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2017 PRELIMINARY WINNERS LIST


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FOR INFORMATION ONLY!
MAY NOT BE PROMOTED UNTIL AFTER THE
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LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD

Christine Devine

LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD

Chuck Henry

LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD

Dave Lopez


TV CATEGORIES  RADIO CATEGORIES 


TV WINNERS


TV-1
BEST NEWS BROADCAST - 60 MINUTES
Airing between 4 PM and Midnight only
DIV. A FINALISTS
KFMB-TV
KNBC-TV
KTTV-TV
FINALISTS
"CBS News 8 at 5 pm"
"NBC4 News at 5 pm"
"Fox 11 10 o'clock News"
DIV. B FINALIST
KGET-TV
"17 News at 5 pm"

TV-2
BEST NEWS BROADCAST - 30 MINUTES OR LESS
Airing between 4 PM and Midnight only
DIV. A FINALISTS
KCBS-TV
KNBC-TV
KVEA-TV
FINALISTS
"CBS2 News at 11 pm
"NBC4 News at 11 PM"
"Noticiero Telemundo a las 11 pm"
DIV. B FINALIST
KMIR-TV
"KMIR News at 5 pm"

TV-3
BEST DAYTIME NEWS BROADCAST - ANY LENGTH
Airing between Midnight and 4 PM
DIV. A FINALISTS
KNBC-TV
KTTV-TV
KVEA-TV
FINALISTS
"Today in L.A. at 6 am"
"Good Day L.A."
"Noticiero Telemundo 52 a las 6 am"
DIV. B NO AWARD

TV-4 - BEST SPORTS SEGMENT DIV. A NO AWARD
DIV. B KEYT-TV "KEYT Sports with Mike Klan"

TV-5 - BEST WEATHER SEGMENT DIV. A KCAL-TV "Evelyn Taft's Winter Weather Forecast"
DIV. B KEYT-TV "Weather with Kelsey Gerckens"

TV-6 - BEST TRAFFIC REPORT DIV. A NO AWARD
DIV. B NO AWARD

TV-7 - BEST NEWSCAST WRITING DIV. A NO AWARD
DIV. B NO AWARD

TV-8 - BEST INDIVIDUAL WRITING DIV. A KNSD-TV "A Thing for Words"
DIV. B NO AWARD

TV-9 - BEST SPORTS REPORTING DIV. A KMEX-TV "Shooting Trap"
DIV. B NO AWARD

TV-10 - BEST SPOT NEWS REPORTING DIV. A KMEX-TV "Man Beat Mother"
DIV. B NO AWARD

TV-11 - BEST LIVE COVERAGE OF A NEWS STORY DIV. A KNBC-TV "La Tuna Fire Threatens Burbank"
DIV. B KEYT-TV "Goleta Fire Destroys Commercial Structure"

TV-12 - BEST DOCUMENTARY DIV. A KCET-TV "Tending the Wild"
DIV. B NO AWARD

TV-13 - BEST NEWS PUBLIC AFFAIRS PROGRAM DIV. A KCET-TV "SoCal Connected: Environmental Justice"
DIV. B BURBANK CHANNEL "Burbank on Demand: Fall 2016"

TV-14 - BEST NEWS REPORTING DIV. A KTLA-TV "The 'Killer' Kern River"
DIV. B KEYT-TV "Rising Rents Squeezing out Average Families in Santa Barbara"

TV-15 - BEST NEWS REPORTING BY A CABLE OR BROADCAST NETWORK ONE DIVISION Univision "Terminal Cancer Patient Dream"

TV-16 - BEST HARD NEWS SERIES REPORTING DIV. A KNBC-TV "Everyday Will Be Hard"
DIV. B KBAK-TV "Las Vegas Shooting"

TV-17 - BEST LIGHT NEWS SERIES REPORTING DIV. A KVEA-TV "Destacados"
DIV. B NO AWARD

TV-18 - BEST NEWS SPECIAL DIV. A KCET-TV "The Way Home: A SoCal Connected News Special"
DIV. B KBAK-TV "Get Ready Kern County"

TV-19 - BEST INVESTIGATIVE REPORTING DIV. A KCBS-TV "Pet Rescues"
DIV. B KBFX-TV "Fruit Cart Human Trafficking"

TV-20 - BEST SERIOUS FEATURE REPORTING DIV. A KTTV-TV "Sick Puppy Peddler"
DIV. B KPBS-TV "Kratom: Healing Herb or Dangerous Drug?"

