KFI AM 640 WINS BIG AT THE ANNUAL GOLDEN MIKE AWARDS

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iHeartMedia Los Angeles’ KFI-AM 640 has won an unprecedented eight awards at the 72nd Annual Golden Mike Awards® ,the longest running broadcast news awards show, this past Saturday at Universal City.

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“The content being produced by the KFI News department is exceptional and I am so proud of the KFI News team and the talented people who have produced these award- winning broadcasts and podcasts,” said Robin Bertolucci, Program Director for KFI-AM 640. “And it’s exciting to note that KFI won twice as many awards as any other station in our division.”

iHeartMedia Los Angeles’s KFI-AM 640 winners include:

Best Radio Documentary: “The Death and Life of Kobe Bryant”

Produced by Steve Gregory, Jacob Gonzalez with associate producer Eric Sklar

Best Public Affairs Program: “After the Verdict, A Path Forward”

Produced by Steve Gregory, Jacob Gonzalez with associate producers Kayla Austin and Clay Roe

Best Digital News Reporting: “Unhoused, A look at Homelessness in LA and OC”

Produced by Steve Gregory, Jacob Gonzalez with associate producers Mark Mennie and Lt. Geoff Deedrick

Best Podcast – News: “9/11, Two Decades Later”

Produced by Steve Gregory, Jacob Gonzalez, with associate producers Nico Melendez and Sheron Bellio

Best Podcast – Feature: “The Death and Life of Kobe Bryant”

Produced by Steve Gregory and Jacob Gonzalez

 Best Serious Feature Reporting: “Illegal Street Racing in the SFV”

Produced by Steve Gregory

Best Government and Political Reporting: “2020 Voter Fraud Fear”

Produced by Corbin Carson

Best Newscast Under 15 Minutes: “KFI News with Michael Crozier”

Produced by Michael Crozier

The Golden Mike Awards® is Southern California’s most prestigious, and most coveted, broadcast journalism prize and one of America’s longest running broadcast news award programs. Winners are determined by selecting which entry is the “best” among all those submitted in each category, winners of the Golden Mike Awards®” must also meet the “Standard of Excellence”.

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