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

  • 2018

Alaska Broadcasters Association
Goldie Awards Ceremony 2019

 

 

TV Division 1

Best Public Service Announcement
  • KTUU
  • Clean Air Challenge
  • Brad Hillwig-Producer; Barry Sowinski-Production Assistant
Best Uniquely Alaskan Program
  • KTVA
  • Fight to the Finish - A look back at Iditarod 2018
  • John Thain-Producer/Photojournalist; Dave Goldman-Producer
Best News Investigative Reporting
  • KTUU
  • 2 Investigates: Overburned staff and Alaska's most vulnerable children
  • Jill Burke-Investigative Reporter; Eric Sowl-Chief Photographer
Best Entertainment Feature
  • KTVA
  • Gumby Runs Mount Marathon
  • John Thain-Reporter/Photojournalist
Best Television Weathercast
  • KTVA
  • Daybreak Weather – November 15, 2018
  • Jeremy LaGoo-Meteorologist
Best Public Affairs Program
  • KTVA
  • Frontiers - Hiland Lullaby Project
  • Rhonda McBride-Host/Producer; Will Mader-Photojournalist/Editor
Best Promotional Announcement
  • KTUU
  • November 30 Earthquake Coverage
  • Brad Hillwig-Producer/Editor
Best Sportscast
  • KTUU
  • Channel 2 Sports with MK Burgess
  • MK Burgess-Weekend Sports Anchor
Best News Story
  • KTVA
  • Everything gets used
  • Lauren Maxwell-Reporter; Kevin Kelleher-Photojournalist
Best Station-Originated Community Service Project
  • KAKM
  • Workforce Development Initiative
  • Peter Host (Project Manager), Hannah Lies (Producer), Valerie Kern (Producer and Director), Lori Townsend (Alaska Insight Host)
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
  • Trailer Craft, The It Factor
  • Barry Sowinski-Producer; Gary Lamar-Production Assistant; Brad Hillwig-Production Assistant
Best Television Newscast
  • KTVA
  • KTVA First Take at 5
  • John Grobe-Producer; Adam Nicely-Director
Best Breaking News Coverage
  • KTVA
  • November 30th Earthquake
  • KTVA Staff
Best Sports Coverage
  • KTUU
  • Iditarod 2019 Ceremonial Start: Every dog has its day
  • Channel 2 Staff-KTUU
Best News Feature
  • KTUU
  • Twelve brothers they never had
  • Beth Verge-Multimedia Journalist
Best Enterprise Reporting
  • KTVA
  • Pretrial Electronic Monitoring Failures
  • Daniella Rivera-Reporter; John Thain-Photojournalist
Best TV Commercial $1000 or less
  • KTUU
  • Alaska-SPCA Pick. Click. Give.
  • Gary Lamar-Producer/Editor)

TV Division 2

Best News Story
  • KTVF/KXDF
  • Shovel Creek Fire Operations
  • John Dougherty-Reporter
Best Television Commercial $500 or LESS
  • KTVF
  • Beaver Sports: Summer Generic
  • Justin Falls-Creative Services Manager; Dynnea Bezona-Account Executive
Best Sports Coverage
  • KTVF
  • Wrestling Controversy
  • Devin Fry-Reporter/Producer
Best Television Commercial $500 or MORE
  • KTVF
  • Chena Hot Springs Resort: Spring Saleť
  • Justin FallsCreative Services Manager; Shannon Fett-Account Executive
Best Uniquely Alaskan Program
  • KTVF
  • Midnight Sun Run Special
  • Sarah Dubowski-Anchor; Mike Shultz-Anchor; Amanda Hanson-Executive Producer; Justin Falls-Director
Best News Feature
  • KTVF/KXDF
  • Crossing Guard
  • Sara Tewksbury-Reporter
Best Entertainment Feature
  • KTVF/KXDF
  • James & The Giant Peach
  • Julie Swisher-Reporter
Best Television Newscast
  • KTVF
  • Fairbanks Evening News March 26
  • Michael Shaeffer-Anchor; Sarah Dubowski-Anchor; Devin Fry-Sports; Mike Shultz-Weather
Best Promotional Announcement
  • KTVF
  • KTVF Weather App: Take Us With You
  • Josiah Martin-Commercial Producer; DeeDee Caciari-Sales Manager
Best Breaking News Coverage
  • KXDF
  • Shovel Creek Firing Operation
  • John Dougherty-Reporter
Best Station-Oriented Community Service Project
  • KTVF/KXDF/KFXF
  • May No Child Go Hungry 2019
  • Entire Staff, KTVF/KXDF/KFXF
Best Television Weathercast
  • KTVF
  • Fairbanks Evening News Weather Report
  • Mike Shultz-Weather Anchor

