KUED recently took home some top awards from the Utah Chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists Excellence in Journalism Context. In the Television Series category, first-place honors went to Utah NOW,
KUED’s weekly public affairs program produced by Elizabeth Southwell and hosted by Doug Fabrizio. Utah NOW
also took second place in Minority Issues Reporting.
KUED swept the Television Documentary category with first place going to John Howe’s Desert Wars: Water and the West
. Second and third place awards went to Liz Searles’ Utah WWII Stories: The Pacific
and Utah WWII Stories: The Home Front
. On a national level, KUED’s John Howe, Nancy Green and associates received top awards at this year’s Houston WorldFest Film Festival.
KUED’s productions Maynard Dixon
and Desert Wars
received prestigious Special Jury Award of Excellence. This is one of the largest and most competitive international film festivals. Both of these productions will be distributed nationally this summer.