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abc27 nominated for 12 broadcasting awards

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HARRISBURG, Pa. (WHTM) -

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 Kendra Nichols and photographer Mike Kruleski were nominated for their coverage of the Wilson Middle School explosion that left 8 injured.

Reporters Dave Marcheskie, Dan Carrigan and Jeannie Flitner and photojournalists Kyle Gamble, Dwayne Myers and Kyrie George were nominated for their coverage of the manhunt that led to the arrest of Clarence Shaffer

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.

Megan Healey and photojournalist Eric Heisler were nominated in the feature category for their series on a Pennsylvania soldier who anonymously donated a portion of her liver to a Vietnam War veteran

Reporter and anchor Dennis Owens and photojournalists Joe Camut and Eric Heisler were nominated in the series category for their reports on retired state employees who were 'triple-dipping.'

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. 

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