooper, Mike Kruleski and Kyrie George and reporter Dave Marcheskie were also nominated in the sports feature category for their story Harrisburg's roller derby team.