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2015 Winners

2015 NATOA Government Programming Awards Finalists List

Includes First, Second and Third Place Winners
Winners Announced September 11 in San Diego, CA

(The following excerpt was written by Jodie Miller, Executive Director for Town Square Television on Nov. 5)

Category 6 - Public Affairs 6 - Public Affairs

  • "FYI - Inver Grove Heights Town Hall" Northern Dakota County Cable CommunicationsCommission (NDC4), MN

Category 7 - Live Sports Event

  • "Prep Football: Coon Rapids vs Anoka" City of Coon Rapids, MN

Category 8 - Sports Programming

  • "Woodbury Citystyle: The Cold Catfish Cup" South Washington County Telecommunications Commission, MN

Category 10 - Children/Young Adults (Operating Budget Over $300,000)

  • "Deadly Consequences" Ramsey/Washington Suburban Cable Commission, MN


Category 12 - Interview/Talk Show (Operating Budget Under $300,000)

  • "Local Image August 2014" Ramsey/Washington Suburban Cable Commission, MN
  • "Local Image February 2015" Ramsey/Washington Suburban Cable Commission, MN


Category 18 - Special Audience

  • "Inspirational Dancer" Ramsey/Washington Suburban Cable Commission, MN

 

Category 19 - Arts and Entertainment (Operating Budget Under $300,000)

  • "Amp It Up" Northern Dakota County Cable Communications Commission (NDC4), MN

 

Category 20 - Arts and Entertainment (Operating Budget Over $300,000)

  • "Substitute Sanders" Hastings Community TV, MN

 

Category 23 - Profile of a City/County Dept. (Operating Budget $200,000 -$400,000)

  • "Local Image Spotlight: Ben Eggan, White Bear Lake Building Official" Ramsey/Washington Suburban Cable Commission, MN

 

Category 32 - Documentary (Operating Budget $200,000 -$400,000)

  • "A Thousand Dollars And Back" Northern Dakota County Cable Communications Commission (NDC4), MN

 

Category 35 - Public Education (Operating Budget $250,000 - $500,000)

  • "All In: Recycling #101" City of Saint Paul, MN

Category 39 - Community Awareness (Operating Budget $250,000 - $500,000)

  • "Twin City Railroad Musuem" City of Saint Paul, MN
  • "Booya and the Highland Shed" City of Saint Paul, MN

 

Category 46 - Use of Humor

  • "Take A Hike, Mike!" Hastings Community TV, MN

Category 49 - Magazine Format Series (Operating Budget Under $300,000)

  • "INSIGHT 7" Northern Dakota County Cable Communications Commission (NDC4), MN

Category 57 - Promotional Video Campaign

  • "All In Recycling Campaign" City of Saint Paul, MN

 

Category 58 - Videography

  • "2014 - 2015 Best of Photography" Northern Dakota County Cable Communications Commission (NDC4), MN

 

Category 59 - Use of Sound

  • "Cottage Grove Spotlight" South Washington County Telecommunications Commission, MN
  • "Ears Don't Blink" Northern Dakota County Cable Communications Commission (NDC4), MN

 

Category 63 - Programming Excellence (Operating Budget $250,000 - $500,000)

  • "SWCTC" South Washington County Telecommunications Commission, MN
  • “Hastings Community TV” Hastings Community TV, MN

 

Category 64 - Programming Excellence (Operating Budget $500,000 - $1,000,000)

  • "CTN Studios Original Programming" City of Coon Rapids, MN

The following jurisdictions will be recognized as Honorable Mention Winners:
City of Bloomington, MN
City of Saint Paul, MN
Hastings Community TV, MN
North Metro TV, MN
North Suburban Access Corporation, MN
Northern Dakota County Cable Communications Commission (NDC4), MN
Quad Cities Cable Communications Commission, MN
Ramsey/Washington Suburban Cable Commission, MN
South Washington County Telecommunications Commission, MN

 

 

2015 Alliance for Community Media Hometown Award Winners

Awards presented on August 13 in Pasadena, CA

(The following excerpt was written by Jodie Miller, Executive Director for Town Square Television on Nov. 5)

 

Overall Excellence in P.E. or G. Access

  • Overall Excellence $650,000- $1,000,000 Budget
    “This is QCTV!”  Quad Cities Cable Communications Commission (QCTV)

Overall Excellence in Governmental Access

  • Honorable Mention $300,000-$650,000 Budget
    “CTN Studios Original Programming” CTN Studios/City of Coon Rapids, MN

 

Access Centers Professional Winners

Category:              Cultural Perspectives

  • “Local Image Spotlight: Hmong Artist Seexeng Lee On Location TV” Ramsey/Washington Suburban Cable Commission; Lue Lee Producer/Photographer/Editor

 

Category:              Entertainment & Arts - Single Episode

  • “Sportsnight” CTN Studios/City of Coon Rapids, MN

 

Category:              Government Profile

  • “We Are the Burnsville Fire Department: Our Family Protecting Yours” Burnsville Community Television;  Olivia Franti, Maggie Sutton & Kristin Thomas

 

Category:              Informational Talk Show- Series

  • “Local Image 2014” Ramsey/Washington Suburban Cable Commission; Judy Skeie-Voss Producer/Host/Editor and Scott Jenson Producer/Photographer/Editor

 

Category:              Magazine Shows

  • “Local Image March 2014” Ramsey/Washington Suburban Cable Commission; Judy Skeie-Voss Producer/Host/Editor & Scott Jenson Producer/Photographer/Editor

 

Category:              Spiritual/Inspirational

  • “35W Bridge Collapse Anniversary” Ramsey/Washington Suburban Cable Commission; Mary Kline & Jeffrey Wilson

 

Category:              Underserved Voices- Honorable Mention

  • “Can Do Canines” Ramsey/Washington Suburban Cable Commission; Joe Cullen Producer/Reporter, Jeff Melcoch Photographer/Editor

 

 

2015 Minnesota Association of Government Communicators Northern Lights

Awards presented on May 14

  • City of Bloomington

  • City of Burnsville

  • City of Cottage Grove

  • City of Eagan/ETV

  • City of Edina

  • City of Saint Paul

  • City of Saint Louis Park

  • NDC4/Town Square Television

  • QCTV

To view the complete list of award winners, visit http://www.magconline.org/2015-northern-lights-awards-winners/.

 

2014 Winners

 

2013 Winners

  • Congratulations to MACTA members whose videos were recognized at the annual National Association of Telecommunications Officers and Advisors (NATOA) conference, and at the 2013 Upper Midwest Emmys. See the full list of winners in our October 2013 Member News section.

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