Awards

Lone Star Emmys - 2

2013

Nominee

Environment - News Single Story: Irving's Recycling Program

2013

Nominee

Human Interest Program Feature - Pet Photographers

National Academy of Cable Programming

Award for Cable Excellence - 32

Academy Dissolved 1998

1998

Nominee

Sports Events Coverage (less than 75,000 subscribers) “Irving: Game of the Week"

1998

Nominee

News Series (less than 75,000 subscribers) “Irving Review”

1997

Nominee

Overall Commitment to Local Programming (below 40,000 subscribers)

1997

Nominee

Talk Show Program Series “Conversations

1997

Nominee

Sports Events Coverage (below 40,000 subscribers) “Irving: Game of the Week”

1996

Nominee

Overall Commitment to Local Programming (below 40,000 subscribers)

1996

Nominee

Sports Events Coverage (below 40,000 subscribers) “Irving: Game of the Week”

1996

Nominee

Children’s Programming Below Eight Years “Think Smart”

1995

Nominee

Overall Commitment to Local Programming (below 40,000 subscribers)

1995

Nominee

Magazine Show “About Towne”

1995

Nominee

Talk Show “Open Line”f

1995

Nominee

About Sports “Sports Scene”

1995

Winner

Sports Events Coverage (below 40,000 subscribers) “Irving: Game of the Week”

1994

Nominee

Overall Commitment to Local Programming (25,000 to 75,000 subscribers)

1994

Nominee

Program Series: News below 50,000 subscribers “Irving Review”

1993

Winner

Overall Commitment to Local Programming (25,000-75,000 subscribers)

1992

Nominee

Overall Commitment to Local Programming (25,000-75,000 subscribers)

1992

Nominee

Sports Series "Irving: Game of the Week"

1991

Nominee

Overall Commitment to Local Programming (25,000-75,000 subscribers)

1991

Nominee

Single or Series Community Events "Irving Arts Center Opening"

1991

Nominee

Program Series/Sports Events Coverage (25,000-75,000 subscribers)

1990

Nominee

Overall Commitment to Local Programming (25,000-75,000 subscribers)

1990

Nominee

Magazine Format Series "About Towne"

1989

Winner

Overall Commitment to Local Programming (below 25,000 subscribers)

1989

Winner

Program Series/Sports Events Coverage (below 25,000 subscribers)

1989

Nominee

Music Program Series "Texas Music & Art Festival"

1988

Winner

Overall Commitment to Local Programming (below 30,000 subscribers)

1987

Nominee

Overall Commitment to Local Programming (below 30,000 subscribers)

1986

Nominee

Magazine Format Series "About Towne"

1986

Nominee

Documentary "Irving's Hidden History: Bear Creek"

1986

Nominee

Comedy Program "Life Goes On: The Gibbs Family"

1983

Nominee

Sports Series "Irving: Game of the Week"

     

National Federation of Local Cable Programmers (NFLCP)

Hometown Video USA Award

(ICTN no longer participates in this contest) - 19

1991

Winner

Overall Excellence in Local Origination Programming

1991

Nominee

Performing Arts/Series "Irving Arts Center Opening"

1990

Nominee

Overall Excellence in Local Origination Programming

1990

Nominee

Program Series/Sports "Sports Scene"

1989

Nominee

Overall Excellence in Local Origination Programming

1989

Nominee

Performing Arts Program Series "Texas Music and Art Festival"

1989

Nominee

Magazine Format Series "Irving Review"

1988

Nominee

Overall Excellence in Local Origination Programming

1988

Nominee

Magazine Format Series "About Towne"

1988

Nominee

Original Teleplay "Mickey and Fern"

1988

Nominee

Performing Arts Program "Wimbledon Concert"

1987

Nominee

Magazine Format Series "About Towne"

1987

Winner

Live Programming "May 29th"

1986

Winner

Entertainment "Life Goes On" Comedy Series

1986

Honorable Mention

Documentary "Irving's Hidden History: Bear Creek"

