Goldie Awards are given annually to bring recognition to Alaska broadcasters for outstanding presentations.
View all the previous awards below and remember to enter your presentation for next years’ awards! Photo section under construction, November 16, 2018

  • 2019

Alaska Broadcasters Association
Goldie Awards Ceremony 2019

 

 

TV Division 1

Best Public Service Announcement
  • KTUU
  • Love Your Pets
  • Jeff Dowd-Writer/Producer/Editor, Colin Lamar-Graphic Designer
Best Uniquely Alaskan Program
  • KTUU
  • Road Trippin in the Land of the Midnight Sun: "Eat, Play, Sleep, Repeat
  • Tracy Sinclare (Producer/Writer), Tracy Sabo (Field Producer), Rebecca Palsha (Reporter), Hank Davis (Multimedia)
Best News Investigative Reporting
  • KTUU
  • Ransoming the dead
  • Jill Burke (Investigative Reporter), Eric Sowl (Chief Photographer)
Best Entertainment Feature
  • N/A
  • N/A
  • N/A
Best Television Weathercast
  • KTVA
  • September 27th Weather with Meteorologist Melissa Frey
  • Melissa Frey (Meteorologist)
Best Public Affairs Program
  • KTUU
  • Climate Changed
  • Tracy Sinclare (Writer/Exec. Producer), Grant Robinson (Editor), Blake Essig (Multimedia Journalist), Rebecca Palsha (Asst. News Dir./Sr. Reporter)
Best Promotional Announcement
  • KTUU
  • Spring 2020: Still Writing Our Story
  • Victoria Taylor-Writer/Producer, Jeff Dowd-Producer/Editor)
Best Sportscast
  • KTUU
  • Channel 2 Sports with Patrick Enslow - September 27th, 2019
  • Patrick Enslow (Sports Director/Anchor)
Best News Story
  • KTVA-TV
  • Pushed out the door: Clare House closes
  • Lauren Maxwell (Reporter), John Thain (Photojournalist)
Best Station-Originated Community Service Project
  • KTUU
  • 2 Million Mile Challenge
  • KTUU, Channel 2
Best Use of Digital Platforms?
  • KTVA
  • KTVA Digital
  • Jes Stugelmayer-Digital Content Director; Elizabeth Roman-Digital Content Producer; Shayne Nuesca-Digital Content Producer; Angela Krenzien-Digital Content Producer
Best Television Commercial $1,000 or MORE
  • KTUU-TV
  • Loving Homes
  • Jeff Dowd (Editor / Producer/ Writer), Colin Lamar (Graphic Designer)
Best Television Newscast
  • KTUU
  • The Channel 2 NewsHour - 9/27/2019
  • Rebecca Palsha (Anchor/Exec. Producer), Kristen Durand (Anchor), Peggy McCormack (Producer), Jackie Purcell (Chief Meteorologist)
Best Breaking News Coverage
  • KTVA-TV
  • Escaping the McKinley Fire
  • Daniella Rivera (Reporter), Heather Hintze (MMJ)
Best Sports Coverage
  • KTVA-TV
  • Two hands, four legs, and 1,000 miles
  • Dave Goldman (Anchor/Reporter), John Thain (Photojournalist)
Best News Feature
  • KTVA-TV
  • Saving Cool Cat
  • Daniella Rivera (MMJ), Heather Hintze (MMJ)
Best Enterprise Reporting
  • KTUU
  • 29 Hours: A crash, a 911 call... and rescuers that never arrived
  • Jill Burke (Jill Burke), Eric Sowl (Chief Photographer), Kim Daehnke (Photojournalist)
Best TV Commercial $1000 or less
  • KTUU
  • I'll Be Blunt....
  • Jeff Dowd (Writer / Producer / Editor), Colin Lamar (Graphic Designer)

