KOMO 4 TV Dominates the Northwest Regional Emmys
Honored With Coveted Station Excellence Award and Best Morning and
SEATTLE, WA -- (Marketwired) -- 07/08/13 -- Fisher Communications,
Inc. (NASDAQ: FSCI) announced today that its flagship station in
Seattle, KOMO 4 News, won 15 Regional Emmys, including the most
prestigious Station Excellence Award.
For the second year in a row KOMO 4 won Best Evening Newscast, and
for the third year in a row, the station won Best Morning Newscast.
KOMO 4 was also recognized with Emmys for Continuing Coverage, News
Special, Promotions, Political Reporting, Environmental Reporting,
Feature Reporting, Business/Consumer Reporting, Newscast Producing
In addition, KOMO 4 Creative Services was recognized with two
national Promax Silver awards in marketing for Writing and Design.
Vice President and General Manager of Fisher's Seattle properties
Janene Drafs commented, "What a year for KOMO. It's a thrill to be
honored with so many awards, particularly the Station Excellence
Award. It's a testament to the hard work and dedication of every KOMO
Holly Gauntt, Vice President and News Director added, "I'm incredibly
proud of our team. We're fortunate to have some of the best
journalists in the business working at KOMO 4 News. I'm pleased that
so many of the awards are true to our Problem Solver brand and
involve promoting accountability while affecting change."
Earlier this year, KOMO 4 won RTDNA's highest regional honor, the
Edward R. Murrow Award for Overall Excellence as well as awards for
investigative reporting, breaking news and continuing coverage.
About Fisher Communications, Inc.
Fisher Communications (FSCI) is an
innovative local media company with television, radio, internet and
mobile operations throughout the western United States. Fisher
operates 20 television stations, which include network affiliations
with ABC, CBS, FOX, Univision and CW that reach 3.5% of U.S.
television households, and 10 radio stations targeting a full range
of audience demographics. Fisher Interactive produces more than 125
local and hyper-local websites and delivers comprehensive
multiplatform advertising solutions to local businesses. The Company
is headquartered at Fisher Plaza, a 300,000 square foot media,
telecommunications and data center facility in Seattle, WA. More
information about Fisher Communications, Inc. is available at
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