KPBS Takes Top Awards at the San Diego Press Club
KPBS Takes Top Awards at the San Diego Press Club 35th Annual Excellence in Journalism Awards Including Best of Show for television Meth Next Door KPBS TV
KPBS Takes Top Awards at the San Diego Press Club 35th Annual Excellence in Journalism Awards
Including Best of Show for television
“Meth Next Door” KPBS TV
SAN DIEGO- KPBS was recognized for outstanding achievements in, radio, television, and website. On October 21, 2008 the San Diego Pres Club announced the winners of the 35th Annual Excellence in Journalism Awards and KPBS was honored with 13 awards- five in first place and one in Best of Show for the Best Television Entry.
The Best of Show went to KPBS Television for the Envision San Diego: “Meth Next Door” episodes. It explored the impacts that methamphetamine use has on public safety and the wide spectrum of those addicted to the drug, from housewives, to business owners, to teenagers.
KPBS radio received five first place awards including; Newscast “Morning Edition”; General News Story “Clean Trucks”; Series, “ San Diego Wildfires”; Talk/Interview/Call-in , “Editor’s Roundtable: March 21, 2007; and Specialty Reporting- single report, “Recover”.
Below is a detailed list of all the awards
KPBS is a broadcast service of San Diego State University, serving the region with TV, Radio and Internet content that is educational as well as entertaining—and free of commercial interruption.
Best of Show Award
Television: Lee Swanson, Erica Simpson, Guillermo Sevilla, Joanne Faryon, Amita Sharma, Adriana Alcaraz , Pat Finn for Meth Next Door.
1st place: Dwane Brown, Maureen Cavanaugh, Alan Ray, Nick Stoffel, for Morning Edition,
September 18, 2007
2nd place: Ed Joyce, for La Jolla
General News Story
1st place: Ed Joyce, for Clean Trucks.
2nd place: Ed Joyce, for Drought.
1st place: Ed Joyce, for San Diego Wildfires
2nd place: Beth Accomando, for George Hamilton Profile.
Use of Sound
2nd place: Beth Accomando, for Diving Bells and the Butterfly.
3rd place: Ed Joyce, for Ramona Kids.
Talk/Interview/Call in Programs
1st place: Gloria Penner, Hank Crook, for Editor’s Roundtable: March 21, 2007.
3rd place: Beth Accomando, for The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly.
Specialty Reporting – single report
1st place: Ed Joyce for, Recover.
Websites- Blog for/ by journalists
3rd place: Ed Joyce, for Lost Audio, Lost Homes, Lost Lives.