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Virginia Beach (WSLS) -- WSLS News Anchor Lindsey Ward has received the award for Best Human Interest Series by The Virginia Association of Broadcasters.

Ward received the award on June 20, during the VAB's annual conference at Virginia Beach.

The award recognizes Ward's daily series on WSLS-10 entitled Making a Difference.  Her reports focus on people in the community who work to improve the lives of others, and literally make a difference in the community. 

According the the VAB the award recognizes, "The positive contributions and achievements of individuals or organizations who have made a significant difference in the community.  A daily, weekly or periodic sustaining series of inspirational, positive stories about people helping others and doing good things within their communities."

"I am so proud of Lindsey.  Not just for the award, buy for the hard work and extra effort she puts into these reports every day.  She truly deserves this recognition," said Melissa Stacy, WSLS News Director, who attended the awards ceremony. 

WAVY, the NBC affiliate in Virginia Beach received honorable mention in the category.

"There are so many people who do so much good work in Roanoke and the surrounding region," said Ward.  "I am just happy to have the privilege to tell their stories."

In addition to reporting the daily Making a Difference series, Ward also anchors the station's 5:30, 7:00 and 11:00 p.m. newscasts Monday through Friday.

 

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