KLIN Dominates Competition

NRG Media’s KLIN, in Lincoln, received FOUR first place awards from the Midwest Broadcast Journalists Association in the annual Eric Severaid competition. KLIN won first place in the following categories:

  • Newscast – Second year in a row
  • Sportscast/Program – Friday Morning Tailgate: “Storytime with Stai” (third year in-a-row)
  • Hard Feature – “Focal Point – Prison Overcrowding” (Kellan Heavican)
  • Soft Feature – “Focal Point – Stuck in the Middle” (Kellan Heavican)

In addition, KLIN received the “Award of Merit” for spot news coverage.

The Eric Sevareid Awards are named for the North Dakota-born journalist best known for his work as a correspondent for CBS Radio and Television. Each year, the Midwest Broadcast Journalists Association presents awards to the best work done by broadcast news operations and journalists working the six-state region of Nebraska, North Dakota, South Dakota, Minnesota, Iowa and Wisconsin.

Please join us by congratulating KLIN staff – Jack, Mark, William, Kellan, Kaleb, Jane and Chris on being honored as the Best in the Midwest!