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Seattle’s KOMO Named Station of Year by NPPA

April 8, 1988

FARGO, N.D. (AP) _ David Delozier of KUSA in Denver was named television photographer of the year, and KOMO of Seattle won the television station of the year for 1987 in the National Press Photographers TV news competition.

Individual awards also were named in six categories. The winners will be honored July 8 at the NPPA business and education seminar in Seattle.

Contestants from more than 100 stations, all three major networks, along with some freelancers submitted entries for the contest which was judged recently at WDAY in Fargo.

Here are the other results: SPOT NEWS

1, Escondido Swat, Brian Watkins, KFMB San Diego. 2, Four Die in Blaze, David Sauls, WRTV Indianapolis. 3, Lake Hiawatha Rescue, Kent Peterson, KMSP Minneapolis. Honorable mention - Van Creek Fire, Rob Weller, KOMO Seattle; Kuro Battle, Gary Fairman, NBC New York. GENERAL NEWS

1, Home for the Holidays, John CP Goheen, KOMO Seattle. 2, Korean Riot, Ken Jones, KING Seattle. 3, China Town Elderly, Shaun Donahue, KPIX San Francisco. Honorable mention - Mt. Baker Return, Diana Wilmar, KING Seattle; A Dying Industry, Jim Douglas, KARE Minneapolis. SPORTS

1, A Day at the Races, John Baynard, WNEV Boston. 2, Miami Marlins, Dirk Mooth, WTVJ Miami. 3, Winner Takes It All, Jay Jennings, WRAL Raleigh, N.C. NEWS FEATURE

1, Pope Visits Phoenix, Gary Stafford, KPNX Phoenix. 2, The Deepies, Jim Douglas, KARE Minneapolis. 3, Harmonic Convergence, Gary Mercer, KRON San Francisco. Honorable mention - Memorial Day, Manny Sotelo, KUSA Denver. FEATURE

1, Drive Inn, George Stark, KING Seattle. 2, The Moving Wall, Ken Swartz, KRON San Francisco. 3, The Deluxe Inn, Ken Swartz, KRON. Honorable mention - John CP Goheen, KOMO Seattle; Everglades, Dirk Mooth, WTVJ Miami. MAGAZINE FEATURE

1, My Home Town, John CP Goheen, KUTV Salt Lake City. 2, Nowhere to Run, John CP Goheen, KOMO Seattle. 3, Homeless, Bob Berg, WJBK Detroit. Honorable mention - Cape Hatteras, Art Howard, WRAL Raleigh, N.C.; Tibet, Gary Fairman, NBC New York. DOCUMENTARY

1, One Day in Utah, KUTV staff Salt Lake City. 2, Desert Solitude, John CP Goheen, KUTV Salt Lake City. 3, A Matter of Faith, Patrick Slattery, WSMV Nashville. TV PHOTOGRAPHER OF YEAR

David Delozier, KUSA Denver. TV STATION OF YEAR

KOMO Seattle. EDITING AWARD

Reflections, John Kuhrt, KUSA Denver.

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