KCET Tops 2018 Los Angeles Area Emmy Awards

The channel receives 11 Emmys, to seven for the runner-up KMEX

Last Updated: July 28, 2018 @ 10:23 PM

KCET led all stations in the Los Angeles Area Emmy Awards, which were handed out on Saturday night at the Television Academy’s Saban Media Center.

The station received 11 awards, with prizes going to the feature segment “The Green Book (Lost LA),” the culture/history program “Tending the Wild,” the information segment “The Price of Freedom” and the local color program “Alta California (The Migrant Kitchen).”

The Spanish-language channel KMEX won seven awards, while ABC7 and Fox SportsNet LA each received five. CBS2/KCAP9 and KVEA received four.

The complete list of 2018 Los Angeles Area Emmy Awards winners:

OUTSTANDING DIRECTOR – NEWS: DEYA CEBALLOS, KVEA
OUTSTANDING WRITER – NEWS: MARY HARRIS, NBC4
OUTSTANDING HARD NEWS REPORTING: ROBERT KOVACIK, NBC4
OUTSTANDING NEWS FEATURE REPORTING: PAT HARVEY, Reporter; NICOLETTE MEDINA, Producer, CBS2/KCAL9
OUTSTANDING EDITOR – NEWS: JEFF MACINTYRE, ABC7
OUTSTANDING SPORTS REPORTING: PATRICK O’NEAL, Fox Sports West
OUTSTANDING VIDEOGRAPHER – NEWS: JEFF MACINTYRE, ABC7
FEATURE SEGMENT: “THE GREEN BOOK (LOST LA),” KCET
ENTERTAINMENT PROGRAMMING: “LEXUS AMAZING PERFORMANCES: ARTIST SPOTLIGHT,” CBS2/KCAL9
LIGHT NEWS STORY – SINGLE REPORT: NICK UT RETIREMENT (EYEWITNESS NEWS AT 4PM), ABC7
LIGHT NEWS STORY – MULTI-PART REPORT: “AMERICA TROPICAL
(NOTICIAS UNIVISION A LAS SEIS)”, KMEX
SERIOUS NEWS STORY – SINGLE REPORT: “RETURN TO JAPAN: 6 YEARS AFTER THE TSUNAMI” (EYEWITNESS NEWS AT 11PM), ABC7
SERIOUS NEWS STORY – MULTI-PART REPORT: “LAS CARAS DE EXIDE”
(NOTICIERO TELEMUNDO 52 A LAS 6PM), KVEA
SPORTS TEASE: DODGERS WORLD SERIES GAME 6 LEGENDS TEASE, Spectrum SportsNet LA
SPORTS FEATURE: “BLACK & WHITE – BOB’S FINAL GAME” (KINGS WEEKLY), Fox Sports West
CHILDREN/YOUTH PROGRAMMING: “MAKING MUSIC, MAKING FRIENDS,” LA
GRAPHICS: CHRISTOPHER CALLETON, Fox Sports West/Prime Ticket
CREATIVE TECHNICAL CRAFTS – ART DIRECTOR: ANTHONY VIOLANTO, Spectrum SportsNet LA
ARTS: “TAKE ME HOME HUEY,” PBS SoCal
CULTURE/HISTORY: “TENDING THE WILD,” KCET
INDEPENDENT PROGRAMMING: “MONTAGE: GREAT FILM COMPOSERS AND THE PIANO,” PBS SoCal
EDUCATION: CLIMATE CHANGE 101,” KMEX
INFORMATION SEGMENT: “THE PRICE OF FREEDOM” (SOCAL CONNECTED), KCET
