WBRZ's Sylvia Weatherspoon receives Lifetime Achievement Award
BATON ROUGE - WBRZ's longtime reporter and news anchor Sylvia Weatherspoon was honored with the Lifetime Achievement Award from the Louisiana Association of Broadcasters Wednesday.
The award was presented to Sylvia Wednesday during LAB's annual awards ceremony. Sylvia spoke of her mother, uncles, husband and WBRZ family when discussing her love and commitment to our community and the broadcasting industry.
Sylvia has been a part of the WBRZ team for 25 years and is very active as a community volunteer with many organizations. Some of these organizations include Go Red For Women, Big Buddy of Baton Rouge, St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, and Community Advisor with the Junior League of Baton Rouge.
Also receiving a Lifetime Achievement Award in radio was Scotty Drake from Eagle 98.1, who announced plans to retire from the local airwaves in May.
Congratulations to Sylvia and Scotty!
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