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

 

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Alaska Broadcasters Association
Goldie Awards Ceremony 2018

 

 

TV Division 1

Best Television Newscast
  • KTVA Channel 11
  • Nightcast April 29, 2018
  • Liz Raines-Weekend Anchor; Zach Rover-Forecaster; Dave Leval-Sports; Jeff Bridges-Producer
Best Station-Originated Community Service Project
  • KTVA 11 News
  • Voices of AK: Opioid Epidemic
  • Gina Romero-Executive Producer; Joe Vigil-Host; Emily Carlson-Host; Shirley Young-Director
Best Breaking News Story
  • KTVA 11 News
  • Windstorm in Anchorage
  • Liz Raines- Reporter; Shannon Ballard-Reporter; Scott Gross-Reporter
Best Sports Play-by-Play
  • KTVA Channel 11 News
  • Men's Mt. Marathon
  • Shirley Young-Producer/Director; Jim Filley-Technical Engineer; Dave Goldman-Announcer; Clint McCool-Announcer
Best Live Sports Event
  • KTVA Channel 11 News
  • Women's Mt. Marathon
  • Shirley Young-Producer/Director; Jim Filley-Technical Engineer; Dave Goldman-Announcer; Clint McCool-Announcer
Best Television Commercial $1,000 or MORE
  • KTUU-TV
  • The Icebug Challenge
  • Brad Hillwig-Writer/Director/Producer; Barry Sowinski-Photographer/PA; Gary Lamar-Drone Pilot; Felix Rodriguez-Photographer/Editor; Colin Lamar-Graphics
Best News Feature
  • KTUU
  • Guardian Angel
  • Shawn Wilson-Photojournalist
Best Public Service Announcement
  • KTUU-TV
  • NYO: Best version of myself
  • Brad Hillwig-Writer/Director/Editor; Barry Sowinski-Photographer
Best Uniquely Alaskan Program
  • KTVA Channel 11 News
  • Iditarod Finish
  • Shirley Young-Producer/Director; Gina Romero-Producer; Dave Goldman-Announcer; John Thain-Photojournalist
Best News Investigative Reporting
  • KTUU
  • Grand Theft Anchorage
  • Kyle Hopkins-Reporter; Albert Lutan-Photographer; Rebecca Palsha-Reporter; Shawn Wilson-Photographer
Best Entertainment Feature
  • KTUU
  • When Horses Fly
  • Blake Essig-Multimedia Journalist
Best Television Weathercast
  • KTVA Channel 11
  • Daybreak Weather, March 14, 2018
  • Melissa Frey-Meteorologist
Best Public Affairs Program
  • KTVA
  • Frontiers with Rhonda McBride: Bree's Story
  • Rhonda McBride-Reporter, Host & Co-Producer; Will Mader-Photojournalist & Co-Producer;Daybreak Production Team-Studio Crew for Frontiers
Best Promotional Announcement
  • KTUU-TV
  • Alaska's News, Real News
  • Brad Hillwig, Producer/Director/Editor; Felix Rodriguez-Photographer/Post-production; Colin Lamar-Graphics
Best Sportscast
  • KTUU
  • Channel 2 Sports with Patrick Enslow
  • Patrick Enslow, KTUU Sports Director
Best News Story
  • KTUU
  • Forgotten Battlefield
  • Kyle Hopkins-Reporter/photographer; Eric Sowl-Editor

TV Division 2

Best News Feature
  • KTVF/KXDF
  • 103 Year Old Woman
  • Sarah Dubowski-Reporter
Best Entertainment Feature
  • KUCB-TV
  • Dockside Discovery
  • Chrissy Roes-Producer
Best Television Newscast
  • KTVF
  • July 5th KTVF
  • Amanda Hanson-News Director; Andrew Hawkins-Producer; Darrell Clark-Anchor; Sarah Dubowski-Anchor; Devin Fry-Sports; Mike Shultz-Weather
Best Promotional Announcement
  • KTVF
  • Olympic Spirit Figure Skating
  • Justice Soule-Commercial Producer; DeeDee Caciari-General Sales Manager
Best Breaking News Story
  • KTVF
  • Kelo Smoke
  • Sarah Dubowski-Reporter
Best Station-Oriented Community Service Projetd
  • KTVF/KXDF/KFXF-TV
  • May No Child Go Hungry 2018
  • Entire Staff, KTVF/KXDF/KFXF
Best News Story
  • KTVF/KXDF
  • Corrections Officer
  • Sarah Dubowski-Reporter
Best Television Commercial $500 or LESS
  • KATH
  • Bullwinkles - Online Ordering
  • Rik Pruett, Production Manager
Best Public Service Announcement
  • KXDF
  • Hockey Week in Fairbanks Blood Drive 2018
  • Randy Zarnke-Writer; Warren Moore-Actor; Sean MacDonald-Director
Best Television Commercial $500 or MORE
  • KATH
  • Landing Hotel - Events
  • Rik Pruett, Production Manager
Best Uniquely Alaskan Program
  • KTOO-TV
  • Lineage: Tlingit Art Across Generations
  • Ishmael Hope-Writer, Director and Producer; Scott Burton-Director and Producer; Cheryl Snyder-Managing Producer

