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Adam Walser

Adam Walser - WHAS 11
Publisher: WHAS 11


Adam Walser came to WHAS11 News as a reporter in January 2008. He now serves as WHAS11's primary Investigative Reporter.

Adam won a 2009 Regional Edward R. Murrow Award in Investigative reporting for "The Robert Felner Investigation".

Adam was awarded the 2009 Kentucky Associated Press Broadcasters Association's Best Continuing Coverage and Best of Show awards, in addition to second place AP Awards for Investigative Reporting and Best Light Feature.

He also won third place in the 11 state Society of Professional Journalists' Green Eyeshade Awards in Investigative Reporting.

Before joining WHAS11 News, Adam was a reporter at WALA-TV (Fox Ten News) in Mobile, AL.

While at Fox Ten, Adam won a Regional Edward R. Murrow Award for Investigative Journalism for a story entitled "Disciplined Doctors".

He was also named Best Specialty Reporter in a Large Market (Investigative) by the Alabama Associated Press Broadcasters Association.

Prior to working at WALA, Adam was the Shoals Bureau Chief at WAAY-TV in Huntsville, AL, where he worked as a one-man-band covering a three-county area.

Adam started his television news career at Charter Headline News in Hickory, NC. There, he served as News Director and Primary Anchor for a cable system serving six counties in Northwest North Carolina.

The broadcasting bug bit Adam while he as a student at UNC-Chapel Hill. He graduated with honors with a degree in Journalism and Mass Communications.

Adam was named "Most Outstanding Graduate in Broadcast News" by the School of Journalism faculty. He served internships at WBTV (Charlotte, NC), WTVD (Durham, NC) and CBS News (New York, NY). Adam also wrote regularly for "The Daily Tar Heel" while in college.

During his broadcasting career, Adam has covered four hurricanes and multiple tornadoes, a half-dozen floods and two earthquakes.

He has covered stories in eight states as well as in France, Germany and Nicaragua. Adam has been named an honorary firefighter, an "Honorary Colonel" in the Alabama National Guard, and has been given the Key to the City of Hickory, NC.

He is a member of the Radio Television News Directors Association , Investigative Reporters and Editors (IRE) and the Society of Professional Journalists.

He also served for four years as a Director of the Alabama AP Broadcasters Association and served this year as a National Judge for the SPJ Sigma Delta Chi Awards.

Adam is married and lives in Louisville with his family.

His passion is covering investigative stories.

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Tuesday, June 24th, 2008 @ 09:27PM