KTTS has won five first place awards and three certificates of merit. The awards were given Saturday at the Missouri Broadcasters Association ceremony in Branson.

The three certificates of merit were for severe weather coverage on February 7th, Don Louzader’s 8 A. M. broadcast the same day, and for the Afternoon Drive with Rick Moore.

1st Place awards were given for KTTS news series on Nicholas Godejohn’s murder trial in Springfield, for breaking weather coverage of a deadly tornado in Aurora, for a Police pursuit that ended at an airport terminal in Springfield, for Best Local Website, and for the Helping the Helpers Public Service Announcement series by Kat Morgan Gaines.