Seattle, WA KING 5 won 21 Northwest Regional Awards at the 48th Annual Emmy awards banquet on Saturday, June 11th. Receiving more Emmys

No television station in the Northwest produces more local news and programming than KING 5 , said Pat Costello, Vice President and Station Manager for KING / KONG / NWCN. We re honored to receive Emmy s across so many categories. It reflects the excellent work and the wide variety of the things we do throughout Western Washington.

KING 5 News took home 15 Emmys including investigative and general assignment reporting, continuing coverage, health news, crime news, political special, news series, news writer, news editor, news photographer and video journalist. The KING 5 Investigators Primetime Special and Mount St. Helens: 30 Years Later won in the information special and news special categories respectively.

In local programming, KING 5 s Evening Magazine received five Emmy s: Meeghan Black for program host, reporting, arts / entertainment and historic / cultural segments, and special event coverage for New Years at the Needle.

KING 5 s Home Team Harvest food drive also received an Emmy for community service.

In addition to the awards banquet, NATAS honored KING 5 news photojournalist Ken Jones with induction into the Northwest Chapter s society of honor, the Silver Circle.

The Northwest Chapter of the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences (NATAS) serves television professionals in Washington, Oregon, Idaho, Alaska and Montana.

2011 Northwest Regional Emmy Awards


  • Continuing Coverage
    • Waste on the Water

  • Informational Program / Special News
    • KING 5 Investigators Primetime Special

  • Investigative Report
    • Their Crime, Your Dime

  • News Special
    • Mount St. Helens: 30 Years Later

  • General Assignment Report Within 24 Hours
    • Little Heroes

  • General Assignment Report No Time Limit
    • Gifts of Love

  • News Series
    • Sign of Times

  • Health / Science News
    • Meg Coyle Medical Stories

  • Crime News
    • Cops and Robbers

  • Politics / Government Program / Special
    • KING 5 News Up Front Voter Guide

  • Writer News
    • Sharify Reports

  • Photographer - News
    • Otra Ano de Amor y Muerte

  • Editor News (Two Awards)
    • Electronic Images Cleverly Arranged for Broadcast
    • A Splice of Seattle

  • Video Journalist
    • Sanford Nat Paks 2010


  • Community Service
    • KING 5 s Home Team Harvest


  • Program Host / Moderator
    • Hosting Evening Magazine - Meeghan Black

  • Arts / Entertainment Feature / Segment
    • Made with Milk

  • Historical / Cultural Feature / Segment
    • WWII s Forgotten Women

  • Reporter Programming
    • Kim Holcomb in 15 Minutes or Less

  • Special Event Coverage (Other than News or Sports)
    • New Year s at the Needle

About Belo Corp.

KING 5 is part of Belo Corp. (BLC), one of the nation s largest pure-play, publicly-traded television companies, that owns and operates 20 television stations (nine in the top 25 markets) and their associated Web sites.Belo stations, which include affiliations with ABC, CBS, NBC, FOX, CW and MyNetwork TV, reach more than 14 percent of U.S. television households in 15 highly-attractive markets.Belo stations rank first or second in nearly all of their local markets.Additional information is available at

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