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Reporter Colleen McCarty joins Ch.5/45 Eyewitness News 10/9/02

Colleen McCarty has joined KSTP-TV and KSTC.TV as a general-assignment reporter.  Colleen comes to the Eyewitness News team from KVVU-TV, the Fox affiliate in Las Vegas.  Before her work in Las Vegas, Colleen reported at KPVI-TV in Pocatello, Idaho and KHGI-TV in Grand Island, Nebraska.

Colleen was honored with several Emmy nominations and community awards in Las Vegas for her coverage of crime, courts, and public health issues.  For her series reporting, she won a "Best of the West" award and a certificate of achievement from Nevada Women in Communication.  Colleen received her undergraduate degree at the University of California at Berkeley, and earned her master's degree in Northwestern University's Medill School of Journalism.  She is also a graduate of Poynter's Power Reporting seminar and the Investigative Reporters & Editors' Computer-Assisted Reporting Boot Camp. 

KSTP-TV Channel 5 (the Twin Cities ABC affiliate) and independent sister station KSTC.TV Channel 45 are locally owned and operated by Hubbard Broadcasting, Inc.  Home of Eyewitness News, the stations produce more hours of regularly-scheduled news broadcasts than any other Twin Cities' television news station.

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