KUAN San Diego, also referred to as Telemundo 20 and owned by NBCUniversal, received awards for finest 30- and 60-minute newscasts in addition to for finest weekend newscast on the 73rd annual Golden Mike Awards.
Spectrum Information 1 Los Angeles received awards for one of the best 60-minute tv newscast and finest daytime tv newscast, whereas Telemundo’s KVEA was named finest 30-minute tv newscast at Saturday’s ceremony on the Common Hilton Resort.
On the radio facet, KNX 1070 received the Golden Mike for finest newscast over quarter-hour, and KFI 640 received finest radio newscast beneath quarter-hour.
Additionally within the small-market class, KMJ Fresno received the Golden Mike for finest radio newscast beneath quarter-hour, based on the Radio & Tv Information Affiliation of Southern California.
Lifetime achievement awards went to ABC7 anchor Marc Brown, NBC4 reporter Vikki Vargas and Fox11 reporter Hal Eisner. Brown has been with ABC because the Eighties. Vargas spent 4 a long time at NBC, and Eisner has been on the air as a tv reporter in Los Angeles for 41 years.
The RTNA additionally introduced the institution of the Vin Scully Scholarship For Sportscasting. Los Angeles Dodgers announcer Charlie Steiner, together with members of the late broadcaster’s household made the announcement throughout the awards present.
The Golden Mike Awards are introduced yearly by the RTNA, the nonprofit group representing broadcast information professionals in Southern California. It coordinates TV pool protection of main information occasions, fights for freedom of data causes, and offers scholarships for the subsequent era of broadcast journalists.
Metropolis Information Service contributed to this text.