Bertha Lynn Inducted Into Colorado Broadcast Professionals Hall Of Fame

Bertha Has Been Delivering News For More Than 34 Years

7News anchorwoman Bertha Lynn will be inducted into the Colorado Broadcasting Professionals Hall of Fame on Oct. 1, 2010.

Bertha is one of Denver's most recognized and honored broadcast journalists, delivering the news to Coloradans for 34 years.

She launched Channel 9's morning newscast (1980 with co-anchor Larry Camp) and has anchored every time period in Denver television news.

She has been on early mornings (KMGH and KUSA morning shows, GMA Cut-ins KMGH and KUSA), middays (11 a.m. KMGH and Noon KUSA), afternoons (starting "Newscope" 4:30 p.m., KUSA), evenings (starting "Sundown" at 6 p.m., KUSA, at on 10 p.m. at KMGH) and weekends (KMGH as well as "Smith and Lynn" on KRMA Ch. 6) She's also done numerous prime time specials.

“It has been my privilege to serve and grow with the people of Colorado through three and a half decades of news coverage locally, nationally and internationally,” said Bertha Lynn. (1981- Alaska, Series on Troubled Youth, 1992 Democratic National Convention-Field Anchor NY, Iowa Caucuses, New Hampshire Primary, 2008-Democratic National Convention- Field Anchor, Denver) and internationally (Mexico- Laeatrile, Japan-1979 / International Year of the Child)

Bertha Lynn is a multi- Emmy Award winning journalist, who has been inducted into the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences Heartland Chapter Silver Circle, has been recognized by McGraw-Hill for Corporate Achievement and the Colorado Association of Black Journalists, which has named its Lifetime Achievement Award for Bertha.

“Bertha Lynn has dedicated her career to improving the community through her work in our newsroom at 7NEWS. This honor is well deserved,” said Jeff Harris, News Director at 7NEWS.

Bertha is very active in the Denver community. She currently serves as a trustee for Regis University, a board member of Cherry Creek Arts Festival, and a member of Denver Art Museum's African American Outreach Task Force.

Bertha was appointed by the Colorado Governor to the board of Scientific and Cultural Facilities District and served two terms. She 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 married to Larry Naves, former Denver District Court judge. They are the parents of three children.