Radio Division 1

Best Radio Commercial - :30 or Less
  • KEAG
  • Enhance Orthopedic Surgery - New Knee
  • John Miller-Producer/Voice Talent; Lindsey Dailey-Writer/Voice Talent; Joe Campbell-Program Director
Best Radio Commercial - :30 or More
  • KBRJ
  • Eddie's Sports Bar - Country Night - Game Show
  • Steven Franklin-Writer/Producer/Voice Talent; Mike Ford-Voice Talent; John Miller-Voice Talent; Cherie Curry-Voice Talent; Matt Valley-Program Director
Best Station-Originated Community Service Project
  • KMBQ
  • My House Radiothon
  • Eddie Maxwell-Program Director; Justen O'Brien-Producer; Tony Kyriss-Engineer
Best Entertainment Program
  • KENI-AM
  • The Mike Porcaro Show
  • Mike Porcaro-Afternoon Host; Joe "Crash" Albrecht-Afternoon Co-host, Producer
Best Uniquely Alaskan Program
  • KXLW
  • Outdoors Alaska
  • Jeff Varvil-Host; Dr. Sarah Lavery-Guest; Shelley Woodworth-Producer
Best Imaging
  • KGOT-FM
  • Alaska's #1 Hit Music Station
  • Casey Bieber-KGOT-FM Program Director
Best Sports Play-by-Play
  • KHAR
  • Glacier Pilots Baseball
  • Matt Hoag-Host; Bob Barger-Host; Jacob Bickford-Producer; Joe Campbell-Program Director
Best Promotional Announcement
  • KBFX-FM/KGOT-FM
  • The Lakefront Anchorage Beer & Bacon Festival
  • Joe Albrecht-KBFX-FM Program Director; Casey Bieber, KGOT-FM Program Director; Vanessa Layman-Account Executive
Best Radio Show
  • KFQD
  • Big Alaska Show
  • Steve Stripling-Host; Mike Ford-Producer

Radio Division 2

Best Entertainment Program
  • KIAK
  • Pete, JB and Kathryn
  • Pete Van Nort-Producer/Talent; JB Carnahan-Talent; Kathryn Harris-Talent/Research
Best Sports Play-by-Play
  • KSLD
  • Final Minutes of Nikiski 15-point Comeback
  • Dan Gensel, Play-by-Play
Best Imaging
  • KKNI
  • Set Your Dial
  • Jonathan Hanst-Talent; Matt Wilson-Writer/Producer
Best Uniquely Alaskan Program
  • KTOO-FM
  • Midnight Oil
  • Jennifer Pemberton-Editor; Annie Feidt-Editor; Elizabeth Jenkins-Reporter
Best Promotional Announcement
  • KGTW
  • The First Ever Gateway Country Ultimate Couch Potato Contest!
  • Michelle O'Brien-Station Manager
Best Breaking News Story
  • KSRM
  • Earthquake and Tsunami On The Peninsula
  • Jennifer Williams-News Director; Matt Wilson-Talent
Best News Feature
  • KCAW-Sitka
  • When preschoolers meet Pioneer Home residents, both benefit
  • Katherine Rose-Winter Fellow
Best Radio Commercial - :31 or More
  • KSRM
  • Micciche For Senate - Operation
  • Joe Rizzo-Talent/Writer; Britney Baier-Talent; Bryce Stanton-Producer; Peter Micciche-Talent
Best News Story
  • KTOO-FM
  • State wants to stop billing homeowners for tech support after spills
  • Rashah McChesney-Reporter
Best Sportscast
  • KVAK
  • Valdez Kids Pink Salmon Derby
  • Ricky Colapietro-Editing; Laurie Prax-News; Jessica Watson-Video & Editing; Nicolas Alfaro, KVAK Kids Club Reporter/Announcer
Best Radio Commercial - :30 or Less
  • KFMJ
  • Three Fleas
  • Tracy Brown-Production Manager

Student Radio Division

Best Radio Show
  • KSUA
  • Critical Hits
  • Luke Soren Nielsen-Audio engineer, composer, Host; Rachel Elmer-Talent; Amelia Cooper-Talent; Josh Tullar-Talent
Best Public Service Announcement
  • KUCB
  • Stop at Crosswalks
  • Girl Scout Troop 381, Producer
Best News Feature
  • KTOO
  • Does Juneau really have a Florida federal building’s pelicans?
  • Carter Barrett
Best Promotional Announcement
  • KVAK
  • Radio Games - Squidward on a Chair
  • Justin Prax-Producer & Talent; Richard Colapietro-Writer & Talent