CJC Alum Receives Best Reporter Award from Virginias AP Broadcasters
Brent Solomon, B.S. Telecommunication 2003, is the recipient of Best Reporter Award in the 2019 Virginias Associated Press Broadcasters Awards TV 1 Large Market category. Solomon is an Emmy-nominated and award-winning journalist at WWBT, the NBC television affiliate in Richmond, Virginia.
Thirty-five stations in Virginia and West Virginia submitted 535 entries, which featured news and sports stories from 2019.
According to the judges, “Solomon was honored for his incredibly strong writing and use of sound bites. Every track and sound had a purpose that added emotion and new information to move the piece forward.”
Recently, Solomon was selected as one of six University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications alumni to receive a UF Alumni Association 2020 “40 Gators Under 40” award honoring young alumni whose achievements positively reflect UF.