Market Spotlight

 
KALB
  • 60th Anniversary - 2014
  • 2013 Associated Press Awards
    • First Place: Best News Feature
  • 2013 Cenla Awards
    • Best Television Station
    • Best Website
    • Best Local Personality
    • Best Marketing Campaign
  • 2013 Chamber of Commerce Awards
    • Best Marketing Campaign – "Love the Locals"

KBTX
  • Broadcaster of the Year - Mike Wright, KBTX-TV Bryan-College Station
  • Edward R. Murrow Award
  • Associated Press Awards:
    • Newscast 1st Place
    • Sportscast 1st Place
    • Spot Coverage 1st Place
    • Photojournalism 1st Place
    • Series 1st Place
    • Continuing Coverage 1st Place
    • Feature Editing, General News 1st Place

KCRG
  • KCRG-TV9 signed on the air more than 60 years ago, on October 15, 1953.
  • The top rated TV station serves more than 20 counties in Eastern Iowa with more than 342,000 television households.
  • KCRG-TV9 is the leader in live local community coverage, delivering unprecedented live broadcasts of high school sports and more on its multicast channel, KCRG 9.2

KCWY
  • 10 Year Sign-on Anniversary – August 2013
  • 2011 and 2012 Wyoming Association of Broadcasters TV Station of the Year
  • 2013 Wyoming Association of Broadcasters:
    • First Place: Best Sports
    • First Place: Best Photography

KFYR
  • Upper Midwest Regional Emmy Awards
    • Best Newscast - Nominated 11 of last 12 years, 4-time winner
    • Best Weathercast
    • Best Weather Anchor
  • North Dakota Broadcasters Association
    • Best Anchor
    • Best Weather Anchor
    • Best Sportscast
    • Best Website
  • Northwest Broadcast News Association
    • Best Newscast
    • Best Weathercast
    • Best Sportscast
  • 60th Anniversary – Sign-on date December 19, 1953

KGWN
  • 60th Anniversary of KGWN. Sign on date March 22, 1954

KKTV
  • 2016 Edward R. Murrow Award: Newscast - KKTV 11 News at 10 p.m.
  • 2013 Edward R. Murrow Award: 1st Place, Overall Excellence
  • 2012 Colorado Broadcasters Station of the Year (4 years straight)
  • 2012 Colorado Broadcasters Association: 1st Place, Breaking News
  • 2012 Breaking News: 1st Place, Associated Press
  • 2012 Edward R. Murrow Award: 1st Place, Best Breaking News
  • 2012 Broadcasting and Cable: Digital All Star Award
  • 2012 Best Use of New Media: 1st Place, Colorado Broadcasters Association

KNOE/KAQY
  • KAQY 15th Anniversary – December, 2013
  • Top 5 rated CBS Affiliate in the country
  • 2013 Associate Press Awards
    • First Place: Best Newscast
    • First Place: Best Feature Story
  • KNOE 60th Anniversary – September, 2013
  • KAQY 15th Anniversary – December, 2013

KNOP
  • Top 10 rated newscasts in the country for morning, midday, 6p and 10p news

KNPL
  • 2014 Nebraska Broadcasters Association
  • First Place Service to Children

KOLN
  • 2014 Nebraska Broadcasters Association
    • Best Sportscast
    • Best Play By Play /Sports Reporting
    • Best Promotion
    • Best Commercial
  • 2013 Associated Press Awards
    • Best Newscast
    • Best Website
    • Best Weathercast
    • Best Sportscast
    • First Place Spot News
    • First Place Enterprise Reporting
    • First Place General Reporting
    • First Place Agriculture Reporting
    • First Place Videography
    • First Place Writing
  • 60th Anniversary, 2013
  • Silver Circle of the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences: Chief Meteorologist
  • Nebraska Secretary of State: Civics Recognition Award
  • Associated Press Awards:
    • Best Newscast
    • Best Website
    • Best Weathercast
    • Best Enterprise Reporting
    • Best Sports Story
  • Omaha Press Club Awards:
    • Best Website
    • Best Videography
    • Best Public Service Announcement
  • First place American Cancer Society High Plains Media award "Shining a Light on Pediatric Brain Cancer"
  • First place American Cancer Society High Plains Media award "Kearney Tackles Cancer"

