Netflix Leads GLAAD Media Awards With 15 Noms, HBO Scores 8

NEW YORK (AP) — With 15 nominations, Netflix is the top contender at the 31st annual GLAAD Media Awards. The streaming juggernaut scored nominations for outstanding drama series (“The Politician”), outstanding realty program (“Queer Eye”) and outstanding limited series (“When They See Us,” “Tales of the City”). Three Netflix shows will compete for outstanding comedy […]

Chicago Newsman Ron Magers To Be Honored By DePaul University


NewsTECHForum | Honoring Outstanding Local Social Media

The winners of TVNewsCheck’s Social Media Excellence Awards demonstrate some of the many ways the still-emerging medium can be used to benefit both viewers and the stations. L-r: TVNewsCheck’s Michael Depp; Social News Desk’s Kim Wilson; ABC Owned Television Stations’ Michael Koenigs; WJLA’s Caroline Patrickis; KABC’s Hanna Maxfield; and KKYV’s Lindsey Grewe and Tony Keith. (Photo: Wendy Moger-Bross)

Netflix Rivals Blast Its Free Trips For Journos

The Washington Post has learned that Netflix had flown journalists from the voting body of the Critics’ Choice Awards, which includes some 400 critics from outlets around the country, to Los Angeles and New York on pricey trips. The streamer’s critics say that marks a potential breach of both awards etiquette and journalism ethics.

LynTec XPC Series Wins Innovative Product Award

LynTec, a manufacturer of electrical power control solutions for professional audio, video, and lighting (AVL) systems, announced that its new Xtend Power Control (XPC) series won a Sound & Video Contractor 2019 Innovative Product Award. The XPC remote relay modules and stand-alone controller add virtually unlimited flexibility to the company’s extensive power control options. The […]

Ken Harrelson Wins Frick Award For Broadcast Excellece

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Ken “Hawk” Harrelson, a former player who called Chicago White Sox games for 34 years, on Wednesday won the Hall of Fame’s Ford C. Frick award for excellence in broadcasting. “It’s just such an honor,” Harrelson said. “I’ve always considered myself to be probably as lucky, if not the luckiest, human being […]

DuPont-Columbia Award Winners Unveiled

Four television are among the 16 winners honored for focusing on timely issues such as immigration, political corruption and abuse of power, especially as it relates to sexual assault.


Will A Network Series Ever Again Win An Award?

Even in a world of participation trophies, broadcast-TV is having a harder and harder time competing in the industry’s major award shows — to a degree that one might wonder if a network show or star, worthy though they may be, can ever break out again.

Complete List Of Nominees For 26th SAG Awards

WEST HOLLYWOOD, Calif. (AP) — A list of the nominees for the 26th annual Screen Actors Guild Awards, announced Wednesday in West Hollywood, California: TELEVISION Actor in a TV movie or miniseries: Mahershala Ali, “True Detective”; Russell Crowe, “The Loudest Voice”; Jared Harris, “Chernobyl”; Jharrel Jerome, “When They See Us”; Sam Rockwell, “Fosse/Verdon.” Actress in […]

Peabody Appoints Six New Board Members

Peabody today announced the appointment of several new members to its bicoastal board of directors. The boards provide expert counsel and stewardship, and advance Peabody’s commitment to outstanding and transformative storytelling. Launched in 2015, the board of directors are separate from the traditional board of jurors that bestow the prestigious Peabody Awards for excellence in […]

New Categories, Fresh Look For Murrow Awards

RTDNA adds podcast and feature-length documentary categories for next year’s journalism competition.

Broadcast TV Shut Out Of Globe Noms

The shutout, believed to be for the first time, of the broadcast networks — ABC, NBC, CBS, Fox, The CW and PBS — made for a seemingly awkward situation for NBC, which will host the awards ceremony Jan. 5 and covered the nominations live on Today. It was a crowining moment for Netflix, which got 17 TV nods, to go with its 17 on the movie side.

EVS’ Overcam Wins IABM’S Peter Wayne Golden BaM Award

EVS, a provider of live video technology for broadcast and new media productions, today announced that Overcam, its new AI-based camera automation system, has won the IABM’s top honor for design and innovation. The Peter Wayne Golden BaM award recognizes the year’s best new solution within the broadcast and media technology industry. All 20 winners of the IABM’s […]

Rohde & Schwarz’s Reitmeier Honored By IABM

At its Gala Dinner Wednesday night — part of the IABM Annual International Business Conference & Awards in London — the IABM announced that Manfred Reitmeier from Rohde & Schwarz is the recipient of its Technology Leader of the Year 2019 Award. The award recognizes a person who is at the forefront of disruption and […]

Alex Trebek To Get Icon Award At Canadian Screen Awards


On Facebook, KABC Focuses On Essentials

The Los Angeles ABC Owned Television Station, winner of TVNewsCheck’s Social Media Excellence Award for large market stations, aims to “dial in to the information people are going to need” on Facebook. Its high engagement there reflects efforts to connect with the market’s sizeable Hispanic viewership and its deft management of topic-specific Facebook Groups.

