“This award is for the entire station — the result of KING 5’s dedication to investigative journalism. I’m thrilled to be bringing this back to Seattle,” said Susannah Frame, KING’s investigative reporter after accepting the award.
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KING, Tegna’s NBC affiliate in Seattle, earned a national Edward R. Murrow Award for its year-long investigative series, Back of the Class.
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The new openings are in Seattle and for the Waypoint Media stations in Mississippi, Tennessee, Arkansas and Indiana.
“Through outstanding content and a compelling marketing mix across the whole media ecosphere, the documentary has generated over 3.5 million views on broadcast and social, and the numbers are still growing,” said Scott Altus, KOMO’s creative services director.
KING launched a refined brand messaging campaign prior to the February sweeps period, reinforcing the mission of KING: finding the truth for all Northwest communities. “Our organization conducted brand workshops to find our strengths and truly define how we cover news and what we’re passionate about,” said Jay Yovanovich, KING’s marketing director.
KING’s investigative series into the state of special education in Washington was recognized with an award for excellence in reporting on disability. KING is the first television station to be recognized by the Ruderman Award contest. “To be the only news station to ever win this award is a huge honor for our entire team,” said Cheryl Carson. KING’s news director.
KING is airing live Senate and Congressional debates this month starting tonight. Produced by the Washington State Debate Coalition, the debates are free, open to the public. “I hear from the community how much they appreciate the in-depth political coverage that we provide,” said KING’s political reporter.