TV-21 - BEST LIGHT FEATURE REPORTING DIV. A KNBC-TV "Life Connected: Veterans Service Dogs"
DIV. B KGET-TV "Mr. Morrison's Music"

TV-22 - BEST ENTERTAINMENT REPORTING DIV. A KCAL-TV "Catching Up with Rona Barrett"
DIV. B NO AWARD

TV-23 - BEST BUSINESS AND CONSUMER REPORTING DIV. A KNBC-TV "Don't Fall for Fake Reviews"
DIV. B KBAK-TV "Bulldozed by Big Business"

TV-24 - BEST GOVERNMENT AND POLITICAL REPORTING DIV. A NO AWARD
DIV. B KBAK-TV "Welfare Fraud"

TV-25 - BEST MEDICAL AND SCIENCE REPORTING DIV. A KNBC-TV "Pesticide-laced Pot"
DIV. B KEYT-TV "Stung: A Reporter's Tale"

TV-26 - BEST NEWS VIDEOGRAPHY OF A HARD NEWS STORY, SERIES OR SPECIAL DIV. A NO AWARD
DIV. B NO AWARD

TV-27 - BEST NEWS VIDEOGRAPHY OF A FEATURE STORY, SERIES OR SPECIAL DIV. A KNBC-TV "Pit or Spike? - Critical Decisions During Pursuits"
DIV. B BURBANK CHANNEL "State of the City: Burbank 2016"

TV-28 - BEST VIDEO EDITING OF A HARD NEWS STORY, SERIES OR SPECIAL DIV. A NO AWARD
DIV. B NO AWARD

TV-29 - BEST VIDEO EDITING OF A FEATURE STORY, SERIES OR SPECIAL DIV. A KVEA-TV "La Ultima Libreria"
DIV. B KPBS-TV "Kratom: Healing Herb or Dangerous Drug?

TV-30 - BEST INTERNET NEWS REPORTING DIV. A KNSD-TV "First Person"
DIV. B NO AWARD



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RADIO WINNERS


R-1
BEST NEWS BROADCAST
OVER 15 MINUTES
DIV. A FINALIST
KNX-AM
FINALIST
"KNX Afternoon News"
DIV. B NO AWARD

R-2
BEST NEWS BROADCAST
UNDER 15 MINUTES
DIV. A FINALISTS
KCRW-FM
KFI-AM
KMJ-AM
FINALISTS
"7 pm Newscast"
"5 pm News on KFI"
"KMJ Morning News"
DIV. B FINALISTS
KABC-AM
KCDZ-FM
KCLU-AM/FM
FINALISTS
"5:30 am News on KABC"
"Z107.7 Local News"
"KCLU News with Dave Meyer"

R-3 - BEST NEWSCAST WRITING DIV. A KFI-AM "6 PM News on KFI AM 640"
DIV. B NO AWARD

R-4 - BEST SPORTS SEGMENT DIV. A KNX-AM "KNX NFL Insider"
DIV. B KABC-AM "KABC Sports with Randy Wang"

R-5 - BEST TRAFFIC REPORT DIV. A KNX-AM "KNX Traffic on the 5s"
DIV. B KABC-AM "KABC 9:30am Traffic with Bill Thomas" "

