RTDNA Announces 2016 Kaleidoscope Awards Winners
June 14, 2016 at 11:03 AM (PT)
The RADIO TELEVISION DIGITAL NEWS ASSOIATION (RTDNA) has announced its 2016 Kaleidoscope Award winners for outstanding achievements in the coverage of diversity. The winners will be recognized at the RTDNA's Excellence in Journalism 2016 in NEW ORLEANS.
"We hope the work done by our Kaleidoscope Award winners this year inspires journalists across the country," said Executive Director MIKE CAVENDER. "All are outstanding examples of how newsrooms can provide breadth and depth to their coverage of diverse communities and issues."
Radio winners include NEW YORK PUBLIC RADIO News-Talk WNYC-A-F/NEW YORK's "WNYC RADIO ROOKIES" for "Not the 'Right' Kind Of Gay' (Network Radio/Syndication Service/Program Service); KQED PUBLIC MEDIA News-Talk KQED-F/SAN FRANCISCO for "So Well Spoken" (now "Truth Be Told") (Large Market Radio); and ALABAMA PUBLIC RADIO for "Civil Rights-Gay Rights" (Small Market Radio).
Television winners include ESPN FILMS for "Fault Lines: FERGUSON: Race and Justice in the U.S." (Network Television/Syndication Service/Program Service); TEGNA NBC affiliate KARE-TV (KARE 11)/MINNEAPOLIS for "KARE 11 News" (Large Market Television); and MEDIA GENERAL ABC affiliate WRIC-TV/RICHMOND for "Living Transgender in RVA" (Small Market Television).
And the digital category winner was THE CENTER FOR PUBLIC INTEGRITY for "Criminalizing Kids & Environmental Justice, Denied."