Wednesday, April 04, 2018

KHOU 11 wins big at #TEGNAAwards

After a rough battle with Hurricane Harvey in 2017, KHOU 11's perseverance has been rewarded by its parent company, TEGNA, at its annual awards show in McLean, Va.

And the big winners were KHOU's management team.

KHOU 11 President & General Manager, Susan A. McEldoon, who announced her retirement last month, won TEGNA’s Manager of the Year award for leading KHOU during Hurricane Harvey and inspiring her team to take risks and embrace change.

KHOU News Director Sally Ramirez received TEGNA’s Employee of the Year award.

But that wasn't the only accolades channel 11 received. Regional Account Executive Kaelin Bruzzone and Integrated Account Executive Alison Wallace won TEGNA’s Best Client Solution for their work with Standard Insurance of Texas.

As for the rest of the TEGNA Texas stations, KVUE Austin's Melanie Cottier was named TEGNA’s Sales Executive of the Year.

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The KHOU staff watched the awards show remotely from its temporary home at the Houston Public Media studios on the University of Houston campus.

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