TV Division 2

Best News Story
  • KTVF
  • Neighborhood submerged: A look at the Tanana River flooding
  • John Dougherty-Reporter
Best Television Commercial $500 or LESS
  • KTVF
  • Golden Days Parade 2020
  • Sean MacDonald (Commercial Producer), Dynnea Bezona (Account Executive)
Best Sports Coverage
  • KTVF
  • Ruthy Hebard Draft Night
  • Jordan Rodenberger (Sports)
Best Television Commercial $500 or MORE
  • KTVF
  • PFA Peak Season 2019
  • JKTVF Creative Services , Marina Pettit (Account Executive)
Best Uniquely Alaskan Program
  • N/A
  • N/A
  • N/A
Best News Feature
  • KXDF
  • The last visitor to the Magic Bus
  • Ramzi Abou (Ghalioum)
Best Entertainment Feature
  • KXDF
  • Golden Heart History: The S.S. Nenana
  • Aaron Walling (Reporter)
Best Television Newscast
  • KTVF
  • Fairbanks Evening News May 04
  • Sarah Hollister (Anchor), Mike Shultz (Weather), Jordan Rodenberger (Sports), Amanda Hanson (News Director)
Best Promotional Announcement
  • KTVF
  • KTVF New Look Image Promo
  • Justin Falls (Creative Services Manager), DeeDee Caciari (Sales Manager)
Best Breaking News Coverage
  • KTVF
  • F-35s arriving at Eielson Air Force Base
  • Sara Tewksbury (Reporter), Justin Falls (Videographer), Chris Fry (Producer)
Best Station-Oriented Community Service Project
  • KTVF/KXDF/KFXF
  • May No Child Go Hungry 2019
  • Entire Staff
Best Television Weathercast
  • N/A
  • N/A
  • N/A

Statewide Radio Division

Best Entertainment Program
  • KWHL
  • Alice In The Afternoon
  • Matt Collins (Talent), Brad Stennett (Program Director)
Best Imaging
  • KBFX-FM
  • Sounds from The Foxhole 2020
  • Joe Albrecht (Program Director, Afternoon Host, KBFX-FM)
Best Promotional Announcement
  • KASH-FM
  • Dustin Lynch at The Alaska State Fair
  • Bill "Stu" Stewart (Program Director, Morning Show Host KASH-FM)
Best Radio Show
  • KGOT-FM
  • Casey B in the Morning
  • Casey Bieber (Program Director/Morning Show Host)
Best Radio Commercial - :30 or Less
  • KBFX-FM/KGOT-FM
  • Beer & Bacon Festival 2019
  • Joe "Crash" Albrecht (Program Director, Afternoon Host, KBFX-FM), Casey Bieber (Program Director, Morning Show Host KGOT-FM)
Best Radio Commercial - :30 or More
  • KBRJ
  • Alaska Neurology Center - CPAP
  • Lindsey Dailey (Writer), Steven Franklin (Voice Talent / Producer), Robyn Cordova Olivas (Voice Talent)
Best Station-Originated Community Service Project
  • KOAN
  • The Parent Teacher Show
  • Mike Robbins (General Manager), Michael Jespersen (Host), Chris Coleman (Producer)
Best Interview
  • KENI-AM
  • The Mike Porcaro Show with Crash Interview with Senate President Cathy Giessel
  • Mike Pocaro (Afternoon Host KENI-AM), Joe "Crash" Albrecht (Afternoon Co-Host/Producer KENI-AM)
Coolest Creative Concept
  • KGOT-FM
  • 101.3 KGOTs Virtual Prom
  • Casey Bieber (Program Director, Morning Show Host KGOT-FM), Cassie Robertson (Account Executive), Malie D (KGOT Afternoon Drive Host)
Best Covid-19 Response
  • iHeartRadio Anchorage
  • ALASKA STRONG
  • Entire Staff of iHeartMedia Anchorage

Radio Division 1

Best Imaging
  • KKNI-FM
  • KKNI 105.3 FM
  • Jonathan Hanst (Talent), Matt Wilson (Writer / Producer)
Best Sports Coverage?
  • KHAR
  • KHAR - Glacier Pilots Baseball Play By Play
  • Matt Mayer-Voice Talent; Bob Barger-Voice Talent; Spenser Lustufka-Producer; Joe Campbell-Program Director
Best Promotional Announcement
  • KWHQ-FM
  • Soldotna Backyard BBQ #3
  • Dave Morris (Talent / Producer), Matt Wilson (Talent / Producer)
Best Radio Show
  • KTOO
  • IAK youth group takes over Juneau Afternoon
  • IAK Students (Producers), Scott Burton (Producer)
Best Radio Commercial - :30 or Less
  • KIAK / KAKQ / KKED
  • PARTY PLANET "ESPIONAGE"
  • TIM PALMER (PRODUCER / TALENT)
Best Radio Commercial - :30 or More
  • KKIS-FM
  • Sweeneys Clothing - Carparts
  • Matt Wilson (Talent / Producer), Robyn Olivas (Talent / Writer)
Best Station-Originated Community Service Project
  • KTOO
  • Community Connection
  • KTOO Staff
Best Entertainment Program
  • KSRM-AM
  • Kenai V. Niksiki Basketball Revisited Amid COVID-19
  • Bob Bird (Host), Dan Gensel (Host), Ken Felche (Guest), Ried Kornstad (Guest)
Best Uniquely Alaskan Program
  • KMXT
  • Talk of the Rock: Race and Racism in Alaska
  • Jared Griffin (Host, Reporter)
Best Interview
  • KTOO
  • Interview with Ed Mercer
  • Christina Love (Producer)
Best Use of Digital Platforms
  • KVAK
  • KVAK E-Mail Newspaper * www.kvakradio.com * KVAK App
  • Christine Griffin (Website & E-Mail News Editor)

