NewsChannel 5 Honored With 7 Awards

Wed, June 27, 2007 by Dan Coyle

NewsChannel 5 took home 7 awards, including 3 first place honors, at the Press Club of Cleveland's 2007 Excellence in Journalism Awards banquet.  The "On Your Side" station earned more awards than any other local television news organization.  "We're particularly proud that our investigative and in-depth reporting efforts earned top recognition," comments News Director Steve Hyvonen.  "Overall, these awards really reflect the hard work and talents of our on-air staff as well as our producing staff."

The complete list of NewsChannel 5's awards is as follows:

  • 1st Place: Investigative
    • Chief Investigator Duane Pohlman - "Dead Voters"


  • 1st Place: In-Depth Coverage
    • Consumer Specialist Angie Lau - "Consumer Smarts"


  • 1st Place: Sports Report
    • Chris Miller and Lana Durban - "Tim Couch Unplugged"


  • 2nd Place: General News
    • Carolina Leid


  • 2nd Place: On-Going Coverage
    • Chief Investigator Duane Pohlman, Dorian Thompson, Lana Durban - "The Truth About Teen Night"


  • Honorable Mention: Spot News
    • Jack Marschall - "Ravine Rescue"


  • Honorable Mention: Public Service
    • Consumer Specialist Angie Lau, Troubleshooter Joe Pagonakis, Renita Griskel - "Safe Shredding"