Southern California Public Radio Station 89.3 KPCC wins Eight Golden Mike Awards for Excellence in Journalism

Monday, January 25, 2010 (Los Angeles) – Southern California Public Radio (SCPR) announced that 89.3 FM KPCC has won eight Golden Mike Awards from the Radio and Television News Association (RTNA) of Southern California. The awards were presented at the 59th Golden Mike Awards at the Universal City Hilton on Saturday, January 23rd.

89.3 KPCC won more Golden Mike Awards than any other radio station in Southern California. KFI received 6 awards, KNX 3 plus 1 Finalist, and KFWB received 1 plus 1 Finalist. KPCC has won more than 230 regional and national awards for journalistic excellence since it went to its news/talk format in March, 2000.

The following are KPCC’s Golden Mike Award winners:

    Best News Reporting

  • Patricia Nazario, for her report titled, “Remote Clinic”, on the free health clinic at the Forum in Inglewood.

About Southern California Public Radio

Southern California Public Radio (SCPR) is a member-supported public radio network that operates 89.3 KPCC-FM in Los Angeles and Orange County, 89.1 KUOR-FM in the Inland Empire and 90.3 KPCV in the Coachella Valley. Reaching more than a 680,000 listeners every week, SCPR is the most listened-to public radio news service of any kind in Southern California. SCPR serves the diverse communities of Southern California with award winning local news coverage as well as the most NPR (National Public Radio) content available anywhere in the region. SCPR’s flagship station, KPCC, has garnered more than 200 journalistic honors in this decade, including three Distinguished Radio Journalist awards (from the Greater LA Chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists) and the 2008 top honor for Breaking News from the LA Press Club. SCPR features signature public radio programs from American Public Media, the BBC and PRI (Public Radio International). Listeners around the globe can access news, join blogs, download podcasts, as well as hear a live Web stream at www.scpr.org.


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