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CCNMA: Latino Journalists of California Announces Winners of Ruben Salazar Awards

CCNMA: Latino Journalists of California announced the winners of its 13th annual Ruben Salazar Journalism Awards this week. The awards are named after the late, great LA Times columnist and given to the best print, broadcast, ratio and photographic works that deal with Latino issues in California. LA Times staffer Richard Fausset won in the print category for his series  “The New Latino South.”

KCET’s Yvette Cabrera and producer Saul Gonzalez won in the TV category for their story “The Border Between Them.”

Curiously, there were no winners in the Radio, Photography or Commentary categories.

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KCET’s ‘Things That Aren’t Here Anymore 3′ Airs Tonight

Produced by Isaac Mizrahi and Saul Gonzalez, narrated by the lovely Patt Morrison, “Things that Aren’t Here Anymore,” is a waltz down the living history of our city. “Revisit the nightclubs, restaurants, stores, family attractions and hangouts that created fond memories for a generation of people growing up and living in Southern California,” promises the teaser.

Vince Gonzales Got Drunk on the Job

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Our perfect day at the office starts this way: There are multiple YouTube clips in our inbox of local journos throwing back shots while reporting.

SoCal Connected’s Vince Gonzales did a story about the effects of texting while driving as compared to drinking while driving. He replicated the experiment by Car and Driver magazine on camera. And because he is a true professional, he got sauced for the sake of the piece.

The story is airing this Thursday.

Now we are no teetotalers. We’re whatever is the opposite of that – booze pushers. Enthusiasts. So we’re not knocking on anyone for sipping screwdrivers on the clock. Just so that’s clear. If anything we’d like to see more of this behavior. We’ll even buy.

What we really want are the outtakes. Hint hint.

Pictured are correspondent Vince Gonzales (left) and producer Saul Gonzalez at the SoCal Connected second season screening at KCET studios.

KCET’s SoCal Connected Gets 11 LA Area Emmy Nominations

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Congrats to KCET!

Los Angeles – July 9, 2009 – KCET, public television for Southern and Central California, earned a total of 11 nominations for the 61st Los Angeles Area Emmy Awards. The station’s award-winning weekly news program, SoCal Connected, received 10
nominations. An additional nomination went to KCET’s 49th Annual Los Angeles County Holiday Celebration.

The winners will be announced at the 61st Los Angeles Area Emmy Awards presentation on Saturday evening, August 29, 2009 at the Leonard H. Goldenson Theatre in North Hollywood.

KCET’s nominations included the categories of Information/Public Affairs Series (more than 50% remote) for SoCal Connected and Education Special for SoCal Connected’s special report about one of the country’s most notorious schools, “Inside Locke High.”
SoCal Connected also received nominations in the categories of Feature Segment, Information Segment, where it swept the entire category, and three non-news categories.

“KCET is extremely proud of all our nominees,” said Bret Marcus, executive producer of SoCal Connected and KCET senior vice president of programming and production. “It is especially gratifying to receive 10 nominations in our first season of SoCal
Connected.”

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