2015 OAB AWARDS FOR EXCELLENCE 

 THE 2015 AWARDS FOR EXCELLENCE WERE ANNOUNCED AT OAB DAY AT THE CAPITOL.  

AWARDS WILL BE MAILED TO WINNERS. 

Best Commercial Spot Announcement - Radio
Winner:                     KUMA-AM              Pendleton               “O’s Hand Car Wash “Seagull School”

Best Commercial Spot Announcement - Television
Winner:                     KGW-TV                 Portland                  “Dick’s Auto Group - Eric”

Best Station Image Promotional Announcement (for submitting station) - Radio
Winner:                     KINK-FM                Portland                  “KINK Weed”

Best Station Image Promotional Announcement (for submitting station) - Television
Winner:                     KGW-TV                 Beaverton              “This is Home”

Best Public Service Announcement (Single Spot) - Radio
Winner:                     Entercom               Portland                  “Union Gospel Mission  -  Melinda”

Best Public Service Announcement (Single Spot) - Television
Winner:                     KGW-TV                 Portland                  “KGW - Great Toy Drive”

Best Public Service Campaign - Radio
Winner:                    KLTW-FM               Bend                        “Boys & Girls Club Radiothon”

 

Best Public Service Campaign - Television
Winner:                     KGW-TV                 Portland                  “KGW - Great Food Drive Campaign”

Best Service Project of the Year - Radio
Winner:                     KLTW-FM               Bend                       Boys & Girls Club Radiothon”

Best Service Project of the Year - Television
Winner:                    KGW-TV                 Portland                   “KGW - Great  Food Drive Project”

Best Uniquely “Oregon” Program Produced by Station - Radio
Winner:                    KBNW-AM              Bend                        “Inside Central Oregon”

Best Uniquely “Oregon” Program Produced by Station - Television
Winner:                    KGW-TV                 Portland                   “Grant’s Getaway # 503”

Best Newscast - Radio
Winner:                    KBNW-AM              Bend       

Best Feature News Report - Serious Subject
Winner:                    KGW-TV                 Portland                   “Vancouver Officer Injured”

Best Feature News Report - Light (Not Serious) Subject
Winner:                    KGW-TV                 Portland                   “Driving Back Time”

Best Newscast - Television
Winner:                    KGW-TV                 Portland                   “KGW News at 6”

Best Weathercast - Television
Winner:                    KGW-TV                 Portland                   “Matt Zaffino”

Best Morning Show - Radio
Winner:                    KMGE-FM              Eugene                    “Liz & Reilly -  The Mix Chix”

Best Radio On-Air Personality or Team
Winner:                    KKNU-FM               Eugene                    “Barrett, Fox  Berry”

Best Investigative Reporting - Radio
Winner:                    KXL-FM                  Portland                   PM News “K-9 Shooting”

Best Investigative Reporting - Television
Winner:                    KATU-TV                Portland                   “Sell Your Cell Short”

Best Coverage of Breaking News - Radio
Winner:                    KXL-FM                  Portland                   “The Resignation of John Kitzhaber”

Best Coverage of Breaking News - Television
Winner:                    KATU-TV                Portland                   “Terror in Troutdale

Best Single News Story - Radio
Winner:                    KBND-AM              Bend                        “Edwin Mays Death”

Best Single News Story - Television
Winner:                    KATU-TV                Portland                   “Just A Hurdle”

Best News Series - Television
Winner:                    KATU-TV                Portland                   “Protecting the Program”

Best News Interview  -  Radio
Winner:                    KPAM-AM              Portland                   “The Portland Pickles”

Best Newscast - Television
Winner:                    KOIN-TV                 Portland                   “KOIN 6 - News at 11”

Best Feature  -  Promotional  - Radio
Winner:                    KXTG-FM               Portland                   “Ducks Football Recap”

Best News Image Promotional Announcement - Television
Winner:                    KGW-TV                 Portland                   “Sunrise  - Drew’s Back”

Best Public Affairs Program - Television
Winner:                    KGW-TV                 Portland                   “Straight Talk”

Best Public Affairs Program - Television - Non-Commercial
Winner:                    KBVR-TV                Corvallis                  “The Beaver News”

Best Photography - Television
Winner:                    KGW-TV                 Portland                   “Driving Back Time”

Best Use of Digital Media - Radio
Winner:                    KBNW-AM              Bend                        “www.MyCentralOregon.com”

Best Use of Digital Media  - Television
Winner:                    KGW-TV                 Portland                   “#KGW Ducks”

Best Single Sports Story - Television
Winner:                    KOIN-TV                 Portland                   “Angel in the Outfield”

Radio Sports Announcer of the Year
Winner:                    Danny Havel         Eugene                    KLZS-AM

Radio Sports Announcer of the Year - Non-Commercial
Winner:                    Jim McCoy            Medford                   KDOV-FM

Television Station of the Year
Winner:    KGW-TV                   Portland

Radio Station of the Year
Winner:    KLTW-TV                  Bend

 


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