June 21, 2004
KGW-TV wins seven regional Emmy Awards
Portland, OR -- KGW-TV, Northwest NewsChannel 8, received more Emmy Awards (seven) than all other Portland television station combined (four) at the 41st Annual Northwest Regional Emmy Awards held on June 19, 2003 in Seattle,Washington. Among the seven awards was the evening's top award for "Overall Station Excellence."
Overall Station Excellence, "Northwest NewsChannel 8": KGW News Staff
Feature News Story, "Survivor Story": Stephanie Stricklen, reporter,Steve Redlin, photojournalist
Same Day Feature, "Never a Bad Day": Pat Dooris, reporter,Mike Galimanis, photojournalist
Continuing Coverage, "Aboard the USS Abraham Lincoln": Patrick Dooris, reporter, Rod Stevens, photojournalist
News Special, "Stories of Thanks":Rich Kurz, producer
Photography -- 24 hours, "Never a Bad Day": Mike Galimanis, photojournalist
Editor -- 24 hours, "Never a Bad Day": Mike Galimanis--editor
The Emmy Awards are presented annually by the National Association of Television Arts and Sciences. The Northwest chapter includes markets from Alaska, Montana, Idaho, Oregon, and Washington.
Among the six Portland commercial stations and one non-commercial stations, KGW won the most amount of Emmys (seven). Overall, the Belo properties in the Northwest took home eighteen statues overall, including KGW, Portland (seven) and KING5, Seattle (eleven).
KGW is part of Belo Corp., one of the nation's largest media companies with a diversified group of market-leading television, newspaper, cable and interactive media assets. A Fortune 1000 company with approximately 7,900 employees and $1.4 billion in annual revenues, Belo operates news and information franchises in some of America's most dynamic markets and regions, including Texas, the Northwest, the Southwest, Rhode Island and the Mid-Atlantic region. Belo owns 19 television stations (six in the top 15 markets) reaching 13.8 percent of U.S. television households; owns or operates 10 cable news channels; and manages one television station through a local marketing agreement. Belo's daily newspapers include The Dallas Morning News, The Providence Journal, The Press-Enterprise (Riverside, CA) and the Denton Record-Chronicle (Denton, TX). Belo Interactive's new media businesses include more than 30 Web sites, several interactive alliances and a broad range of Internet-based products. Additional information, including earnings releases, is available online at www.belo.com. For more information contact Rich Brase, Director of Creative Services at (503) 226-5103 or firstname.lastname@example.org.