Rob Schilling, host of WINA’s The Schilling Show, was recognized with a “Superior Award for Best Investigative Reporting” by the Associated Press.
Awards were presented during a Saturday ceremony at Charlottesville’s Omni Hotel; contestants were considered from throughout Virginia and West Virginia.
Schilling’s exposé on now former Charlottesville Registrar Sheri Iachetta’s misuse of City-issued credit cards, was picked up by several other local media outlets—and ultimately increased pressure on the embattled Registrar to tender her resignation.
(Photo courtesy of Les Sinclair)
[…] go out to Bearing Drift contributor and WINA powerhouse Rob Schilling for winning the AP’s “Superior Award for Best Investigative […]
Congrats Rob!!! The Community Watchdog gets a bone from the mainstream press… well deserved!