KCET Wins Fourteen Southern California Journalism Awards, Most Of Any Broadcaster, at the 2018 SoCal Journalism Awards | KCET
KCET Wins Fourteen Southern California Journalism Awards, Most Of Any Broadcaster, at the 2018 SoCal Journalism Awards
On Sunday June 24, 2018 KCET, the nation’s largest independent public television station, won 14 First Place Awards at the 60th annual Southern California Journalism Awards presented by the Los Angeles Press Club. The station's wins include nine for its acclaimed news program "SoCal Connected," including being awarded “Best Talk/Public Affairs Show.” In addition, "SoCal Connected" host Val Zavala was awarded “Best Television Host/Anchor” and Nic Cha Kim was named as “Television Journalist of the Year” for his work on the series.
KCET’s historical series "Lost LA" (produced in conjunction with USC Libraries) garnered a total of three First Place awards. Other original KCET series were also honored including "City Rising (in partnership with the California Endowment) and "The Migrant Kitchen (produced in partnership with acclaimed culinary publication Life & Thyme) each receiving one. The 2018 Southern California Journalism Awards were presented on Sunday, June 24 at the Millennium Biltmore Hotel in downtown Los Angeles. For a detailed list The 60th Annual Southern California Journalism Awards for KCET please visit here.
View photos of the event below.
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A Q&A will immediately follow the screening with director John Lee Hancock.
Two of Southern California's tiny mountain lion populations are at risk of becoming extinct in as little as 50 years unless humans act to build bridges and trails to connect their habitats, a study released Wednesday said.
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