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2013-12-10 16:24:08

NBC 5 and Telemundo 39 Partner with NBCUniversal Foundation DALLAS and FORT WORTH, Texas, Dec. 10, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- NBC 5 and Telemundo 39, in partnership with the NBCUniversal Foundation, today announced $100,000 in grants to three local non-profit organizations. In its second year, the 21(st) Century Solutions grant program recognizes and supports innovative, high-impact initiatives in the areas of civic engagement, education, environment, jobs and economic empowerment, media...

2013-11-25 12:25:55

Texas' First Television Station Offers Look at Newscasts of the 1950s, 60s & 70s DALLAS and FORT WORTH, Texas, Nov. 25, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- NBC 5 / KXAS-TV Dallas-Fort Worth announced today the donation of three decades of historical news film to The University of North Texas Libraries, Denton, Texas. Thousands of donated film reels from the 1950s, 60s and 70s offer a moving picture history of newsworthy events to North Texas audiences through the years. NBC 5, then WBAP-TV,...

2013-10-01 16:24:55

New Central Location Designed to Best Serve North Texans DALLAS and Fort Worth, Texas, Oct. 1, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- NBC 5 / KXAS-TV Dallas-Fort Worth opened its state-of-the-art broadcasting and multimedia news facility located in The CentrePort Business Park, just south of the Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport today, October 1, 2013. The technologically advanced facility, named The Studios at DFW, is specifically designed to provide the resources for journalists to collect,...

2013-07-23 23:03:26

American Eurocopter joined forces with local TV stations to create buzz among youth about rewarding career opportunities in fields requiring STEM education. Grand Prairie, Texas (PRWEB) July 23, 2013 American Eurocopter, the largest producer of civil and commercial helicopters in the U.S., has joined forces with a group of Dallas/Fort Worth television stations to support a public interest campaign aimed at creating interest among youth in rewarding career opportunities in fields requiring...

2013-06-12 16:23:47

'Driven To Distraction' Series Leads To Police Policy Changes DALLAS and FORT WORTH, Texas, June 12, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Radio Television Digital News Association has awarded NBC 5 / KXAS-TV the national Edward R. Murrow Award in the Continuing Coverage - Large Market Television category for "Driven to Distraction." The series led to police department policy changes designed to prevent crashes caused by police officers using mobile dashboard computers while driving. During a...

2013-05-03 20:22:11

NBC 5 / Dallas-Fort Worth Receives Five Awards DALLAS and FORT WORTH, Texas, May 3, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Society of Professional Journalists has honored NBC 5 as a national winner of 2012 Sigma Delta Chi Award for excellence in journalism, and The Radio Television Digital News Association has awarded NBC 5 four regional Edward R. Murrow Awards. The Society of Professional Journalists awarded the NBC 5 Investigates team its top national award in the Investigative Reporting,...

2012-12-07 20:21:33

DALLAS/FORT WORTH, Dec. 7, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- NBC 5 / KXAS-TV announced that Lindsay Riley has joined the NBC 5 weather team as weekend morning meteorologist. In addition to forecasting on weekend mornings, Riley will report on environmental and other weather-related stories and features. Before joining NBC 5, Riley forecasted weather at WLEX-TV, Lexington, KY and WIVB-TV in Buffalo, NY. She earned her B.S. degree in meteorology from The Pennsylvania State University (Penn State), where...

2012-11-27 20:22:01

DALLAS, Nov. 27, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The NBCUniversal Foundation today awarded $100,000 in grants to three local non-profit organizations helping them implement innovative community programs as part of a newly launched initiative called 21st Century Solutions. The recipients include: Junior Achievement of Dallas - $50,000Girl Scouts of Northeast Texas - $25,000REACH - $25,000 Tom Ehlmann, president and general manager of NBC 5, said, "It is our responsibility to serve our...

2012-11-14 12:25:03

DALLAS and FORT WORTH, Texas, Nov. 14, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The Lone Star Chapter of the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences awarded NBC 5 / KXAS-TV its top Emmy® for overall Station Excellence during its tenth annual awards gala at Cowboys Stadium on Saturday, November 9, 2012. The Lone Star Chapter represents the state of Texas' 19 television markets. Several NBC 5 efforts contributed to the recognition. During the past year, NBC 5 launched a four-person investigative...

2012-10-23 11:23:38

DALLAS and FORT WORTH, Texas, Oct. 23, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- NBC 5 / KXAS-TV today announced that Deanna Dewberry will be its new consumer/investigative reporter and anchor NBC 5's 6:30 p.m., Monday-Friday, newscast on digital channel 5.2. Dewberry joined the station earlier this month. Dewberry will focus on uncovering issues important to North Texas consumers while Scott Friedman will continue to lead NBC 5's investigative unit. Dewberry has been a news anchor and investigative reporter...