Ted Yates Award
The National Capital Chesapeake Bay Chapter of the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences honored Alison Parker and Adam Ward posthumously with one of its highest honor, the Ted Yates Award this past Sunday.
The Ted Yates Award is presented to an individual(s) who has demonstrated outstanding professional and personal qualities in their contribution to television news and public affairs in the National Capital Chesapeake Bay region. Ted Yates was an NBC News producer who traveled the world on assignment. Killed in the practice of his profession, he is remembered for his achievements in journalism.
The Ted Yates Award was presented to Alison's and Adam's families during tonight’s Gold & Silver Circle Ceremony. WDBJ7 will also receive an award.