KOLO
  • 2016 Edward R. Murrow Award: Feature Reporting - "Phantom Prisoners"
  • 2016 Edward R. Murrow Award: Writing - "Caught in the Crosswalk"
  • 60th Anniversary, 2013
  • Nevada Broadcasters Hall of Fame: Inducted August 17th 2013, first television station in the Reno market to be given this honor
  • 2013 RTNDA 1st place Special News Program "The Other Side of the Fence"
  • 2013 RTNDA 1st place Public Affairs Program "Run Retreat Resist"

KTUU
  • 2016 Edward R. Murrow Award: News Series - "L.I.F.E. Water Safety"
  • 2016 Edward R. Murrow Award: Reporting Hard News - "One Of The Hardest Days of My Life"
  • 2016 Edward R. Murrow Award: Writing - Blake Essig

KVLY/KXJB
  • Associated Press Awards
    • First Place: Best TV Website
    • First Place: Best TV Promotion
  • KXJB 60th Anniversary – July 2014
  • KVLY 55th Anniversary – October 2014

KWCH
  • 2016 Edward R. Murrow Award: Feature Reporting - "OKC Bombing: Journey Back to Justice"
  • 2016 Edward R. Murrow Award: Breaking News - Nickerson Tornado

KWTX
  • 2016 Edward R. Murrow Award: News Documentary - "We Can't Forget: Vietnam"
  • Television Competition: Best Crime of the Week, from the Office of the Governor
  • 2012 Biddle Medal: Awarded to Virgil Teter/KWTX for outstanding contributions to the Association of the United States Army

KXII
  • 2013 Texas Associated Press Broadcasters
    • First Place Best Overall Newscast
    • First Place Best Morning Newscast
    • First Place Best Daytime Newscast
  • 2013 Oklahoma Associated Press Broadcasters
    • First Place Best Sportscast
  • 2012 Texas Associated Press Broadcasters: 1st Place Best Morning Newscast
  • 2012 Oklahoma Associated Press Broadcasters: 1st Place Best Sportscast
  • 2014 Oklahoma Association of Broadcasters: 1st Place Best Sportscast

WBKO
  • WBKO's Kentucky Associated Press Broadcasters awards for excellence in Journalism:
    • Best Website: 1st Place, www.wbko.com
    • Best TV Sportscaster: 1st Place
    • Best Political Coverage: 1st Place
    • Best Public Affairs: 1st Place
    • Best Enterprise/Investigative Reporting: 1st Place
  • 50th Anniversary and 45 years as an ABC affiliate: 2012

WCAV
  • 10-year sign on anniversary, 2014

WCTV
  • Top 10 CBS Station in the country
  • AP Awards:
    • Best Breaking Sports News
    • Best Continuing Coverage
    • Best Election Coverage
    • Best Hard News Feature
    • Best Investigative
    • Best Light Feature
    • Best Public Affairs
    • Best Series Reporting
    • Best Overall

WDBJ
  • 2016 Edward R. Murrow Award: Continuing Coverage - "Saving Sweet Briar"
  • 2016 Edward R. Murrow Award: News Documentary - "Childhood Lost"
  • 2016 Edward R. Murrow Award: News Series - "The Long Goodbye"

WEAU
  • 60th Anniversary, 2013
  • Best Morning Show and Best Commercial: 1st Place, WEAU Awards

WHSV
    • Virginia Associated Press:
      • First Place Best Feature Photography – "Face of Hope"
      • First Place Best Investigative Reporting – "High Cost of Free Speech"
      • First Place Outstanding Weathercaster
      • First Place Best News Anchor
      • First Place Public Service – "Surviving Lung Cancer"
    • 60th Anniversary, 2013

