Isiah Carey - Background - Honors and Awards

Honors and Awards

After a report on the city's homeless population, Houston Mayor, Bill White, declared June 23, 2009, "Isiah Carey Day" in Houston.

Isiah received an Emmy award in 1999 for live reporting in Little Rock, Arkansas.

While an investigative reporter in Memphis, TN at WHBQ-TV Carey was the winner of two awards by the Society of Professional Journalist in 2000.

Carey was also honored in 2008 by the University of Houston for his efforts in getting a Houston man cleared in the shooting of a pitbull that attacked his family. That man, Wady Spikes, was charged and jailed for animal cruelty. But after Isiah did an investigative report showing Spikes was protecting his grandchildren from the dogs a Harris County grand jury decided to clear the Houstonian of the charges.

Houston Councilman Peter Brown also honored Isiah back in 2006 for his informative blog The Insite: www.carey2.blogspot.com - It was declared Insite Day with the certificate of appreciation issued by Brown.

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