RTNA Of Southern California Hands Out Golden Mike Awards
January 27, 2014 at 5:32 AM (PT)
The RADIO & TELEVISION NEWS ASSOCIATION OF SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA presented its 64th annual Golden Mike Awards on SATURDAY (1/25).
The radio winners included:
- Best News Broadcast Over 15 Minutes: Division A: CBS RADIO News KNX-A/LOS ANGELES, "KNX Afternoon News"
- Best News Broadcast Under 15 Minutes: Division B: GOLD COAST BROADCASTING News-Talk KVTA-A/VENTURA, "KVTA 8:05 AM Local News"
- Best Newscast Writing: Division A: KNX, "KNX Afternoon News 5 PM"
- Best Sports Segment : Division A: KFWB ASSET TRUST News-Talk KFWB-A/LOS ANGELES, "Sports at 8:15"; Division B: KVTA, "Stick on Sports"
- Best Traffic Report: Division A: KFWB, "Traffic AT 7:11"
- Best Individual Writing; Division A: CLEAR CHANNEL Talk KFI-A/LOS ANGELES, "Superman Stops a Shoplifter"; Division B: POMONA COLLEGE noncommercial KSPC/CLAREMONT, CA, "Scavengers!"
- Best Sports Reporting: Division A: KFI, "Playing for College"
- Best "Spot" News Reporting: Division B: CALIFORNIA LUTHERAN UNIVERSITY noncommercial KCLU-A-F/SANTA BARBARA-OXNARD, "Sounds of the Springs Brush Fire"
- Best "Live" Coverage Of A News Story: Division A, KNX, "SANTA MONICA Rampage"; Division B: CUMULUS Country KHAY/VENTURA, "CAMARILLO SPRINGS Fire"
- Best News Public Affairs Program: Division A: SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA PUBLIC RADIO noncommercial News-Talk KPCC/PASADENA-LOS ANGELES, "Air Talk: GEORGE ZIMMERMAN Verdict"; Division B: CAL STATE- LONG BEACH noncommercial KKJZ-HD3 (KBEACH)/LONG BEACH, "KBEACH: Daily 49er News"
- Best News Reporting: Division A: KFI, "DWP Worker Steals and Deals"; Division B, KCLU, "Living through a Nightmare"
- Best Hard News Series Reporting: KNX, "Healthcare Uncovered: A Guide to the Affordable Care Act"
- Best Feature News Series Reporting: KPCC, "Prop 37"
- Best Investigative Reporting: Division A, SAN DIEGO STATE UNIVERSITY noncommercial News-Talk KPBS-F/SAN DIEGO, "POWAY Schools Rely on Mello-Roos Tax Machine for Lunches, Signs, and Old School Repairs"
- Best Serious Feature Reporting, One Minute or Longer: KPCC. "Baby Coroner"
- Best Serious Feature Reporting, Shorter than One Minute: KFI, "LASD Gun Buyback"
- Best Light Feature Reporting, One Minute or Longer: KNX, "You Say 'San Pee-dro,' I Say 'San Pay-dro'"
- Best Light Feature Reporting, Shorter than One Minute: KFI, "The Crullant"
- Best News Special: KNX, "Healthcare Uncovered "
- Best Entertainment Reporting: Division A, KPCC, "HUELL HOWSER Tribute"; Division B, KCLU, "Sing It Out"
- Best Business And Consumer Reporting: Division A, KPCC, "Surgery Center Database"; Division B, KCLU, "Visionary Shopper"
- Best Government And Political Reporting: Division A, KPCC, "COMPTON Mayor"; Division B, CAL STATE- NORTHRIDGE noncommercial Triple A KCSN/NORTHRIDGE, "NOVEMBER Ballot Initiatives: Proposition 30 and the Three Strikes Law"
- Best Medical And Science Reporting: Division A, KPCC, "Super Salamanders"; Division B, KCSN, "Stroke Rehabilitation"
- Best Use Of Sound: Division A: KFI, "From the Railroad to the Gym"; Division B, KSPC, "Scavengers!"
- Best Internet News Reporting: Division A: KFI, "Oscar Buzz 2013"
- Sportscaster DICK ENBERG received the Broadcast Legend Award, while former KNX anchor JOHN BROOKS and TV news anchor GISELLE FERNANDEZ received Lifetime Achievement Awards.