cbs4overallexcellence CBS4, KCNC TV—Denver Awarded Overall Excellence at the NATAS Heartland Emmy Awards CBS4 Creative Services Director Drew Sidener, General Manager Walt DeHaven and News Director Tim Wieland congratulated the CBS4 team today for winning four major Emmys including the award for Overall Excellence.

Denver—July 25, 2018 – CBS4, KCNC-TV was honored with four major Emmys including the most prestigious award, Overall Excellence, at the recent NATAS Heartland Emmy Awards celebration in Denver.

The Emmy Award for Overall Excellence in the region is the highest honor at the Heartland Emmy Awards. This special honor recognizes the outstanding work of the entire television station including News, Sports, Promotion, Commercial Production, Community Affairs, Special Programming, and Engineering.

In addition to Overall Excellence, CBS4 was recognized for Breaking News (Eddie Castro, Jamie Leary, Tori Mason), Continuing Coverage (Mark Ackerman, Kevin Hartfield, Brian Maass) and Best Director (Collette Calvert).

“Last year CBS4 made a commitment to cover Colorado FIRST – with a focus on telling meaningful stories across the state, and launched Together 4 Colorado to share stories about how people in Colorado are working together to make this an even better place to live. These awards are emblematic of what we do best at CBS4. We cover the stories that matter to viewers every day,” General Manager Walt DeHaven said.

About the National Academy and the Heartland Chapter

Founded in 1947, the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences (NATAS) and the Emmy Award stand for the best in the television industry. The National Academy is the only non-profit organization dedicated to recognizing outstanding achievement, raising industry standards, and improving the quality of television. Its dedication to excellence is pursued every day by members of its 19 chapters across the country. The Heartland chapter was formed in 1986 after an intense effort to meet the high eligibility standards of the National Academy’s national board, and serves the television industry in these markets/DMAs: Denver, Oklahoma City, Tulsa, Wichita/Hutchinson, Omaha, Colorado Springs/Pueblo, Lincoln/Hastings-Kearney, Topeka, Grand Junction/Montrose, Cheyenne/Scottsbluff and North Platte.

CBS4, KCNC-TV—Denver, is part of CBS Television Stations, a division of CBS Corporation.