66th ANNUAL

GOLDEN MIKE AWARDS®

2015 WINNERS LIST


BROADCAST LEGEND AWARD

Bob Eubanks & Stephanie Edwards

LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD

Mike Landa

LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD

Colleen Williams


TV CATEGORIES  RADIO CATEGORIES 


TV WINNERS


TV-1
BEST NEWS BROADCAST - 60 MINUTES
Airing between 4 PM and Midnight only
DIV. A KTLA-TV "KTLA 5 News at 10PM"
DIV. B KBAK-TV "Eyewitness News at 5"

TV-2
BEST NEWS BROADCAST - 30 MINUTES OR LESS
Airing between 4 PM and Midnight only
DIV. A KCBS-TV "CBS2 NEWS AT 11"
DIV. B NO AWARD

TV-3
BEST DAYTIME NEWS BROADCAST - ANY LENGTH
Airing between Midnight and 4 PM
DIV. A KTLA-TV "KTLA5 News at 7 AM"
DIV. B KBFX-TV "Eyewitness News Mornings at 7 AM"

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 NO AWARD
DIV. B KEYT-TV "Alan Rose's Weather"

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 KCBS-TV "Thai Garment Sweatshop Workers - 20 Years Later"
DIV. B KOCE-TV "Huntington Beach Desalination"

TV-9 - BEST SPORTS REPORTING DIV. A KNBC-TV "Wounded Warrior Coaches"
DIV. B KEYT-TV "Still Going Strong"

TV-10 - BEST SPOT NEWS REPORTING DIV. A KNBC-TV "Pursuit Takedown"
DIV. B NO AWARD

TV-11 - BEST LIVE COVERAGE OF A NEWS STORY DIV. A KNBC-TV "Cajon Pass Fire"
DIV. B KBAK-TV "Officer David Nelson Funeral"

TV-12 - BEST DOCUMENTARY DIV. A KNBC-TV "50 Watts"
DIV. B KOCE-TV "Mia: A Dancer's Journey"

TV-13 - BEST NEWS PUBLIC AFFAIRS PROGRAM DIV. A KCET-TV ""SoCal Connected""
DIV. B NO AWARD

TV-14 - BEST NEWS REPORTING DIV. A KCBS-TV "West LA VA Wasting Water"
DIV. B KEYT-TV "Inside An Illegal Marijuana Grow"

TV-15 - BEST NEWS REPORTING BY A CABLE OR BROADCAST NETWORK ONE DIVISION Univision "Child Pornographer Search"

TV-16 - BEST HARD NEWS SERIES REPORTING DIV. A KMEX-TV "Desastre Ecologico - Enviromental Disaster"
DIV. B KBAK-TV "Parents Protest Spread of Spice"

TV-17 - BEST LIGHT NEWS SERIES REPORTING DIV. A KMEX-TV "Ghosts and Legends"
DIV. B KRCA-TV "Colombia, Realismo Magico"

TV-18 - BEST NEWS SPECIAL DIV. A KTTV-TV "Fox 11 News Special Report: The Children Are Dying"
DIV. B NO AWARD

TV-19 - BEST INVESTIGATIVE REPORTING DIV. A KTTV-TV "Fox 11 Investigates: The Children Are Dying"
DIV. B KRCA-TV "La Cosecha Verde - Part I & II"

TV-20 - BEST SERIOUS FEATURE REPORTING DIV. A KCBS-TV "Officer Pedeferri's Story"
DIV. B KEYT-TV "Isla Vista Heroes: Max Potter"

TV-21 - BEST LIGHT FEATURE REPORTING DIV. A KCAL-TV "Service Parrots"
DIV. B KPBS-TV "Parasurfing"

TV-22 - BEST ENTERTAINMENT REPORTING DIV. A KCBS-TV "Flight Down Memory Lane"
DIV. B KEYT-TV "Celebrating Selma and the Civil Rights Leaders Who Paved the Way"

TV-23 - BEST BUSINESS AND CONSUMER REPORTING DIV. A KNBC-TV "Stolen Gas"
DIV. B Burbank Channel "State of the City - Mayor David Gordon"

TV-24 - BEST GOVERNMENT AND POLITICAL REPORTING DIV. A KNBC-TV "LAPD and the Mafia Hitman:From Killer to Keynote Speaker"
DIV. B KBAK-TV "Lost in the System"

TV-25 - BEST MEDICAL AND SCIENCE REPORTING DIV. A KCBS-TV "A Father's Wish"
DIV. B KBAK-TV "Prescription Drug Problems"

TV-26 - BEST NEWS VIDEOGRAPHY OF A HARD NEWS STORY, SERIES OR SPECIAL DIV. A KMEX-TV "My Brother Chaplain"
DIV. B KBAK-TV "Bakersfield on Fire, Parts 1, 2, & 3"

TV-27 - BEST NEWS VIDEOGRAPHY OF A FEATURE STORY, SERIES OR SPECIAL DIV. A KCET-TV ""Junk Dada: The Stories Behind Noah Purifoy's Joshua Tree Sculptures""
DIV. B KERO-TV "Artistic Escape"

