Las Vegas NV – (April 25, 2017) The 3rd Annual LPTV/Translator Awards were given out at the Annual ATBA LPTV Awards and Reception at the Las Vegas Westgate this past Monday evening. Over fifty entries were judged by an independent panel of industry professionals to decide the 2017 winners.
“The design of the awards is to shine a spotlight on the work of LPTV stations and translators,” said Lee Miller, ATBA Communications Director. “The entries this year were extremely competitive in many of the categories.”
The 2017 Award Winners are:
KHTV-CD/KSFV-CD for Best Creative TV Programming “Visitando El Salvador”
WMNN-LD for Best Local TV Commercial “Waiting for the Bus”
WYBN TV 14 for Best Mixed Media Campaign (tie) “Station Promotion”
WMNN-LD for Best Mixed Media Campaign (tie) “More Local More Often”
KCKS TV 25 for Best Promotional TV Campaign “Drive-In Movie Maniacs”
WYBN TV 14 for Best Television PSA “H V Garlic Festival 2016”
KGPT 26 for Best Television Special “TV History”
theDove TV for Best Television Talk Show “Focus Today”
WYCU-LD 26 for Low Power Television Station of the Year
The next award period will open January 2018 for productions that aired in 2017 on LPTV stations or translators.