1986

Nominee

Overall Programming Excellence

1985

Winner

Entertainment "Life of Roses"

1985

Nominee

Local Sports Series "Irving: Game of the Week"

1983

Nominee

Magazine Format Series "On the Job"

     

National Association of Telecommunications

Officers and Advisors - 85

2013

Third Place

Sports Event Coverage "Irving: Game of the Week"

2013

Honorable Mention

Overall Excellence

2012

Honorable Mention

Overall Excellence

2011

Second Place

Overall Excellence

2011

Second Place

Instruction/Training - I Win: The Pitch

2009

 Winner

Sports Events Coverage "Irving: Game of the Week"

2008

Second Place 

Performing Arts - Momentum Dance Company "Coppelia"

2008

Third Place

Live Sports - Irving: Game of the Week

2007

Honorable Mention

Live Sports - Irving: Game of the Week 

2006

Second Place

Performing Arts - Irving Symphony Orchestra - The Four Seasons

2006

Honorable
Mention

Ethnic Experience – Stories Into America

2005

Honorable
Mention

Excellence in Government Programming

2004

Winner

Public Safety – Emergency Preparedness

2004

Third Place

Performing Arts – Irving Symphony Orchestra

2004

Honorable Mention

Sports – Irving: Game of the Week

2003

Winner

Performing Arts – Patti Austin Concert

2003

Second Place

Sports – Irving: Game of the Week

2003

Third Place

Public Health – Irving Review “West Nile Virus”

2003

Honorable Mention

Community Awareness - Domestic Violence is Everybody’s Business

2002

Second Place

News Series - Irving Review

2002

Second Place

Instruction/Training - School Crossing Guard video

2002

Third Place

Community Event Coverage - Irving: Game of the Week

2002

Honorable Mention

Children – Irving Symphony Youth Concert

2001

Winner

Performing Arts – Sons of Harmony

2001

Second Place

Children – Eddie Coker “All Things Animal” Concert

2001

Third Place

Performing Arts– Musica Tejana – Michael Salgado

2001

Third Place

Public Health – Irving Review – Children’s Center”

2001

Honorable Mention

Public Health – “Carbon Monoxide Detectors – Irving Review

2001

Honorable Mention

Public Service Announcement – Library Summer Reading Program

2000

Second Place

Sports Events Coverage “Irving: Game of the Week”

1999

Second Place

Sports Events Coverage “Irving: Game of the Week”

1999

Third Place

Documentary – Event Coverage “About Towne – Heritage Festival”

1999

Second Place

Performing Arts “Tom Scott in Concert”

1999

Third Place

Performing Arts “Bob Wills’ Texas Playboys Live”

1999

Third Place

Public Health “Irving Review – AIDS Quilt”

1999

Winner

News Series “Irving Review”

1999

Third Place

Election Coverage “Run-Off Election Live Coverage”

1998

Third Place

Excellence in Government Programming

1998

Winner

Sports Events Coverage "Irving: Game of the Week"

1998

Winner

Performing Arts "Irving Symphony Orchestra"

1998

Second Place

Performing Arts "Marc Antione in Concert"

1998

Third Place

Public Health "Irving Review - Heroin"

1998

Finalist

Video Outtakes

1997

Winner

Performing Arts “Passing Strangers in Concert”

1997

Second Place

Sports Events Coverage "Irving: Game of the Week"

1997

Third Place

Overall Excellence in Governmental Programming

1996

Winner

Performing Arts “Emerald City in Concert”

1996

Winner

Children “Think Smart”

1996

Third Place

Documentary Profile “Profiles”

1995

Winner

Sports Events Coverage (below 40,000 subscribers)
“Irving: Game of the Week”

1995

Second Place

Sports Event Coverage "Sports Scene"

1995

Third Place

Library "Summer Reading Club"

1995

Third Place

Performing Arts “Pastime: the miniseries”

1994

Second Place

Government Access Channel Promotion “Irving Review Promo”