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

TV-29 - BEST VIDEO EDITING OF A FEATURE STORY, SERIES OR SPECIAL DIV. A KNBC-TV "Nobuko Miyamoto"
DIV. B Horizon Armenian TV "The 100-Year-Old Survivor"

TV-30 - BEST INTERNET NEWS REPORTING DIV. A KNBC-TV "LA's Nuclear Secret"
DIV. B NO AWARD



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RADIO WINNERS


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

R-2
BEST NEWS BROADCAST
UNDER 15 MINUTES
DIV. A KPCC-FM "4:00 Newscast"
DIV. B KKJZ-FM "K-Beach Hi-Definition News"

R-3 - BEST NEWSCAST WRITING DIV. A NO AWARD
DIV. B NO AWARD

R-4 - BEST SPORTS SEGMENT DIV. A KFWB-AM "Sports Segment from 9/16/2015
DIV. B KVTA-FM "Stick Sports"

R-5 - BEST TRAFFIC REPORT DIV. A KNX-AM "KNX Traffic on the 5s"
DIV. B NO AWARD

R-6 - BEST INDIVIDUAL WRITING DIV. A NO AWARD
DIV. B NO AWARD

R-7 - BEST SPORTS REPORTING DIV. A NO AWARD
DIV. B KCLU-AM/FM "LA Still Without Pro Football, But Ventura County Has Cowboys, Rams This Week"

R-8 - BEST "SPOT" NEWS REPORTING DIV. A KFI-AM "Ferguson, Missouri Live Hit"
DIV. B KCLU-AM/FM "Mudslides Hit Camarillo Springs"

R-9 - BEST "LIVE" COVERAGE OF A NEWS STORY DIV. A KNX-AM "Studio City Gunman"
DIV. B NO AWARD

R-10 - BEST DOCUMENTARY ONE DIVISION KNX-AM "KNX Spotlight: Age of Drones"

R-11 - BEST NEWS PUBLIC AFFAIRS PROGRAM DIV. A KPCC-FM "AirTalk for October 1, 2015"
DIV. B KKJZ-FM ""Life behind the Badge: What You Don't Know about Being a Cop.""

R-12 - BEST NEWS REPORTING DIV. A KPCC-FM "In Wake of Public Outcry over Shootings, LAPD Training Focuses on Empathy"
DIV. B KVPR-FM "One Valley School District's Unorthodox Educational Approach: No More Grades"

R-13 - BEST NEWS REPORTING BY A RADIO NETWORK OR CONTENT SYNDICATOR ONE DIVISION Westwood One "Roseburg Shooting"

R-14 - BEST HARD NEWS SERIES REPORTING ONE DIVISION KPCC-FM "Hard times at Inglewood High"

R-15 - BEST FEATURE NEWS SERIES REPORTING ONE DIVISION KVPR-FM "Drought Series"

R-16 - BEST INVESTIGATIVE REPORTING DIV. A KPCC-FM "Sex and the LAUSD teacher"
DIV. B NO AWARD

R-17 - BEST SERIOUS FEATURE REPORTING – One Minute or Longer ONE DIVISION KPCC-FM "Missing Kindergarten Is a Big Deal"

R-18 - BEST SERIOUS FEATURE REPORTING – Shorter than One Minute ONE DIVISION KFI-AM "LA County Firefighters Return from Nepal Quake"

R-19 - BEST LIGHT FEATURE REPORTING – One Minute or Longer ONE DIVISION KPCC-FM "LA's Federal Reserve Is Burning Money ... Literally"

R-20 - BEST LIGHT FEATURE REPORTING– Shorter than One Minute ONE DIVISION KFI-AM "Make a Wish, LA Style"

R-21 - BEST NEWS SPECIAL DIV. A KPCC-FM "50 Years after the Watts Riots: A Look at the Community's Past, Present and Future"
DIV. B NO AWARD

R-22 - BEST ENTERTAINMENT REPORTING DIV. A KPCC-FM "Asian-American YouTubers"
DIV. B KCLU-AM/FM ""Arts for Autism""

R-23 - BEST BUSINESS AND CONSUMER REPORTING DIV. A KNX-AM "KNX Money Hour"
DIV. B KCLU-AM/FM ""Who Says Doctors Don't Make House Calls Anymore?""

R-24 - BEST GOVERNMENT AND POLITICAL REPORTING DIV. A KPCC-FM "Taking on Voter Apathy One Person at a Time"
DIV. B NO AWARD

R-25 - BEST MEDICAL AND SCIENCE REPORTING DIV. A NO AWARD
DIV. B KCLU-AM/FM "From Toilet To Tap?"

R-26 - BEST USE OF SOUND DIV. A KPCC-FM "Kindergarten in Chinese"
DIV. B KCLU-AM/FM "Sounding the Horn for Train Safety"

R-27 - BEST INTERNET NEWS REPORTING DIV. A NO AWARD
DIV. B NO AWARD


Last Updated: 12/13/15

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