KSWB FOX 5 San Diego Wins 7 Emmy Awards

KSWB FOX 5 San Diego Wins 7 Emmy Awards

Best General Assignment Report, Best Human Interest, Best Health/Science, Best Editor,
Best Writer – News,
Best Video Journalist

KSWB, Tribune Broadcasting’s San Diego Fox affiliate, was awarded 7 Emmy® Awards  at the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences Pacific Southwest Division’s 40th Annual Award presentation at the Omni La Costa Resort and Spa in Carlsbad, CA.

The National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences Pacific Southwest Division’s Annual Emmy® Awards honor outstanding achievement in the television industry.  The Pacific Southwest region includes San Diego, Bakersfield, Palm Springs, San Luis Obispo, Santa Barbara and Santa Maria, California, and Las Vegas, Nevada.

“We are very proud of the FOX 5 team. From the breaking–news coverage during the most recent fires, which encompassed the entire team, to the day-to-day local coverage, FOX 5 strives to provide viewers with the best newscast in the market. We are honored the station’s hard work has been recognized by the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences,” said Scott Heath, VP/Station Manager, FOX 5.

The following are FOX 5’s Emmy® Awards:

General Assignment Report – Within 24 Hours

  • Dangers of Snapchat, Erica Fox, Serkan Stage

Human Interest – Single Story or Series

  • Child Life Specialist, Serkan Stage


Health/Science – Single Story or Series

  • Beauty’s Perception, Jason Zuidema, Kathleen Bade     


Editor (Within 24 hours) – News

  • Dangers of Snapchat, Serkan Stage


Editor (No time limit) – News

  • Active Shooter, Serkan Stage

Writer – News

  • Surviving an Active Shooting, Chrissy Russo


Video Journalist – Within 24 Hours

  • The Gift of Giving, Walter Morris


Full list of winners: http://nataspsw.org/wp-content/uploads/2014/02/2014-Recipient-List-for-Website.pdf


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Media contact:

Tribune Broadcasting
Jessica Bellucci