WDAY-TV reporter Matt Henson won in the Arts & Entertainment — News category for a story on a Thief River Falls, Minn., dance team performing for a dancer’s father dying of brain cancer.
“It’s nice for Matt Henson to win,” said Jeff Nelson, WDAY's news director. “It’s a tough category and it’s a well-deserved win for Matt and our team at WDAY.”
Click Content Studios won in the Crime — Long Form Content category for “Dakota Spotlight: The House on Sweet and Seventh.” The hourlong documentary looks at the 1998 murder of Barbara and Gordon Erickstad by their 18-year-old son Brian and his 27-year-old friend, Robert Lawrence.
The documentary is part of the third season of Forum Communications’ “Dakota Spotlight” podcast, created and hosted by James Wolner.
“The House on Sweet and Seventh” was written and narrated by Wolner, and shot and edited by Derek Fletcher, who both produced it with Cody Rogness, Jim Manney and Mary Jo Hotzler.