54th ANNUAL

GOLDEN MIKE AWARDS®

2003 WINNERS



TV CATEGORIES  RADIO CATEGORIES 


TV WINNERS


BEST NEWS BROADCAST - 60 MINUTES DIV. A XETV-TV
Airing between 4 PM and Midnight only DIV. B NO AWARD

BEST NEWS BROADCAST - 30 MINUTES OR LESS DIV. A KNBC-TV
Airing between 4 PM and Midnight only DIV. B KSWB-TV

BEST DAYTIME NEWS BROADCAST - ANY LENGTH DIV. A KNBC-TV
Airing between Midnight and 4 PM DIV. B NO AWARD

BEST SPORTS SEGMENT DIV. A KTTV-TV "Rick Garcia Sports"
DIV. B NO AWARD

BEST WEATHER SEGMENT DIV. A KCBS-TV "Byron's Weather"
DIV. B KSBY-TV "Dave Hovde Weather"

BEST TRAFFIC REPORT DIV. A KTLA-TV "Traffic with Jennifer York"
DIV. B NO AWARD

BEST NEWSCAST WRITING DIV. A KCBS-TV "CBS-2 News at 11"
DIV. B KWHY-TV "Noticias a las 10"

BEST INDIVIDUAL WRITING DIV. A KNBC-TV "Kiki"
DIV. B KPBS-TV "Alternative Energy"

BEST SPORTS NEWS REPORTING DIV. A KTTV-TV "Legless Coach"
DIV. B NO AWARD

BEST SPORTS FEATURE REPORTING DIV. A XETV-TV "Badside"
DIV. B KSWB-TV "Women's Cycling Team"

BEST SPOT NEWS REPORTING DIV. A KTLA-TV "Plane into Building"
DIV. B KCOY-TV "Shark Attack"

BEST LIVE COVERAGE OF A NEWS STORY DIV. A KNBC-TV "Runaway Train"
DIV. B NO AWARD

BEST ORIGINAL NEWS COMMENTARY, NEWS ANALYSIS, STATION EDITORIAL OR SERIES OF EDITORIALS DIV. A KTLA-TV "California Recall"
DIV. B NO AWARD

BEST DOCUMENTARY DIV. A COX-4 "Coy Watson: The Keystone Kid"
DIV. B NO AWARD

BEST NEWS REPORTING DIV. A KNBC-TV "Fields of Shame"
DIV. B KSWB-TV "Daredevil Bikers"

BEST NEWS REPORTING BY A CABLE OR BROADCAST NETWORK ONE DIVISION CNBC "Graphic Novels"

BEST HARD NEWS SERIES REPORTING DIV. A KTTV-TV "77th Street Gang"
DIV. B KSBY-TV "Vision of Hope"

BEST LIGHT NEWS SERIES REPORTING DIV. A KCBS-TV "A Protester's Perch"
DIV. B KCOY-TV "Channel Island Series"

BEST NEWS SPECIAL DIV. A KCET-TV "California Connected: The Big One"
DIV. B KWHY-TV "Earthquake in Colima"

BEST INVESTIGATIVE REPORTING DIV. A KCBS-TV "Toxic School"
TIE DIV. A KNBC-TV &
KVEA-TV
"Clean Cars, Dirty Business"
DIV. B KSWB-TV "Guardrails that Fail"
Merit Award DIV. A KCBS-TV "Dirty Bathrooms"
Merit Award DIV. A KNBC-TV "Disciplined Doctors"

BEST SERIOUS FEATURE REPORTING DIV. A XETV-TV "Homeless for Healthcare"
TIE DIV. A KNBC-TV "One Gun"
DIV. B KSWB-TV "Inside San Quentin"
Merit Award DIV. A KNBC-TV "Beat the Train"
Merit Award DIV. A KCET-TV "California Connected: Autism Dads"

BEST LIGHT FEATURE REPORTING DIV. A XETV-TV "Handicapped Filmmaker"
DIV. B KWHY-TV "Glassblower"

BEST ENTERTAINMENT REPORTING DIV. A KCBS-TV "We Love Lucy"
DIV. B BTV-6 "Kevin Bacon Film Festival"

BEST ECONOMIC REPORTING DIV. A KTLA-TV "J-Lo vs. Glow"
Merit Award DIV. A XETV-TV "Hoa Money"
Merit Award DIV. A KNBC-TV "Top Cash"
DIV. B NO AWARD

BEST NEWS VIDEOGRAPHY OF A SINGLE HARD NEWS STORY DIV. A KVEA-TV "Glendale Shooting"
DIV. B KSWB-TV "Daredevil Bikers"

BEST NEWS VIDEOGRAPHY OF A HARD NEWS SERIES OR SPECIAL DIV. A XETV-TV "Handicapped Filmmaker"
DIV. B KSBY-TV "Vision of Hope"

