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Wednesday, November 15, 2023

2023 Lone Star EMMY winners

Congrats to the 2023 Lone Star EMMY winners.


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Telemundo Houston KTMD also sent me this press release about its big wins:

Telemundo Houston was recognized with 9 Lone Star EMMY® Awards including top honors for Overall Excellence, News Excellence, Evening Newscast and Community Service.

HOUSTON, TX – (November 13, 2023) – The Lone Star Chapter of the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences awarded Telemundo Houston / KTMD a total of 9 Lone Star EMMY® Awards during the 21st Annual Lone Star EMMY® Awards Gala held on Saturday, November 11 at 713 Music Hall in Houston, Texas.


Telemundo Houston took home several awards including the top honors for “Overall Excellence,” “News Excellence,” “Community Service” and “Large Market Evening Newscast.” Additionally, Telemundo Houston’s hurricane and severe weather preparedness special “Bajo la Amenaza del Golfo” was awarded an EMMY® in the category “Weather – Short Form or Long Form Content.” To watch the three-part special in Spanish, click part 1, part 2 and part 3. The station’s Responde team was also honored for “Hard News Report.”

According to Jose Flores, KTMD President and General Manager, “Being recognized with these EMMY® Awards is a testament to the unwavering dedication and creative brilliance of our talented team. These prestigious honors not only reflect the exceptional quality of our newscasts but also underscore our commitment to delivering compelling content that captivates and resonates with our viewers as we strive to serve our local community with best-in-class journalism every single day.”

Freddy Oldenburg, KTMD Vice President of News, adds “We are honored to be recognized for our commitment to journalistic excellence. These accolades represent the dedication of our reporters, producers, and everyone behind the scenes who work tirelessly to bring accurate, impactful, and compelling stories to our viewers. Each EMMY® win is a validation of our mission to inform, inspire, and make a difference in the communities we serve. It's a testament to the high standards we uphold in delivering news that matters.” 

Below is the full list of wins for Telemundo Houston:

    Overall Excellence: KTMD Telemundo Houston

    News Excellence: “Noticiero Telemundo Houston, Trabajando Para Ti”

    Community Service: “Juntos Podemos”

    Newscast – Evening – Large Market: “Noticiero Telemundo Houston”

    News Special: “Pasadena & Deer Park: El Recuento De Los Daños”

    Hard News Report: “Houston: Placas De Papel”

    Continuing Coverage: “Masacre En Cleveland, Texas”

    Human Interest - News: “Un Café Muy Especial”

    Weather – short or long form: “Bajo La Amenaza Del Golfo”

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