WETA CEO Sharon Rockefeller Receives National Medal Of Arts

Tartikoff Legacy Award Recipients Named

Christine Baranski, Karey Burke, Courtney A. Kemp, Marcos Santana and Jeff Zucker will be honored at an awards dinner gala during NATPE Miami 2020 on Wednesday, Jan. 22, to benefit the NATPE Educational Foundation.

Ricky Gervais Returning To Host 2020 Golden Globe Awards

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Look out Hollywood, Ricky Gervais is returning to host the Golden Globe Awards. Gervais memorably hosted the Globes from 2010 to 2012, skewering many of the attendees with irreverent jokes. He also lampooned the organization that hosts the Globes, the Hollywood Foreign Press Association. It will be the fifth time Gervais […]

Octavia Spencer To Be Honored By Producers Guild

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Producers Guild of America will honor Octavia Spencer for her work behind-the-camera at its 2020 awards show. Spencer, who was among the producers of last year’s best picture Oscar winner “Green Book,” will receive the Visionary Award at the Producers Guild Awards on Jan. 18. The honor is meant to […]

Ross Video Wins Best Ottawa Business Award

Ross Video is the winner of a 2019 Best Ottawa Business award, the third time that Ross has been recognized by the organizers following David Ross’ CEO of the Year award in 2017 and a Best Business award in 2015. The BOBs (as the awards have come to be known) are a joint initiative of […]

Ellen DeGeneres To Receive Carol Burnett Award

Stand-up comedian, award-winning talk show host and humanitarian Ellen DeGeneres is set to be honored with the second Carol Burnett Award at the 77th annual Golden Globe Awards which will take place on January 5, 2020. The Carol Burnett Award is presented to someone who has made outstanding contributions to the television medium on and/or off the screen.

Boris FX Wins Big At Engineering Emmy Awards

The Television Academy has honored Boris FX, a developer of visual effects plugins and applications, with three Engineering Emmy Awards. Boris FX Sapphire, Boris FX Mocha Pro, and Boris FX Silhouette have each been recognized for their technical achievements and contribution to the world of television. Boris FX products have played a major role in bringing feature film caliber effects […]

University Of Texas Presents First Morley Safer Award

The Briscoe Center at the University of Texas in Austin awarded journalist Hannah Dreier with the first Morley Safer Award for Outstanding Reporting during a special luncheon event. Dreier was named the winner for her work on “Trapped in Gangland” series on the Central American gang MS-13 in Long Island that was jointly published by New York […]

Tegna’s Lougee To Receive Golden Mike Award

The broadcast group’s president-CEO will be honored by the Broadcasters Foundation of America at its annual gala in New York on March 4.


WROC’s Hispanic Coverage Earns Governor’s Recognition

Best Of Journalism Honored At Murrow Awards

RTDNA presented more than 120 awards to professional and student journalists Monday night. The over 4,600 entries set a record. Dan Shelley, RTDNA executive director: “Celebrate these examples of outstanding responsible journalism. Then, return to your newsrooms to continue the never-ending task of seeking and reporting the truth. Nothing less than the future of our society demands it.”


KHOU Documentary Earns Regional Emmy Nomination

Wanda Sykes To Host 28th Annual Bounce Trumpet Awards

Emmy Award-winning comedian, actress and writer Wanda Sykes will host the 28th Annual Bounce Trumpet Awards, a night of inspiration, history and performances celebrating African-American achievements and contributions. For the first time in its history, the Bounce Trumpet Awards will be held in Hollywood, taking place at the Dolby Theatre. It will tape Dec. 4 and will premiere nationwide on Bounce on Sunday, Feb. 23, at 9 p.m. ET […]

BAFTA LA Selects Norman Lear For Excellence In Television Award


KELO Earns 4 Emmys For Journalistic Excellence


KING Earns National Emmy For Investigative Report

TV Academy Names Engineering Emmy Winners

Warner Chappell Production Music Nabs Four Mark Awards

Warner Chappell Production Music, a division of Warner Music Group and a provider of production and custom music, along with their partner catalogs, have been awarded four Mark Awards by the Production Music Association (PMA). The Mark Awards honor the achievements of the production music community and were presented during the PMA’s annual Production Music […]

GatesAir Lands3 Future Best Of Show Awards At IBC

GatesAir, a global provider of wireless, over-the-air content delivery solutions for radio and TV broadcasters, left Amsterdam last week with three IBC 2019 Best of Show Awards from Future. The winning products included GatesAir’s Intraplex Ascent SRT Video over IP gateway and Maxiva IMTX-70 intra-mast transmitter in the TVBEurope category, and GatesAir’s Intraplex Ascent AoIP transport platform in the Radio World International category. Future’s Best of […]


KCCI Iowa Veterans Program Earns Governor’s Award

5 Ways To Innovate Like A Murrow Winner

Inspiration from creative, interactive award-winning journalism.

TV Academy Unveils Juried Emmy Winners

Sennheiser Wins EISA Award For Ambeo Soundbar

Sennheiser’s Ambeo Soundbar has been honored with an EISA Award 2019-2020 in the Premium Soundbar category. Presented annually by the European Imaging and Sound Association (EISA), the EISA Awards celebrate products that combine the most advanced technology and desirable features with class-leading performance. Across categories including mobile devices, Hi-Fi and Home Theatre Audio, the awards […]


WXYZ Detroit Earns NABJ Award