KFOR-TV Newschannel4 Wins 6 Oklahoma Association of Broadcasters Awards

KFOR-TV Newschannel4 Wins 6 Oklahoma Association of Broadcasters Awards

KFOR-TV Newschannel4 Wins 6 Oklahoma Association of Broadcasters Awards

Station Wins “Best of Show”

KFOR-TV NewsChannel 4, Tribune Broadcasting’s NBC affiliate in Oklahoma City, was recently honored by the Oklahoma Association of Broadcasters (OAB) for outstanding achievement in broadcasting. The station was honored with Best Evening Newscast, Best General News, Best Feature-Series, Best Feature – Single, Best Photography and Best Weather Image Promotion. KFOR was also honored with the organization’s prestigious “Best of Show” award.

“We are proud of our talented news team that works so hard every day to bring the best news and weather coverage in Oklahoma. We also appreciate the OAB for their service to our state,” said Wes Milbourn, President and General Manager of KFOR NewsChannel 4 and KAUT Freedom 43 TV.

KFOR NewsChannel 4 originally signed on the air on June 6th, 1949 as WKY-TV. The station was a pioneer during the early years of television broadcasting and remains on the cutting edge of news and weather coverage and mobile and digital news excellence.

“Oklahoma is a great state. These OAB Awards make us feel proud and we are honored to work at a station with a legacy of excellence like NewsChannel 4,” said Carlton Houston, News Director.

The awards will be presented at the annual OAB Awards Banquet on Friday, March 27, 2015, at the Skirvin Hotel in Oklahoma City.

The following are the OAB Awards won by KFOR:

  • Evening Newscast          KFOR NewsChannel 4 at 6pm
  • General News                  KFOR The Wrong Man
  • Feature—Series               KFOR Serge Ibaka: The Journey Home
  • Feature—Single               KFOR May Miracle
  • Photography—Spot        KFOR This Can’t Be Happening
  • Weather Image Promotion        KFOR Tough People
  • BEST OF SHOW        KFOR, Oklahoma City


KFOR NewsChannel 4 and KAUT Freedom 43 TV are owned by Tribune Media.

Tribune Media Company (NYSE: TRCO) is home to a diverse portfolio of television and digital properties driven by quality news, entertainment and sports programming. Tribune Media is comprised of Tribune Broadcasting’s 42 owned or operated local television stations reaching more than 50 million households, national entertainment network WGN America, available in approximately 71 million households, Tribune Studios, and Gracenote, one of the world’s leading sources of TV and music metadata powering electronic program guides in televisions, automobiles and mobile devices. Tribune Media also includes Chicago’s WGN-AM, the national multicast networks Antenna TV and THIS TV. Additionally, the Company owns and manages a significant number of real estate properties across the U.S. and holds other strategic investments in media. For more information please visit www.tribunemedia.com.