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2016 - 2016 Awards for Excellence

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