KBA Excellence in Broadcasting Awards

KBA Excellence Awards

 

2019 KBA EXCELLENCE IN BROADCASTING AWARDS

Monday, October 14, 2019 @ 7pm
Belterra Resort & Casino
Entry Deadline: August 2, 2019

RADIO DIVISION   Nominate Now

STATION OF THE YEAR - Audio Required

This award recognizes a radio station for overall service to its listenership and communities

Criteria: Public service and community involvement, entertainment values, thoroughness, production, promotions, listener interaction, digital, social and overall delivery.

BEST MORNING SHOWAudio Required

This award recognizes the best radio morning show airing between 5a-10a

Criteria: Entertainment value, creativity, production value, presentation and impact.

BEST TALK SHOWAudio Required

This award recognizes the best locally originated, regular scheduled radio talk show

Criteria: Entertainment value, creativity, production value, presentation and impact.

BEST NEWS COVERAGEAudio Required

This award recognizes the best single radio coverage of a local news event

Criteria: Presentation, production values, interest of story covered and overall impact of the news coverage.

BEST SPORTS PLAY BY PLAYAudio Required

This award recognizes the best locally originated sports play by play

Criteria: Presentation of facts, creativity and delivery.

BEST LOCALLY PRODUCED COMMERCIALAudio Required

This award recognizes the best single commercial produced by a member station on behalf of an advertiser.

Criteria: Creativity, message delivery and production value.

BEST DIGITAL PRODUCT - Links Required

This award recognizes the best locally generated radio website or social media site

Criteria: Treatments of content including text, audio, video, social media and user-generated content, how well the site communicate information, overall appearance, ease of use, use of visuals and the depth and quality of information available.

ROOKIE OF THE YEAR

This award recognizes an individual who has made great strides in his/her first two years of employment in the radio industry

Criteria: Employee must be serving in his/her first 24 months of broadcast employment at the time the award is presented.  Dedication, morale, innovation, determination, passion, leadership, going above and beyond expectations, and other exemplary skills will be considered.

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TELEVISION DIVISION  Nominate Now

STATION OF THE YEAR - Video Required

This award recognizes a television station for overall service to its viewership and communities

Criteria: Public service and community involvement, entertainment values, thoroughness, production, promotions, viewer interaction, digital, social and overall delivery.

BEST MORNING NEWSCAST - Video Required

This award recognizes the best regularly scheduled newscast originally aired between 4a-12p

Criteria: Presentation of facts, thoroughness, production values, interest of stories presented and overall impact of the newscast

BEST EVENING NEWSCASTVideo Required

This award recognizes the best regularly scheduled newscasts originally aired between 4p-11p

Criteria: Aspects of the newscast (i.e. News, Weather and Sports), presentation of facts, thoroughness, production values, interest of stories presented and overall impact of the newscast and delivery.

BEST SPORTSCASTVideo Required

This award recognizes the best locally originated and regularly scheduled sportscast

Criteria: Clear presentation of facts, thoroughness, delivery/communication skills and interest of stories presented.

BEST WEATHERCASTVideo Required

This award recognizes the best locally originated and regularly scheduled weather broadcast

Criteria: Clear presentation of facts, thoroughness, delivery/communication skills and interest of stories presented.

BEST LOCALLY PRODUCED COMMERCIALVideo Required

This award recognizes the best single commercial produced by a member station on behalf of an advertiser.

Criteria: Creativity, message delivery and production value.

BEST DIGITAL PRODUCT - Links Required

This award recognizes the best locally generated television website or social media site

Criteria: Treatments of content including text, audio, video, social media and user-generated content, how well the site communicate information, overall appearance, ease of use, use of visuals and the depth and quality of information available.

ROOKIE OF THE YEAR

This award recognizes an individual who has made great strides in his/her first two years of employment in the television industry

Criteria: Employee must be serving in his/her first 24 months of broadcast employment at the time the award is presented.  Dedication, morale, innovation, determination, leadership, going above and beyond expectations, and other exemplary skills will be considered.

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TECHNOLOGY DIVISION  Nominate Now

ENGINEER OF THE YEAR

This award recognizes individuals who have displayed excellence and innovation in broadcast engineering for a Kentucky radio or television station

Criteria: Development of new technology, leadership in education, and contributions to broadcast engineering technical standards.

LEGACY DIVISION

To submit your nomination for a Legacy Award, email a detailed bio and photo of the nominee to kba@kba.org

Nomination deadline: August 2, 2019

 

AL TEMPLE AWARD

Past Recipients     

Presented to those individuals who have made outstanding contributions to the Kentucky Broadcasters Association over an extended period of time.  Their volunteer service is an invaluable part of this organization’s success and ability to serve its members.

KENTUCKY MIC HALL OF FAME AWARD

Past Recipients

Presented to those individuals who have made outstanding personal contributions to the broadcasting profession in Kentucky.  Since this award is considered to be the highest award given by the KBA to recognize accomplishments in Kentucky broadcasting, recipients are hereby inducted into the KBA Hall of Fame.

J.T. WHITLOCK LIFE SERVICE AWARD

Past Recipients

Presented to members who have earned perpetual membership and recognition as a result of quality and longevity of their service to their stations, communities and to Kentucky broadcasting.  Participation in conventions shall be at no cost to recipients of this award and their spouse.

RALPH GABBARD DISTINGUISHED KENTUCKIAN AWARD

Past Recipients

Presented in recognition of the achievements and accomplishments of former Kentuckians who have earned fame or acclaim in their respected field or endeavor.

KBA CHAIRMAN'S AWARD

Past Recipients

Presented to KBA’s outgoing Chair of the Board in recognition of his/her service and contributions to the Association and its membership.