- Associated Press - Tuesday, May 6, 2014

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) - Here are the winners of the 2014 Nebraska Broadcast Contest for radio and television stations:

Radio Non-Commercial

Continuing Story

First: NET Radio, Lincoln, “Nebraska Blizzard and Cattle Losses,” by Fred Knapp, Grant Gerlock

Second: NET Radio, Lincoln, “Nebraska Legislative Updates,” by Fred Knapp

Third: No winner

Enterprise

First: NET Radio, Lincoln, “Owning It: Changing Gender Roles Lead To Greater Opportunities for Female Entrepreneurs in Nebraska,” by Hilary Stohs-KrauseSecond: NET Radio, Lincoln, “An Epidemic of Violence: Native American Women,” by Hilary Stohs-Krause

Third: NET Radio, Lincoln, “Reusing Contaminated Lands in Nebraska,” by Ariana Brocious

Feature

First: NET Radio, Lincoln, “Craft Beer Booming In Nebraska,” by Ryan Robertson

Second: NET Radio, Lincoln, “On the Wrong Side of the River: The Odd Story of McKissick Island, Nebraska,’ by Mike Tobias

Third: NET Radio, Lincoln, “BRONY - Fandom Carves Out Space For Young Men To Enjoy Friendship… And Cartoon Ponies,” by Hilary Stohs-Krause

General Reporting

First: NET Radio, Lincoln, “Citizen Scientists Study Endangered Species in Nebraska,” by Ryan Robertson

Second: NET Radio, Lincoln, “Pheasant Conservation Losing Ground to Farmland,” by Grant Gerlock

Third: NET Radio, Lincoln, “Hate Crime Lessons: False Report Case Prompts Reflections on What Nebraska Learned,” by Bill Kelly

Newscast

No winner

Series/Documentary

First: NET Radio, Lincoln, “…until he is dead: A History of Nebraska’s Death Penalty,” by Bill Kelly

Second: NET Radio, Lincoln, “Devil Clouds: Tornadoes Strike Nebraska,” by Mike Tobias

Third: NET Radio, Lincoln, “Changing Lands, Changing Hands,” by Grant Gerlock, Mike Tobias, Ryan Robertson, Harvest Public Media

Spot News

First: KIOS, Omaha, “Nikko Jenkins arrest,” by Katie Knapp Schubert

Second: NET Radio, Lincoln, “Nebraska Flooding,” by Fred Knapp, Ariana Brocious

Third: KIOS, Omaha, “Cold case murders arrest,’ by Katie Knapp Schubert

Talk/Public Affairs

First: NET Radio, Lincoln, “How Can We Save Rural America?” by Grant Gerlock

Second: NET Radio, Lincoln, “Nebraska Taxes: Moving Forward,” by Fred Knapp

Third: No Winner

Website

First: NET Radio, Lincoln, “NET News Website,” NET News Staff

Second: No winner

Third: No winner

Writing

First: NET Radio, Lincoln, “Nervous and Poor, A Small Symphony Orchestra Survives in Hastings, Neb.” By Bill Kelly

Second: NET Radio, Lincoln, “On the Wrong Side of the River: The Odd Story of McKissick Island, Nebraska,” by Mike Tobias

Third: No winner

Sports

First: NET Radio, Lincoln, “Arrested for Playing Baseball! How the National Pastime Became A Church and State Battleground in Nebraska,” by Bill Kelly

Second: No winner

Third: No winner

Best use of Sound

First: NET Radio, Lincoln, “Nervous and Poor, a Small Symphony Orchestra Survives in Hastings, Neb.” by Bill Kelly, Dave Hughes

Second: NET Radio, Lincoln, “New Crops Could Kill Insects by Targeting Their Genes,’ by Grant Gerlock

