CBS4, KCNC-TV—Denver Awarded Top Emmys at the NATAS Heartland Emmy Awards

emmy (L to R) CBS4 News Director Tim Wieland, General Manager Walt DeHaven and Creative Services Director Drew Sidener congratulated the CBS4 team today for winning two prestigious Emmy awards. (credit: CBS)

CBS4, KCNC-TV, was honored July 15, 2017 with two of the most prestigious awards at the NATAS Heartland Emmy Awards celebration in Denver. The station won the prestigious “News Excellence” award recognizing the most outstanding overall news operation in the region as well as the award for best “Team Coverage.”

“The awards are emblematic of what we do best at CBS4: covering Colorado FIRST. We cover the stories that matter to viewers every day,” News Director Tim Wieland said. “From creative story-telling on daily news to hard-hitting investigative pieces that focus on accountability, CBS4 has a dedicated team of talented reporters, photographers and editors that put our viewers first every day. Integrity. Consistency. Accuracy. That’s what makes CBS4 Colorado’s award-winning News Channel.”

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.