KCETLink Wins Eight Los Angeles Press Club Awards

LOS ANGELES, CA--June 24, 2013--KCETLink won eight awards at the 55th Annual Los Angeles Press Club Journalism Awards Sunday night.  KCETLink's Artbound series won first place for Entertainment News or Feature, while duPont, Emmy® and Peabody-winning SoCal Connected received an award for best Talk-Public Affairs show for the fourth year in a row, as well as for best Feature.

 

The Los Angeles Press Club Awards honor high-caliber journalism in traditional and emerging media formats, with winners selected by press clubs around the country.  In all, KCETLink received three first place awards, four second placements and one third place award.

 

A complete list of KCETLink wins and links to segments is below.

 

TELEVISION

ENTERTAINMENT NEWS OR FEATURE

First Place - KCETLink

Artbound: "Date Farmers: Desert Detritus Becomes

Chicano Pop Art"

Juan Devis, Bruce Dickson, Drew Tewksbury and Justin Cram


TALK-PUBLIC AFFAIRS

First Place - KCETLink

SoCal Connected: "OC Homeless/Paula Poundstone"

Bret Marcus, Rebecca Haggerty, Karen Foshay, Brian Rooney, Madeleine Brand and Val Zavala

 

Second Place - KCETLink

SoCal Connected: "Big Oil/Kickstarter"

Bret Marcus, Justine Schmidt, Karen Foshay, Rick Wilkinson and Vince Gonzales

 

FEATURE

First Place - KCETLink

SoCal Connected: "The App Economy"

Bret Marcus, Rebecca Haggerty, Angela Shelley, Brian Rooney, Alicia Clark and Alberto Arce

 

 

INVESTIGATIVE

Second Place - KCETLink

SoCal Connected: "The 'F' Word" and "Fracking & Earthquakes"

Bret Marcus, Rebecca Haggerty, Justine Schmidt, Dina Demetrius and Jennifer London

 

 

CAUSE-ADVOCACY JOURNALISM

ADVOCACY JOURNALISM

Third Place - KCETLink

kcet.org: "The Desert is Not a Wasteland"

Chris Clarke and Zach Behrens

 

 

 

ABOUT KCETLink

KCETLink, formed by the merger between KCET and Link Media, is a national independent, nonprofit, digital and broadcast network that provides high-quality, culturally diverse programming designed to engage the public in innovative, entertaining and transformative ways. With a commitment to independent perspectives, smart global entertainment, local communities, and opportunities for engagement and social action, KCETLink depicts people and the world through a lens unavailable elsewhere in U.S. media. A viewer-supported 501(c)(3) organization, KCETLink content is distributed via satellite on DirecTV 375 and DISH Network 9410, in Southern and Central California via broadcast, as well as through various digital delivery systems. KCET and Link TV are services of KCETLink. For additional information about KCET and Link TV productions, web-exclusive content, programming schedules and community events, please visit kcet.org or linktv.org.

 

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