The Golden Mike Awards, presented by the Radio and Television News Association of Southern California, is one of the most prestigious awards in the broadcast news industry. This year, ABC7 was the big winner, taking home several awards, including the Lifetime Achievement Award for anchor Marc Brown.
The Lifetime Achievement Award is given to individuals who have made outstanding contributions to the broadcast news industry over the course of their careers. Marc Brown, who has been with ABC7 for more than 30 years, certainly fits that description. Brown has covered some of the biggest stories in Southern California, from earthquakes to wildfires to the Los Angeles riots. He has also interviewed countless celebrities and political figures, earning a reputation as one of the most respected journalists in the industry.
In addition to the Lifetime Achievement Award, ABC7 won several other awards at the Golden Mikes. The station won Best Newscast for its coverage of the Woolsey Fire, which burned more than 96,000 acres in Ventura and Los Angeles counties. ABC7 also won Best News Documentary for its coverage of the 2020 presidential election.
Other winners included NBC4, which won Best Spot News Coverage for its coverage of the Getty Fire, and KTLA, which won Best TV News Anchor for its morning show anchor, Chris Schauble.
The Golden Mike Awards are a testament to the hard work and dedication of Southern California’s broadcast news professionals. Congratulations to all the winners, especially Marc Brown and ABC7, for their outstanding achievements.