WIBW
  • 2014 Heartland Chapter Award: Emmy for Best Newscast
  • 60th Anniversary, 2013.
  • Heartland Chapter Award: Emmy, Best Newscast
  • Reached 300,000 Facebook fans, more than any other station in the country on a per capita basis
  • Kansas Association of Broadcasters Station of the Year
  • Kansas Association of Broadcasters First Place Evening News
  • Kansas Association of Broadcasters First Place Morning/Noon News

WIFR
  • Illinois Broadcasters Association Silver Dome Awards:
    • 1st Place, TV Reporting, Best TV Promotion, Best Hard News
    • Two 2nd Places, including Best Newscast

WILX
  • 2012 Michigan Association of Broadcasters Awards:
    • Station of the Year
    • 2012 Best Newscast, Best Sportscast, Best Feature Use of Medium, Best Special Interest Program, Best News Reporter, Best Photojournalist

WITN
  • 2014 raised over $1,775,000 during annual telethon for Annual Children's Miracle Network Hospital
  • Raised 1.6 million dollars during Telethon for the Children's Miracle Network
  • 2013 North Carolina Associated Press Awards:
    • The Pacemaker Award for "Outstanding News Operation"
    • Rookie of the Year – Dan Yesenosky
    • First Place Best Series - "Amendment One," WITN News
    • First Place Best Consumer Reporting - "Online Dangers"
    • First Place Best Health Reporting - "Miracle Child"
    • First Place Best Sports Feature - "Player Of The Week: Lindsey Sanders"
  • 2013 Radio Television Digital News Association of the Carolinas Awards:
    • First Place Consumer/Economic - "Gas Prices,"
    • First Place Hard News Feature - "A Second Chance,"
    • First Place News Website - witn.com
    • First Place Series - "Prison Health Care Costs,"
    • First Place Sports Reporting - "Player of the Week: Britny Edwards,"
  • Radio Television Digital News Association of the Carolinas Awards:
    • News Website: 1st Place,witn.com
    • Best Newscast: 1st Place, WITN News at 6:00 p.m.
    • Sports Special: 1st Place, WITN Football Friday
    • North Carolina Associated Press Awards:
    • Best Series: 1st Place: WITN, Same-Sex Marriage Amendment Debate
    • Best Consumer Reporting: 1st Place, WITN, Online Dangers
    • Best Health Reporting: 1st Place, WITN, Miracle Child
    • Best Sports Feature: 1st Place, WITN, Player Of The Week
  • Television Station of the Year: By the Children's Miracle Network
  • 2014 North Carolina Associated Press Award
    • First Place – Outstanding News Operation
  • 2014 Radio Television Digital News Association of the Carolinas
    • First Place Consumer/Economic
    • First Place Education
    • First Place Sports Special
  • 2014 City of Greenville Award
    • Community Appearance – Studio

WJHG
  • Florida Associated Press:
    • 1st Place, Breaking News
    • 1st Place, Best Investigative
    • 1st Place, Light Feature
    • 1st Place, Best Mobile Journalist
    • 1st Place, Best TV Newscast
    • 1st Place, Weather Reporting
    • 1st Place, Best Weathercast
  • 60th Anniversary, 2013
  • Associated Press:
    • Best TV Newscast: 2013 Winner
    • Best Breaking News: 2013 Winner
    • Best Sportscast: 2013 Winner
    • Best Web Site: 2013 Winner

WJRT
  • 2016 Edward R. Murrow Award: Continuing Coverage - "Flint Water Emergency"
  • 2013 Michigan Emmy Awards
    • Best Human Interest News Feature
    • Best Sports Program Feature
    • Best Sports Program Series
    • Best Promotional Spot
    • Best Audio
  • 2012 Michigan Associated Press - First Place: Spot News
    • 2011 Regional Edward R. Murrow Award - News Series
    • 2010 National Edward R. Murrow Award - Hard News
    • 2010 Regional Edward R. Murrow Award - Continuing Coverage
    • 2010 Regional Edward R. Murrow Award - Hard News

