Awards 2020 – Small Market Television


Awards of Excellence

CategoryTitle of EntryStation / City
Best Public Service AnnouncementHarmony Acres Equestrian Center, Brian Wiley, Lisa Terry, Kirsten EpplerKKCO-TV / Grand Junction
Best Community Service CampaignRiversEdge West, Ryan KolegasKKCO-TV / Grand Junction
Best Station PromoThe Friday Night Blitz, Brian Wiley, Kirsten Eppler, Lisa TerryKKCO-TV / Grand Junction
Best Television Commercial for an AdvertiserBarr Family Dentistry, Kirsten Eppler, Lisa TerryKKCO-TV / Grand Junction
Best Sales Campaign for an AdvertiserCappella of Grand Junction, Brian Wiley, Kirsten Eppler, Lisa TerryKKCO-TV / Grand Junction
Best Feature News ReportMiracle for Maisie, Grace ReaderKKCO-TV / Grand Junction
Best General Assignment Report, within 24 hoursMercury Exposure, Stephanie BennettKKCO-TV / Grand Junction
Best Hard News, Spot News Report, within 24 hoursHigh School Blacklist, Grace ReaderKKCO-TV / Grand Junction
Best Video Essay with No NarrativeMemorial Wall, Mike KretzKREX-TV / Grand Junction
Best Regularly Scheduled NewscastKKCO 11 NEWS AT 5:00 PMKKCO-TV / Grand Junction
Best News Anchor or TeamIvan FisherKREX-TV / Grand Junction
Best WeathercasterButch McCainKKCO-TV / Grand Junction
Best SportscasterTroy LynchKREX-TV / Grand Junction
Best Specialty ReporterHabitat for Humanity Building Site, Rob HaganKREX-TV / Grand Junction
Best Use of Digital/Social MediaKREX Cafe: The HouseKREX-TV / Grand Junction
Best Station Websitewww.kkco11news.comKKCO-TV / Grand Junction


Certificates of Merit

CategoryTitle of EntryStation / City
Best Public Service AnnouncementPartners Bike Club, Brian Wiley, Kirsten EpplerKJCT-TV / Grand Junction
Best Station PromoSummer Weather ImageKREX-TV / Grand Junction
Best Television Commercial for an AdvertiserJet Boat Colorado, Brian WileyKJCT-TV / Grand Junction
Best Sales Campaign for an AdvertiserCO-OP Country, Brian Wiley, Kirsten Eppler, Lisa TerryKJCT-TV / Grand Junction
Best Feature News ReportBest Feature Stroke Survivor, Jason BurgerKJCT-TV / Grand Junction
Best General Assignment Report, within 24 hours80 Year Old Evicted, Shelby BrachoKREX-TV / Grand Junction
Best Hard News, Spot News Report, within 24 hoursTeacher Cuts Student’s Hair, Grace ReaderKKCO-TV / Grand Junction
Best Breaking News Coverage Under Deadline PressureGlenwood Mudslide: Broadcast, Shelby BrachoKREX-TV / Grand Junction
Best Video Essay with No NarrativeYoga for Veterans, Megan McNeilKKCO-TV / Grand Junction
Best Regularly Scheduled NewscastKREX 6pm BroadcastKREX-TV / Grand Junction
Best News Anchor or TeamShelby BrachoKREX-TV / Grand Junction
Best WeathercasterMegan MontgomeryKREX-TV / Grand Junction
Best SportscasterPaulina AguilarKKCO-TV / Grand Junction
Best Specialty ReporterPalisade Bluegrass and Roots Festival, Rob HaganKREX-TV / Grand Junction
Best Use of Digital/Social MediaKREX Cafe: StriveKREX-TV / Grand Junction
Best Station WebsiteKJCT 8 DOT COMKJCT-TV / Grand Junction