2019 Winners

Congratulations to all the winners for the 2019 WAVE Awards – honoring excellence in community programming from the Alliance for Community Media’s West Region. The awards ceremony took place Friday, February 1 at 6:30pm at the Hotel Maya in Long Beach, California. The ceremony was live streamed on YouTube courtesy of Pasadena Media.

Arts, Entertainment & Performance – Community Producer
Stanford Repertory Theater presents “Hecuba/Helen”
DAVID SIMON, NINA PERRY & MIDPEN MEDIA CENTER

Arts, Entertainment & Performance – Professional
“Soundwaves TV #8 – The Essence of Bernie”
DENNIS WILLIS, CHASTA MICHAELIS & STEVEN KIRK

Arts, Entertainment & Performance – Youth
“I Built a Friend”
HANNAH WEAVER, SIENNA DELGADO, BUCHANAN HIGH SCHOOL, CMAC FRESNO/CLOVIS

Community Event – Community Producer
“Redding Filmmaker Community”
MICHAEL FLANAGAN, JOE GIAMBRONE & SCACTV

Community Event – Professional
“Youth Xchange 2018 Highlights”
DANES NEVES & OLELO COMMUNITY MEDIA

Community Event – Youth
“ECTV Chicano Art and Mariachi”
EL CAMINO HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS & CAPS MEDIA

Community Issues – Community Producer
“Backstory: Homeless in OC”
JOHN UNDERWOOD, THE HOMELESS OF OC & LOS ALAMITOS COMMUNITY TV

Community Issues – Professional
“Thomas Fire Stories – Clark Tulberg, Thomas Aquinas College”
CAPS MEDIA CENTER

Community Issues – Youth
“Open Media Generation Presents… Rocky Flats”
CLARK OH-WILLEKE, LEILA PARKER & PAULINA NÚÑEZ

Culture & Lifestyle – Community Producer
“Crocker Museum In 3 Minutes”
MICHAEL FLANAGAN, JOE GIAMBRONE & SCACTV

Culture & Lifestyle – Professional
“Two Angels Meet”
JACQUELINE TOUEG & PCTA

Culture & Lifestyle – Youth
“2017 Truckee High Winter Concert”
CASSANDRA ALMOND, MICHAEL DALY & TTCTV

Documentary – Community Producer
“Urban Inferno: the Night Santa Rosa Burned”
STEPHEN SEAGER, MICHAEL O’SHEA & METTE SEAGER

Documentary – Professional
“Spark Plug Cowboys”
S. KRAMER HERZOG, LEONARD MARCEL & PAM COOK

Documentary – Youth
“Heart of the Horse Therapy Ranch”
BUCHANAN HIGH SCHOOL & CMAC FRESNO/CLOVIS

Experimental – Community Producer
“The Rosie Legacy”
SHAWN SPITLER, SHERYL SHAFFER & MIDPEN MEDIA CENTER

Educational Access – Professional
“Lakewood Education Foundation”
EILEEN MCILRATH, ANTHONY GUNDERMAN & CITY TV

Educational Access – Youth
“ECTV – Peace Corps and Amber Bassett”
EL CAMINO HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS & CAPS MEDIA

Arts, Entertainment & Performance – Community Producer
“Portable Universe Episode 124 – Alex and Nels Cline Duo Concert”
DAVID WITHAM, NELS CLINE & ALEX CLINE

Experimental – Professional
“Dog City”
BILL SMITH, LYNN CARLSON & TERESA MCLAUGHLIN

Government Access – Professionals Only
“Off the Shelf: September 2018”
GEORGE FALARDEAU, LISA DERDERIAN & BOBBIE FERGUSON

Instructional / Training – Community Producer
“Yoga to Loosen Your Shoulders with Patricia Becker”
TONI GOOCH, PATRICIA BECKER & MIDPEN MEDIA CENTER

