89.3 KPCC Wins Two Golden Mike Awards

Monday, January 26, 2009 (Los Angeles) - Southern California Public Radio (SCPR) announced that 89.3 FM KPCC has won two 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 24th.

The following are KPCC's Golden Mike Award winners:

KPCC has won more than 200 regional and national awards for journalistic excellence since it went to its news/talk format in 2000.

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 600,000 listeners every week, SCPR is the most listened to public radio news service of any kind in Southern California and 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 over 200 journalistic honors including 3 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 also features signature public radio programs from American Public Media, the BBC and 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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