THE 2016 AWARDS FOR EXCELLENCE WERE ANNOUNCED AT OAB DAY AT THE CAPITOL.  

AWARDS WILL BE MAILED TO WINNERS. 

2016 OAB “Awards for Excellence” Winners

Best Commercial Spot Announcement - Radio
Winner: KPAM-AM Portland “Beaverton Plumbing Plumbers Convention”

Best Commercial Spot Announcement - Television
Winner: KGW-TV Portland “Oregon Dungeness Crab Commission”

Best Station Image Promotional Announcement (for submitting station) - Radio
Winner: KUMA-FM Pendleton “News Team Run Down”

Best Station Image Promotional Announcement (for submitting station) - Television
Winner: KGW-TV Portland “Greatness”

Best Public Service Announcement (Single Spot) - Radio
Winner: KUMA-FM Pendleton “Issues of the Columbia Basin - Veteran’s Day”

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

Best Newscast - Radio
Winner: KXL-FM Portland “Bundy Arrest...Finnicum Shooting”

Best Newscast - Television
Winner: KGW-TV Portland “KGW News at 11 - Mosier Oil Train Explosion”

Best News Interview - Radio
Winner: KUMA-AM Pendleton “KUMA Coffee Hour - October 18, 2016”

Best Single News Story - Television
Winner:     KGW-TV     Portland “The Neighborhood Recycler”

Best Uniquely “Oregon” Program Produced by Station - Television
Winner:     KATU-TV           Portland “Family Matters Earth Day Special”

Best Investigative Reporting - Radio
Winner:     KPAM-AM     Portland “Electronics Recycling Scam”

Best Investigative Reporting - Television
Winner:     KGW-TV     Portland “Discount Towing”

Best Coverage of Breaking News - Radio
Winner:     KXL-AM     Portland “Mom Painter”

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

Best Feature - Promotional - Radio
Winner:     KXL-FM     Portland   “Camp Exceptional Jim Ferretti”

Best Morning Show - Radio
Winner:     KKNU-FM     Eugene “Barrett, Fox & Berry”

Best News Series - Television
Winner:     KOBI-TV     Medford “Lead Pipes”

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

Best Feature News Report - Television
Winner:     KGW-TV     Portland “Pepe’s Taco Truck”

Best News Image Promotional Announcement - Television
Winner:     KGW-TV     Portland “Call Kyle—It’s Go Time!”

Best Use of Digital - Television
Winner:     KGW-TV     Portland “Portland’s Homelessness”

Television Station of the Year
Winner: KGW-TV     Portland

Radio Station of the Year
Winner: KXL-FM     Portland