King County TV wins 12 government programming awards 

natoa gpaKing County TV (KCTV) recently earned eight National Association of Telecommunication Officers and Advisors (NATOA) Government Programming Awards and won four Awards of Honor. These awards are similar to the Emmy Awards for government TV programming. The station earned 12 awards total, including one for Video Journalism and top honors for its profile of Family Treatment Court.

  • In Category 24 – Public Health, KCTV won an Award of Distinction for “Should I get a flu shot? | Ask Public Health.” View the three-part series herehere, and here.
  • In Category 27 – Profile of a City/County Dept. or Employee, KCTV won an Award of Excellence for “A family lost and found in King County Treatment Court.” View the video here.
  • In Category 30 – Profile of a Person, Business or Organization, KCTV won an Award of Distinction for “Looking for hand sanitizer? Duvall Distillery has you covered!” View the video here.
  • In Category 32 – Public Safety, KCTV won an Award of Honor for “Being prepared means getting engaged | DISASTER-READY DANNY.” View the video here.
  • In Category 41 – Community Awareness, KCTV won two awards: an Award of Honor for “Meet King County’s emerging leaders.” View the video here. And also an Award of Distinction for “King County Apprenticeship Program.” View the video here.
  • In Category 42 – Partnership Production, KCTV won an Award of Excellence for “Northwest Railway Museum – Snoqualmie.” View the video here.
  • In Category 44 – Best Use of Video on Social Media, KCTV won an Award of Distinction for “County Beat.” View the video here.
  • In Category 47 – Public Information Series, KCTV won an Award of Honor for “Being prepared means getting engaged | DISASTER-READY DANNY.“ View the video here.
  • In Category 57 – Public Service Announcement Campaign, KCTV won an Award of Distinction for “Census 2020 Campaign.” View the four-part series hereherehere, and here.
  • In Category 59 – Editing, KCTV won an Award of Honor for “King County Apprenticeship Program.” View the video here.
  • In Category 61 – Video Journalism, KCTV won an Award of Distinction for “Looking for hand sanitizer? Duvall Distillery has you covered!” View the video here; for “Meet King County’s emerging leaders.” View the video here; and for “King County Apprenticeship Program.” View the video here.

For more information about KCTV, visit them on the King County website. Below are still images from the videos, and a shot of the KCTV control room.