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KNX Wins 6 Golden Mikes, Including ‘Best News’ Honors, For 4th Consecutive Year

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LOS ANGELES (CBSLA.com) — KNX1070 NEWSRADIO won a total of six Golden Mikes at the 64th annual awards dinner, which was held Saturday in Universal City.

The awards are presented annually for excellence in radio, TV and Internet broadcast journalism by the Radio & Television News Association of Southern California (RTNA), representing newsrooms in Los Angeles, San Diego and other markets from Bakersfield to the Mexican border.

The KNX 1070 award recipients for work in 2013 are:

BEST NEWS BROADCAST OVER 15 MINUTES
“KNX Afternoon News”
Chris Sedens l Karen Harlow l David Singer l Greg Habell l Ron Kilgore l Kathy Kiernan
Jackye Shaun l Steve Grad l Jon Baird l Ed Mertz l Pete Demetriou l Margaret Carrero
Vytas Safronikas l Charles Feldman l Claudia Peschiutta l Mike Landa l Megan Goldsby
Denise Fondo l Logan Moy

BEST NEWSCAST WRITING
“KNX Afternoon News at 5pm”
Kathy Kiernan l Jackye Shaun l Greg Habell l David Singer

BEST LIVE COVERAGE OF A NEWS STORY
“Santa Monica Rampage”
Tom Haule l Linda Nunez l Charles Feldman l Pete Demetriou l Margaret Carrero
Vytas Safronikas l Ron Kilgore l Debbie Wright l James Tuck l Jim Thornton
Diane Thompson Denise Fondo l Karen Harlow l Jon Baird l Chris Sedens l Greg Habell
David Singer l Jackye Shaun l Jayson Campadonia l James Rojas

BEST HARD NEWS SERIES REPORTING
“Healthcare Uncovered: A Guide to the Affordable Care Act”
Charles Feldman l Laraine Herman l Chris Sedens l Ed Mertz l Jon Baird l Ron Kilgore l Julie Chin

BEST LIGHT FEATURE REPORTING
“You Say San Pee-dro, I Say San Pay-dro”
Chris Sedens

BEST NEWS SPECIAL
“Healthcare Uncovered: A Guide to the Affordable Care Act”
Charles Feldman l Laraine Herman l Diane Thompson l Frank Mottek l Bob McCormick Paige Osburn Austin Cross l Linda Nunez l Julie Chin

Additionally, former KNX reporter John Brooks, who retired in 2013, received a Lifetime Achievement Award for more than 40 years of work on the radio in Southern California.

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