Awards and Honors

KESQ’s Gamez awarded 2 ADDYs

KESQ-TV proud to announce that Senior Broadcast Designer Isning Gamez has been awarded with two ADDY Awards for video promotion work in 2011. The entries he won ADDYs for include: – “Online and On The Go,” for Best TV Self-Promotion…

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News-Press wins 7 APME awards

The Missouri Associated Press Media Editors announced the winners of their 2012 newspaper contest on February 9, in Jefferson City, Mo. The St. Joseph News-Press won seven awards, including a first-place award for Sam Robinson and Andrew DeWitt for their…

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DSJ writer wins High Plains Media Award

The American Cancer Society recognized Daily Star-Journal staff writer Teresa Shane as a winner of the 2011 High Plains Media Award . Shane received the award for feature writing among small market dailies for her story, “Family, friends rally to…

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News editor recognized for excellence in journalism

KVIA’s Brenda De Anda-Swann has been named the 2011 recipient of the Hicks-Middagh Award for Excellence in Journalism. The award is named after Virgil Hicks and John Judy Middagh, former UTEP administrators and Department Chairs. De Anda-Swann, news editor at…

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News-Press fares well in Mo. Press awards

BRANSON, Mo – The St. Joseph News-Press captured 13 awards in this year’s Better Newspaper Contest sponsored by the Missouri Press Foundation.  The News-Press competed against the state’s largest newspapers, placing third in General Excellence behind The Kansas City Star…

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KESQ’s Gaston honored

Palm Desert, Calif. – Family Health and Support Network sponsored the 4th Annual Juneteenth in the Coachella Valley-Pioneer Awards fundraiser at the Desert Willow Golf Resort in Palm Desert, California.  The theme this year was RED; Rebuild, Empower, Renew.  During…

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Special report earns Edward R. Murrow award for two

Palm Springs, Calif. – KESQ News Anchor Karen Devine and Assistant News Director Tim Kiley felt “honored” recently to win a regional Edward R. Murrow Award. Their special two part series, “It Happens to Boys, Confessions of a Child Molester,”…

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NewsChannel 13 takes trio of Emmys

KRDO/NewsChannel 13 won three Heartland Chapter Emmy Awards, presented in August. KRDO won for Best Morning Newscast-Medium Market, Best Daytime Newscast-Medium Market and “Continuing Coverage “for a series of stories called “The Second Time Around,” the story of Scott Orr’s,…

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News-Press staff capture 11 awards

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — Eight staff members of the St. Joseph News-Press won a total of 11 awards in the Missouri Associated Press Managing Editors’ excellence in journalism competition for 2010. The awards announced in February included first-place honors for…

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