Third: No winner

Radio Commercial - Small

Continuing Story

First: KWBE, Beatrice, “Bird Seed Vandals,” by Doug Kennedy

Second: No winner

Third: No winner

Enterprise

First: KWBE, Beatrice, “Business Ban Fails,” by Doug Kennedy

Second: No winner

Third: No winner

Feature

First: WJAG/KEXL, Norfolk, “The Mouse and the Motorcycle,” by Susan Risinger

Second: WJAG/KEXL, Norfolk, “Controlling Australian Camels,” by Susan Risinger

Third: KWBE, Beatrice, “Singer’s Legacy,” by Doug Kennedy

General Reporting

First: KWBE, Beatrice, “Oversight Extended,” by Doug Kennedy

Second: KWBE, Beatrice, “Dangerous Pursuits,” by Doug Kennedy

Third: WJAG/KEXL, Norfolk, “Kennedy Assassination Remembered,” by Susan Risinger

Newscast

First: WJAG/KEXL, Norfolk, “WJAG Noon News,” by Susan Risinger

Second: No winner

Third: No winner

Series/Documentary

First: WJAG/KEXL, Norfolk, “Crown Point Closing,” by Susan Risinger

Second: No winner

Third: No winner

Spot News

First: KWBE, Beatrice, “Pinnacle Bank Robbery,” by Doug Kennedy

Second: KWBE, Beatrice, “Drug Distribution Raid,” by Doug Kennedy

Third: No winner

Talk/Public Affairs

First: WJAG/KEXL, Norfolk, “Camel Eradication in Australia,” by Susan Risinger

Second: No winner

Third: No winner

Website

No winner

Writing

No winner

Sports

No winner

Best use of Sound

First: KWBE, Beatrice, “Pawnee Vets Memorial,’ by Doug Kennedy

Second: WJAG/KEXL, Norfolk, “Downtown Christmas,” by Susan Risinger

Third: No winner

Radio Commercial - Large

Continuing Story

No winner

Enterprise

First: KFOR, Lincoln, “Journalism Drones at UNL,” by Dale Johnson

Second: KFOR, Lincoln, “Active Shooter,” by Dale Johnson

Third: No winner

Feature

First: KLIN, Lincoln, “Team Jack’s Journey,” by Kevin Thomas

Second: No winner

Third: No winner

General Reporting

No winner

Newscast

First: KLIN, Lincoln, “KLIN News with Jane Monnich,’ by Jane Monnich

Second: KFOR, Lincoln, “7 a.m. Newscast 5-16-13,” by Dale Johnson

Third: No winner

Series/Documentary

First: KLIN, Lincoln, “Fighting Pediatric Brain Cancer,” by KLIN Staff

Second: KFOR, Lincoln, “Affordable Care Act,” by Dale Johnson

Third: KFOR, Lincoln, “Money Smart Week,” by Dale Johnson

Spot News

First: KFOR, Lincoln, “Tornado Coverage,” by Chris Goforth, Jeff Motz

Second: KLIN, Lincoln, “Stabbing At Lincoln Pius X,” by KLIN Staff

Third: KFOR, Lincoln, “48th and Fremont Fatality,” by Jeff Motz

Talk/Public Affairs

First: KFOR, Lincoln, “Pinnacle Bank Arena Tour,” by Dale Johnson

Second: KFOR, Lincoln, “Farmers Feed Us,” by Dale Johnson

Third: KLIN, Lincoln, “Who Killed JFK,” by Kevin Thomas

Website

First: KLIN, Lincoln, KLIN.com by KLIN Staff

Second: No winner

Third: No winner

Writing

No winner

Sports

First: KLIN, Lincoln, “Uplifting Athletes,” by Chris Whitney

Second: KLIN, Lincoln, “Playing For the Nation,” by Kevin Thomas

Third: No winner

Best use of Sound

No winner

Television - Metro

Agriculture

First: KETV-TV, Omaha, “Neighbors Help Harvest,” by Scott Buer

Second: KETV-TV, Omaha, “Flooded Farm,” by Melissa Fry, JP Carter

Third: KETV-TV, Omaha, “Elevator Closes,” by Ryan Luby

Enterprise

First: WOWT-TV, Omaha, “Wrong Roof Ripped Off,” by Mike McKnight

Second: WOWT-TV, Omaha, “Abuser Back Behind Bars,” by Lauren Squires, Malorie Maddox

