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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.