WKYT
  • Edward R. Murrow Award
    • Use of Video
    • Video Sports Reporting
  • National Press Photographers Association:
    • Station of the Year
    • Photographer of the Year
  • Kentucky Associated Press: 1st Place, Best Sports Videography
  • Kentucky News Photographers Association:
    • 1st Place, General News
    • 1st Place, In-depth
    • 1st Place, Best Stories
    • 1st Place, Best of Show
    • Top Story of the Year

WMTV
  • Edward R. Murrow Award
  • Edward R. Murrow Award: Breaking News
  • AP Award: Enterprise Reporting on Medical Mystery, Continuing Coverage on Madison Police
  • WBA Award: Community Impact for Share Your Holidays, Best Newscast
  • Madison Magazine, The Best in Madison Award: The Morning Show
  • 60th Anniversary, 2013

WNDU
  • Indiana Broadcasters Association Awards 2015
    • Station of the Year
    • Best Newscast
    • Best Weathercast
    • Best Breaking News
  • 2014
    • Best Website
  • 2013
    • State-Wide Service to Indiana Award for "Give Kids Time"
    • Best Breaking News
    • Best Website
    • Best Community Involvement
  • Chicago Region Emmy Awards
    • 2012 Health and Science Report
    • 2013 Investigative Report

WOWT
  • 2016 Edward R. Murrow Award: Reporting: Sports - "Saving Baseball"
  • Promax Award
    • Bronze Special News or Event Programming – "Shred Day"
  • 2014 Associated Press Awards
    • Best Weathercast
    • First Place Enterprise Reporting
    • First Place Spot News
    • First Place Writing
    • First Place Sports Reporting
  • 2013 AP Great Plains Broadcast Contest:
    • 1st Place
    • General Reporting
    • Sportscast
    • Writing
  • American Cancer Society High Plains 2013 Media Partner of the Year

WRDW
  • Emmys:
    • Emmy Nomination (Southeast Chapter): Best News Anchor - Meredith Anderson
    • Gold Circle Award - Charles Moody, Production Manager
  • Georgia Association of Broadcasters Gabby Awards:
    • Best TV Personality - Richard Rogers
    • Best Newscast - News 12 at 6 o'clock
    • Best Sportscast
    • Best Use of Technology
  • Georgia Association of Broadcasters Merit Awards:
    • Best Sports Reporter - Meredith Anderson
    • Best News Story
    • Best Investigative Reporting
    • Best Feature Reporting
  • Georgia Associated Press Broadcast Contest Award Winners:
    • TV Pacemaker Award for Overall Excellence - Estelle Parsley
    • Best Documentary Or News Special Programming
    • Best Reporter and/or Anchor - Laura Warren
    • Best Sports Program
    • Best Spot News
    • Best Spot News Video
    • Best Staff Coverage
  • Georgia Associated Press Broadcast Contest Honorable Mention:
    • Best Investigative Reporting
    • Best Multiplatform Coverage Of A Single Story
    • Best Reporter and/or Anchor - Ryan Houston
    • Best Specialized Reporting
  • National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences: Induction into Silver Circle Honor Society
  • Edward R. Murrow Award: Best Writing
  • 2013 Georgia Association of Broadcasters Gabby Awards:
    • TV Station of the Year
    • Best TV Personality
    • Best Investigative Reporting
    • Best Locally Produced Program
    • Best Feature Reporting
  • Georgia Associated Press Awards:
    • Best Anchor/Reporter
    • Best Investigative Reporting
    • Best Series Reporting
    • Best Sports Reporting
    • Best Spot News
    • Best Spot News Video
    • Best Staff Coverage
    • AP Pacemaker Award
  • 60th Anniversary, 2014