Third: KETV-TV, Omaha, “Attack Survivor,” by Brandi Petersen, David Hynek

Feature

First: KETV-TV, Omaha, “Car Auction,” by Molly Miles

Second: KETV-TV, Omaha, “Breast Cancer Diagnosis,” by Brandi Petersen

Third: WOWT-TV, Omaha, “Baby Jared,” by Erin Murray

General Reporting

First: KETV-TV, Omaha, “KETV Purchases Burlington Station,” by KETV Staff

Second: KETV-TV, Omaha, “Jenkins Court Appearance,” by KETV Staff

Third: WOWT-TV, Omaha, “Riding out The Storm,” by Joe Chiodo, Christian Champoux

Newscast

First: KETV-TV, Omaha, “KETV NewsWatch 7 at 10, Feb 21, 2013,” by Andrew Bein, KETV Staff

Second: KETV-TV, Omaha, “KETV NewsWatch 7 at 10, Aug. 14, 2013,” by Andrew Bein, KETV Staff

Third: WOWT-TV, Omaha, “WOWT Newscast 1,” by Staff

Series/Documentary

First: KETV-TV, Omaha, “Colorado Marijuana,” by Dave Roberts, Molly Miles

Second: KETV-TV, Omaha, “Treating Casey,” by Brandi Petersen, Ashley Nodgaard

Third: WOWT-TV, Omaha, “Creighton Season Preview,” by Ross Jernstrom, Greg Ortiz, Dave Webber, Jeff Sabin

Spot News

First: WOWT-TV, Omaha, “Car Drives into Main Break,” by Chase Moffitt, Justin Cheney

Second: WOWT-TV, Omaha, “Helping Hands,” by Erin Murray, Mike Plews

Third: WOWT-TV, Omaha, “Nurses Saves Pilot,” by Joe Chiodo, Christian Champoux

Videography

First: KETV-TV, Omaha, “Artist at Work,” by John Matya, Julie Cornell

Second: WOWT-TV, Omaha, “Run Over,” by Erin Murray

Third: KETV-TV, Omaha, “Watching Eagles,” by Molly Miles

Website

First: KETV-TV, Omaha, KETV.com by Anna Ripa, Jonathan Garcia

Second: No winner

Third: No winner

Writing

First: WOWT-TV, Omaha, “Bullied Teen Suicide,” by Brian Mastre, Jim Hinchik

Second: No winner

Third: No winner

Sports

First: WOWT-TV, Omaha, “Dom’s Still Here,” by Joe Chiodo, Greg Ortiz, Christian Champoux

Second: KETV-TV, Omaha, “Concussion Research,” by Andrew Ozaki

Third: KETV-TV, Omaha, “Wheelchair Basketball Champs,” Adrian Whitsett, Ashley Nodgaard

Sportscast

First: KETV-TV, Omaha, “NewsWatch 7 Big Red Zone, Sept. 7, 2013,” by Thor Tripp, Andy Kendeigh, Jay Roberts

Second: WOWT-TV, Omaha, “WOWT Sportscast,” by Greg Ortiz, Ross Jernstrom

Third: KETV-TV, Omaha, “NewsWatch 7 Sports, Sept. 8, 2013,” by Thor Tripp, Andy Kendeigh

Weathercast

First: WOWT-TV, Omaha, “WOWT Weathercast 1,” by Mike LaPoint

Second: KETV-TV, Omaha, “KETV NewsWatch 7 Weather, April 7, 2013,” by Bill Randby, Holly McCarthy

