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2020

70th Golden Mike Awards - Radio & Television News Association of Southern California
Best Individual Writing: "The New Normal"
Best Serious Feature Reporting: "Out of Bounds"
Best Medical and Science: "Blood Money"​
Best Videography, Hard News Story/Series/Special: "The New Normal"
Best Internet News Reporting: "Behind the L.A. Teacher's Strike"

2019

69th Golden Mike Awards - Radio & Television News Association of Southern California
Best Light Feature Reporting: "'Made in LA"
Best News Public Affairs Program

61st Southern California Journalism Awards - Los Angeles Press Club
Television Journalist of the Year: Karen Foshay
Best Public Service News or Feature: "Stolen Paychecks"
Best Consumer News or Feature: "Blood Money"​
Best Crime Reporting: "The People v Kiera Newsome"
Best Anchor/Host: Val Zavala
Best News Feature, over 5 minutes: "The News Blues"
Best News Feature, under 5 minutes: "What Happened to 'LA Weekly'?"
Best Human Interest Feature, over 5 minutes: "Out of Bounds"
Best Entertainment News or Feature: "Under the Influence"
Best Talk/Public Affairs: SoCal Connected

Walter Cronkite Award for Excellence in Television Political Journalism - The Norman Lear Center
Local Public Station: SoCal Connected, "Divide and Conquer"

2018

70th Los Angeles Area Emmy Awards - The Academy of Television Arts & Sciences
Best Information Segment: "The Price of Freedom"
Best Informational Series

68th Golden Mike Awards - Radio & Television News Association of Southern California
Best News Public Affairs Program: "Environmental Justice"
Best News Special: "The Way Home: A SoCal Connected News Special"

60th Southern California Journalism Awards - Los Angeles Press Club
Television Journalist of the Year: Nic Cha Kim
Best Science/Technology Reporting: "The Assassin Bugs"
Best Television/Film Anchor/Host: "'The Way Home"
Best Investigative: "Bumps in the Road"
Best News Feature Over 5 Minutes: "Who Approved That?"
Best Non-Entertainment Personality Profile/Interview: "Virus Hunter"
Best Lifestyle/Feature: "Military Buds"
Best Talk/Public Affairs

2017

69th Los Angeles Area Emmy Awards - The Academy of Television Arts & Sciences
Best Crime/Social Issues: "The Wrongly Convicted"
Best Feature Segment: "Kids, Cancer and Cameras"
Best Information Segment: "Tree Canopies"
Best Informational Series

67th Golden Mike Awards - Radio & Television News Association of Southern California
Best Entertainment Reporting: "'Feathers of Fire': Spectacular Shadow Play"
Best Series Feature Reporting: "Teaching Children with Cancer to Widen Their World through Photography"
Best Medical and Science Reporting: "A Great Use for U.C. Irvine's Garbage"

59th Southern California Journalism Awards - Los Angeles Press Club
Best Crime Reporting: "The Wrongly Convicted"
Best Television Human Interest Feature: "Kids, Cancer, and Cameras"
Best Television Entertainment News or Feature: "'Feathers of Fire': Spectacular Shadow Play"

Walter Cronkite Award for Excellence in Television Political Journalism - The Norman Lear Center
Special Commendation for Voter Education: Ballot Brief, "Props in a Minute"

2016

66th Golden Mike Awards - Radio & Television News Association of Southern California
Best News Public Affairs Program

58th Southern California Journalism Awards - Los Angeles Press Club
Best Talk/Public Affairs
Personality Profile/Interview: "Poet Laureate Luis Rodriguez and the Gift of Words"

2015

67th Los Angeles Area Emmy Awards - The Academy of Television Arts & Sciences
Best Feature Segment: "Natural History Museum's Citizen Science Insect Labeling Project"
Best Information Segment: "Overmedicating the Elderly"

57th Southern California Journalism Awards - Los Angeles Press Club
Best Television News: "Processed Human Waste as Fertilizer: The Stinky Controversy"
Best Investigative Television News: "Overmedicated Elderly"
Best Television Feature News: "Foreign Restaurant Chains"
Best Television Talk/Public Affairs: "Environmental Special" (Big Changes Coming to the L.A. River; The Lawn Goodbye; Solar Dependence on the Electric Grid; Touring Santa Clarita's Gibbon Conservation Center)

8th National Arts & Entertainment Journalism Awards - Los Angeles Press Club
Feature, Over 5 Minutes: "Radio Personality Art Laboe"

2014

66th Los Angeles Area Emmy Awards - The Academy of Television Arts & Sciences
Best Information/Public Affairs Series
Best Feature Segment: "Stray Cat Strut"
Best Information Segment: "Compton Confidential"

64th Golden Mike Awards - Radio & Television News Association of Southern California
Best Hard News Series Reporting: "Family Ties"
Best Government and Political Reporting: "Compton Confidential"
Best Medical and Science Reporting: "Head Games"

56th Southern California Journalism Awards - Los Angeles Press Club
Best Television Documentary: "L.A. Experiment

Regional Edward R. Murrow Award (Division 2) - National Association of Radio and Television News Association
Sports Reporting: "Nothing to Cheer About"​

2013

65th Los Angeles Area Emmy Awards - The Academy of Television Arts & Sciences
Best Informational/Public Affairs Series
Best Feature Segment: "The App Economy"
Best Information Segment: "Your Money or Your Life"

63rd Golden Mike Awards - Radio & Television News Association of Southern California
Best News Public Affairs Program
Best Investigative Reporting: "Show Me the Money: Housing Authority of Los Angeles Investigation

55th Southern California Journalism Awards - Los Angeles Press Club
Best Talk/Public Affairs: "OC Homeless/Paula Poundstone"
Best Television Feature: "The App Economy"
Best Television Investigative/Series: "The 'F' Word" & "Fracking & Earthquakes"

