Awards 2020 – Non-Metro Market Television


Awards of Excellence

Category Title of Entry Station / City
Best Public Service Announcement CASA’s Over the Edge, Greg Mueller, Mia Atkins, James Muller KXRM-TV / Colorado Springs
Best Community Service Campaign Susan G. Komen “Race for the Cure”, Brandon Lingnau, Daniel Benson, Hannah Knutson KRDO-TV / Colorado Springs
Best Public Affairs Program Medal of Valor, Keith Earl, Dave Reinhardt KKTV-TV / Colorado Springs
Best Station Promotion/Marketing Campaign The Bomb Cyclone, Daniel Benson, Brandon Lingnau KRDO-TV / Colorado Springs
Best Station Promo News5 App – Meteor Shower, Josh Robison, Nick Chamberlin, Travis Eckland KOAA-TV / Colorado Springs
Best Single or Series Program or News Magazine Top Scams of 2019, Katie Pelton KKTV-TV / Colorado Springs
Best Sports Coverage or Program Bell Game Rivalry, Richie Cozzolino KKTV-TV / Colorado Springs
Best Documentary State of Wildlife Rehabilitation Inside Colorado, Jon McMichael, Ben Lloyd KOAA-TV / Colorado Springs
Best Television Commercial for an Advertiser Power Credit Union – Be Empowered, Travis Eckland KOAA-TV / Colorado Springs
Best Sales Campaign for an Advertiser YMCA of the Pikes Peak Region, Justin Walton, Travis Eckland KOAA-TV / Colorado Springs
Best Feature News Report Ted Bundy, Daniel Benson, Brandon Lingnau, Heather Skold KRDO-TV / Colorado Springs
Best General Assignment Report, within 24 hours Homeowner Holds Intruder at Gunpoint, Catherine Silver KKTV-TV / Colorado Springs
Best Hard News, Spot News Report, within 24 hours 4X4 Crews Make Rescues, Catherine Silver KKTV-TV / Colorado Springs
Best Breaking News Coverage Under Deadline Pressure Bomb Cyclone, KRDO Team KRDO-TV / Colorado Springs
Best Video Essay with No Narrative A Saxophone with a Message, AJ Vega KOAA-TV / Colorado Springs
Best Regularly Scheduled Newscast 11 News at 10 p.m. KKTV-TV / Colorado Springs
Best Investigative Reporting Stephanie Sierra KRDO-TV / Colorado Springs
Best News Anchor or Team FOX21 Morning News, Craig Coffey, Abbie Burke, Matt Meister, Lauren McDonald KXRM-TV / Colorado Springs
Best Weathercaster Emily Roehler KXRM-TV / Colorado Springs
Best Sportscaster Rob Namnoum KRDO-TV / Colorado Springs
Best Specialty Reporter Mia Atkins KXRM-TV / Colorado Springs
Best Photojournalist Shawn Shanle KXRM-TV / Colorado Springs
Best Use of Digital/Social Media Pueblo Mayoral Debate, Anthony Keith KKTV-TV / Colorado Springs
Best Station Website www.KOAA.COM, Ben Lloyd KOAA-TV / Colorado Springs


Certificates of Merit

Category Title of Entry Station / City
Best Public Service Announcement St. Jude Dream Home Giveaway, Keith Earl, Dave Reinhardt, Haley Smith KKTV-TV / Colorado Springs
Best Community Service Campaign Labor Day Lift Off, Keith Earl, Dave Reinhardt, Haley Smith KKTV-TV / Colorado Springs
Best Public Affairs Program Colorado Springs Festival of Lights Parade, Keith Earl KKTV-TV / Colorado Springs
Best Station Promotion/Marketing Campaign KOAA NEWS5 – Bring It, Justin Walton KOAA-TV / Colorado Springs
Best Station Promo Opioids & Child Neglect, AJ Kievenaar KOAA-TV / Colorado Springs
Best Single or Series Program or News Magazine Labor Day Lift Off, Morning Staff KKTV-TV / Colorado Springs
Best Sports Coverage or Program Broncos Breakdown, Taylor Kilgore KKTV-TV / Colorado Springs
Best Documentary KRDO Investigation: Illicit Spas In-Depth Special, Daniel Benson, Stephanie Sierra, Brandon Lingnau KRDO-TV / Colorado Springs
Best Television Commercial for an Advertiser SOCO Smiles – Picture This, Justin Walton, Travis Eckland KOAA-TV / Colorado Springs
Best Sales Campaign for an Advertiser Cheers Liquor Mart, Justin Walton KOAA-TV / Colorado Springs
Best Feature News Report An Alien Adventure in La Junta, Jon McMichael KOAA-TV / Colorado Springs
Best General Assignment Report, within 24 hours Record-setting Hailstone, Spencer Wilson KKTV-TV / Colorado Springs
Best Hard News, Spot News Report, within 24 hours Spring Snow Clean Up, Catherine Silver KKTV-TV / Colorado Springs
Best Breaking News Coverage Under Deadline Pressure Spring Snowstorm KKTV-TV / Colorado Springs
Best Video Essay with No Narrative Musical Therapy, AJ Vega KOAA-TV / Colorado Springs
Best Regularly Scheduled Newscast 11 News This Morning KKTV-TV / Colorado Springs
Best Investigative Reporting District Attorney makes “deal” with child molester, Eric Ross, Adam Knapik KOAA-TV / Colorado Springs
Best News Anchor or Team Don Ward and Dianne Derby KKTV-TV / Colorado Springs
Best Weathercaster Meteorologist Sydney Jackson KKTV-TV / Colorado Springs
Best Sportscaster Robbie Reynold KKTV-TV / Colorado Springs
Best Specialty Reporter Patrick Nelson is… Watching out for you KOAA-TV / Colorado Springs
Best Photojournalist Chappin Everett KRDO-TV / Colorado Springs
Best Use of Digital/Social Media The Patrick Frazee Case So Far, Ben Lloyd, Sam Kraemer, Jon McMichael KOAA-TV / Colorado Springs
Best Station Website www.KRDO.com, Andrew McMillan, Suzie Ziegler KRDO-TV / Colorado Springs
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