October 20, 2009

KHOU Honored with a Dozen Lone Star EMMY Awards

Houstin, TX - KHOU-TV Channel 11 has won twelve EMMY Awards from the Lone Star Chapter of the National Television Academy - once again, more than any other television station in Houston. The 2009 awards, which recognize news excellence across the state of Texas, were announced during a ceremony on October 17th in Dallas.

KHOU went into the night with a whopping 35 nominations, topping all other stations in its market. The 11 News team took home the EMMY for best Team Coverage in recognition of its outstanding work during Hurricane Ike. Of the dozen honors, five were presented to veteran reporter Brad Woodard, an impressive feat that included awards for Breaking News, Specialty Assignment Report, Weather Story, On-Camera Talent and Writing.

2009 Lone Star EMMY Awards Presented to KHOU:

BREAKING NEWS
Ike: Before, During and After -- Brad Woodard Reports
KHOU
Brad Woodard, Reporter

TEAM COVERAGE
15 Minutes of Ike
KHOU
Keith Connors, Executive News Director

INVESTIGATIVE REPORT - SINGLE STORY
Iraq Water Investigation
KHOU
Jeremy Rogalski, Investigative Reporter

HUMAN INTEREST - NEWS SINGLE STORY/SERIES/FEATURE
Hearts for Hunter
KHOU
Kevin Reece, Reporter
Todd Rogenthien, Photographer/Editor

SPECIALTY ASSIGNMENT REPORT - NEWS SINGLE STORY/SERIES/FEATURE
Slaughtergate
KHOU
Frank McBride, Photographer
Brad Woodard, Reporter

WEATHER - NEWS SINGLE STORY/SERIES/FEATURE
Return to Bolivar
KHOU
Brad Woodard, Reporter

WEATHER - PROGRAM/ SPECIAL / FEATURE/SEGMENT
Storm Warnings: Lessons Learned
KHOU
Chris Nocera, Producer
Gene Norman, Host

EDITOR - NEWS
Overcoming Ike
KHOU
Chris Nocera, Editor

ON-CAMERA TALENT - REPORTER - FEATURES / HUMAN INTEREST
Kevin Reece
KHOU
Kevin Reece, Reporter

ON-CAMERA TALENT - REPORTER - LIVE
Ike This!
KHOU
Jeremy Desel, Reporter

ON-CAMERA TALENT - REPORTER - SPECIALTY ASSIGNMENT / CONSUMER / MEDICAL
A Voice for the Voiceless: Brad Woodard Reports
KHOU
Brad Woodard, Reporter

WRITER - NEWS
In Woodard's Words (Brad Woodard Writing Composite)
KHOU
Brad Woodard, Reporter/Writer

About Belo Corp.
KHOU-TV is part of Belo Corp. (BLC), one of the nation's largest pure-play, publicly-traded television companies, with 2008 annual revenue of $733 million. The Company owns and operates 20 television stations (nine in the top 25 markets) and their associated Web sites. Belo stations, which include affiliations with ABC, CBS, NBC, FOX, CW and MyNetwork TV, reach more than 14 percent of U.S. television households in 15 highly-attractive markets. Belo stations rank first or second in nearly all of their local markets. Additional information is available at www.belo.com, www.khou.com or by contacting Lisa Shumate, Director of Programming and Marketing, KHOU-TV at 713-521-4335.