03 Jun KFOR-TV Oklahoma’s News 4 Nominated For 10 Heartland Regional Emmy Awards
News 4 Recognized for Journalism Excellence
KFOR TV receives more Emmy nominations than any TV station in Oklahoma
June 3, 2019 – Oklahoma City, OK – KFOR Oklahoma’s News 4, a division of Tribune Broadcasting, today announced it has received 10 Emmy Award nominations from The Heartland Regional Emmy chapter. From the outstanding Moore tornado special reports with the 4 Warn Storm Team’s Emily Sutton to the special series on Caleb Freeman and his brave recovery from a traumatic brain injury, Oklahoma’s News 4 garnered more Emmy nominations than any other Oklahoma TV station.
“Our team of Journalists and Meteorologists share powerful stories of Oklahomans like no other station in the state. We’re proud to have a dedicated team of Oklahomans who are passionate about great journalism,” said KFOR Oklahoma’s News 4 and KAUT Freedom 43 TV News Director, Natalie Hughes.
Oklahoma’s News 4 is celebrating its 70th anniversary as Oklahoma’s first TV station. It originally signed on as WKY-TV in June of 1949 and remains the local news and weather leader in the state. “Oklahomans know they can turn to News 4 for stories with emotion and meaning. It’s fitting to receive these 10 Emmy nominations as great journalism has always been an integral part of our news and weather DNA, ” said Wes Milbourn, President and General Manager of KFOR Oklahoma’s News 4 and KAUT Freedom 43 TV.
Oklahoma’s News 4 produces more news broadcasts than any television station in Oklahoma City with 53 ½ hours of news each week and the station remains a favorite for viewers proud to call Oklahoma home.
List of all KFOR OKLAHOMA’S NEWS 4 Emmy nominations:
Meteorologist Emily Sutton (KFOR) Emily Sutton, Meteorologist
Health/Science – No Time Limit
Find A Cure For My Son KFOR Ali Meyer, Reporter Travis Schutten, Photojournalist
Military – No Time Limit
A Hero Of Heroes (KFOR) Ali Meyer, Reporter Travis Schutten, Photojournalist
Feature News Report – Light Series
Helping Hopeless Children (KFOR) Lacey Lett, Reporter Kevin Josefy, Photojournalist, Patrick Spencer, Producer
Environment – Program/Feature
May 20, 2013: The Untold Stories (KFOR) Emily Sutton, Journalist/Talent/Co-Producer Mateusz Gugalka, Photographer/Editor/Co-Producer Brian Caskey, Graphics Patrick Spencer, Executive Producer
Human Interest – Program/Feature/Special
#but God: The Caleb Freeman Story (KFOR) Ali Meyer, Host Travis Schutten, Photojournalist Natalie Hughes, News Director Hank Hughes, Studio Director Chuck Musgrove, Managing Editor Kevin Josefy, Photojournalist Kevin Cosby, Set Design Marc Dillard, Drone Pilot David Steele, Graphics Laura Hess, Photojournalist Irish Stogner, Executive Producer James Fields, Audio Operator
Nostalgia Program – Feature/Series
5 Years: The Tornado Tried To Kill Edith Morales (KFOR) Ali Meyer, Reporter Travis Schutten, Photojournalist
Feature News Report – Light Series
Heroes & Heartbreak (KFOR) Lance West, Writer/Reporter Mark Paris, Photographer
News Promo – Image
For Nearly 70 Years, Looking Out 4 You (KFOR) Westin Hacker, Producer, Writer, Editor
News 4 At 10: Election Night In Oklahoma (KFOR) Kevin Cosby, Director
The Heartland Regional Emmy Awards ceremony will take place on Saturday, July 20, 2019 at the Oklahoma History Center.
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