The photojournalism team at King-TV has been named the nation’s best among large market stations. The National Press Photographers Association also awarded Doug Burgess of KING the 2013 Ernie Crisp Photographer of the Year.

According to NPPA, Judge Brian Kaufman said, “He has the ability to take really complicated stories and shoot them in a way that made them conversational.” Judge Lynn French said, “He has a signature to his stories, you could easily pick them out.”

Jeff Christian of KING-News was runner-up for photographer of the year. Galleries of work by Burgess and Christian are here.

John Sharify of KING-News was runner-up for the NPPA photojournalism award for reporting. His work is posted here.