KHQA wins multiple awards at 2017 IBNA Iowa News Contest

KHQA took home a number of awards for the 2017 IBNA Awards in Iowa.

The awards represent some of the very best work in the state and KHQA was lucky enough to take home a couple of firsts and place in various other categories.


  • First place "Feature" KHQA Rajah Maples.
  • First Place "overall Excellence in Reporting" KHQA Rajah Maples.
  • First Place "News Photography" KHQA Photojournalist Joe St. Clair.
  • Second place "In-Depth Series" KHQA David Amelotti.
  • Third place "Spot News Coverage" former KHQA meteorologist Nick Stewart.
  • Third place "Farm and Agribusiness" KHQA Lynsey Whitaker.
  • Third place "Sports Coverage" KHQA Chris Duerr.
  • Third place "Feature" KHQA David Amelotti.

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