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2013-03-28 12:27:52

Enterprising investigations at KNXV and KMGH win highest honor for excellence in electronic media CINCINNATI, March 28, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Peabody Awards has recognized two local television stations of The E.W. Scripps Company, KNXV in Phoenix and KMGH in Denver, for strong investigative journalism that led to new public safety efforts. "The ABC15 Investigators" at KNXV won the industry's highest honor for "Ford Escape: Exposing a Deadly Defect." After an SUV accident...

2013-03-27 12:24:19

ATHENS, Ga., March 27, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Thirty-nine recipients of the 72nd Annual Peabody Awards were announced today by the University of Georgia's Grady College of Journalism and Mass Communication. The winners, chosen by the Peabody board as the best in electronic media for the year 2012, were named in a ceremony in the Peabody Gallery on the UGA Campus. The latest Peabody recipients reflect diversity in content, genre and sources of origination. They include "Girls," Lena...

2012-11-16 20:20:12

DENVER, Nov. 16, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The Rocky Mountain Honda Dealers, KMGH, KKTV and the Colorado National Guard Family Program have partnered up to collect donations to send in care packages to the troops overseas. Nov. 17 through Dec. 15, anyone can stop by their nearest Rocky Mountain Honda Dealership and drop off donations. In addition, the Rocky Mountain Honda Dealerships are generously donating $5,000 to the Wounded Warriors Project and $5,000 towards the cost of shipping the...

2011-10-03 16:35:00

NEW YORK, Oct. 3, 2011 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The McGraw-Hill Companies (NYSE: MHP) today announced a definitive agreement to sell its nine-station Broadcasting Group to The E. W. Scripps Company for $212 million in cash. The transaction is subject to regulatory approvals and customary closing conditions. "This transaction is another step in executing McGraw-Hill's Growth and Value Plan for the benefit of our shareholders, customers and employees," said Harold McGraw III, chairman,...

2011-06-14 07:00:00

NEW YORK, June 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The McGraw-Hill Companies (NYSE: MHP) today announced it has retained Morgan Stanley & Co. LLC to pursue the divestiture of its Broadcasting Group. The television stations in the Group are in desirable markets and should be attractive to strategic and financial buyers with a focus on media. The planned divestiture is part of a continuing portfolio review that McGraw-Hill is undertaking across the enterprise to reevaluate its strategic core and...

2010-11-29 10:00:00

INDIANAPOLIS, Nov. 29, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- McGraw-Hill Broadcasting, a unit of The McGraw-Hill Companies (NYSE: MHP), today announced the appointment of Larry Blackerby as vice president and general manager of WRTV, the ABC-affiliate station in Indianapolis, effective Jan. 3, 2011. In this position, Mr. Blackerby will be responsible for the strategy and day-to-day editorial and business operations of WRTV and the station's digital properties. "Larry brings to this position a long and...

2010-08-09 12:11:00

DENVER, Aug. 9 /PRNewswire/ -- A partnership between 7News and Bella Energy will power the 24/7 Weather Center with solar energy. The new solar array provides enough power to offset over 25,000 lbs of carbon emissions every year and will make the 24/7 Weather Center one of the only clean energy broadcast segments in the country. Today, on 7News at 4PM Mike Nelson will flip on the switch to the solar power array from the Denver's 7 rooftop. "The Sun powers the weather and now the Sun will...

2009-10-05 17:38:32

Denver police said they were investigating dozens of spray-painted peace signs that have appeared on homes and businesses in recent days. Investigators said they don't have any suspects and no witnesses have come forward even though many of the peace signs were painted on buildings in high-traffic areas, KMGH-TV, Denver, reported Monday. Resident Steven Wiskow said someone spray-painted a peace sign on his home on the busy corner of 11th Avenue and Grant Street. It's weird because you would...

2009-08-03 17:23:00

LOS ANGELES, Aug. 3 /PRNewswire/ -- In April 2009, Azteca America Colorado further enhanced its coverage with full power digital transmission. Since the upgrade more viewers are tuning into Azteca America Colorado's premiere Spanish-language programming, which means more ratings. Nielsen Media Research reported ratings and share increases ranging from +50% to +300% in all key demos. Specific share growth includes: + 100% increase in People 18+ + 200% increase in Male 25-49...

2009-04-27 14:50:40

Authorities in Colorado said Jefferson County sheriff's deputies delivered a baby at the side of a highway during a snowstorm. The sheriff's office said a couple dialed 911 early Monday morning and told the dispatcher that they were traveling toward the hospital on Highway 285 because the woman was in labor, KMGH-TV, Denver, reported Monday. The dispatcher told the man to pull over to the side of the road and sheriff's deputies soon arrived and delivered the baby before the paramedics...