Anchor Of 7NEWS At 11
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Bertha Lynn, anchorwoman of 7NEWS at 11 a.m., is one of Denver's most recognized and honored broadcast journalists. Bertha has been bringing the news home to Coloradans for 30 years.
Bertha is very active in the Denver community. She currently serves as a trustee for Regis University and is a member of the Denver Art Museum's African American Outreach Task Force.
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Bertha served for six years on the Scientific and Cultural Facilities District Board, an appointment made by Gov. Roy Romer and served many years on the board of the Women's Foundation of Colorado.
Bertha previously has served as a Director on the Boards of the Catholic Foundation of the Archdiocese of Denver, The Mayor's Commission on Art Culture and Film, The Children's Museum, National Jewish Hospital Women's Division, Denver Symphony Association, Safehouse for Battered Women, KCFR Public Radio, and National Conference of Christians and Jews.
Bertha is an award-winning broadcast journalist. Awards include: National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences Heartland Chapter Silver Circle Inductee, Emmy as Host of MetroBeat TV "People to Watch" for Interview/Discussion Program, Emmy Best News Anchor and Emmy Best Morning/Noon News, Colorado Association of Black Journalists President’s Award, CABJ Journalist of the Year for Broadcasting, CABJ Grace Under Fire Award, CABJ Trailblazer Award, CABJ Legacy Award (renamed Bertha Lynn Legacy Award), University of Denver Distinguished Communicator Award, Girl Scouts Mile Hi Council Women's Leadership Circle Award, Rocky Mountain News and Hyatt Hotels Woman of Distinction, and Knights Of Peter Claver and Women’s Auxiliary Outstanding Community Service Award.
Bertha is married to Larry Naves, Denver District Court judge. They are the parents of three children.
KMGH 7NEWS 1984 – Present
MetroBeat TV 2006 – 2008
“People to Watch”
KRMA-TV 1981 – 1982
"Smith and Lynn" with Harry Smith
KUSA-TV 1976 – 1984
“Educator's Edge” 1996
Washington State University
l'Universite' de la Sorbonne
l'Universita' di Urbino
"Informing viewers is only half the job. Being invested in the community personally is what helps build trust and credibility."
E-mail Bertha at Bertha@TheDenverChannel.com.
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