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2018 PRELIMINARY WINNERS LIST


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Gayle Anderson

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Larry Mantle


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TV WINNERS


TV-1
BEST NEWS BROADCAST - 60 MINUTES
Airing between 4 PM and Midnight only
DIV. A FINALISTS
KNBC-TV
KTLA-TV
KTTV-TV
FINALISTS
"NBC4 News at 4 PM"
"KTLA 5 News at 10 PM"
"Fox 11 News at 10 PM"
DIV. B NO AWARD

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 FINALISTS
KBAK-TV

KGET-TV
FINALISTS
"Eyewitness News at 11 PM"
"17 News at 11 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
"NBC4 News at 6 AM"
"Good Day L.A."
"Noticiero Telemundo a las 6 AM"
DIV. B FINALISTS
KBAK-TV

KGET-TV
FINALISTS
"Eyewitness News Mornings"
"17 News at Sunrise"

TV-4 - BEST SPORTS SEGMENT DIV. A KVEA-TV "Atleta de la Semana"
DIV. B KEYT-TV "KEYT Sports with Mike Klan"

TV-5 - BEST WEATHER SEGMENT DIV. A KNBC-TV "First Alert Weather with David Biggar"
DIV. B KEYT-TV "Weather with Kelsey Gerckens"

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

TV-7 - BEST INDIVIDUAL WRITING DIV. A KTLA-TV "Borrego Springs"
DIV. B NO AWARD

TV-8 - BEST SPORTS REPORTING DIV. A KMEX-TV "E-bikes
DIV. B KEYT-TV "Justify Sends Montecito Mudslide Evacuee into Winner's Circle"

TV-9 - BEST CONTINUING COVERAGE/b> DIV. A KNBC-TV "Along the Front Lines"
DIV. B KFTV-TV "Central Valley Flooding"

TV-10 - BEST LIVE COVERAGE OF A NEWS STORY DIV. A KVEA-TV "Kaiser Active Shooter"
DIV. B KEYT-TV "Thomas Fire"

TV-11 - BEST DOCUMENTARY DIV. A KCET-TV ""That Far Corner: Frank Lloyd Wright In Los Angeles""
DIV. B KOCE-TV "Iconic Vision: John Parkinson, Architect of Los Angeles"

TV-12 - BEST NEWS PUBLIC AFFAIRS PROGRAM DIV. A KCET-TV "SoCal Connected"
DIV. B NO AWARD

TV-13 - BEST NEWS REPORTING DIV. A KTLA-TV "Inmates, Shelter Dogs Seek Mutual Rehabilitation through Prison Program"
DIV. B KEYT-TV "Woman Buried Alive in La Conchita Landslide Hopes to Help Montecito"

TV-14 - BEST NEWS REPORTING BY A CABLE OR BROADCAST NETWORK ONE DIVISION Univision "Reunification Immigrant Child Ultreras"

TV-16 - BEST HARD NEWS SERIES REPORTING DIV. A KNBC-TV "The Puppy Mill and the Pastor"
DIV. B NO AWARD

TV-16 - BEST LIGHT NEWS SERIES REPORTING DIV. A KTLA-TV "Save the Watts Recreation Center"
DIV. B NO AWARD

TV-17 - BEST NEWS SPECIAL DIV. A KCBS-TV "Stephanie's Day Special"
DIV. B KMIR-TV "50 Years of KMIR"

TV-18 - BEST INVESTIGATIVE REPORTING DIV. A KTTV-TV "Danger in the Mix"
DIV. B KBAK-TV "CSUB's Fake Textbook"

TV-19 - BEST SERIOUS FEATURE REPORTING DIV. A KTTV-TV "Risky Raves"
DIV. B KBAK-TV "Unclaimed Bodies"

TV-20 - BEST LIGHT FEATURE REPORTING DIV. A KCET-TV ""Made in L.A.""
DIV. B KEYT-TV "ASL Interpreters Relay Crucial Information during Disasters"

TV-21 - BEST ENTERTAINMENT REPORTING DIV. A KCET-TV "When Women Called the Shots: The Forgotten Story of Early Hollywood's Female Filmmakers"
DIV. B KOCE-TV "Veterans and the Shakespeare Center"

TV-22 - BEST BUSINESS AND CONSUMER REPORTING DIV. A KNBC-TV "Hotel Secrets"
DIV. B KGET-TV "Woolworth's Diner: The Last of its Kind"

TV-23 - BEST GOVERNMENT AND POLITICAL REPORTING DIV. A KCBS-TV "Million Dollar Machine"
DIV. B KBAK-TV "Gaming the System: Blank Budget Bills"

TV-24 - BEST MEDICAL AND SCIENCE REPORTING DIV. A KCBS-TV "VA Medical Center Flies"
DIV. B KBAK-TV "The Sinking Valley: How Much It Could Cost You"

TV-25 - BEST NEWS VIDEOGRAPHY OF A HARD NEWS STORY, SERIES OR SPECIAL DIV. A KCET-TV "Sea Level Rising: Living with Water"
DIV. B NO AWARD

TV-26 - BEST NEWS VIDEOGRAPHY OF A FEATURE STORY, SERIES OR SPECIAL DIV. A KNSD-TV "Grace & Nora's World"
DIV. B NO AWARD

TV-27 - BEST VIDEO EDITING OF A HARD NEWS STORY, SERIES OR SPECIAL DIV. A NO AWARD
DIV. B KRCA-TV "The Enigma of a Crime"