R-6 - BEST INDIVIDUAL WRITING DIV. A KFI-AM "He WAS Driving a DeLorean"
DIV. B KCLU-AM/FM "It's Food Gone Wild! Deep Fried Fun with Food at the Ventura County Fair"

R-7 - BEST SPORTS REPORTING DIV. A KPCC-FM "Ultra-mom Martine Sesma Attempts to Run a Grueling 100-mile Race"
DIV. B KLAA-AM "Trent Rush Sports Page"

R-8 - BEST "SPOT" NEWS REPORTING DIV. A KFI-AM "Trump Protests"
DIV. B NO AWARD

R-9 - BEST "LIVE" COVERAGE OF A NEWS STORY DIV. A KFI-AM "Inauguration 2017"
DIV. B NO AWARD

R-10 - BEST DOCUMENTARY ONE DIVISION KPCC-FM "Broke: A special Report"

R-11 - BEST NEWS PUBLIC AFFAIRS PROGRAM DIV. A KNX-AM "KNX In-depth"
DIV. B KLAA-AM "Rebuilding the Anaheim White House"

R-12 - BEST NEWS REPORTING DIV. A NO AWARD
DIV. B KVPR-FM "Under Review: What's at Stake in the Giant Sequoia National Monument?"

R-13 - BEST NEWS REPORTING BY A RADIO NETWORK OR CONTENT SYNDICATOR ONE DIVISION WWO Net "Social Media Attack"

R-14 - BEST HARD NEWS SERIES REPORTING ONE DIVISION KVPR-FM "Contaminated: Dirty Water In California's San Joaquin Valley"

R-15 - BEST FEATURE NEWS SERIES REPORTING ONE DIVISION KFI-AM "Propositioned"

R-16 - BEST INVESTIGATIVE REPORTING DIV. A KPCC-FM "Behested Payments"
DIV. B KVPR-FM "Fresno County Sends Back Millions in Unspent Funds Intended for Child Care"

R-17 - BEST SERIOUS FEATURE REPORTING - One Minute or Longer ONE DIVISION KOGO-AM "Rachel's Challenge to San Diego"

R-18 - BEST SERIOUS FEATURE REPORTING - Shorter than One Minute ONE DIVISION KCLU-AM/FM "Human Trafficking Exhibit"

R-19 - BEST LIGHT FEATURE REPORTING - One Minute or Longer ONE DIVISION KCLU-AM/FM "Ant Dog"

R-20 - BEST LIGHT FEATURE REPORTING - Shorter than One Minute ONE DIVISION KFI-AM "Immigration Protests"

R-21 - BEST NEWS SPECIAL DIV. A KPCC-FM "AirTalk's Live Coverage of the Great North American Solar Eclipse"
DIV. B NO AWARD

R-22 - BEST ENTERTAINMENT REPORTING DIV. A KPCC-FM "The legacy of 'The Joy Luck Club'"
DIV. B NO AWARD

R-23 - BEST BUSINESS AND CONSUMER REPORTING DIV. A KPCC-FM "Why California Gun Sales Are Shattering Records"
DIV. B KVPR-FM "Ulta Beauty Warehouse Could Be a Sign of the Valley Becoming the West Coast's Distribution 'Hub'"

R-24 - BEST GOVERNMENT AND POLITICAL REPORTING DIV. A KFI-AM "Propositioned"
DIV. B KABC-AM "Road Diet Controversy Feature - James Rojas"

R-25 - BEST MEDICAL AND SCIENCE REPORTING DIV. A KFI-AM "Cassini Ends"
DIV. B KCLU-AM/FM "Rare Mammoth Skull"

R-26 - BEST USE OF SOUND DIV. A KFI-AM "La Tuna Fire"
DIV. B KCLU-AM/FM "Music Helps Dementia Patients"

R-27 - BEST INTERNET NEWS REPORTING DIV. A KFI-AM "Propositioned Episode 13: Props 62 & 66"
DIV. B NO AWARD


Last Updated: 12/10/17

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