10 Mar Best Newscast, Best Anchor Among Honors Awarded To FOX31 Denver at Colorado Broadcasters Association Awards of Excellence
FOX31 Denver, KDVR-TV Denver, won big at the Colorado Broadcasters Association Awards of Excellence Saturday night. The station took home more first place awards than any other Denver television station*, including the coveted Best Newscast Award, for the second year in a row. Anchor Jeremy Hubbard was also awarded Best News Anchor.
“It is gratifying to receive this outstanding recognition from our peers at a time when KWGN and KDVR are continuing to improve the quality of our local broadcasts. The sheer number of awards also validates the overall excellence of our news and promotion teams in the very competitive Denver market,” said General Manager Peter Maroney.
FOX31 Denver won a total of eleven first place Awards of Excellence and eight certificates of excellence at the annual ceremony Saturday night. Additional first place awards went to FOX31 Denver Investigative Reporter Chris Halsne for Best Specialty Reporter, Reporter Justin Joseph and Photojournalist Rico Romero for Best Investigative Reporting, and Reporter Julie Hayden and Photojournalist Alex Rubin for Best Breaking News.
Below is a complete list of FOX31 Denver’s first place awards:
Best Regularly Scheduled Newscast: FOX31 Denver News at 9 – Rob Marmet, Maureen Capasso
Best Breaking News Under Deadline: Arvada Hostage Taker Speaks – Julie Hayden, Alex Rubin
Best Investigative Reporting: Suicide or Murder – Justin Joseph, Rico Romero
Best News Anchor/Team: Jeremy Hubbard
Best Specialty Reporter: Police Accountability – Chris Halsne
Best Sports Coverage or Program: Spirit of Colorado: Sports Edition
Best Single or Series Program or News Magazine: The Colorado Flood: One Year Later
Best Station Promo: “Sharing Your Priorities”
Best Station Promotion/Marketing: FOX31 Denver Branding “Sharing Your Priorities”
Best TV Commercial for an Advertiser: Wahoo’s Fish Tacos
Best Video Essay: Return to Normandy – Sean Towle
*Among English language television stations.
ABOUT FOX31 DENVER:
FOX31 Denver, KDVR–‐TV, the FOX affiliate serving the Denver DMA, is owned by Tribune Media Company. For more information, visit kdvr.com.
About Tribune Media Company :
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 73 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.