2022 Region 3 Honorees

Television

Large Market

Breaking News Coverage

The Marshall Fire
KUSA-TV
Denver, CO

Continuing Coverage

Arizona Audit
Arizona’s Family
Phoenix, AZ

Digital

FOX31
KDVR-TV
Denver, CO

Excellence in Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

Toward Understanding: The Black Experience In Utah
KSL-TV
Salt Lake City, UT

Excellence in Innovation

Next with Kyle Clark: Word of Thanks
KUSA-TV
Denver, CO

Excellence in Video

The Game
KUSA-TV
Denver, CO

Excellence in Writing

Vanderveen Writing Composite
KUSA-TV
Denver, CO

Feature Reporting

Karl and Donna
KUSA-TV
Denver, CO

Hard News

A Conversation Lingers
KUSA-TV
Denver, CO

Investigative Reporting

Aundrea’s Final Ride: "She Didn’t Deserve to Die!"
KMGH-TV
Denver, CO

News Documentary

Aundrea’s Final Ride: "A Culture in Question"
KMGH-TV
Denver, CO

News Series

Politically Charged
KNXV-TV
Phoenix, AZ

Newscast

Next: Boulder County Wildfire Aftermath
KUSA-TV
Denver, CO

Overall Excellence

9NEWS: Colorado’s News Leader
KUSA-TV
Denver, CO

Podcast

True Crime Arizona: The Zombie Hunter
Arizona’s Family
Phoenix, AZ

Sports Reporting

Branson’s Field of Dreams
KUSA-TV
Denver, CO

Small Market

Breaking News Coverage

Marshall Fire Rages
KRDO-TV
Colorado Springs, CO

Continuing Coverage

The Truth Behind a Veteran’s Suicide
KRDO-TV
Colorado Springs, CO

Digital

KRDO Newschannel 13
KRDO-TV
Colorado Springs, CO

Excellence in Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

We Belong Here Too
Arizona Public Media
Tucson, AZ

Excellence in Video

Pandemic Dreams
Arizona Public Media
Tucson, AZ

Feature Reporting

School in the Time of COVID
Arizona Public Media
Tucson, AZ

Hard News

Nogales, Sonora Shelter
Arizona Public Media
Tucson, AZ

Investigative Reporting

Failure to Protect
KRDO-TV
Colorado Springs, CO

News Documentary

Loved and Lost: The Faces of Covid
KKTV-TV
Colorado Springs, CO

News Series

January 8th, 10 years later
KVOA-TV
Tucson, AZ

Newscast

KRDO Newschannel 13 at 10: Marshall Fire
KRDO-TV
Colorado Springs, CO

Podcast

Disappeared in the Desert
KOLD-TV
Tucson, AZ

Sports Reporting

Team Manager to Star Player
KRDO-TV
Colorado Springs, CO


Radio

Large Market

Breaking News Coverage

The Shooting of Officer Tyler Moldovan
KTAR-FM
Phoenix, AZ

Continuing Coverage

The Arizona Election Audit
KJZZ News
Phoenix, AZ

Digital

CPR News and Denverite Online
Colorado Public Radio
Denver, CO

Excellence in Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

‘We’re Coming to Them’: One Colorado Vaccine Activist Looks to Get Shots to Every Latino
Colorado Public Radio
Denver, CO

Excellence in Sound

We Rode Amtrak’s California Zephyr Train Across Colorado. Here’s What We Saw And Who We Met
Colorado Public Radio
Denver, CO

Excellence in Writing

Jeff Caplan’s "My Minute of News"
KSL NewsRadio
Salt Lake City, UT

Feature Reporting

He Bought Land Before he Could Afford to Build a Home. So he Dug a Hole Instead and Lives in it.
Colorado Public Radio
Denver, CO

Hard News

Young Phoenix Father’s Battle with COVID-19
KTAR-FM
Phoenix, AZ

Investigative Reporting

Aguas Negras: In 2 Mexican Beach Towns, Raw Sewage is Running through the Streets
KJZZ News (in partnership with Arizona Daily Star)
Phoenix, AZ

News Documentary

From Dawn to Dinner at a Family-Owned Restaurant that has Survived the Pandemic
Colorado Public Radio
Denver, CO

News Series

Discharged: Becoming a Veteran
KJZZ News
Phoenix, AZ

Newscast

KSL NewsRadio: The Vaccine Rollout
KSL NewsRadio
Salt Lake City, UT

Overall Excellence

Overall Excellence- KTAR News 92.3FM
KTAR-FM
Phoenix, AZ

Podcast

Systemic
Colorado Public Radio
Denver, CO

Sports Reporting

Legal Sports Betting Officially Begins in Arizona
KJZZ News
Phoenix, AZ

Small Market

Excellence in Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

Lift Up: LGBTQ+ Visibility
KZMU Moab Community Radio
Moab, UT

Excellence in Sound

‘The Boundaries Moved’: How the Spanish Vaquero Became the American Cowboy
Wyoming Public Radio
Laramie, WY

Excellence in Writing

Lees Ferry Program Offers Cash To Anglers For Brown Trout Removal
Arizona Public Radio, KNAU
Flagstaff, AZ

Feature Reporting

Feedground Managers and Wildlife Officials Aim to Curb CWD Spread Among Wyoming Elk
KHOL/Jackson Hole Community Radio
Jackson, WY

Hard News

Wyoming Lawmakers say the Special Session Against COVID-19 Vaccine Mandates was Necessary
Wyoming Public Radio
Laramie, WY

Investigative Reporting

Do Campaign Donations Influence Colorado Lawmakers’ Votes On Bills? We Put It To The Test
KUNC
Greeley/Fort Collins, CO

News Documentary

The Great Dying
Wyoming Public Radio
Laramie, WY

News Series

Over-Infected, Under-Resourced: COVID-19 Hits Colorado Latinos Hard
KUNC
Greeley/Fort Collins, CO

Podcast

Not All Border Patrol Sectors Are Equal
Arizona Public Media
Tucson, AZ

Sports Reporting

Lees Ferry Program Offers Cash To Anglers For Brown Trout Removal
Arizona Public Radio, KNAU
Flagstaff, AZ