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 and Anchoring.
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 4 employee."
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 www.fsci.com
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