ABC 13 was a big winner this weekend at the Virginia Association of Broadcasters Awards Gala and Dinner Friday night.
WSET won first place winner in the category of Virginia's Outstanding Newscast.
Also, Lynchburg native and Country Music recording artist Phil Vassar was honored with the 2012 Distinguished Virginian Award.
WSET also received recognition for one of our specials at the Gabriel Awards.
The Heroes from the Heart of Virginia special earned a Certificate of Merit. The award came in the category of Community Awareness, Local Release, in the Television Division.
The Gabriel Awards are given out each year by the Catholic Academy for Communication Arts Professionals. Executive Producer Scott Wilson accepted the award last week at a ceremony in Indianapolis.