Small market CW affiliate honored


KVHP-DT2 Lake Charles, LA, owned by National Communications LLC, has been named “Station of the Year” for 2010 by The CW Television Network’s “CW PLUS” division.

The honor salutes outstanding performance and superior professionalism in sales, marketing, promotion and community outreach. The CW said KVHP surpassed 109 other middle and small market television stations across the country to receive the award.

“We’re very pleased to be recognizing the significant contributions that Lake Charles CW has made over the past year,” noted Russell Myerson, Executive Vice President, General Manager of The CW PLUS.  “The staff, under the guidance of Madelyn Bonnot Griffin, has done an exceptional job with strategy, execution and teamwork.”

“This is a hard-working group of creative and committed broadcasters who have earned this accolade,” said Merry Ewing, Senior Vice President of Affiliate Sales for The CW. KVHP-TV continues to set the template for how to run a great television station.”
Madelyn Bonnot Griffin, Managing Partner of KVHP said, “We’re thrilled to be acknowledged by The CW for last year’s efforts. We sincerely appreciate this honor. The energy, dedication, teamwork and winning attitude of our amazing staff helped make our first full year as a CW a huge hit! Yea!”

KVHP-TV is a Fox affiliate on its primary channel.