RTNA Of Southern California Hands Out Golden Mike Awards
January 25, 2016 at 4:00 AM (PT)
The RADIO AND TELEVISION NEWS ASSOCIATION OF SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA handed out its 66th annual GOLDEN MIKE AWARDS for radio and television news SATURDAY night (1/23) in UNIVERSAL CITY, CA.
Radio winners included:
- Best Newscast Over 15 Minutes: Div. A: CBS RADIO News KNX-A/LOS ANGELES, "KNX Afternoon News"
- Best Newscast Under 15 Minutes: Div. A: SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA PUBLIC RADIO News-Talk KPCC/PASADENA-LOS ANGELES, "4:00 Newscast"; Division B: CAL STATE LONG BEACH/GLOBAL JAZZ Jazz KKJZ (KJAZZ)/LONG BEACH, "K-Beach Hi-Definition News"
- Best Sports Segment: Division A: KFWB ASSET TRUST Sports KFWB-A (THE BEAST 980)/LOS ANGELES, "Sports Segment from 9/16/2015"; Division B: GOLD COAST BROADCASTING News-Talk KVTA-A/VENTURA, "Stick Sports"
- Best Traffic Report: Division A: KNX, "KNX Traffic on the 5s"
- Best Sports Reporting: Division B: CALIFORNIA LUTHERAN UNIVERSITY News-Talk KCLU-A/SANTA BARBARA-KCLU-F/THOUSAND OAKS, "LA Still Without Pro Football, But VENTURA COUNTY Has COWBOYS, RAMS This Week"
- Best Spot News Reporting: Division A: iHEARTMEDIA News-Talk KFI-A/LOS ANGELES, "FERGUSON, MISSOURI Live Hit"; Division B: KCLU, "Mudslides Hit CAMARILLO SPRINGS"
- Best Live Coverage of a News Story: Division A: KNX, "STUDIO CITY Gunman"
- Best Documentary (One Division): KNX, "KNX Spotlight: Age of Drones"
- Best News Public Affairs Program: Division A: KPCC, "AIRTALK for OCTOBER 1, 2015"; Division B, KKJZ, "Life Behind the Badge: What You Don't Know about Being a Cop.""
- Best News Reporting: Division A: KPCC, "In Wake of Public Outcry over Shootings, LAPD Training Focuses on Empathy"; Division B, VALLEY PUBLIC RADIO News-Talk-Classical KVPR/FRESNO, "One Valley School District's Unorthodox Educational Approach: No More Grades"
- Best News Reporting by a Radio Network or Content Syndicator (One Division): WESTWOOD ONE, "ROSEBURG Shooting"
- Best Hard News Series Reporting (One Division): KPCC, "Hard Times at INGLEWOOD HIGH"
- Best Feature News Series Reporting (One Division): KVPR, "Drought Series"
- Best Investigative Reporting: Division A: KPCC, "Sex and the LAUSD Teacher"
- Best Serious Feature Reporting, One Minute or Longer (One Division): KPCC, "Missing Kindergarten Is a Big Deal"
- Best Serious Feature Reporting , Shorter than One Minute (One Division): KFI, "LA County Firefighters Return from Nepal Quake"
- Best Light Feature Reporting, One Minute or Longer (One Division): KPCC, "LA's Federal Reserve Is Burning Money ... Literally"
- Best Light Feature Reporting, Shorter than One Minute (One Division): KFI, "Make a Wish, LA Style"
- Best News Special: Division A, KPCC, "50 Years after the WATTS Riots: A Look at the Community's Past, Present and Future"
- Best Entertainment Reporting: Division A, KPCC, "Asian-American YouTubers"; Division B, KCLU, "Arts for Autism""
- Best Business And Consumer Reporting: Division A, KNX, "KNX Money Hour"; Division B, KCLU, "Who Says Doctors Don't Make House Calls Anymore?""
- Best Government And Political Reporting, Division A, KPCC, "Taking on Voter Apathy One Person at a Time"
- Best Medical And Science Reporting, Division B, KCLU, "From Toilet To Tap?"
- Best Use Of Sound, Division A, KPCC, "Kindergarten in Chinese"; Division B, KCLU, "Sounding the Horn for Train Safety"