2022 Region 2 Honorees

Television

Large Market

Breaking News Coverage

Neighborhood Fireworks Explosion
KABC-TV
Los Angeles, CA

Continuing Coverage

Fire - Power - Money: Crime and Politics
KXTV-TV
Sacramento, CA

Digital

ABC7 | The Immersive Experience
KGO-TV
San Francisco, CA

Excellence in Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

Lowballed
KGO-TV
San Francisco, CA

Excellence in Innovation

The Moms of Magnolia Street
KNTV-TV
San Francisco, CA

Excellence in Video

The Baker from Belfast
KGO-TV
San Francisco, CA

Excellence in Writing

Fire - Power - Money: The French Laundry Connection
KXTV-TV
Sacramento, CA

Feature Reporting

Women in Firefighting
KXTV-TV
Sacramento, CA

Hard News

Homeless Encampment Fires
KTVU-TV
Oakland, CA

Investigative Reporting

Fire - Power - Money: The French Laundry Connection
KXTV-TV
Sacramento, CA

News Documentary

California’s Plastic Problem
KQED-TV
San Francisco, CA

News Series

Fire - Power - Money: Can PG&E be Rehabilitated?
KXTV-TV
Sacramento, CA

Newscast

Fire Burns Near Lake Tahoe
KCRA-TV
Sacramento, CA

Overall Excellence

A Year Of Excellence at KCRA
KCRA-TV
Sacramento, CA

Sports Reporting

When Magic Shocked the World
KTTV-TV
Los Angeles, CA

Small Market

Breaking News Coverage

Killed in the Line of Duty
KGET-TV
Bakersfield, CA

Continuing Coverage

Tainted Water
Hawaii News Now
Honolulu, HI

Digital

Hawaii News Now Digital 2021
Hawaii News Now
Honolulu, HI

Excellence in Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

The Culture Club
KUAM-TV/Pacific Telestations, LLC
Dededo, GU

Excellence in Innovation

Covering the numbers
KGET-TV
Bakersfield, CA

Excellence in Writing

Fentanyl: The Counterfeit Killer
KGET-TV
Bakersfield, CA

Feature Reporting

Back in the Spotlight
Hawaii News Now
Honolulu, HI

Hard News

On The Frontline: No Rest For Honolulu EMS
Hawaii News Now
Honolulu, HI

Investigative Reporting

Commander Under Fire
Hawaii News Now
Honolulu, HI

News Series

Troubled Waters: The Salton Sea Project
KESQ-TV
Palm Springs, CA

Newscast

17 News at Sunrise: Killed in the Line of Duty
KGET-TV
Bakersfield, CA

Overall Excellence

KGET Overall Excellence
KGET-TV
Bakersfield, CA

Sports Reporting

Athletic Trainers in California
KMPH-TV
Fresno, CA


Radio

Large Market

Breaking News Coverage

January 6th Attack
KNX
Los Angeles, CA

Continuing Coverage

Bankrupt
The California Newsroom (in partnership with KQED, Northern California Public Media, The California Newsroom, KUNR, Capital Public Radio)
Statewide/ San Francisco, CA

Digital

CapRadio Digital
CapRadio
Sacramento, CA

Excellence in Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

Native Nevada: The People From Here
Nevada Public Radio
Las Vegas, NV

Excellence in Innovation

Child Care, Unfiltered
Southern California Public Radio
Los Angeles, CA

Excellence in Sound

The Enduring Power of ‘Amazing Grace’ and What It Says About American Unity
KQED
San Francisco, CA

Excellence in Writing

Reporting by Josie Huang
Southern California Public Radio
Los Angeles, CA

Feature Reporting

Cheers to Remote Work
KCBS Radio
San Francisco, CA

Hard News

People With Developmental Disabilities Want Their Home Health Workers Vaccinated
Southern California Public Radio
Los Angeles, CA

Investigative Reporting

Dangerous Air: As California Burns, America Breathes Toxic Smoke
The California Newsroom (in partnership with The California Newsroom, KQED, KCRW, Capital Public Radio)
California Statewide, CA

News Documentary

An Investigation Into Deadly COVID-19 Outbreaks at Foster Farms
KQED
San Francisco, CA

News Series

Death And Neglect At Federal Tribal Jails
Mountain West News Bureau (in partnership with KNPR, Wyoming Public Media, Boise State Public Radio, KUNC, KUNM, KUNR)
Las Vegas, NV

Newscast

KOGO News with Phil Farrar
KOGO-AM
San Diego, CA

Overall Excellence

Overall Excellence: KCBS Radio
KCBS Radio
San Francisco, CA

Podcast

Coronavirus Daily
KNX
Los Angeles, CA

Sports Reporting

Farewell to a Legend: Our Friend, John Madden
KCBS Radio
San Francisco, CA

Small Market

Breaking News Coverage

Central Coast Congressman Reacts To Breach Of U.S Capitol
90.3 KAZU Public Radio
Monterey-Salinas-Santa Cruz, CA

Continuing Coverage

KUNR’s 2021 Wildfire Coverage
KUNR Public Radio
Sparks, NV

Excellence in Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

KUNR’s Youth Media Program
KUNR Public Radio (in partnership with Washoe County School District & Report for America)
Reno, NV

Excellence in Sound

Sea Otters — The Guardians Of Monterey Bay’s Kelp Forest
90.3 KAZU Public Radio
Monterey-Salinas-Santa Cruz, CA

Excellence in Writing

Fresno Writer Diana Marcum’s Second Travel Memoir Revolves around Blue Morpho Butterflies and Belize
KVPR
Fresno, CA

Feature Reporting

A Love Story Worth Fighting For, Salinas Couple Battles Bureaucracy To Get Married
90.3 KAZU Public Radio
Monterey-Salinas-Santa Cruz, CA

Hard News

Fresno Homeless Encampment Grows After Highway Displacement; City To Decide On Funding
KVPR
Fresno, CA

Investigative Reporting

Distance-Learning Investigation: Shortfall In Student Engagement Despite High Attendance Numbers
KVPR
Fresno, CA

News Documentary

A Year in the Pandemic: KUNR Special Coverage
KUNR Public Radio
Reno, NV

News Series

Beyond the Furrows
KCBX
San Luis Obispo, CA

Overall Excellence

KUNR’s 2021 Coverage
KUNR Public Radio (in partnership with Noticiero Móvil)
Reno, NV

Podcast

Living Downstream: The Environmental Justice Podcast
Northern California Public Media
Santa Rosa, CA

Sports Reporting

Southern California Home To Pro Football’s Rams, Chargers…and Dallas Cowboys?
KCLU AM/FM
Thousand Oaks, CA