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News 15, a local news station in Acadiana, honored as Best Newscast in Louisiana

LAFAYETTE, La. (ENN) -- A local news station in Acadiana earned recognition as the Best Newscast in the state of Louisiana

News 15 (KADN) has been honored by the Louisiana Association of Broadcasters for having the Best Newscast in the state of Louisiana. 


The award was presented Friday at the annual awards gathering for the organization in Baton Rouge. News 15 topped its competitors not only in Lafayette, but in larger markets including New Orleans, Baton Rouge and Shreveport, to take home the top honor for news excellence from LAB.


“To be recognized by your peers as the state of Louisiana’s premiere television news outlet is an incredible honor,” said Jim Parker, the Executive Director of News & Public Affairs for News 15. “It speaks to the commitment of News 15’s highly experienced team to tell the stories that matter most to the Acadiana community and keep them informed every day.”


This award comes months after popular local TX fixtures Marcelle Fontenot, Jim Hummel, and Scott Brazda joined the News 15 team.

“We couldn’t be more thrilled to be recognized for news excellence,” added KADN/KLAF Vice President and General Manager Nanette Lavergne. “The hard work and dedication of the News 15 staff is being noticed not just by audiences in Acadiana, but across our state.”


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