RTNA Hands Out Southern California Golden Mike Awards
January 24, 2011 at 11:50 AM (PT)
The winners of the 2010 RADIO AND TELEVISION NEWS ASSOCIATION OF SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA "Golden Mike Awards," handed out this weekend in LOS ANGELES, include:
- Best News Broadcast Over 15 Minutes: Division A: CBS RADIO News KNX-A/LOS ANGELES, "KNX Morning News"; Division B: CAL STATE NORTHRIDGE noncommercial Triple A KCSN/NORTHRIDGE, "The Evening Update"
- Best News Broadcast Over 15 Minutes: Division A: CLEAR CHANNEL Talk KFI-A/LOS ANGELES, "The 5 O'Clock News on KFI"; Division B: GOLD COAST BROADCASTING Talk KVTA-A/PORT HUENEME-OXNARD, "KVTA 7:06 AM News"
- Best Sports Segment: Division A: KNX, "Sports with RANDY KERDOON"
- Best Traffic Report: Division A: CBS RADIO Talk KFWB-A/LOS ANGELES, "Traffic on the One's with RHONDA KRAMER"; Division B: MT. WILSON FM BROADCASTERS Country KKGO (GO COUNTRY 105)/LOS ANGELES, "GO COUNTRY 105- Traffic on the Go!"
- Best Individual Writing: Division B: MT. SAN ANTONIO COLLEGE noncommercial KSAK/WALNUT, CA, "Renaissance Faire Opening"
- Best Sports Reporting: CLEAR CHANNEL Talk KOGO-A, "Black Ice, Gold Mettle"; Division B: CALIFORNIA LUTHERAN COLLEGE noncommercial News-Talk KCLU-A/SANTA BARBARA-KCLU-F/THOUSAND OAKS, "The Oldest Dodger"
- Best Spot News Reporting: Division B: KVTA, "Miracle Crash"
- Best Live Coverage of a News Story: Division A: KNX, "Outrage Over SB 1070"; Division B, KCLU, "Research Lab Explosion"
- Best Documentary: KCLU, "Not In My Backyard"
- Best News Public Affairs Program: Division A: SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA PUBLIC RADIO noncommercial News-Talk KPCC/PASADENA-LOS ANGELES, "The PATT MORRISON Show: Comedy Congress"; Division B, KCLU, "KCLU Election Preview"
- Best News Reporting: Division A: KPCC, "Sleeper Memorial"
- Best News Reporting by a Radio Network: CNN RADIO, "Tyler's Wish"
- Best Hard News Series Reporting: KPCC, "Prison Health Care Series"
- Best Feature News Series Reporting: KNX, "Up in Smoke: The Great L.A. Pot Shop Shutdown"
- Best Investigative Reporting: Division A: KPCC, "CHINO Prison Series"
- Best Serious Feature Reporting: KFI: "Sing the Quran, Don't Burn It."
- Best Light Feature Reporting: KPCC, "Pants"
- Best News Special: Division A: KPCC, "AIR TALK: Live From PHOENIX"
- Best Entertainment Reporting: Division A: KNX, "BILL COSBY Doesn't Like Me"; Division B: KSAK, "Renaissance Faire Opening"
- Best Business and Consumer Reporting: Division A, KPCC, "C17 BOEING Plant"; Division B: KCLU, "Rain Garden"
- Best Use of Sound: Division A: KFI, "Dying to Get In -- Part 4"; Division B: KSAK, "Renaissance Faire Opening"
- Best Internet News Reporting: Division B: AUDIO8BALL.COM, "Punk Rock Swap Meet"
- Broadcast Achievement Award: REGIS PHILBIN
- Lifetime Achievement Awards: KELLY LANGE, JOSE A. RONSTADT