PHOENIX - ABC15 in Phoenix was honored with the 2013 Station Excellence Emmy Award from the Rocky Mountain Southwest Chapter of the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences over the weekend.
The Station Excellence Award is the Academy's highest honor of the year awarded to the station that has displayed consistent excellence in news coverage and support for the community.
ABC15 vice-president and general manager Anita Helt accepted the 2013 Station Excellence Award on behalf of the station and the ABC15 staff.
"I am so proud of the ABC15 team," said Helt. "They take action every day to give Arizona the quality journalism it deserves. We are honored to be part of the community fabric and pledge to continue working to make Arizona a better place to live."
In addition to being honored with the Station Excellence Award, ABC15 received awards in the key television news categories of Best Morning and Evening Newscasts, swept the weather categories and received multiple awards for the ABC15 Investigators.
ABC15 received top honors for:
Station Excellence - ABC15
Newscast – Daytime or Evening ABC15 News at 10 p.m., Alison Green, Producer
Katie Raml & Steve Irvin, Anchors
Newscast – Morning ABC15 Mornings, Luke Garrison, Producer