NBC4 Southern California in Burbank recently won seven Emmy Awards, becoming the first station to consecutively dominate the newscast categories, with wins for best daily morning newscast (“Today in L.A. at 6 a.m.”), best daily daytime newscast (“NBC4 News at 6 p.m.”) and best daily evening newscast (“NBC4 News 11 p.m.”).
The station also won for “NBC4 News at 11: The Death of Osama Bin Laden” in the news special category and for its coverage of the “Seal Beach Massacre” (live coverage of an unscheduled news event). Other wins included “St. Moritz” (entertainment programming) and “Wi-Fi Hacking” (signal report).
“NBC4 has a long tradition of excellence and our consecutive wins demonstrate the great commitment every member of our team has to making sure Southern Californians receive the news and information that matters most,” said Steve Carlston, president and general manager of NBC4 Southern California.
In the 64th Los Angeles Area Emmy Awards competition, the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences presented awards in 42 categories. NBC4 received 20 nominations, more than any other station.