SHORT PROMO – SPORTS: “WE ARE ALL KINGS,” Fox Sports West/Prime Ticket
SPORTS SPECIAL: “LAKERS TOP 10: SHAQ MOMENTS,” Spectrum SportsNet
LIVE SPECIAL EVENTS – PROGRAMMING: “DESFILE DE LAS ROSAS 2017,” KMEX
LIVE SPECIAL EVENTS – NEWS: CBS2 NEWS AT 6: FIRE FUNDRAISER, CBS2
LIVE COVERAGE OF AN UNSCHEDULED NEWS EVENT: MEXICO QUAKE LIVE COVERAGE, KMEX
L.A. LOCAL COLOR: “ALTA CALIFORNIA (THE MIGRANT KITCHEN),” KCET
CRIME/SOCIAL ISSUES: “CITY RISING,” KCET
NEWS SPECIAL: “IN DEPTH SPECIAL: L.A. RIOTS – 25 YEARS LATER,” KTTV-TV
MEDICAL NEWS STORY – SINGLE REPORT: “LOSING ADAM TO PRION DISEASE,” (EYEWITNESS NEWS AT 4PM), ABC7
MEDICAL NEWS STORY – MULTI-PART REPORT: “THE ACCESS CLINIC” (CBS2/KCAL9 NEWS), CBS2/KCAL9
CREATIVE TECHNICAL CRAFTS – LIGHTING DIRECTOR: DAVID SCHIRLE, KTTV-TV
CREATIVE TECHNICAL CRAFTS – COMPOSER: JOSE ALEJANDRO PARODY KCET
CREATIVE TECHNICAL CRAFTS – SOUND MIXER: STEVE BUCINO, KCET
OUTSTANDING DIRECTOR – PROGRAMMING: LOGAN KIBENS, KCET
OUTSTANDING WRITER – PROGRAMMING: MIKE MAAS, CBS2
OUTSTANDING VIDEOGRAPHER, SINGLE CAMERA – PROGRAMMING: DAVID STRUMPF, Spectrum SportsNet LA
OUTSTANDING EDITOR – PROGRAMMING: HYUNSOO MOON, KCET.org
OUTSTANDING VIDEOGRAPHER, MULTI-CAMERA – PROGRAMMING: JORGE ZARAGOZA-CHAVEZ, JOSEPH DIAS, ADRIAN HUERTA, NICK REINHARD, ANDY SCHLACHTENHAUFEN, DAVID STRUMPF, Spectrum SportsNet LA
INFORMATIONAL SERIES (MORE THAN 50% REMOTE): “SOCAL CONNECTED,” KCET
INFORMATIONAL SERIES (MORE THAN 50% STUDIO): “MUJERES QUE ROMPEN ESTEREOTIPOS,” KVEA
PUBLIC SERVICE ANNOUNCEMENT: “GRACIAS MAESTROS,” KMEX
SHORT PROMO – NEWS/TOPICAL: “CITY RISING LAUNCH PROMO,” KCET
INVESTIGATIVE REPORTING – NEWS: “DIPLOMA MILLS,” CBS2/KCAL9
SPORTS SERIES – NEWS: “EL ROSTRO HISPANO DE LOS DODGERS,” KMEX
SPORTS SERIES – PROGRAMMING (POST-PRODUCED): “BACKSTAGE: LAKERS,” SpectrumSportsNet LA
SPORTS SERIES – PROGRAMMING (LIVE BROADCAST): “ACCESS SPORTSNET DODGERS,” Spectrum SportsNet LA
LIVE SPORTS COVERAGE: “WOMEN’S GYMNASTICS #17 ARKANSAS AT #4 UCLA,” Pac-12 Los Angeles
REGULARLY SCHEDULED DAILY MORNING NEWSCAST: 4:00AM-11:00AM: KTLA5 MORNING NEWS AT 6AM, KTLA5
REGULARLY SCHEDULED DAILY DAYTIME NEWSCAST: 11:00AM-7:00PM: NOTICIERO TELEMUNDO 52 A LAS 6PM, KVEA
REGULARLY SCHEDULED DAILY EVENING NEWSCAST: 7:00PM-12:00AM: “NOTICIAS UNIVISION SOLO A LAS ONCE,” KMEX