03 Apr KFOR-TV Newschannel4 Wins 7 Oklahoma Association of Broadcaster Awards
KFOR honored with more OAB awards than any other television station in the state
April 3, 2017 – KFOR-TV NewsChannel 4, Tribune Broadcasting’s NBC affiliate in Oklahoma City, was recently honored with 7 awards by the Oklahoma Association of Broadcasters. The OAB recognizes excellence in radio and television broadcasting. The station was honored with Best Feature, Best Long Form Programming, Best Website, Best General News, Best Franchise Reporting and Best Spot Weather. KFOR was also honored with the organization’s prestigious “Best of Show” award.
“Our news and weather teams work hard every day to tell the best stories and to keep our viewers safe during threatening weather. It is an honor to receive this recognition from the Oklahoma Association of Broadcasters and to serve our viewers in Oklahoma,” said Natalie Hughes, News Director of KFOR TV.
“Outstanding team work drives our news and weather team. They work hard and strive to present compelling stories to keep our viewers informed and 4-warned,” said Wes Milbourn, President and General Manager of KFOR TV.
The following are the OAB Awards won by KFOR:
- Spot Weather – The 4 Warn Storm Team
- Franchise Reporting – A Place To Call Home
- General News – Auger Victim
- Website – KFOR.com
- Long Form Programming (General) – “Great State” 25th Anniversary
- Feature (Single) – “Pay It 4Ward” – Cop Shoes
- Best Of Show – KFOR-TV
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