Awards

2014 Awards

Texas Associated Press Broadcasters - Radio Division B

Reporter

  • Second place: KETR News Director Mark Haslett

Documentary

Sports Play-by-play

Use of Actuality - Production

General Assignment

  • First and Second place for this story about the Keystone XL pipeline and this one about a proposed toll road, both by Mark Haslett.

Digital

  • First place for the ketr.org website and digital functionality.

Serious Feature

Light Feature

Online/Special Content

  • Second place for Jerrod Knight's live online coverage on the evening of the fertilizer plant explosion in West, Texas.

2013 Awards

Texas Associated Press Broadcasters - Radio Division Two

Serious Feature

  • First Place - Bob Aikin: In Memory - Jerrod Knight

Light Feature

  • First Place - The Lions Take New York - Jerrod Knight & Scott Harvey

Production - Actuality

  • First Place - The Grin-N-Bearit Show - Matt Meinke
  • Second Place - Football Highlights: Commerce vs. Farmersville - Matt Meinke

Sports Play-by-Play

  • Honorable Mention - John Mark Dempsey, Kevin Jefferies & Scott Harvey

Website

  • First Place - KETR.org - Jerrod Knight & Staff

2012 Awards

Texas Associated Press Broadcasters – Radio Division Two

Light Feature

  • 1st Place - National Group Leaves Positive Impact on Region – Scott Harvey
  • 2nd Place – Kids Camp in Commerce in Full Swing – Scott Harvey
  • Honorable Mention – Episcopal Church Gets New Home Following Closure – Scott Harvey

Website

  • 2nd Place – KETR.ORG – Jerrod Knight & KETR Staff

Continuing Coverage

  • 1st Place – Severe Weather, May 24, 2011 – Matt Meinke, Kevin Jefferies, Jerrod Knight

General Assignment

  • 2nd Place – On the Front Lines: Northeast Texas Storm Spotters – Scott Harvey
  • Honorable Mention – Protecting the Community, One Anonymous Call at a Time – Scott Harvey

Use of Actuality –Production

  • 1st Place – Commerce vs. Anna Football Highlights, Oct. 28, 2011 – Matt Meinke
  • Honorable Mention – Commerce vs. Kaufman Football Highlights, Sept. 23, 2011 – Matt Meinke

Sports Play-by-Play

  • 2nd Place – Commerce vs. Celina, Nov. 4, 2011 – Kevin Jefferies, Cooper Welch, Scott Harvey
  • Honorable Mention – A&M-Commerce vs. ENMU, Nov. 5, 2011 – JP Heath, Brock Callaway, & Adam Troxtell

2012 Hopkins County African American Leadership Conference

·      Jerrod Knight: MLK Media Award

2012 Hunt County African American Leadership Conference

·      KETR-FM: MLK Media Award

2011 Awards

Houston Press Club Lone Star Award

·      Matt Meinke’s feature, “Cicadas”: Second Place in Use of Sound category

2010 Awards

Texas Associated Press Broadcasters – Division Two

Best Special Series

·      1st Place – Sex Offender Lawsuit – Scott Harvey

Best Sports Play-by-Play

·      Honorable Mention – CHS vs. Van Alstyne – Kevin Jefferies & Adam Sparks

Best Website

·      Honorable Mention – www.ketr.org

Best Feature/Light

·      1st Place – “Pecans” – Matt Meinke

·      2nd Place – “Songwriters” – Scott Harvey

Best Interview

·      1st Place – “Notably Texan” – Matt Meinke