Radio Division 1

Best Imaging
  • KBRJ
  • KBEAR Station Imaging
  • Matt Valley-Writer/Program Director; Chadd Pierce-Voice Talent
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
  • KBRJ
  • KBEAR State Fair Goats
  • Matt Valley-Writer/Program Director; Chadd Pierce-Voice Talent
Best Radio Show
  • KGOT-FM
  • The Breakfast Club with Casey B and Malie D
  • Casey Bieber-KGOT Program Director/Breakfast Club Co-host; Malie Delgado-Breakfast Club Co-host
Best Radio Commercial - :30 or Less
  • KBRJ
  • Accurate Hearing - I Heard That
  • JSteven Franklin-Writer/Producer/Voice Talent; Lindsey Dailey-Writer; Alli Bargelski-Voice Talent; Donna DeMarco-Voice Talent
Best Radio Commercial - :30 or More
  • KEAG
  • Alaska Vein Clinic - Aristocrats
  • Lindsey Daily-Voice Talent/Writer; Robert Artwohl-Voice Talent/Writer; Steve Franklin-Producer; Joe Campbell-Program Director
Best Station-Originated Community Service Project
  • iHeartMedia- Anchorage
  • iHeartMedia's 5th Annual Rondy DASH
  • Vanessa Layman-A.E., Rondy DASH Coordinator; Casey Bieber-KGOT Program Director
Best Entertainment Program
  • KENI-AM
  • The Mike Porcaro Show
  • Mike Porcaro-KENI Afternoon Host; Joe Albrecht-KENI Afternoon Co-host and Producer
Best Uniquely Alaskan Program
  • KFQD
  • KFQD - THE BIG ALASKA SHOW
  • Steve Stripling-Host; Mike Ford-Producer; Joe Campbell-Program Director
Best Interview
  • KBFX-FM
  • The Chat Up before the Rock Out with Scrap Metal's Mark Slaughter
  • Chrys Castle-KBFX-FM Midday Host
Best Use of Digital Platforms
  • KGOT-FM
  • #iHeartEveryone
  • Cassie Thompson-A.E., #iHeartEveryone Event Coordinator; Casey Bieber-KGOT Program Director/Breakfast Club Co-host; Malie Delgado-KGOT Breakfast Club Co-host/Videographer

Radio Division 2

Best News Feature
  • KTOO
  • Know the risks before you visit Mendenhall Glacier's newest ice cave
  • Adelyn Baxter
Best Radio Commercial - :31 or More
  • KWHQ-FM
  • Kenai Performers - Willy Wonka
  • Matt Wilson-Talent; Nathan Johnson-Writer; Chelsea Chess-Producer
Best Radio Show
  • KIAK-FM
  • Pete, JB and Kathryn / July 23, 2019
  • Pete Van Nort-Talent/Producer; JB Carnahan-Talent; Kathryn Harris-Talent/Prep Research
Best News Story
  • KSTK
  • With 12 gray whale deaths in Alaska waters, biologists race to find the cause
  • June Leffler-Reporter
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
  • KIAK-FM
  • Pete, JB and Kathryn Morning Show-1
  • Pete Van Nort-Talent/Producer; Kathryn Harris-Talent/Prep Research; JB Carnahan-Talent
Best Sports Play-by-Play
  • KSLD-AM
  • Kenai vs Homer Hockey: Pitzman Scores Six Goals
  • Dan Gensel-Announcer & Sports Director
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
  • KGTW
  • Gateway Country's .7K Pub Run--It's the Race for the Rest of Us!
  • Tracy Brown-Production Manager
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