Bertha Lynn

2006 Inductee

Bertha Lynn, news anchor for KMGH in Denver at 5, 6 and 11am, began her career in 1976. She spent 8 years as anchor/reporter for KBTV (KUSA) before joining the 7News team in 1984. Her journalistic achievements and her service to the community have been honored with many awards, including the Emmy, RTNDA and CABJ awards. In the newsroom, Bertha is known for her determination to get the story right and keeping the coverage balanced. Throughout the years she has worked with a myriad of news directors, managers and shift changes and has remained successful as a dedicated reporter and anchor; she always performs her job with a determination to make a significant contribution in that position. In a business where community connection is vital, Bertha has spent 30 years making sure she is connected to the Colorado community. She currently serves as a trustee for Regis University and is a member of the Denver Art Museum’s African American task force. Other community support includes the Denver Botanic Gardens, the Scientific and Cultural Facilities District (SCFD), the Catholic Foundation of the Archdiocese of Denver, the Mayor’s Commission on Art, Culture and Film, and the Women’s Foundation of Colorado among many others. Bertha is married to Larry Naves, a Denver district judge, and together they have three children.