7NEWS Anchor Bertha Lynn Honored for Excellence

DENVER - 7NEWS Anchor, Bertha Lynn was inducted into the 2012 class for The Denver Press Club Hall of Fame. 

This honor is given by the Denver Press Club to those who have made an impact in journalism in the Denver community and The Denver Press Club.

The DPC honored the 2012 inductees at a banquet dinner Friday night. 

Lynn was recognized and honored for her outstanding journalism work over her long career.

Lynn is one of Denver’s most recognized and honored broadcast journalists and has been bringing news to Coloradans for 30 years.  She served six years on the Scientific and Cultural Facilities District Board and on the board of the Colorado Women’s Foundation. She has also served as Director of the Boards for the Catholic Foundation of the Archdiocese of Denver, Mayor’s Commission on Art Culture and Film, Children’s Museum, National Jewish Hospital, Denver Symphony Association, Safehouse for Battered Women, KCFR Public Radio, and Nation Conference of Christians and Jews. Bertha remains active in the Denver Community where she serves as a trustee for Regis University and is a member of the Denver Art Museum’s African American Outreach Task Force.

Bertha’s list of honorable awards include:  Silver Circle Inductee National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences Heartland Chapter, Emmy’s as Host of Metrobeat TV “People to Watch” – Interview/Discussion Program, Best News Anchor and Best Morning News, President’s Award, Journalist of the Year for Broadcasting, and Grace Under Fire Award- Colorado Association of Black Journalists, Distinguished Communicator Award- University of Denver, Women’s Leadership Circle Award- Girl Scouts Mile Hi Council, Woman of Distinction- Rocky Mountain News and HyattHotels.

For More information about Bertha Lynn, visit TheDenverChannel.com

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