KFOR-TV Newschannel 4 Nominated For Nine Emmy Awards By The Heartland Regional Emmy Chapter

KFOR-TV Newschannel 4 Nominated For Nine Emmy Awards By The Heartland Regional Emmy Chapter

May 22, 2017 –KFOR-TV NewsChannel 4, Tribune Broadcasting’s NBC affiliate in Oklahoma City received nine Heartland Regional Emmy nominations.  The Heartland Chapter recognizes excellence in television journalism across Oklahoma, Colorado, Kansas and Nebraska.

The station was nominated in a variety of categories: team coverage of the May 9th 2016 tornado, general assignment report, specialty assignment report, environmental reporting, business/consumer reporting, talent/reporter and talent/host.

“NewsChannel 4 is committed to journalism excellence. Our news team tells powerful and emotional stories every day. It is such an honor to receive nine Emmy  nominations,”  said Natalie Hughes, KFOR & KAUT News Director.

“Team work and a hard working staff of journalists make KFOR a beacon of journalism excellence. We are so proud of our team,” said Wes Milbourn, President & General Manager, KFOR NewsChannel 4.

The following are the KFOR Emmy nominations:

TEAM COVERAGE – May 9th Tornado
SPECIALTY ASSIGNMENT REPORT – News Series – Cop Convicted – The Daniel Holtzclaw Verdict
POLITICS/GOVERNMENT –Back to the Drawing Board
ENVIRONMENT – Right to Farm or Right to Harm?
BUSINESS/CONSUMER –Budgets by the Book
TALENT – Performer/Host/Moderator – “Wild West”
TALENT – Reporter/Live – “Don’t Just Stand There!”

Winners will be announced on July 15th  at an awards presentation gala.


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