WFAA-TV, KING-TV receive Cronkite Award for excellence

WFAA-TV was recognized on a station level, while a KING reporter and producer were recognized for individual achievements in political journalism
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Two Belo-owned stations have won the 2005 USC Annenberg Walter Cronkite Award for Excellence in Television Political Journalism.

WFAA-TV, the ABC affiliate in Dallas/Fort Worth, has won two consecutive Cronkite awards in the Local Station, Large Market category. The judging committee honored the station’s continuing commitment to expose political issues and candidates to viewers through its coverage of both local and national races.

A producer and reporter were recognized from KING-TV, the NBC affiliate in Seattle/Tacoma. Reporter Robert Mak and producer Mike Cate won their second consecutive Cronkite Award for Individual Achievement and the station’s third Cronkite Award. Mak and Cate were honored for their “thorough and balanced coverage, good writing and excellent reporting and producing.”

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