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Former KFDM anchor Bill Leger receives award
Dozens packed a ballroom inside the L'auberge Casino and Resort for the fourth annual Hector San Miguel Award luncheon.
An advisory board selected our sister station KFDM's former anchor Bill Leger as the award winner. Bill died in a traffic accident last December in southwest Louisiana.
Bill's father and widow accepted the award on his behalf. Current 12 news anchor Jackie Simien presented the award.
Leger, a native of Louisiana, started his career in Lake Charles before spending two decades in Southeast Texas.The award advisory board selected Bill unanimously.
The award goes to a person for a particular story, a certain amount of effort they've contributed or for a cumulative body of work in a person's career.
His family says they are extremely proud and miss him.