Texas Associated Press Broadcasters - Radio Division B
- Second place: KETR News Director Mark Haslett
- First place for this football season retrospective by Mark Haslett.
- Honorable mention for the Commerce vs. Pleasant Grove varsity football game, featuring Kevin Jefferies and Brian Ball, produced by Jerrod Knight.
Use of Actuality - Production
- First place for Matt Meinke's production of this Grin-N-Bearit episode.
- First and Second place for this story about the Keystone XL pipeline and this one about a proposed toll road, both by Mark Haslett.
- First place for the ketr.org website and digital functionality.
- First place for Mark Haslett's piece on Kris Kristofferson, and honorable mention for a story about a local Methodist group that repairs homes, also by Haslett.
- Second place for Matt Meinke's production of this episode of Mary Clark, Traveler.
- Second place for Jerrod Knight's live online coverage on the evening of the fertilizer plant explosion in West, Texas.
Texas Associated Press Broadcasters - Radio Division Two
- First Place - Bob Aikin: In Memory - Jerrod Knight
- 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
- Honorable Mention - John Mark Dempsey, Kevin Jefferies & Scott Harvey
- First Place - KETR.org - Jerrod Knight & Staff
Texas Associated Press Broadcasters – Radio Division Two
- 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
- 2nd Place – KETR.ORG – Jerrod Knight & KETR Staff
- 1st Place – Severe Weather, May 24, 2011 – Matt Meinke, Kevin Jefferies, Jerrod Knight
- 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
- 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
Houston Press Club Lone Star Award
· Matt Meinke’s feature, “Cicadas”: Second Place in Use of Sound category
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
· Honorable Mention – www.ketr.org
· 1st Place – “Pecans” – Matt Meinke
· 2nd Place – “Songwriters” – Scott Harvey
· 1st Place – “Notably Texan” – Matt Meinke