BURBANK, Calif. – NBC4 continued its “Best Newscast” winning streak by sweeping all three categories at the 62nd annual Radio & Television News Association of Southern California’s awards ceremony held at the Universal Hilton Hotel on Saturday, Jan. 21.
Receiving the top honors at the 2012 Golden Mike Awards adds to the station’s incredible run of “Best Newscast” honors. Last year, NBC4 made industry history by winning all three Los Angeles-area Emmy Best Newscast Awards and won two-out-of-three top honors at the 2011 Golden Mike Awards.
“This is an amazing tribute to our news organization, which strives every day and on every newscast to make a difference and an impact,” said Steve Carlston, NBC4 President and General Manager. “I could not be more proud of the entire NBC4 team.”
The “NBC4 News at 5 p.m.” won the Golden Mike for Best News Broadcast (60 Minutes). The program is anchored by Chuck Henry, Colleen Williams, and weathercaster Fritz Coleman. Marissa Sifuentes served as the producer.
The Best News Broadcast (30 Minutes) trophy was awarded to “NBC4 News at 11 p.m.” The newscast is anchored by Chuck Henry and Colleen Williams, with weathercaster Fritz Coleman and sports anchor Fred Roggin. Tara Wallis is credited as the producer of the program.
“Today in LA,” airing at 6 a.m., was the big winner in the Best Daytime News Broadcast (any length). Alycia Lane and Kathy Vara are the show’s anchors, along with weathercaster Elita Loresca and traffic reporter Shawn Murphy. “Today in LA” at 6 a.m. is produced by Jeff Evans.