For Black History Month 2022, Wavy TV 10 On Your Side shared stories about communities that are working to help Virginians understand the complexities of the commonwealth's story. Kara Dixon won an Emmy for a story that highlights the Historic First Baptist Church in Williamsburg and how we are working with Colonial Williamsburg to uncover a story founded alongside our country's birth.

by Connie Matthews Harshaw on June 23, 2023


Two former WAVY employees took home a win for their coverage Road to Reconciliation: Uncovering our Past” in the Religion category. The special report by Kara Dixon and Photojournalist Jack Noonan highlighted the First Baptist Church in Williamsburg, Virginia, which is believed to be one of the oldest Black churches in the United States. Colonial Williamsburg and the congregation are working together to uncover the history of the church, through an excavation project.