Radio Division 2

Best News Feature
  • KVAK
  • Valdez Fishing Report - Press Release
  • Richard Colapietro (Voice Talent & Production), Laurie Prax (Writer)
Best Radio Commercial - :31 or More?
  • KWHQ-FM
  • Kenai Performers - Willy Wonka
  • Matt Wilson-Talent; Nathan Johnson-Writer; Chelsea Chess-Producer
Best Radio Show
  • KRUA
  • Anchorage Night Report
  • June Younkins (Station Manager), Kyle Borland (Production Coordinator)
Best News Story
  • KRUA
  • 88 Seconds of News - Social Distancing Edition
  • Caleigh Jensen (TNL Executive Editor), Krizelle Solidum (TNL Ad Manager), Kyle Borland (Production Coordinator)
Best Station-Originated Community Service Project?
  • KSUP
  • 5th Annual Juneau Radio Center Stuff the Bus promotion
  • Cherie Curry-General Manager; Angel Montgomery-Talent
Best Sportscast?
  • KINY
  • Southeast High School Basketball
  • Greg Knight-Sportswriter; Steve Holloway-Play by Play
Best Radio Commercial - :30 or Less?
  • KSRM-AM
  • Everything Bagels - Law & Order
  • Pamela Parker-Writer/Talent; Nathan Johnson-Talent/Producer
Best Radio Newscast?
  • KIAK-FM
  • 6 AM Newscast on July 24
  • Kathryn Harris-Talent/Producer
Best Entertainment Program
  • KRUA/li>
  • Two People Learning Things No One Knows
  • Kyle Borland (Production Coordinator), June Younkins (Station Manager)
Best Sports Play-by-Play
  • N/A
  • N/A
  • N/A
Best Imaging?
  • KKNI-FM
  • The Kenai's Greatest Hits
  • Jonathan Hanst-Talent; Matt Wilson-Writer/Producer
Best Uniquely Alaskan Program?
  • KVAK AM / FM
  • Native Youth Olympics Interview Series
  • Justin Prax-Production Director; Laurie Prax-Interviewer
Best Promotional Announcement
  • KSLD-AM
  • Oilers Baseball
  • Casey Roehl (Play by Play Announcer)
Best Breaking News Story?
  • KIAK-FM
  • Arctic Lightning Airshow at Eielson AFB
  • Pete Van Nort-Talent; Col Benjamin Bishop-Guest
Best Interview?
  • KVAK AM & FM
  • Aksel Hutchinson - Profound Insight to Fishing
  • Laurie Prax-Interviewer; Justin Prax-Editing
Best Use of Digital Platforms?
  • KVAK AM & FM
  • kvakradio.com
  • Christine Griffin-Publisher/Design; Jessica Watson-Contributor; Ricky Colapietro-Website; Justin Prax-Editing/Website

Student Radio Division

Best Radio Show
  • ATMI
  • In Other News: May 2019
  • Cornilius Nelson-Co-Host; Zane Penny-Co-Host; Madison Dooley-Co-Host; Devin Shreckengost-Audio Engineer
Best Profile
  • ATMI
  • Devon Jackson Profile
  • Cornilius Nelson-Reporter
Best News Feature
  • KCAW
  • With red noses and kindness, visiting teacher creates class full of clowns
  • Enrique Perez de la Rosa-Reporting Fellow
Best Promotional Announcement
  • KVAK AM & FM
  • Justin & Ricky's Random Radio Show Promo
  • Justin Prax-Show Host; Ricky Colapietro-Show Host
Best News Story
  • KCAW
  • Sheldon Jackson Museum supporters, staff in dark over possible sale of collection
  • Enrique Perez de la Rosa-Reporting Fellow