Michigan Farm Bureau's 2012 Communicator of the Year award.
GRAND RAPIDS (WZZM) -- The WZZM 13 News team was recognized Thursday afternoon as the Michigan Farm Bureau's Communicator of the Year for broadcast reporting.
The Michigan Farm Bureau is holding the organization's annual meeting this week at DeVos Place in Grand Rapids. An estimated 500 delegates are in town debating various agriculture policies and issues.
At Thursday afternoon's luncheon, WZZM 13 was recognized for its continuing coverage of the 2012 drought's impact on area farmers as well as other agriculture issues. WZZM 13 news director Stanton Tang accepted the award on behalf of the station.
WZZM 13 was the only television in the state to receive recognition. Two print journalists, one from Midland and another from Washtenaw County, also received awards.