KCET Wins 2012 Broadcast Engineering Excellence Award | KCET
KCET Wins 2012 Broadcast Engineering Excellence Award
Burbank, CA - March 6, 2013 - KCET, the
nation's largest independent television station serving Southern and Central
California, is pleased to announce that it has won the 2012 Broadcast
Engineering Excellence Award for the station's new state of the art
In April 2012, KCET relocated from its
historic Sunset Blvd. lot to The Pointe in Burbank, a new LEED GOLD certified
building in the city's famed media district. KCET's studios are equipped with
the latest technologies, all new equipment and resources for optimal broadcast
transmission and production efficiency. One of its two production studios is
equipped with three robotic cameras and a green screen virtual reality set.
"This was a fantastic opportunity to conceive,
design and build a media facility from the ground up," said Gordon Bell, KCET's
Senior Vice President of Engineering and Operations. "It was a privilege to head up a team of so
many talented individuals and work with some of the most respected companies in
the broadcast technology industry."
Now in its 13th year, the
Excellence Awards honor new broadcast engineering facilities for innovation,
high-quality design and construction. This year's contest opened last December
when 31 entries were presented in the Broadcast Engineering Digital
Reference Guide. Readers then cast their ballots online and votes
The Broadcast Engineering Excellence Awards will
be presented at this year's National Association of Broadcasters (NAB)
convention in Las Vegas on Monday, April 8 from 9-11 a.m. at the Broadcast
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
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