First Station to Consecutively Dominate Newscast Categories
BURBANK, Calif. — NBC4 Southern California captured seven Emmy Awards and swept the honors for all three highly competitive regularly scheduled newscasts for a second consecutive year, including the best daily morning newscast for “Today in L.A. at 6 a.m.,” best daily daytime newscast for “NBC4 News at 6 p.m.,” and best daily evening newscast for “NBC4 News 11 p.m.”
NBC4 also won awards for “NBC4 News at 11: The Death of Osama Bin Laden” in the news special category and for its coverage of the “Seal Beach Massacre” in the live coverage of unscheduled news event. Other wins included entertainment programming for “St. Moritz” and signal report for “Wi-Fi Hacking.”
“NBC4 has a long tradition of excellence and our consecutive wins demonstrate the great commitment every member of our team has to making sure Southern Californians receive the news and information that matters most,” said Steve Carlston, president and general manager of NBC4 Southern California.
The Emmy awards are given for broadcast achievements produced or solely financed and controlled by the Los Angeles television stations or cable television systems. The Academy of Television Arts & Sciences presented awards in 42 categories. NBC4 received 20 nominations, more than any other station. The 64th Los Angeles Area Emmy Awards were held Saturday, Aug. 11, in North Hollywood.
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