Regional Edward R. Murrow Award (Division 2) - National Association of Radio and Television News Association
Best Video News Series

Alfred I. DuPont-Columbia University Award for Excellence in Journalism
"Courting Disaster"

Gracie Award - Alliance for Women in Media
Outstanding Hard News Feature: "Your Turn to Care"

13th Ruben Salazar Award - CCNMA: Latino Journalists of California
"The Border Between Them"

2012

64th Los Angeles Area Emmy Awards - The Academy of Television Arts & Sciences
Best Information Segment: "Show Me the Money"
Best Feature Segment: "Sign of the Times"
Best LA Local Color: "Thomas Keller: Uncorked"

62nd Golden Mike Awards - Radio & Television News Association of Southern California
Best News Public Affairs Program
Best Original News Commentary: "Fur Ban in West Hollywood"
Best Investigative Reporting: "Show Me the Money: The Junketeer"
Best Documentary: "Separated by War: The Homecoming"

54th Southern California Journalism Awards - Los Angeles Press Club 
Public Service Award: "Show Me the Money: Housing Authority of Los Angeles Investigation"
Best Feature: "The Border Between Them"
Best Investigative: "Show Me the Money: Government Gone Wild"
Best Original News Commentary: "Fur Ban in West Hollywood"
Best Investigative Reporting: "Show Me the Money: The Junketeer"
Best Documentary: "No Place to Call Home"
Best Entertainment: "Herbie Hancock: All That’s Jazz"
Best Talk/Public Affairs: "Ticket To Space"
Best Website, News, Organization Broadcast

Regional Edward R. Murrow Award (Division 2) - National Association of Radio and Television News Association
Video News Series: "Separated by War: The Homecoming"  

Gracie Award - Alliance for Women in Media
Outstanding Hard News Feature: "No Place to Call Home"

2011

63rd Los Angeles Area Emmy Awards - The Academy of Television Arts & Sciences
Feature Segment: "Putting on Ayers"
Information Segment: "Separated by War: The Homecoming"  
Outstanding Non-News Writer: Steve Lopez

61st Golden Mike Awards - Radio & Television News Association of Southern California
Best News Public Affairs Program
Best Original News Commentary
Best Individual Writing: "The Doctor is In"
Best Serious Feature Reporting: "Separated by War: The Homecoming"
Best Light Feature Reporting: "Putting on Ayers"
Best News Special: "Protected or Neglected?"
Best Business and Consumer Reporting: "The Price of Power"

53rd Southern California Journalism Awards - Los Angeles Press Club
Best Talk/Public Affairs: "The Price of Power"/"Track to the Future"
Best Television Investigative/Series: "Protected or Neglected?"
Best Television Entertainment News or Feature: "Celluloid Ceiling"

Alfred I. DuPont-Columbia University Award for Excellence in Journalism
"Up In Smoke"
"Protected or Neglected?"
"Hung Out to Dry"

2010

62nd Los Angeles Area Emmy Awards - The Academy of Television Arts & Sciences
Crime/Social Issues: "Cannabis Cowboys"
Feature Segment: "The Year of Living Dangerously"
Information Segment: "A Soldier's Story"
Outstanding Non-News Writer: John Larson
Outstanding Non-News Videographer: Brett Wood

60th Golden Mike Awards - Radio & Television News Association of Southern California
Best News Public Affairs Program
Best Original News Commentary
Best Individual Writing: "Safe Haven"
Best Hard News Reporting: "Billboard Confidential"
Best Light News Reporting: "The Year of Living Dangerously"
Best News Special: "Inside Locke High"

52nd Southern California Journalism Awards - Los Angeles Press Club
Best Talk/Public Affairs: "Driving While Distracted"
Best Television Documentary: "Return to Locke High"
Best Television Investigative/Series: "Up In Smoke"
Best Television Feature: "Is Anybody Listening?"
Best Television Entertainment News or Feature: "Behind the Big Top"
Best Television Sports: "The Year of Living Dangerously"

Regional Edward R. Murrow Award (Division 2) - National Association of Radio and Television News Association
Hard News in the Western Region: "Young and Uninsured"

Peabody Award - University of Georgia
"Up In Smoke"
"Up in Smoke II"
"Cannabis Cowboys"

Gracie Award - Alliance for Women in Media
Outstanding Hard News Feature: "A Soldier's Story"

2009

61st Los Angeles Area Emmy Awards - The Academy of Television Arts & Sciences
Best Informational/Public Affairs Series
Best Information Segment: "Foreclosure Alley", "Billboard Confidential - Part 2" & "Shake Up Call"
Best Feature Segment: "Guerrilla Gardeners" & "Safe Haven"
Best Education Special: "Inside Locke High"
Outstanding Non-News Writer: Marcos Villatoro
Outstanding Non-News Videographer: Brett Wood

59th Golden Mike Awards - Radio & Television News Association of Southern California
Best News Public Affairs Program
Best Original News Commentary, News Analysis, Station Editorial or Series of Editorials

51st Southern California Journalism Awards - Los Angeles Press Club
Best TV Documentary: "Inside Locke High"
Best Breaking News Show: "After the Burn"
Best Television Feature: "Foreclosure Alley"

Regional Edward R Murrow Award (Division 2)- National Association of Radio and Television News Association
Best News Documentary: "Inside Locke High"

Harry Chapin Media Awards
Television Category Winner: "Safe Haven"

Los Angeles Magazine 100 Best
Best New Local Program

Pass Award - National Council on Crime & Delinquency
"Inside Locke High"

Education Writers Association
Special Citation for Television Documentary and Features: "Is Anybody Listening?"

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