2019 Excellence in Broadcasting Awards

2019 Stations of the Year

Metro Radio - KZRR-FM, iHeart Radio (Albuquerque)
Large Market Radio - KHQT-FM, Adams Radio Group (Las Cruces)
Medium Radio Market - KSMX-FM, Rooney Moon Broadcasting (Clovis)
Small Market Radio - KSEL-FM, Rooney Moon Broadcasting (Portales)
Television Market - KOB-TV, Hubbard Broadcasting (Albuquerque)

Metro Market Radio

DJ Personality Aircheck
KABG-FM - George McFly Afternoons on Big 98.5
George McFly

Breaking News
KUNM-FM - Prominent State Lawmaker Threatens Transparency Of Public Education Meeting
Hannah Colton

Feature News Story
KUNM-FM - APD Tries To Repair Its Reputation On Albuquerque Streets
Marisa Demarco

Continuing Coverage
KUNM-FM - Accountability And Healing In The New Mexico Catholic Church
Hannah Colton

Newscaster
KKOB-AM - Newscaster
Larry Moehlenbrink

Complete Newscast Station
KKOB-AM - Newscast - KKOB - Larry Moehlenbrink
Larry Moehlenbrink

Sports Show or Interview
KNML-AM - Opening Drive - Mike Smith - Triple Crown
Jeff Siembieda - JJ Buck - Josue Gallegos

Talk Show or Interview
KZRR - KZRR 94 Rock Ted Bundy Survivor
Rob Brothers, Stephanie Gregg, Phil Mahoney

Morning Show
KKSS-FM - The Gina Lee Fuentez Show
Ando/Gina Lee Fuentez

Sports Play by Play
KQTM - Play-by-Play 3-16-19 5A Boys Basketball Championship Atrisco Heritage vs. Santa Fe
Scott Galetti: Play-by-Play, Brian ONeill: Color, Austin Denton: Halftime Host/Stats, Jaime Munoz: Production, Sal Ortiz: Studio Producer.

Public Service Announcement
KZRR - KZRR - PSA - Run for the Zoo
Jeff Brown

Public Service Campaign
KPEK-FM - KPEK - Radiothon to benefit the UNM Childrens Hospital
Ryan Safford, Tony Manero, Donnie Chase, Jackie James

Legislative Coverage
KUNM-FM - 2019 Legislative Coverage
KUNM News Team: Elaine Baumgartel, Marisa Demarco, Hannah Colton, May Ortega, Rashad Mahmood, Bryce Dix, Celia Raney, Megan Kamerick, Nash Jones

Station Promotional Announcement
KPEK-FM - KPEK - 16K A DAY Station Promo
Tony Manero

Website
KQTM - ESPN Radio 101.7 The TEAM Website
Andy Swanson - Webmaster Austin Denton - Sports Writer

:30 Commercial
KBQI-FM - Miller's Insulation - KBQI
Jeff Brown

:60 Commercial
KZRR - KZRR 60 Monster Truck Thunder
Jeff Brown

Social Media Integration
KABG-FM - People can`t vote for you, if they don`t know you`re running. Chaz Malibu campaign
Christopher Duke/Chaz Malibu

Specialty Show
KZRR - KZRR - Community Talk - Nuclear Museum
Donnie Chase

Large Market Radio

DJ Personality Aircheck
KGRT-FM - KGRT 103.9 Afternoons with Mason
Mason Stanfield

Breaking News
KGRT-FM - KGRT-FM Mesilla Valley News Organ Mountain Fire Report
Ernesto Garcia

Feature News Story
KRWG-FM - Moreno-4-12-18-Feature News Story-KRWG
Anthony Moreno

Continuing Coverage
KXPZ - Guns and school safety
Jack Nixon

Newscaster
KXPZ - I meant to hit the OTHER guy
Jack Nixon

Complete Newscast Station
KRWG-FM - Moreno-9-21-18-Complete Newscast Station-KRWG
Anthony Moreno

Sports Show or Interview
KGRT-FM - KGRT-FM NMSU Mario Moccia Interview
Ernesto Garcia

Talk Show or Interview
KSFR-FM - Hardcore Heroes - 122718 21119 122819
MK Mendoza

Morning Show
KHQT-FM - KHQT-FM HOT 103 The Big Show with Joey Jackie
Joey Hernandez & Jackie Marquez Wilkinson

