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Awards

 
  

 

2014

 

2013

 

2012

 

2010

 

2009

 

2008

 

2007

  • "Good News" Award: Steve Milne - Sacramento American Women in Radio and Television
  • Best Jazz Programming: Gary Vercelli and Paul Conley - PRPD ACE Awards
  • News and Information, Honorable Mention: Paul Conley, Dina Howard, and KXJZ News Department- PRPD ACE Awards
 

2006

  • Excellence in Reporting on State Government and Politics: Marianne Russ and Jenny O'Mara - California Journalism Awards
  • Blues DJ of the Year: Mick Martin- Bay Area Blues Society's West Coast Hall of Fame
  • "Best Opportunity to Indulge in Records" : Capital Public Radio's Annual Used CD and Record Sale - Sacramento News and Review Best of Sacramento
  • "Good News" Award: Steve Milne - Sacramento American Women in Radio and Television
  • Mark Twain Award for Best Special Program: "Dina's Diary" - Associated Press
  • Best Documentary: "Dina's Diary" - Public Radio News Directors
  • Best Series, Second Place: "All About Bonds" - Public Radio News Directors
 

2005

  • "Good News" Award: Paul Conley- Sacramento American Women in Radio and Television
 

2004

  • Best Large Market Newscast- Public Radio News Directors
  • Best Large Market Commentary- Public Radio News Directors
  • Model of Success Award- Non-profit Resource Center
  • Best Argument That You Can Go Home Again: Matias Bombal- Sacramento News and Review's The Best of Sacramento
 

2003

  • Cappie Silver Award: CPR Quarterly- Sacramento Public Relations Association
  • DEI Major Donor Award
  • Best Commentary for "Telemarketers"- Public Radio News Directors
 

2002

  • Audience Growth Award- Public Radio Conference
  • Best Radio Documentary or Special Programming- Associated Press Television and Radio Association of California and Nevada
  • Best Documentary for "Weekend Exchange: a Special Aging Experience Report"- Associated Press Television and Radio Association of California and Nevada
  • Best Regularly Scheduled Radio Feature for "Aging in the Gay Community"- Associated Press Television and Radio Association of California and Nevada
  • Best Radio Veterans: Gary Vercelli & Carver Barney- Sacramento Magazine
 

2001

  • George Foster Peabody Award for Broadcast Excellence: NPR's "Jazz Profiles" about vibraphonist Bobby Hutcherson produced by KXJZ's Paul Conley.
  • PRADO Pioneer Award: Donna Apidone- Public Radio Association of Development Officers
  • Best Documentary for "Healing Healthcare: Inside the Real E.R."- Associated Press Television and Radio Association of California and Nevada.
  • Best Special News Programming for "Healing Healthcare: Inside the Real E.R."- Northern California Radio TV News Directors Association
  • Best Investigative Reporting for "Healing Healthcare: Prescription for Change"- Northern California Radio TV News Directors Association
 

2000

  • Sacramento Music Awards Hall of Fame: Mick Martin for his work in the blues field- Sacramento News and Review.
  • Commitment to Children in Media Award: Mike Montgomery- California Association for the Education of Young Children.
 

1999 and Before

  • 1999- Best Late Night Radio Voice: Carver Barney- Sacramento News & Review. 1999, 1992, 1991- National Jazz Broadcaster of the Year: Gary Vercelli- Gavin Convention
  • 1998- Best Connection to the Classics: The Classical Station staff- Sacramento News and Review
  • 1994- Critical Achievement Award: Gary Vercelli- SN&R "Sammies."
  • 1993- National Jazz Station of the Year: KXJZ- Gavin Convention.
  • 1985- Ralph Award for Excellence in Programming: KXPR- Radio Research Consortium.
  • 1981- Best Arts & Humanities coverage- Sacramento Spectrum producers Mark Jones & Charles Starzynski- Corporation for Public Broadcasting.
  • 1981- DuPont Award: Josh Livingston's Heifetz special