June 26, 2007
WHAS11News Wins "BREAKING NEWS" At Regional Emmys
Louisville, KY - WHAS11NEWS was honored at the NATAS Ohio Valley Chapter Regional Emmy awards in Columbus, Ohio this past Saturday winning in the "Breaking News" category for its' March 2006 coverage of the David Camm Verdict .
WHAS11News Director Aaron Ramey congratulated Assistant News Director Caroline Imler, Executive Producer Wes Finley, News Producer Laci Comer, and Reporter Kerri Richardson for receiving the Emmy and said "There were many more people who made our coverage a success that night. You should all be proud of your work on that story. We were nominated three times in the breaking news category. That wouldn't have happened had it not been for your focus and dedication to covering breaking news across Kentuckiana."
The Ohio Valley Chapter of the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences includes include television stations from the following markets: Louisville, Lexington, and Bowling Green, Kentucky; Evansville and Terre Haute, Indiana; Cincinnati, Columbus, Dayton, and Zanesville, Ohio; Bluefield/Beckley/Oak Hill, Charleston/Huntington, and Clarksburg/Weston/Parkersburg, West Virginia.
The WHAS11NEWS Station 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 7,100 employees and more than $1.6 billion in annual revenues, Belo operates in some of America's most dynamic markets in Texas, the Northwest, the Southwest, the Mid-Atlantic and Rhode Island. Belo owns 20 television stations, six of which are in the 15 largest U.S. broadcast markets. The Company also owns or operates seven cable news channels and manages one television station through a local marketing agreement. Belo's daily newspapers are The Dallas Morning News, The Providence Journal, The Press-Enterprise (Riverside, CA) and the Denton Record-Chronicle (Denton, TX). The Company also publishes specialty publications targeting young adults, and the fast-growing Hispanic market, including Quick and Al D a in Dallas/Fort Worth, and El D and La Prensa in Riverside. Belo operates more than 30 Web sites associated with its operating companies. Additional information is available at www.belo.com or by contacting Kirk Szesny, Director of Marketing and Creative Services at 502-582-7870.