KZSB-A Honored For Fire Coverage
July 6, 2009 at 3:05 PM (PT)
The SANTA BARBARA NEWS-PRESS has recognized AMPERSAND PUBLISHING Talk KZSB-A/SANTA BARBARA, CA for its fire coverage. KZSB-A was one of two local broadcast outlets presented a letter of recognition for exemplary coverage of the MAY 6th JESUSITA fire.
From the moment the station received a call about a "very visible fire in the hills of SANTA BARBARA," the station provided 94 straight hours of live coverage, which included live reports from the station crew and NEWS-PRESS staff members. This, according to the letter signed by Mayor MARTY BLUM, "prepared the citizens of SANTA BARBARA for evacuation and saved lives."