1994

Second Place

News Series “Irving Review”

1994

Third Place

Overall Excellence in Government Programming (operating budget over $500,000)

1993

Winner

Overall Excellence in Government Programming (150,000-249,000 population)

1993

Third Place

Library "Conversations"

1993

Second Place

Sports Events Coverage (below 40,000 subscribers) “Irving: Game of the Week”

1992

Winner

Library Book Talk "Conversations"

1992

Second Place

City News Program "Irving Review"

1992

Second Place

Government Access Channel Station Promo

1992

Third Place

Overall Excellence in Government Programming (150,000-249,999 population)

1992

Third Place

Sports Event Coverage "Irving: Game of the Week"

1992

Third Place

Ethnic Coverage "Irving Review"

1991

Winner

Overall Excellence in Government Programming (150,000-249,999 population)

1991

Winner

Sports Event Coverage "Irving: Game of the Week"

1991

Honorable Mention

Sports Event Coverage "Sports Scene"

1991

Second Place

City News Program "Irving Review"

1990

Winner

Overall Excellence in Government Programming (150,000-249,999 population)

1990

Winner

Sports Event Coverage "Sports Scene"

1990

Second Place

Sports Event Coverage "Irving: Game of the Week"

1990

Third Place

Library Book Talk "Conversations"

1990

Honorable Mention

Magazine Format "About Towne"

1990

Honorable Mention

Performing Arts "Christmas Eve"

1989

Winner

Excellence in Government Programming

1989

Winner

Sports Event Coverage "Irving: Game of the Week"

1989

Winner

Interview/Talk Shows "Open Line"

1989

Third Place

Sports Event Coverage "Sports Scene"

1989

Second Place

Library Book Talk "Conversations"

1989

Third Place

Community Events "Hollywood Premiere Night"

1988

Finalist

Best Community Event "Wimbledon Concert"

1988

Finalist

Best Performing Arts "Mickey and Fern"

1987

Award of
Merit

Award of Merit "About Towne"

1986

Winner

Award for Outstanding Governmental Programming

     

Texas Association of Telecommunications

Officers and Advisors – 85

2013

Second Overall Excellence in Government Programming (Operating Budget > $250,000)

2013 

Second Public Service Announcement - Irving Fights the Bite

2013

Third Magazine Format - About Towne

2012

Second Overall Excellence in Government Programming (Operating Budget > $250,000)

