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Tuesday, November 14, 2017

Telemundo Houston honored with 13 Lone Star Emmy® Awards

Telemundo Houston was recognized with Lone Star Emmy® Awards including the top honor of “Overall Excellence”

HOUSTON, TX – (November 14, 2017) – The Lone Star Chapter of the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences awarded Telemundo Houston / KTMD 13 Lone Star Emmy® Awards during the 15th Annual Lone Star Emmy® Awards Gala held on Friday, November 11 in San Antonio, Texas.

Telemundo Houston took home several awards including the night’s highest honor: “Overall Excellence.” The station’s consumer investigative unit, Telemundo Houston Responde, was recognized with five awards including an award in the “Talent – Reporter – Investigative” category for Crystal Ayala’s excellence in investigative reporting. KTMD’s coverage leading up to Super Bowl LI was honored with two awards including “Continuing Coverage” and “Technical Achievement.”

Additionally, Telemundo Houston’s sports program “Domina La Acción En La Prepa” received their second consecutive win in the “Sports Daily or Weekly Program” category. The Hurricane preparedness special “El Golfo En Alerta” was awarded an EMMY® in the category “Weather Program Special or Feature.” To watch the two-part special in Spanish, click here and here.

According to Tony Canales, KTMD President and General Manager, “Our commitment to the Houston and surrounding communities is a responsibility we respectfully embrace, as we strive for excellence to best serve them each and every day. It is an honor for Telemundo Houston to be recognized with the Emmy® award for “Overall Station Excellence” in Texas, as it serves as a testament from the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences that we are delivering best-in-class journalism to our local audiences.”

Below is the full list of wins for Telemundo Houston:
• Overall Excellence
• Journalistic Enterprise: “Responde Houston - Periodismo De Investigación”
• Continuing Coverage - No Time Limit: “Superbowl LI Coverage”
• Investigative Report - Single Story: “Sin Luz Propia”
• Investigative Report - Series: “En La Mira”
• Feature News Report - Light Feature / Series: “Muerta en Vida”
• Business/Consumer - News Single Story / Series / Feature: “Sin Correspondencia”
• Human Interest - News Single Story: "Reencuentro Consumado”
• Sports - Daily Or Weekly Program: “Domina La Acción En La Prepa”
• Weather - Program / Special / Feature / Segment: “El Golfo En Alerta 2017”
• Talent - Reporter - Features / Human Interest: “La Vida” Rubidia Guzman
• Talent - Reporter – Investigative: “Crystal Ayala Investigates” Crystal Ayala
• Technical Achievement: “Howdy: Super Bowl LI Edition”

FULL LIST: 2017 Lone Star EMMY winners

(This post was taken from a release sent to me by KTMD)

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