Instructional / Training – Professional
“Cafe 5050 “Bite Size” – Taco Tuesday”
SALLIE CORDOVA GALLAGHER, CITY TV & CITY OF LAKEWOOD

Live Format – Professional
“HS Football: Sacramento Dragons at Del Campo Cougars”
WILL JAMES, JIM DIMINO & ACCESS SACRAMENTO

Magazine Show – Community Producer
“Outlook Video Show # 361”
KIM LAWSON, ERIC CHONG & ROBERTA GONZALES-GREGG

Magazine Show – Professional
“What’s Up Pasadena!: September 2017”
GEORGE FALARDEAU, CHRIS MILLER & BOBBIE FERGUSON

Narrative Film – Short or Feature – Community Producer
“AVA”
SAHVANNAH HENRY, ANDREA LEIVA & TINA SANCHEZ

Narrative Film – Short or Feature – Youth
“LAMP Presents – Divulgance”
LBCAP, LAMP & 2017 SUMMER INTERNS

News Programming – Community Producer
“Fresno State Focus”
KIM STEPHENS, FAITH SIDLOW, MCJ 128, CMAC FRESNO/CLOVIS

News Programming – Professional
“Net Neutrality”
ROSS JORDAN, DOMINIQUE DIPRIMA & JASMYNE A. CANNICK

News Programming – Youth
“Buchanan News Network – Blood Drive Special”
BUCHANAN HIGH SCHOOL & CMAC FRESNO/CLOVIS

Program/Channel Promo – Community Producer
“The Art of Play Show Promo”
MICHAEL FLANAGAN, JOE GIAMBRONE & SCAC TV

Program/Channel Promo – Professional
“Youth Media Promo”
CHRIS SAMARO & CMAC FRESNO/CLOVIS

Program/Channel Promo – Youth
“Las Noticias Open”
TV SANTA BARBARA

Public Service Announcement – Community Producer
“Girls On The Run”
SKYLER SABINE, CAITLYN YOUNG & EDWARD MCBRIDE

Public Service Announcement – Professional
“Red”
DANE NEVES, JACK BATES & JUSTIN KUWAMURA

Public Service Announcement – Youth
“Animated PSA – Bradshaw Animal Shelter”
SARA POGEMILLER & ACCESS SACRAMENTO

Spiritual / Inspirational – Community Producer
“Thanksgiving Interfaith Service in Shasta County”
MICHAEL FLANAGAN & SCAC TV

Spiritual / Inspirational – Professional
“Local Hero Awards: Lucy Janjigian”
LOUISE PENCAVEL & MIDPEN MEDIA CENTER

Sports Coverage – Community Producer
“Fresno City College Basketball”
FRESNO STATE MCJ 116 & CMAC FRESNO/CLOVIS

Sports Coverage – Professional
“HS Football: Sacramento Dragons at Del Campo Cougars”
WILL JAMES, JIM DIMINO & ACCESS SACRAMENTO

Sports Coverage – Youth
“MC Sports: Palo Alto vs Gunn, Boys Varsity Basketball”
CASEY HORNBEEK, KYLE BUTLER & JACKSON ALDRICH

Talk Show – Community Producer
“Ken Boxer Live”
KEN BOXER, NICK FERRETTI & J. P. MONTALVO

Talk Show – Professional
“Live Wire”
LAUREEN FALLAHAY, RAY TATAR & ELIZABETH HARRISON

Talk Show – Youth
“Open Media Generation Presents… Gun Violence in Schools”
LEILA PARKER, MOLLY BRIMHALL & PAULINA NÚÑEZ

Underserved Voices – Community Producer
“Art Breaks the Cycle Of Homelessness @ MONCA”
MONCA, FRIENDS OF THE ARTS & BCAC.TV

Underserved Voices – Professional
“Julen’s Ausome Sauce”
C. SUE BRAUN & PCTA

Underserved Voices – Youth
“ECTV – Women’s Rights and Hijabs”
EL CAMINO HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS