Monday, April 16, 2007

AP TV awards

KKTV/Channel 11 dominated the medium-market television division at the 2006 Colorado Associated Press Broadcasters Association Awards presented Saturday in Denver.

KKTV won eight first-place awards in the newscast, morning newscast, spot news, general reporting, investigative reporting, sports special, feature and documentary categories.KKTV reporter David Nancarrow’s series of special reports from Iraq, dubbed “Assignment: Iraq,” won the general reporting and documentary categories.

"It's really a credit to the great staff," said KKTV news director Nick Matesi. "We won first and second in spot news, which is something we've really been working on. It's nice to be recognized for our hard work."

KOAA/Channels 5&30 won the weathercast and Web site categories. KRDO/Channel 13 won the sportscast category. The medium-market division includes TV stations in Grand Junction, Alamosa and Durango in addition to local stations.


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