2012

Second Public Service Announcement - Top 50 Best Places to Live

2012

Third Magazine Format - About Towne

2012

Second Magazine Format - City Source

2012

Second Public Health/Public Safety - No Refusal

2012

Third Profile of an Organization or Dept: Year in Review

2012

Second Profile of an Organization or Dept: Humane Society

2012

Second Interview/Talk Show - Irving Living: Irving Aquatic Center

2012

Second Documentary - Pipeline to the Future

2012

Second Community Event Coverage - Game of the Week

2011

Second Overall Excellence in Government Programming

2011

Second

Community Event Coverage - West Irving Library

2011

Winner

Public Education - Last Game at Texas Stadium

2011

Third

Instruction - I Win: The Pitch

2011

Second

Talk Show - Open Line

2011

Second

Profile of a Department - Animal Care Campus 6 mos. Later

2011

Second

Magazine Format - City Source

2011

Winner

Website

2010

Winner

Overall Excellence in Government Programming

2010

Winner

Community Event Coverage - The Last Tailgate Party

2010

Winner

Special Audience - Parado de Trafico

2010

Winner

Profile of an Organization or Department - Municipal Court

2010

Winner

Interview/Talk Show - Open Line

2010

Winner

Documentary - Social Issues/Profiles - Texas Stadium Story

2010

Second

Community Event Coverage - Game of the Week: HS Football

2010

Second

Magazine Format Series - City Source

2010

Second

Profile of an Organization or Department - Irving Living

2010

Winner

Overall Excellence in Government Programming

2009

Winner

Community Event Coverage - Irving: Game of the Week

2009

Second

Special Audience - La Ciudad de Irving

2009

Second

Magazine Series - City Source

2009

Third

Special Audience - Irving Resident Report

2008

Winner

Profile of City/County or City/County Department - Resident Report

2008

Second Place

Overall Excellence in Government Programming

2008

Second Place

Special Audience – Slappy Time Circus

2008

Second Place

Magazine Format Series – Sports Scene

2008

Second Place

Interview/Talk Show – Irving Living

2008

Third Place

Magazine Format Series –  About Towne

2008

Third Place

Magazine Format Series – InVision Irving

2008

Third Place

Community Event Coverage – Irving: Game of the Week

2008

Third Place

Community Event Coverage – Irving Symphony Orchestra

2007

First Place

Community Event Coverage – Momentum Dance Company

2007

First Place

Profile of City/County or City/County Department - City of Irving - Local Address, Global Access

2007

Second Place

Profile of City/County or City/County Department - Firehouse Cooks

2007

Third Place

Overall Excellence in Government Programming

2007

Third Place

Community Event Coverage – Irving: Game of the Week

2007

Third Place

Magazine Format Series –  About Towne

2006

First Place

Education/Instruction/Training – Irving Police – Build a Future

2006

First Place

Promotion/Public Service Announcement –

What Can You Do with Two Hours?

