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Former Oregon News Director Wins Emmy & Telly Awards

Those awards will join Grandlund's three Telly's, an Aurora, and a NATPE Iris Award for previous work in television.

Ken Grandlund's two recent broadcast awards.
Ken Grandlund's two recent broadcast awards.

(SAN DIEGO, Calif.) - A former Oregon broadcaster living and working in San Diego, California, Ken Grandlund, received two prestigious awards for his work on television production at The National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences' Pacific Southwest Chapter 2009 Emmy Nominations.

Ken Grandlund

Grandlund, the 1989 class President of Taft High School in Lincoln City, Oregon, has experience as a Radio DJ, News Broadcaster, Singer, Actor, Television Producer, and Writer.

He was nominated for two categories this year.

Those categories were Promotional/Program and Commercial.

In the Commercial – Single Spot, Series, or Campaign category, Ken Grandlund won a Silver Telly Award.

He says the news of his Promotional video earning an Emmy Award, "came as a pleasant surprise."

In the Promotion - Program - Single Spot/Campaign category, Ken Grandlund from XETV earned an Emmy Award for Simpsons Election Night.

Those awards will join Grandlund's three Telly's, an Aurora, and a NATPE Iris Award for previous work in television.

He works for San Diego's XETV which is the city's FOX affiliate.

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Henry Ruark June 22, 2009 9:50 am (Pacific time)

Anon:  Yr comment obnoxious here, sir, since you do not yourself have confidence enough in your own words even to use a single name.  Cheap-shot it is, on story commending accomplishments far beyond what you can show, since no national prizes are ever awarded to "anonymous" !!

Anonymous June 21, 2009 3:09 pm (Pacific time)

another example who owns television and all organizations associated with it.

KG Fan Club June 21, 2009 12:50 am (Pacific time)

Congratulations Ken! Super fun to see your talents recognized, and we look forward to (more) red carpets in your future!

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