Awards 2020 – Metro Market Radio


Awards of Excellence

Category Title of Entry Station / City
Best Public Service Announcement Earth Day, Roger Keeler KBCO-FM / Denver
Best Community Service Campaign 104.3 The Fan – Mental Health and Teen Suicide KKFN-FM / Denver
Best Station Sponsored Community Event Alice Cares For Kids Reveal Promo KALC-FM / Denver
Best Public Affairs Program CPR’s special “Guns, Hate and Mental Health” KCFR-FM / Denver
Best Regularly Scheduled Newscast KOA News – 8am, April Zesbaugh, Marty Lenz, KOA News Team KOA-AM / Denver
Best News Feature, Report or Series Trolly Car #25 – KOA News Close Up, Jerry Bell KOA-AM / Denver
Best News Coverage of a Single Event Columbine: 20 Years Later, Jerry Bell, KOA News Team KOA-AM / Denver
Best On-Air Contest for a Station Colfax Santa’s Christmas Hookup KFCO-FM / Denver
Best Station Imaging Campaign KOSI 101.1 – The 80’s KOSI-FM / Denver
Best Station Promotion/Marketing Campaign Keggs & Eggs, KTCL Staff KTCL-FM / Denver
Best Morning Show The Dom & Jeremy Show, Dom Testa, Jeremy Padgett KIMN-FM / Denver
Best Midday Show Harris, Hastings & Dover, Ryan Harris, Scott Hastings, Josh Dover KKSE-FM / Denver
Best Afternoon Show 98.5 KYGO – Afternoons with Paul Donovan KYGO-FM / Denver
Best Evening Show Broncos Country Tonight, Ryan Edwards, Benjamin Allbright, Anthony Rodriguez KOA-AM / Denver
Best Station Personality The Dom & Jeremy Show, Dom Testa, Jeremy Padgett KIMN-FM / Denver
Best News/Talk Show Host or Team
(multiple winners)
Ross Kaminsky Show, Ross Kaminsky, Shannon Scott KHOW-AM / Denver
HABLEMOS HOY, Rodolfo Cardenas, Gabriela Perez KNRV-AM / Denver
Best Sports Coverage by an Individual or Team Denver Broncos, Rick Lewis, Dave Logan, Susie Wargin, Alan Jackson KOA-AM / Denver
Best Regularly Scheduled Entertainment Program Nerf’s LOLs @ 5:05, Nerf, Steve Burrell, Rocket KTCL-FM / Denver
Best Radio Commercial for an Advertiser Front Range Auto Solutions KFCO-FM / Denver
Best Sales Campaign for an Advertiser Camp KYGO at Seven Peaks Music Festival KYGO-FM / Denver
Best Sales Event or Live Remote Broadcast Phantogram, Andrea Petrucelli, Steve Burrell, Jen Avila KTCL-FM / Denver
Best Mini-Documentary or Series
(public radio stations only)
CPR’s Since Columbine, Nathaniel Minor, Andrea Dukakis, Rachel Estabrook KCFR-FM / Denver
Best News Special or Public Affairs Special
(public radio stations only)
CPR reports on the lasting impact of child sexual abuse, Ryan Warner, Xandra McMahon, Carl Bilek KCFR-FM / Denver
Best Use of Digital/Social Media CPR’s Teen Phone Use on Instagram, Francie Swidler, Kevin Beaty, Kate Schimel KCFR-FM / Denver
Best Station Website www.kygo.com KYGO-FM / Denver
Best Radio Podcast CPR’s On Something, Ann Marie Awad, Brad Turner, Curtis Fox KCFR-FM / Denver


Certificates of Merit

Category Title of Entry Station / City
Best Public Service Announcement Mayor Michael Hancock – Memorial Weekend Consume Responsibly KFCO-FM / Denver
Best Community Service Campaign Schlereth and Evans Season of Hope, Mark Schlereth, Mike Evans KKFN-FM / Denver
Best Station Sponsored Community Event Bolder Boulder KBCO-FM / Denver
Best Public Affairs Program U.S Olympic and Paraolympic Hall of Fame, Adam Morgan, Amanda Geffre KKFN-FM / Denver
Best Regularly Scheduled Newscast
(multiple winners)
Music News, Steve Burrell KTCL-FM / Denver
HABLEMOS HOY, Rodolfo Cardenas, Salvador Hernandez, Gabriela Perez KNRV-AM / Denver
Best News Feature, Report or Series CPR reports on bike safety in Colorado, Nathaniel Minor, Kate Schimel KCFR-FM / Denver
Best News Coverage of a Single Event Bomb Cyclone Bilzzard Coverage, KOA News Team KOA-AM / Denver
Best On-Air Contest for a Station Make Your Wallet Great Again on Freedom 93.7, Alan Jackson KDFD-AM / Denver
Best Station Imaging Campaign KOSI 101.1 – Real Music Variety KOSI-FM / Denver
Best Station Promotion/Marketing Campaign The Sound of Freedom, Alan Jackson KDFD-AM / Denver
Best Morning Show KQKS-AM DRIVE CBA-TONY V KQKS-FM / Denver
Best Midday Show The Mandy Connell Show, Mandy Connell, Dave Lauer, Angie Cillo KOA-AM / Denver
Best Afternoon Show KOSI 101.1 Afternoons with Emily MacKinzie KOSI-FM / Denver
Best Evening Show SF1 KPTT-FM / Denver
Best Station Personality 98.5 KYGO – Afternoons with Paul Donovan KYGO-FM / Denver
Best News/Talk Show Host or Team The Mandy Connell Show, Mandy Connell, Dave Lauer, Angie Cillo KOA-AM / Denver
Best Sports Coverage by an Individual or Team
(multiple winners)
Colorado Rockies, Jack Corrigan, Jerry Schemmel, Jesse Thomas KOA-AM / Denver
R17 SPORTS COVERAGE, Salvador Hernandez, Carlos Valdez, Hector Salazar KNRV-AM / Denver
Best Regularly Scheduled Entertainment Program Kill You With Truth, Darren McKee KKFN-FM / Denver
Best Radio Commercial for an Advertiser Len Lyall Chevrolet, SF1 KPTT-FM / Denver
Best Sales Campaign for an Advertiser Dumb Friends League Colorado Gives, Jeremy Padgett KIMN-FM / Denver
Best Sales Event or Live Remote Broadcast Keggs & Eggs, KTCL Staff KTCL-FM / Denver
Best Mini-Documentary or Series
(public radio stations only)
Where The River Ends KUNC-FM / Northern Colorado
Best News Special or Public Affairs Special
(public radio stations only)
CPR’s Climate Change Variety Hour, Ryan Warner, Grace Hood, Matt Herz KCFR-FM / Denver
Best Use of Digital/Social Media Best Throwable Protest Foods, Deuce, Nina Blanco, Dubz KPTT-FM / Denver
Best Station Website www.kosi101.com KOSI-FM / Denver
Best Radio Podcast CPR’s Since Columbine, Nathaniel Minor, Andrea Dukakis, Rachel Estabrook KCFR-FM / Denver
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