Sports Play by Play
KXPZ - Aggies versus Grand Canyon
Jack Nixon with Justin Hawkins

Public Service Announcement
KHQT-FM - KHQT-FM HOT 103 OUT OF THE DARKNESS COMMUNITY WALK
JACKIE MARQUEZ-WILKINSON

Public Service Campaign
KHQT-FM - KHQT-FM PACK THE VAN FOOD DRIVE

Joey Hernandez/Jackie Marquez-Wilkinson

Legislative Coverage
KRWG-FM - Martino-Legislative Coverage-11-28-18
Fred Martino

Station Promotional Announcement
KMVR-FM - Hide and Snap
Ricky T

Website
KRWG-FM - Martino-Website-KRWG
Fred Martino

:30 Commercial
KRWN-FM - Noels Inc - I Wish I Had - KRWN FM
Producer/Writer/Talent: Shawn Kelly

:60 Commercial
KRWN-FM - San Juan Marine - Mrs. Truman - KRWN FM
Writer/Producer/Talent: Shawn Kelly Talent: A.J.

Social Media Integration
KHQT-FM - KHQT-FM HOT 103 TODAYS HOTTEST MUSIC
JOEY HERNANDEZ

Specialty Show
KVLC-FM - Cruzin in Cruces
KC Counts

Medium Market Radio

DJ Personality Aircheck
KSMX-FM - Kt Kelley Mix Afternoons
Kt Kelley

Breaking News
KWMW-FM - W105 Dexter Tornado Coverage
Tom A. Ruiz, Kevin Bonner

Feature News Story
KZOR-FM - Media Meeting With Dawn Morgan
Dawn Morgan News Director

Continuing Coverage
KZOR-FM - KZOR Election Central
TJ Miracle, Ty Friend, Dawn Morgan, Allan Scott

Newscaster
KWMW-FM - W105 Newscaster Tom A. Ruiz
Tom A. Ruiz

Complete Newscast Station
KWMW-FM - W105 News
Tom A. Ruiz

Sports Show or Interview
KWMW-FM - Sports Show Jim Kelly
Tom A Ruiz

Talk Show or Interview
KSMX-FM - Mix Mornings Interviews 13 Crowns
Duffy Moon and Amber Kaye

Morning Show
KSMX-FM - Mix Mornings with Duffy and Amber
Duffy Moon, Amber Kaye, Camper Kyle, Cari Kelley, Doc Elder

Sports Play by Play
KZOR-FM - Tatum Lady CoyotesMelrose Lady Buffs State Title Game
TJ Miracle-Play-By-Play, Ty Friend-Commentary

Public Service Announcement
KSMX-FM - Fun Safe Summer
Kyle Dunning

Public Service Campaign
KSMX-FM - Secret Santa 2019
Duffy Moon, Amber Kaye, Cari Kelley, Kyle Dunning

Legislative Coverage
KZOR-FM - Dawn Morgan Chats with Lea County Legislators
Dawn Morgan-News Director

Station Promotional Announcement
KSMX-FM - Props For Cops Rally
Duffy Moon

Website
KWMW-FM - w105radio.com
Will Rooney & Lori Estrada

:30 Commercial
KSMX-FM - Wienerschnitzel Traveling
KT Kelley/Scotty

:60 Commercial
KZZX - Vision Ford Santa
James White, Producer & Talent

Social Media Integration
KSMX-FM - Coverage of Downed Cesna
Duffy Moon, Cari Kelley

Specialty Show
KTUM-FM - 5 OClock Mixdown with DJ Alpine
Jason Adams

Small Market Radio

DJ Personality Aircheck
KLMX-FM - The Morning Grind with Dre (3.8.2019)
Andrea Kiesling

Breaking News
KSEL-FM - Breaking News: Downed Aircraft
Cari Kelley

Feature News Story
KSEL-FM - Students Tour Capital
Cari Kelley

Continuing Coverage
KSEL-FM - Continuing Coverage: Extreme Wind Causes Havoc
Cari Kelley

Newscaster
KSEL-FM - Cari Kelley Newscaster
Cari Kelley

Complete Newscast Station
KSEL-FM - Complete Newscast Station KSEL 041318
Cari Kelley

Sports Show or Interview
KSEL-FM - The Half Time Show Driven By C and S
Doc Elder

