NMBA EXCELLENCE IN BROADCASTING AWARDS
BROAD RECOGNITION DEMONSTRATES EXCELLENCE ACROSS THE STATE
The New Mexico Broadcasters Association (NMBA) is excited to announce the winners of the association’s Excellence in Broadcasting Awards today. The awards reflect the outstanding achievement of broadcasters for the calendar year 2019 and recognize exceptional news coverage, entertainment and production across four radio markets and one television market. The winning entries represent innovative news coverage and quality programming across the state.
Stations of the Year were determined for each division:
Small Market Radio – Due to a lack of entries, no Station of the Year Awarded
Medium Market Radio – KZOR, Noalmark Broadcasting, Hobbs
Large Market Radio– KVLC, Bravo Mic Communications, Las Cruces
Metro Market – KPEK, iHeart Media, Albuquerque
Television – KOB-TV 4, Hubbard Broadcasting, Albuquerque
Broadcast professionals from Missouri, Louisiana, and Arizona representing television and radio of similar market sizes, served as this year’s judges.
Winners of the Public Service Campaign in each division will receive a check for $2,000 for the charity or organization highlighted in the campaign.
The NMBA has worked since the beginning of broadcasting in the state to maintain and protect the ability of local broadcasters to operate their stations and serve their communities. The NMBA advocates on behalf of New Mexico’s broadcasting industry, representing a majority of the state’s radio and television stations.
Download the full list of winning entries here.
Large Market Radio Award to Bravo Mic Communications Family of Radio Stations
:30 Commercial KVLC Monster Mash- Jack Lutz, Patricia Valencia, and Ricky Tarin
Breaking News KVLC NMPED to Close Schools- Lyndsey Kalson
Continuing Coverage KVLC Migrant Issues in New Mexico- Jack Nixon
Morning Show KMVR The Magic Morning Vibe- Rick Tarin and Patricia Valencia
Newscaster KVLC Jack Nixon, Newscaster Jack Nixon
Public Service Announcement KMVR Stuff the Bus -Ricky Tarin, Program Director and Imaging Producer
Sports Show or Interview KXPZ AggieCast with Jack Nixon- Jack Nixon
Station Promotional Announcement KMVR Magic’s Roll with Gaga– Ricky Tarin, Program Director and Imaging Producer
Talk Show or Interview KXPZ Lee Brice Calls into Zia Country -Ricky Tarin and Lee Brice
Public Service Campaign Santa Paws- Bravo Mic Communications, all stations