Estrella TV, the largest minority-owned Spanish language television network in the U.S., announced that its local Los Angeles station KRCA 62 won four Golden Mike Awards® in a ceremony recently hosted by the Radio and Television News Association of Southern California (RTNA) in Hollywood.
KRCA 62, Estrella TV's flagship station in Los Angeles, received four Golden Mike Awards® recognizing the station's excellence in TV news reporting in Southern California. The four categories in Division B that KRCA 62 won include: Best Video Editing of a Hard News Story, Series or Special and Best Investigative Reporting for "Secretos de la Sotana" (Secrets Behind the Cassock), Best Serious Feature Reporting and Editing, and Best Hard News Serious Reporting for its "Child Prostitution" news story.
"We are grateful for this recognition from RTNA. It is always an honor to be acknowledged by your peers and industry leaders when it comes to our news team's arduous work and commitment to objective and in-depth journalism. These awards are a great incentive to keep us striving for excellence and also continue serving our local communities with stories that are informative and relevant," stated Andrea Ospina, VP, local news, KRCA 62.
Since Ospina's appointment as VP of local news, the station has seen an increased presence in the local southland community with more live shots and more community-based stories.
The Golden Mike Awards® are Southern California's most prestigious, and most coveted, broadcast journalism prize. For over 65 years, the Radio & Television News Association of Southern California has promoted excellence in broadcast journalism through the Golden Mike Awards and is committed to continuing that legacy into the future.