TV-28 - BEST VIDEO EDITING OF A FEATURE STORY, SERIES OR SPECIAL DIV. A KTLA-TV "MLK50: Where Do We Go from Here? - Part 2"
DIV. B NO AWARD

TV-29 - BEST INTERNET NEWS REPORTING DIV. A KCBS-TV "Flawed Justice: The Kimberly Long Story"
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 Mid-day News"
DIV. B NO AWARD

R-2
BEST NEWS BROADCAST
UNDER 15 MINUTES
DIV. A FINALISTS
KFI-AM
KMJ-AM
KPCC-FM
FINALISTS
"4 PM News on KFI"
"KMJ Morning News"
"All Things Considered Newscast"
DIV. B FINALISTS
KABC-AM
KCDZ-FM
KCLU-AM/FM
FINALISTS
"KABC News at 7:30 AM"
"Z107.7 Local News"
"KCLU News at 8 AM"

R-3 - BEST SPORTS SEGMENT DIV. A NO AWARD
DIV. B NO AWARD

R-4 - BEST TRAFFIC REPORT DIV. A KNX-AM "Traffic on the 5s"
DIV. B KABC-AM "KABC Traffic with Bill Thomas" "

R-5 - BEST INDIVIDUAL WRITING DIV. A KPCC-FM "One Month after Las Vegas Shooting, New Reality Sets in for SoCal Family"
DIV. B KCLU-AM/FM "A New Shot at Life"

R-6 - BEST SPORTS REPORTING DIV. A KFI-AM "UCLA 3 Saga"
DIV. B KLAC-AM "A Whirlwind Year for Kike Hernandez and Puerto Rico"

R-7 - BEST CONTINUING COVERAGE DIV. A KFI-AM "Thomas Fire/Montecito Debris Flow"
DIV. B KCLU-AM/FM "The Twin Disasters: The Thomas Fire and Montecito Debris Flow"

R-8 - BEST "LIVE" COVERAGE OF A NEWS STORY DIV. A KNX-AM "SoCal Fires"
DIV. B KCLU-AM/FM "The Inferno"

R-9 - BEST DOCUMENTARY ONE DIVISION NO AWARD

R-10 - BEST NEWS PUBLIC AFFAIRS PROGRAM DIV. A KNX-AM "KNX In-depth: 9/11 - A World Turned Upside Down"
DIV. B KVPR-FM "Valley Edition - February 6, 2018" "

R-11 - BEST NEWS REPORTING DIV. A KCRW-FM "1,500 miles from home: California Prisoners in Mississippi"
DIV. B KSJV-FM "A Un Ano del Devastador Huracan Harvey, Familias latinas Se Recuperan por Cuenta Propia"

R-12 - BEST NEWS REPORTING BY A RADIO NETWORK OR CONTENT SYNDICATOR ONE DIVISION WWO "Las Vegas October 1 Shooting: 1 Year Later"

R-13 - BEST HARD NEWS SERIES REPORTING ONE DIVISION KCRW-FM "Motel Living"

R-14 - BEST FEATURE NEWS SERIES REPORTING ONE DIVISION KOGO-AM "'Shattered in 1968: San Diego Remembers'"

R-15 - BEST INVESTIGATIVE REPORTING DIV. A KPCC-FM "Rats, Roaches, Bedbugs, Mold: Why Thousands of LA's Homeless Shelter Beds Sit Empty Each Night"
DIV. B KVPR-FM "The Fresno Detention Facility ICE Doesn't Want You to Know About"

R-16 - BEST SERIOUS FEATURE REPORTING - One Minute or Longer ONE DIVISION KCRW-FM "Robert F. Kennedy and California's Farm Labor Movement"

R-17 - BEST SERIOUS FEATURE REPORTING - Shorter than One Minute ONE DIVISION KFI-AM "Olvera Street Merchants"

R-18 - BEST LIGHT FEATURE REPORTING - One Minute or Longer ONE DIVISION KPCC-FM "The Truth about Peeing in the Pool"

R-19 - BEST LIGHT FEATURE REPORTING - Shorter than One Minute ONE DIVISION KCDZ-FM "Local Firefighters Pitch in for Yucca Valley's Miracle League"

R-20 - BEST NEWS SPECIAL DIV. A NO AWARD
DIV. B NO AWARD

R-21 - BEST ENTERTAINMENT REPORTING DIV. A KPCC-FM "Writer and Musician Our Lady J Preaches the Gospel of Dolly Parton"
DIV. B KCLU-AM/FM "The Violin Master"

R-22 - BEST BUSINESS AND CONSUMER REPORTING DIV. A KFI-AM "Tourism is Down in Las Vegas"
DIV. B NO AWARD

R-23 - BEST GOVERNMENT AND POLITICAL REPORTING DIV. A KCRW-FM "Should Homeless Housing Cost Half-a-Million Dollars a Unit?"
DIV. B KCLU-AM/FM "Kids Help a Ventura County Government Agency"

R-24 - BEST MEDICAL AND SCIENCE REPORTING DIV. A KPCC-FM "Cracking Down on Warehouses to Stem Pollution from Trucks - Will it Work?"
DIV. B KCLU-AM/FM "Scientific Invention to Save Sea Turtles from Extinction"

R-25 - BEST USE OF SOUND DIV. A KFI-AM "Caravan from Central America Arrives at US Border"
DIV. B KCLU-AM/FM "Improv at the Zoo"

R-26 - BEST INTERNET NEWS REPORTING DIV. A KFI-AM "Anthony Bourdain Remembered"
DIV. B NO AWARD


Last Updated: 12/10/18

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