The Philadelphia Association of Black Journalists (PABJ) named NBC10's Aundrea Cline-Thomas the broadcast journalist of the year.
The award is given for work considered extraordinary in depth, scope or significance to African-Americans or other black people of African descent.
Aundrea joined NBC10 news in September of 2015. Prior to joining NBC10, Aundrea worked as the lead education reporter for four years at WTVF, the CBS affiliate in Nashville, where she won a regional Emmy award for Spot News. She also worked at News 14 Carolina in Charlotte for two years as a reporter and photographer, and WMGT, the NBC affiliate in Macon, Georgia. Aundrea has also been an instructor at the Carolina School of Broadcasting.
The PABJ also named Associated Press reporter Errin Haines Whack its print journalist of the year. Philadelphia Inquirer reporter Sofiya Ballin won the honor for online journalists.
PABJ, the founding chapter of the National Association of Black Journalists, announced its annual winners Tuesday.