Talk Show or Interview
KSEL-FM - Friday Mornings with Patrick
Kevin Robbins

Morning Show
KSEL-FM - Morning Throwdown, March 27th 2019
Kevin Robbins, Doc Elder, and Lisa Schmidt

Sports Play by Play
KSEL-FM - Hounds Basketball VS NMSU
Doc Elder

Public Service Announcement
KNCE - KNCE 93.5FM: Ballot Box
Max Moulton, Kevyn Gilbert, Rita OConnell

Public Service Campaign
KNCE - KNCE 93.5FM: Get out the Vote
Max Moulton, Kevyn Gilbert, Rita OConnell

Legislative Coverage
KSEL-FM - Legislative Update Gun Background Checks
Cari Kelley

Station Promotional Announcement
KSEL-FM - KSEL Country Fest
Duffy Moon

Website
KSEL-FM - www.kselcountry.com
Duffy Moon

:30 Commercial
KSEL-FM - Hail Storm Scream!
Kt Kelley

:60 Commercial
KLMX-FM - Golden Egg Scavenger Hunt
Andrea Kiesling JJ Siebrasse Georgia Sneed

Specialty Show
KSEL-FM - KSEL Field and Farm Report
Kevin Robbins

Television Market

General News Coverage
KRQE TV - Flood Victims Struggle to Rebuild
Gabrielle Burkhart, Reporter Robert Pugsley, Photojournalist Thomas Garcia, Editor

Breaking News
KOB-TV - Car into House
Megan Abundis

News Feature Story
KOB-TV - A Grandpa Mistake
Joy Wang

Investigative Reporting
KOB-TV - 4 Investigator Nathan ONeal
Nathan ONeal

Continuing Coverage
KOB-TV - Taos County Compound
Ryan Laughlin

Morning Newscast
KOAT-TV - Action 7 News More in the Morning
Action 7 News Team

Evening Newscast
KOAT-TV - KOAT Action 7 News Live at 6
Action 7 News Team

Sports Reporter/Anchor
KOB-TV - Sports Reporter Brandon Ortega
Brandon Ortega

Weathercaster
KOAT-TV - Meteorologist Byron Morton
Byron Morton

News Photographer/Videographer
KRQE TV - 2018 Through the Lens of Pugs
Robert Pugsley

News Reporter
KOAT-TV - Kay Dimanche
Kay Dimanche

Expanded Sports Show or Sportscast
KRQE TV - Brian Urlacher The Road to Canton
Van Tate and Robert Pugsley

Sports Photographer
KOB-TV - Sports Photojournalist Carlos Marquez
Carlos Marquez

Station Promotional Announcement
KRQE TV - News Image Sequence 2019
Kevin Olmsted/Producer

Website
KOB-TV - KOB.com
Josh Panas, Marian Camacho

Legislature Coverage
KOB-TV - From the Roundhouse to Your House
Chris Ramirez

Local Programming
KOAT-TV - Honoring Mary Lynn Roper
Producer: Chris Fullam Photographers: Joel Ortiz and Chris Fullam KOAT News Staff

Election Coverage
KOB-TV - Vote 4NM: Electing a Governor
KOB News Team

Public Service Campaign
KRQE TV - KRQE Cares
Todd Perchert/Producer; Carolyn Rush/Producer

Education Programming
KOAT-TV - Education on our Broders
KOAT Staff

Community Issue Programming
KOB-TV - Modern Day Slavery
Colton Shone

Multimedia Journalist (MMJ)
KOB-TV - Multimedia Journalist Hawker Vanguard
Hawker Vanguard

Public Service Programming
KOB-TV - Eye on New Mexico: Taos Compound
Chris Ramirez, Ryan Laughlin

Student Journalists

Student Newscast
KUNM-FM - KUNM Student Newscaster Celia Raney December 22, 2018
Celia Raney

Student :30 Commercial or PSA
- Video: Student Commercial or PSA - FHS Live Farmington High Graduation Promotional Video
Nekysha Nakai

Student DJ Personality
- Student DJ Personality: FHS Live Scorp Radio Good Morning Farmington High
Gillian Richardson

Student Reporter
KUNM-FM - KUNM Student Reporter Bryce Dix
Bryce Dix

Student Play-by-Play
- Video: FHS Live Broadcast - Belen HS v Farmington High
Griffen Holman and Cameron Nez