Third: KETV-TV, Omaha, “KETV NewsWatch 7 Weather, Feb. 21, 2013,” by Bill Randby

Television - Non-Metro

Agriculture

First: KOLN-TV, Lincoln, “Great Tractor Ride,” by John Haxby, Brock Lohr

Second: KOLN-TV, Lincoln, “Grain Elevator Danger,” by Megan Johnson

Third: KOLN-TV, Lincoln, “Popcorn Harvest,” by John Haxby

Enterprise

First: KOLN-TV, Lincoln, “DHHS Correction Leaves Families with Bills,” by Owen Jensen

Second: KOLN-TV, Lincoln, “Pawnee Hotel Ripoff,” by Meghan Bragg

Third: KLKN-TV, Lincoln, “Bus Driver helps save life,” by Megan Palera

Feature

First: KLKN-TV, Lincoln, “Skin Cancer Screening,” by Vanessa Brown

Second: KLKN-TV, Lincoln, “911 Call Reunion,” by Jenn Schanz

Third: KOLN-TV, Lincoln, “Helping His Mentor,” by Adam Uhernik

General Reporting

First: KOLN-TV, Lincoln, “The Power of Jack and Tyson,” by Bridget Fargen

Second: KLKN-TV, Lincoln, “Colorado Flash Floods,” by Lauren Fabrizi

Third: KLKN-TV, Lincoln, “Hickman Tornado Damage,” by Lauren Fabrizi

Newscast

First: KOLN-TV, Lincoln, “KOLN News Aug. 25, 2013,” by Staff

Second: KOLN-TV, Lincoln, “KOLN News March 11, 2013,” by Staff

Third: KOLN-TV, Lincoln, “KOLN News May 29, 2013,” by Staff

Series/Documentary

First: KLKN-TV, Lincoln, “Tribute to Heroes Series,” by Brittany Paris, Cole Miller

Second: KOLN-TV, Lincoln, “Border Marijuana,” by Adam Uhernik

Third: KLKN-TV, Lincoln, “Beating Deaths Series,” by Kayla Bremer, Lauren Fabrizi

Spot News

First: KOLN-TV, Lincoln, “Stuck in a Trench,” by Kristin Bauer

Second: KLKN-TV, Lincoln, “Branched Oak Lake Rescue,” by Camila Orti

Third: KLKN-TV, Lincoln, “Semi Fire,” by Jenn Schanz

Videography

First: KOLN-TV, Lincoln, “Garden Railroad,’ by Lance Schwartz

Second: KOLN-TV, Lincoln, “Trading Post,” by Taryn Vanderford, Jon Vanderford

Third: KLKN-TV, Lincoln, “Speedsters,” by Keith Stueven

Website

First: KOLN-TV, Lincoln, 1011now.com by Staff

Second: KLKN-TV, Lincoln, KLKNtv.com by Staff

Third: No winner

Writing

First: KOLN-TV, Lincoln, “Shoplifting in Style,” by Cassie Anderson

Second: KOLN-TV, Lincoln, “Homestead Trip,” by David Jespersen

Third: KOLN-TV, Lincoln, “Student Defies Odds,” by Ryan Mix

Sports

First: KLKN-TV, Lincoln, “Tunnel Walk History,” by Bill Schammert

Second: KOLN-TV, Lincoln, “Homer’s Heroes,” by Dave Polzin

Third: KOLN-TV, Lincoln, “Little Green Track,” by Lance Schwartz

Sportscast

First: KOLN-TV, Lincoln, “KOLN Sportscast May 17, 2013,” by Kevin Sjuts, Staff

Second: KOLN-TV, Lincoln, “KOLN Sportscast May 16, 2013,” by Kevin Sjuts, Staff

Third: KOLN-TV, Lincoln, “KOLN Sportscast Oct. 4, 2013,” by Kevin Sjuts, Staff

Weathercast

First: KOLN-TV, Lincoln, “KOLN Weather, Oct. 3, 2013,” by Brandon Rector, Staff

Second: KOLN-TV, Lincoln, “KOLN Weather, May 1, 2013,” by Ken Siemek, Staff

Third: KLKN-TV, Lincoln, “Dec. 19th 6pm Weathercast,” by Luke Dorris

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