PBS leads news Emmys

NBC, CBS round out the top three

PBS led the pack at the 30th annual News & Documentary Emmy Awards with six wins, followed by NBC and CBS with 5.

Awards in 35 categories were presented at a gala ceremony at the Lincoln Center in New York Monday night.

"NBC Nightly News With Brian Williams" topped both news story categories, for breaking story and continues coverage, with "CBS Evening News With Katie Couric" winning for investigative journalism.

NBC News' election night coverage also landed an Emmy.

Barbara Walters was presented with a lifetime achievement award by ABC News president David Westin, with a tribute by Couric.

CNN president Jon Klein accepted the President's Award for CNN Prods., the documentary unit of CNN.

The event also featured tributes to the late Walter Cronkite and Don Hewitt, with Cronkite's son and Hewitt's wife as speakers.
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