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KCET Receives 15 Southern California Journalism Award Nominations Presented by the Los Angeles Press Club

Investigative News Program, SoCal Connected Earns 11

Nominations;

Southern California Arts and Culture Series, Artbound

Garners Four

 

Burbank, Calif. - May 23, 2013 - KCET, the nation's

largest independent television station serving Southern and Central California,

is proud to announce that it has received 15 nominations for the 55th

Annual Southern California Journalism Awards presented by the Los Angeles Press

Club. The station's nominations include 11 for its investigative news

program, SoCal Connected and four for its transmedia arts and

culture series, Artbound.  The 55th

Annual Southern California Journalism Awards will be presented on June 23 at the

Millennium Biltmore Hotel.

 

The 55th Annual Southern California Journalism

Awards nominations for KCET include: 

NEWS

SoCal Connected - "Courting Disaster"

Bret Marcus, Executive Producer; Justine Schmidt, Co-Executive Producer;

Karen Foshay, Producer; Jennifer London, Correspondent; Michael Bloecher,

Editor

 

SoCal Connected - "Prop 37"

Bret Marcus, Executive Producer; Rebecca Haggerty, Co-Executive Producer;

Dina Demetrius, Producer; Cathy Hue, Associate Producer; Jennifer London,

Correspondent; Michael Bloecher, Editor

 

SoCal Connected - "Orange County's

Homeless"

Bret Marcus, Executive Producer; Rebecca Haggerty, Co-Executive Producer;

Karen Foshay, Producer; Cathy Hue, Associate Producer; Brian Rooney,

Correspondent; Michael Bloecher, Editor

 

FEATURE

SoCal Connected - "The App Economy"

Bret Marcus, Executive Producer; Rebecca Haggerty, Co-Executive Producer;

Angela Shelley, Producer; Alicia Clark, Associate Producer; Brian Rooney,

Correspondent; Alberto Arce, Editor

 

SoCal Connected - "History Political Ad

Campaigns"

Bret Marcus, Executive Producer; Rebecca Haggerty, Co-Executive Producer;

Rick Wilkinson, Producer; Benjamin Gottlieb, Associate Producer; Judy Muller,

Correspondent; Alberto Arce, Editor

INVESTIGATIVE

SoCal Connected - "The 'F' Word"

Bret Marcus, Executive Producer; Justine Schmidt, Co-Executive Producer;

Dina Demetrius and Rebecca Haggerty, Producers; Latya Pandya, Associate

Producer; Jennifer London, Correspondent; Alberto Arce, Editor

 

SoCal Connected - "Family Ties"

Bret Marcus, Executive Producer; Rebecca Haggerty, Co-Executive Producer;

Karen Foshay, Producer; Benjamin Gottlieb, Associate Producer; Vince Gonzales,

Correspondent; Jack Moody, Editor

 

SPORTS

SoCal Connected - "Head Games"

Bret Marcus, Executive Producer; Rebecca Haggerty, Co-Executive Producer;

Angela Shelley, Producer; Alicia Clark, Associate Producer; John Ridley,

Correspondent; Jack Moody, Editor

 

ENTERTAINMENT NEWS OR FEATURE

Artbound - "Date Farmers"

Juan Devis, Executive Producer; Bruce Dickson Director/Producer; Drew

Tewksbury, Managing Editor; Justin Cram, Creative Director

 

SoCal Connected - "Geena Davis and

Women in Media"

Bret Marcus, Executive Producer; Rebecca Haggerty, Co-Executive Producer;

Kat Keeney, Producer; Val Zavala, Correspondent; Jack Moody, Editor

 

TALK/PUBLIC AFFAIRS

 

SoCal Connected - "Season 5: Orange

County's Homeless/Paula Poundstone"

Bret Marcus, Executive Producer; Rebecca Haggerty, Co-Executive Producer;

Karen Foshay, Producer; Brian Rooney, Correspondent; Val Zavala and Madeline Brand,

Anchors

 

SoCal Connected - "Season 4: Big

Oil/Kickstarter"

Bret Marcus, Executive Producer; Justine Schmidt, Co-Executive Producer;

Karen Foshay and Rick Wilkinson, Producers; Vince Gonzales, Correspondent; Val

Zavala, Anchor

 

FEATURE DOCUMENTARY

 

Artbound - "Episode 1"

Juan Devis, Executive Producer; Bruce Dickson Director/Producer; Drew

Tewksbury, Managing Editor; Justin Cram, Creative Director

 

ENTERTAINMENT FEATURE

 

Artbound - "Gerald Clarke, Jr.: The

Contemporary Indian Experience Through Art"

Juan Devis, Executive Producer; Drew Tewksbury, Managing Editor; Gordon

Johnson, Writer

WEBSITE, NEWS ORGANIZATION, EXCLUSIVE TO THE INTERNET

Artbound

Juan Devis, Executive Producer; Bruce Dickson Director/Producer; Drew

Tewksbury, Managing Editor; Justin Cram, Creative Director

 

ABOUT KCET

On-air, online and in the community, KCET plays a vital

role in the cultural and educational enrichment of Southern and Central

California. KCET offers a wide range of award-winning local programming as well

as the finest public television programs from around the world. KCET currently

produces the Emmy®, duPont-Columbia and Peabody Award-winning~SoCal

Connected
, a hard-hitting prime-time nightly television news program that

examines the issues and people of Southern California. Throughout its 48-year

history, KCET has won hundreds of major awards for its local and regional news

and public affairs programming, its national drama and documentary productions,

its quality educational family and children's programs, its outreach and

community services and its website, kcet.org. KCET is a donor-supported

community institution. For additional information about KCET productions,

web-exclusive content, programming schedules and community events, please visit

kcet.org.

ABOUT SOCAL CONNECTED

SoCal Connected,

winner of a Peabody and two duPont Awards, 17 Emmy® Awards, 19 Golden Mikes, 41

LA Press Club Awards, two Gracie Awards, and three regional Edward R. Murrow

Awards, including Best News Documentary and Los Angeles Magazine's

"Best New Local TV Program" of 2009, airs nightly at 5:30 p.m. with

encores at 10 p.m. exclusively on KCET. For more information, to view episodes

online or to leave comments, please visit
www.socalconnected.org.

 

SoCal Connected is

made possible through the generous support of The Ahmanson Foundation serving

the Los Angeles community since 1952; Jim and Anne Rothenberg; the Maddocks

Brown Foundation; The John Randolph Haynes and Dora Haynes Foundation; The

California Endowment and UCLA.
 

 

 

ABOUT ARTBOUND

Artbound is an

award-winning transmedia arts and culture journalism series that explores

diverse artistic practices throughout Southern California. The web site

features articles and short documentaries from more than 40 innovative artists

and culture curators across 11 counties in the region. Each week, articles are

voted upon by readers, and the fan favorites are produced into weekly videos

that will air on the television series. 

Since its launch in May 2012, Artbound has earned critical praise

and prestigious honors, including two Golden Mike Awards for "Best

Entertainment Reporting" and "Best Internet News Reporting;" "Best Short

Documentary or Special Program" from the National Entertainment Journalism

Awards presented by the Los Angeles Press Club; and L.A. Weekly's 2012 Web

Award for "Best Art and Culture Website." For more information,

please visit
www.kcet.org/artbound.

 

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