Los Angeles television stations KTLA, KNBC, and KTTV won “Best Television Newscast” honors, and Los Angeles radio stations KNX and KFI won “Best Radio Newscast” awards at the 69th Annual Golden Mike Awards held Saturday evening at the Universal Hilton hotel.
KTLA won the award for “Best 60 Minute” newscast among major market (Division A) television stations, KNBC garnered the top honors for “Best 30 Minute Newscast” and KTTV won the “Best Daytime Newscast” award.
In the small station staff (Division B) category, Bakersfield’s KGET won Golden Mikes for “Best 30 Minute Television Newscast” and “Best Daytime Newscast.”
KNX received honors for the best major market newscast over 15 minutes, while KFI won for “Best Radio Newscast Under 15 Minutes.”
KABC-AM won the Golden Mike for “Best Radio Newscast Under 15 Minutes” for stations with smaller news departments (Division B).
The Golden Mikes sponsor, The Radio & Television News Association of Southern California, presented its 2019 “Lifetime Achievement Awards” to longtime KTLA feature reporter Gayle Anderson, KLAC radio sports personality Vic Jacobs and Larry Mantle, the host of KPCC’s news and interview program “Airtalk” for more than three decades.
The Golden Mikes are presented annually by the RTNA, the non-profit group representing broadcast newsrooms in Los Angeles, San Diego and all of the other broadcast markets from Fresno south to the Mexican border.
The RTNA coordinates pool coverage of major events, fights for the rights of broadcasters to have access to courtrooms and provides scholarships for the next generation of broadcast journalists.
>> Want to read more stories like this? Get our Free Daily Newsletters Here!Follow us: