March 09, 2007 15:46 ET

KARE 11 Named Station of the Year

National Honor Awarded for Second Straight Year

MINNEAPOLIS, MN -- (MARKET WIRE) -- March 9, 2007 -- KARE 11 was named the 2007 national Large Market Station of the Year by the National Press Photographers Association (NPPA). This is the fifth time that KARE 11 has won the designation; it was also awarded to KARE in 1985, 1995, 2000 and 2006.

"To have the nation's photojournalists recognize KARE 11 as the best in the country is a great honor for everyone at KARE," said John Remes, President and General Manager of KARE 11. "Maintaining that level of success is a daily challenge for each of our photojournalists," he added. "And we all see the results in every newscast."

"We use the word storytelling a lot around here," said KARE 11 Vice President News Director, Tom Lindner. "And we know the best storytelling happens when highly skilled photojournalists and reporters work in concert. We're honored that other professionals across the country saw that in our work."

Judges characterized the KARE entry as "brave and beautiful stories" and "great photography that made you feel something." To read their complete remarks and to view the winning stories, visit and click on Stations of the Year, Large.

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Contact Information

  • Contact:
    John Remes
    (763) 797-7254