Outstanding Achievement Awards Results

The 2018 Outstanding Achievement Awards have been judged, and the results are here. Congratulations to this year's winners, and THANK YOU to everyone who entered. Oklahoma broadcasters continue to set high standards for our industry.

Awards will be presented at the annual Awards Banquet on Friday, April 5, 2019, at the Skirvin Hotel in Oklahoma City. Registration information for the awards banquet and the upcoming OAB Convention will be mailed on February 8.

Best of Show was determined by number of awards and individual scores for each award.

2018 Achievement Awards: Television Division

Best of Show

KOCO, Oklahoma City

Evening NewscastKOCOKOCO 5 News at 6pm
Morning NewsKOCOKOCO 5 Morning News
WeathercastKOCOFirst Alert Forecast
SportscastKOKISports with Nathan Thompson
Investigative ReportingKWTV9 Investigates: University of Oklahoma Overspending
Spot NewsKOTVBranson Duck Boat Tragedy
Spot WeatherKOTVTriple Tornadoes
General NewsKFORBehind the Bandage
News Topicals & TSRsKFORSundown Towns
Feature—SeriesKOKIBilly's Angel
Feature—SingleKFOROske's Fight
Franchise ReportingKOTVFood For Kids
Photography—FeatureKWTVOklahoma Wildfire Heroes
Photography—SpotKWTVWestern Oklahoma Wildfires
General Image PromotionKOKHMalcolm Tubbs Is Everywhere
News Image PromotionKOKHGood Day OK: Personalities
Weather Image PromotionKFOR70 Years of Weather
Sports Image PromotionKWTVHeisman Special
Long-Form Programming—GeneralOETABack In Time: Talking Leaves
Long-Form Programming—SportsKOCOChronicle: 10 Years of Thunder
GraphicsKOCOGraphic Design 2018

2018 Achievement Awards: Non-Metro Radio Division

Best of Show

KWON, Bartlesville

Personality of the Year

Alan Clepper
KOFM, Enid

NewscastKWEY5PM News on Coyote Country
SportscastKECOThe Skinny on Sports Report
Play By PlayKSPISee You In Collinsville
Spot WeatherKWONNovember 30 Storms
Feature–SingleKGWAMy Nickle's Worth: The Shadow Knows

Commercial Announcement
1st: KTLQ
2nd: KKBS
3rd: KECO
Greg's Septic Pumping: Beverly Hillbillies
Texas Inkslingers Tattoo: Red River Rivalry
Penny News: Forrest Gump
General Image PromotionKICMTurkey Hunt
News/Weather/Sports ImageKRIGDewey-Nowata Hooper Trophy:
In Honor of Adam Hooper
Station Event PromotionKWONGreen Country Christmas
Special Programming
The High School Football Preview Show
A Christmas Carol, Act III

2018 Achievement Awards: Metro Radio Division

Best of Show

KRMG, Tulsa

Personality of the Year

Dan Potter
KRMG, Tulsa

NewscastKRMGMorning News at 7am
General NewsKGOUNorman City Council Checks Out Plastic Bag Fee
Feature–SingleKWGSCherokee Nation Agreement Creates First
Tribal Conservation Area for Endangered Beetle
Feature–SeriesKGOUHow Curious
General Image PromotionKVOOGarth Live!
Station Event PromotionKVOOJingle Jam 2018

Community Service Awards

Radio Division

KJYOOklahoma City
KOKCOklahoma City
KXXYOklahoma City

Television Division

KWTVOklahoma City
KOKHOklahoma City

A recognition trophy will be sent to the winning stations.