Hearst Television, Inc. – Service to Community Award for Television

Topic: NAB Award Winners
Posted on 10/1/2019

Hearst Television, Inc. received the Service to Community Award for Television - Ownership Group for their coverage of the 2018 midterm elections at the 2019 Celebration of Service to America Awards in Washington, D.C. Hearst’s commitment to covering issue-oriented stories as they broke and digging deeper into investigative pieces helped viewers make better informed decisions at the polls.

Across ten months, Hearst Television stations hosted 98 debates and aired 5,034 political stories, totaling to nearly 13,200 minutes of coverage. The 2018 midterm elections marked the highest voter turnout for a midterm election in more than a century.

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