September 27, 2022

Smoky Hills PBS receives 13 KAB awards


BUNKER HILL, KS – The Kansas Association of Broadcasters (KAB) has recognized Smoky Hills PBS for 13 awards, including Non-Metro Station of the Year for the 7th year in a row! 

 

“What an amazing job by our staff to receive THIRTEEN awards,” said Betsy Schwien, Smoky Hills PBS General Manager. “None of this could have been possible without hard work and dedication by each of our employees.  To win the Non-Metro Station of the Year for seven years straight says a lot about our station and the things we are able to accomplish each and every year. I’m so proud of our team and look forward to another successful year!”

 

Below are the 2022 KAB Non-Metro Awards for Smoky Hills PBS:

 

2022 Non-Metro Station of the Year

Smoky Hills PBS

 

In-Depth News Reporting

1st Place – Real Ag:  The Pandemic Effect – Matthew Campbell

2nd Place – Real Ag:  Government Policy – Matthew Campbell

Honorable Mention – A Conversation with Lynn Rogers – Smoky Hills PBS Staff

 

Single Topic Event Coverage

1st Place – 3-2-1A State Wrestling Recap – Les Kinderknecht

 

Sports Feature

1st Place – 3-2-1A State Wrestling Recap – Les Kinderknecht

 

Station Promotion Announcement

1st Place – Mildred Janzen DAR Award – Matthew Campbell

2nd Place – 3-2-1A State Wrestling Recap – Les Kinderknecht

Honorable Mention – 3-2-1A State Wrestling– Les Kinderknecht

 

Station Promotion Campaign

1st Place – Family Fun Day – Matthew Campbell

 

Special Program

1st Place – A Conversation with Bob Davis – Les Kinderknecht

 

Recurring Program

1st Place – Doctors on Call – Smoky Hills PBS Staff

 

Station Website

1st Place – Amanda Smith