BEST NEWS VIDEOGRAPHY OF A SINGLE FEATURE STORY DIV. A XETV-TV "Parole"
DIV. B NO AWARD

BEST NEWS VIDEOGRAPHY OF A FEATURE SERIES OR SPECIAL DIV. A XETV-TV "Africa"
DIV. B NO AWARD

BEST VIDEOTAPE EDITING OF A SINGLE HARD NEWS STORY DIV. A XETV-TV "Overkill"
DIV. B NO AWARD

BEST VIDEOTAPE EDITING OF A HARD NEWS SERIES OR SPECIAL DIV. A XETV-TV "School Spending"
DIV. B KWHY-TV "A Scream in the Desert"

BEST VIDEOTAPE EDITING OF A SINGLE FEATURE STORY DIV. A XETV-TV "Homeless for Healthcare"
DIV. B NO AWARD

BEST VIDEOTAPE EDITING OF A FEATURE SERIES OR SPECIAL DIV. A KVEA-TV "Don't Be Fooled"
DIV. B BTV-6 "The Battle for Burbank"


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RADIO WINNERS


BEST NEWS BROADCAST
OVER 15 MINUTES
DIV. A KFWB-AM
DIV. B NO AWARD

BEST NEWS BROADCAST DIV. A NO AWARD
UNDER 15 MINUTES DIV. B KUZZ-FM

BEST NEWS BROADCAST
BY ONE-PERSON NEWS DEPARTMENT
NO AWARD

BEST NEWSCAST WRITING
OVER 15 MINUTES
DIV. A NO AWARD
DIV. B KCSN-FM "The Evening Update"

BEST NEWSCAST WRITING
UNDER 15 MINUTES
DIV. A NO AWARD
DIV. B NO AWARD

BEST SPORTS SEGMENT DIV. A KNX-AM "Steve Grad Sports"
DIV. B NO AWARD

BEST TRAFFIC REPORT DIV. A KFWB-AM "Traffic on the Ones"
DIV. B NO AWARD

BEST INDIVIDUAL WRITING DIV. A KPCC-FM "Cinespia"
DIV. B KCLU-FM "Dance Legend"

BEST SPORTS NEWS REPORTING DIV. A KPCC-FM "Lakers in Farsi"
DIV. B KUZZ-FM "Harvick Comes Home"

BEST SPORTS FEATURE REPORTING DIV. A KFWB-AM "Corked Bat"
DIV. B KCLU-FM "U.S. Field Hockey Team"

BEST ORIGINAL NEWS COMMENTARY, ANALYSIS, STATION EDITORIAL OR SERIES OF EDITORIALS DIV. A KOGO-AM "Cliff Notes on the News:
...and the Winner Is"
DIV. B KCLU-FM "Lance's Bus Ride"

BEST SPOT NEWS STORY DIV. A NO AWARD
DIV. B NO AWARD

BEST LIVE COVERAGE OF A NEWS STORY DIV. A KFWB-AM "Fairfax Plance Crash"
DIV. B KUZZ-FM "Community Activist Shot to Death"

BEST DOCUMENTARY ONE DIVISION KNX-AM "Child Molester: Profile of a Predator"

BEST NEWS REPORTING DIV. A KPCC-FM "Market"
DIV. B KCLU-FM "Matriculas Consular"

BEST NEWS REPORTING BY A RADIO NETWORK ONE DIVISION CNN "Friday the 13th"

BEST HARD NEWS SERIES REPORTING DIV. A KPCC-FM "California Recall"
DIV. B KCLU-FM "Ahmanson Ranch"

BEST FEATURE NEWS SERIES REPORTING DIV. A KPCC-FM "Water Issues"
DIV. B KCLU-FM "Surviving the Holocaust"

BEST INVESTIGATIVE REPORTING DIV. A KPBS-FM "Chinese Maquiladora Factory Workers"
DIV. B KCSN-FM "Immigration Processing Delays"

BEST SERIOUS FEATURE REPORTING DIV. A KPCC-FM "Colorado Delta"
DIV. B KCLU-FM "St. Francis Dam Disaster"

BEST LIGHT FEATURE REPORTING DIV. A KFI-AM "What a Girl Wants"
DIV. B KUZZ-FM "Farm Day in the City"

BEST NEWS SPECIAL DIV. A KPCC-FM "Workers Comp Coverage"
DIV. B KCLU-FM "Election 2002 Special"

BEST ENTERTAINMENT REPORTING DIV. A KFWB-AM "Long Beach Blues Festival""
DIV. B KCLU-FM "Miss Saigon"

BEST ECONOMIC REPORTING DIV. A KNX-AM "Inside the Business Hour - The Interviews"
DIV. B NO AWARD

BEST USE OF SPOT SOUND DIV. A KPBS-FM "Iraqi Soccer"
DIV. B KCLU-FM "Cancer Walk"

BEST USE OF FEATURE SOUND DIV. A KPCC-FM "Carl Sigman, Songwriter"
DIV. B NO AWARD

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Last Updated: 01/25/03

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