WSAW
  • 2014 Wisconsin Broadcasters Association Awards:
    • Morning Newscast: 1st Place - Nov. 11, 2014
    • Best Weathercast: 1st Place - Weather with Meteorologist Mark Holley
    • Hard News / Investigative: 1st Place - Prostitution Sting (Jeff Thelen & Tom Zurawski)
    • Best Live On-Scene Reporting: 1st Place - WSAW’s Amy Pflugshaupt
  • WSAW-TV 60th Anniversary, October 23, 2014
  • 2013 Wisconsin Broadcasters Association Awards:
    • Live On-Scene Reporting: 1st Place - WSAW-TV, Amy Pflushaupt
    • Best Continuing Coverage: 1st Place - WSAW-TV, Missing Woman Mystery
    • Weathercast: 1st Place - WSAW-TV, Mike Breunling
    • Editorial/Commentary: 1st Place WSAW-TV, Political Fact Check
    • Public Service Announcement: 1st Place WSAW-TV, Big Taste PSA (Brothers/Big Sisters)
  • 2013 Wisconsin State Bar: Golden Gavel Award

WSAZ
  • West Virginia Broadcasters Association Awards:
    • WSAZ First at 5:00: Best PM Newscast
    • WSAZ NewsChannel 3: Best Coverage of Spot News
    • 65th Anniversary, 2014

WTAP
  • Virginia Associated Press:
    • Lifetime Achievement Award - Todd Baucher
    • First Place Best Feature - "Dillon Underwood"
    • First Place Best coverage of Spot News - "Ethylene Cracker Plant"
  • WV Broadcasters' Association Awards Competition:
    • 1st Place, Best Continuing Coverage of the "Derecho" Storm
    • Best General Assignment Reporter
  • 1st Anniversary of new CBS station (WIYE), 2013
  • 60th Anniversary, 2013

WTOK
  • Mississippi Department of Public Safety, State Wide Award: Top Supporting Media Agency of the Year
  • Meridian Mainstreet: 2012 Outstanding Partner of the Year
  • 60th Anniversary, 2013

WTVG
  • 2014 Emmy Award
    • Best Anchor
    • Best Sports Story
    • Best Writing
    • Best Continuing Coverage
    • Best Weekend Newscast
    • This Is Home Campaign
  • 2014 Associated Press Award
    • Top Award for General Excellence
    • First Place: Best Photographer
    • First Place: Outstanding Photographer
    • First Place: Outstanding Sports Operation
    • Extraordinary Coverage of a Scheduled Event
    • First Place: Best Breaking News Coverage
    • First Place: Best Continuing Coverage
    • First Place: Outstanding Weather Coverage
    • First Place: Best Use of Multimedia
  • 2014 Edward R. Murrow Award: Continuing Coverage
  • 2014 Best of Toledo Award
    • Best Television Station
    • Best Anchors
    • Best Meteorologist

WTVY
  • Alabama Broadcasters Association:
    • Station of the Year
    • Best Newscast
  • AP Awards for Best Sports Program, Best Sports Story and Best Soft News Feature

WVLT
  • 2016 Edward R. Murrow Award: Breaking News - "The Night Zaevion Dobson Died"
  • 2016 Edward R. Murrow Award: Feature Reporting - "Redemption"
  • AP Award: 1st Place Best Station Website
  • WVLT was recognized for helping raise over $1,000,000 for the University of Tennessee Medical Center
  • 60th anniversary, 2013

WYMT
  • Associated Press 2014:
    • Best Newscast
    • Best Anchor
    • Best Website
    • Best Series/Documentary - "Do It for Dan"
    • Best Political Coverage - "Coal Rally In DC"
  • Outstanding Newscast: Emmy
  • Associated Press 2013:
    • Best Newscast
    • Best Hard News Feature
  • Raised more than $212,000 during a three hour East Kentucky Tornado Relief Telethon