KPNX And KECI Earn Walter Cronkite Awards For Reporting

KPNX, Tegna’s NBC affiliate in Phoenix, and KECI, Sinclair’s NBC affiliate in Missoula, Mont., received Walter Cronkite Awards for their reporting in 2020.


KECI News Dir. Refused To Cover ‘Body Slam’

The Missoula, Mont., NBC affiliate’s news director, Julie Weindel, would not collect or share footage of newly elected congressman Greg Gianforte’s assault of The Guardian reporter Ben Jacobs for NBC News in New York and the network’s affiliates as the story was breaking.

Bonten’s MT Stations Tops In Winter Olympics

KTVM in Butte-Bozeman and KECI in Missoula, Mont., were No.1 and No.2, respectively, among all NBC affiliates in primetime ratings in both adults 25-54 and adults 18-49. They were also tops among households.