Press Club held its annual convention over the weekend, and long-time KMXT
contributor Maggie Wall once again won a top award for her work with the Kodiak
Maritime Museum program "When Crab Was King."
first place in the radio "profile" division with the story of Carmen Lunde and her years as the owner
of Solly's Office bar in the heyday of the king crab fishery
third in that same category with a profile of 10-year-old local fiddler Sawyer
Fisheries Report was recognized as the top ongoing public affairs program in
the state, and the station took another first place ribbon in business
reporting for the story of Kodiak-Kenai Cable Company's plan to run undersea
fiber optic lines from Kodiak to Prudhoe Bay, making landfall at communities
along the way.
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list of awards won by KMXT.
reporters found success at the awards banquet as well. Marcia Lynn, now with
KBBI in Homer, won second place in arts reporting. Casey Kelly, now of KTOO in
Juneau, won a first place ribbon for a story about a new type of windmill in
Daily Mirror, which usually brings home awards from the Press Club gathering,
did not submit any work for judging this year.