Bakersfield’s Eyewitness News Team Sweeps Six Golden Mike AwardsJune 1, 2012
KBAK (CBS) AND KBFX (FOX) has been recognized with six prestigious Golden Mike Awards by the Radio & Television News Association of Southern California.
This chapter encompasses radio and television stations within several Southern California counties including: Los Angeles, Orange, San Diego, San Bernardino and Ventura. The awards honor excellence in electronic journalism. Eyewitness News won six Golden Mikes in the Division B, Small Market Television category as follows:
Best News Reporting – “Illegals in California Prisons”
Best Hard News Series Reporting – “Project Pit Bull”
Best Investigative Reporting – “Mold Investigation”
Best Serious Feature Reporting – “PTSD: A Veteran’s Story”
Best Business and Consumer Reporting – “Money & Meals: Behind Bars”
Best Entertainment Reporting – “Hollywood comes to Town”
“It feels great to see the hard-working journalists at KBAK/KBFX-TV acknowledged with six of these prestigious awards,” said News Director Cristi Jessee. “The Eyewitness News Team is passionate about pursuing quality journalism, and not afraid to ask the tough questions to hold authorities accountable in Kern County.”
Eyewitness News airs on television stations KBAK-TV and KBFX-CD. Combined the stations provide 7 ½ hours a day Monday through Friday of local news content.
KBAK-CBS29 and KBFX-FOX58 television stations are properties of Fisher Broadcasting-California T.V. L.L.C.