CBS News Wins 7 Awards at News & Doc Emmys

CBS News took home seven awards at the 31st Annual News & Documentary Emmy Awards on Monday night - more than any other network.

"CBS Evening News" anchor and managing editor Katie Couric and "60 Minutes" correspondent Bob Simon were among the big names who made acceptance or introductory speeches.

Stories about Capt. Chesley "Sully" Sullenberger, the hero pilot of U.S. Airways flight 1549, were among the big winners. They included "Saving Flight 1549," Katie Couric's "60 Minutes" interview with Sullenberger and the jet's crew, for outstanding interview.

On stage with the "60 Minutes" producers and editors, Couric said, "It was such an honor for all of us to be involved in this story and to deliver a story with a happy ending," Broadcast & Cable reports.

Watch the award-winning CBS News stories:

Outstanding Investigative Journalism in a Regularly Scheduled Newscast:
"Rape in America: Justice Denied" - "CBS Evening News with Katie Couric"
Outstanding Business and Economic Reporting in a Regularly Scheduled Newscast:
"Financial Family Tree" - "CBS Evening News with Katie Couric"
Best Report in a News Magazine:
"The Winter of Our Hardship" - "60 Minutes"

Outstanding Promotional Announcement:
"60 Minutes in 60 Seconds" - "60 Minutes"
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