2006

Second Place

Overall Excellence in Government Programming

2006

Second Place

Documentary – Social Issues/Profiles –

Stories Into America

2006

Third Place

Interview/Talk Show – Profiles – Gene “Shakey” Holder

2006

Third Place

Special Audience – Vida Hispana

2006

Third Place

Community Event Coverage –

Irving: Game of the Week

2005

First Place

Documentary – Social Issues/Profiles – Mustangs of Las Colinas

2005

First Place

Interview/Talk Show – Profiles – George Primo

2005

First Place

Public Health/Public Safety – Irving Review – Egrets

2005

Second Place

Overall Excellence in Government Programming

2005

Second Place

Community Event Coverage – Irving: Game of the Week

2005

Second Place

Magazine Format Series – Irving Review

2005

Second Place

Promotion/Public Service Announcement – Go Wild Read

2004

First Place

Overall Excellence in Government Programming

2004

First Place

Public Health/Public Safety– Emergency Preparedness

2004

Second Place

Education/Instruction/Training – The Tooth Fairy Needs a Vacation

2004

Second Place

Interview/Talk Show – Profiles – The Drakes

2004

Second Place

Profile of City/County or City/County Department) –

Irving Review – Log Cabin

2004

Second Place

Special Audience – Vida Hispana

2004

Second Place

Magazine Format Series – Irving Review

2004

Third Place

Community Event Coverage – Irving Symphony

2004

Third Place

Magazine Format Series – About Towne

2003

First Place

Overall Excellence in Government Programming

2003

First Place

Special Audience – Vida Hispana

2003

First Place

Community Event Coverage – Irving Symphony

2003

Second Place

Magazine Format Series – Irving Review

2003

Second Place

Special Audience – Musica Tejana

2003

Second Place

Interview/Talk Show – Open Line – West Nile Virus

2003

Second Place

Public Health/Public Safety – Irving Review – Flu Injections

2003

Second Place

Community Event Coverage – Irving: Game of the Week

2003

Third Place

Profile of City/County or City/County Dept

- Irving Review – IPLS and Meals on Wheels

2003

Third Place

Documentary – Social Issues/Profiles - Domestic Violence is Everybody’s Business

2003

Third Place

Magazine Format Series – About Towne

2003

Third Place

Promotion/Public Service Announcement – Mission Possible: Spy a Book

2003

Third Place

Community Event Coverage – Patti Austin in Concert

2002

First Place

Public Affairs – Open Line

2002

First Place

Education/Instruction/Training –Safety First, Theirs and Yours

2002

First Place

Interview/Talk Show – Profiles – George Morrow

2002

Second Place

Community Event Coverage – Irving: Game of the Week

2002

Second Place

Profile of City/County or City/County Department – Answering the Call to Serve

2002

Second Place

Special Audience - Irving Symphony Orchestra Youth Concert

2002

Second Place

Magazine Format - Irving Review

2002

Second Place

Video Text Bulletin Board - Channel 19 - Government Information

2002

Second Place

Overall Excellence in Government Programming

2002

Third Place

Community Event Coverage - Irving Ballet – The Nutcracker

2002

Third Place

Special Audience - Musica Tejana - Jennifer Pena

2002

Third Place

Magazine Format - Sports Scene

Other Recognition

2007


2006


2003

Award


Award


Media Award

CINE Fall 2007 Golden Eagle Award - Business - Sales Promotion - Irving, TX - Local Address, Global Access

Irving Hispanic Chamber of Commerce - 2006 Community Achievement Award

Head Start of Greater Dallas Irving Review – Jamie Higgins – Christmas Adopt a Family Program story

1992

Winner

Community Service Award (Irving Parks and Recreation Board)

1990

Winner

Outstanding Television Coverage (Texas Council of Child Welfare Boards)

1987

Finalist

JVC Professional Video Competition - JVC Award "Mickey and Fern"

3CMA (City-County Communications and Marketing Association)
Savvy Awards

2011

Winner

Silver Circle - I Win: The Pitch

2011

Winner

Award of Excellence - City Source

2010

Winner

Award of Excellence - City Source

2004

Winner

TV-Video: Education/Training, Population Group 137,356 to 386,000 - “Emergency Preparedness”

2003

Winner

TV and Videos-One-time special issues programming, Population Group

191,000 to 1,000,000. - Domestic Violence is Everybody's Business

2002

Winner

TV & Video-Regular Programming (population 182,000-210,000)- Irving Review

2002

Silver Circle

Best Video – One Time - “Answering the Call to Serve”

2002

Third Place

TV & Videos – Employee Training - Safety First, Theirs and Yours

2001

Silver Circle

TV and Videos – Regular Programming – “About Towne”

2000

Silver Circle

Video – PSA/spots – Library PSA “Open a Book”

2000

Third Place

One-time Video – Y2K Awareness

1999

Silver Circle

Video – PSA/spots – Symphony promo

1998

Silver Circle

Video - regular programming - Irving Review

Tami Awards (Texas Association of Municipal Information Officers)

2011 Winner One-Time Program: Final Game at Texas Stadium Site
2011 Winner Regular or Recurring Program: City Source
2010 Second Place Regular or Recurring Program: City Source
2009 First Place Regular or Recurring Program: City Source
2008 First Place Cable Special or One-Time Program - Irving Living
2008 Finalist Cable Special or One-Time Program - Irving Fire Department - 80 Years of Service 

2006

First Place

Cable Special or One-Time Program - Stories into America

2006

Finalist

Cable Regular or Recurring Program - More Than a Card

2004

First Place

Cable - Regular or Recurring Program, Population greater than 100,000- Irving Review

2003

Finalist

Cable - Regular or Recurring Program, Population greater than 100,000- Irving Review

2003

First Place

Cable - Special or One-Time Program - Domestic Violence is Everybody's Business

2002

Finalist

Cable Public Service Announcement (under 200,000 population) – “Read Across Texas”

2002

Finalist

Cable Regular of Recurring Program (over 110,000 population) – “Irving Review”

2002

Finalist

Cable Special or One-time Program – Answering the Call to Serve

MCA-I (Media Communications Association International) Media Festival

2006

Silver

Budget Production – Police Recruitment

2005

Silver

Budget Production – The Mustangs of Las Colinas

2004

Gold

External Communication – “Emergency Preparedness”

2003

Silver

External Communication – “Domestic Violence – It’s Everybody’s Business

2002

Silver

“Answering the Call to Serve”

AiME Award (Achievements in Media Excellence)

United Way of Metropolitan Dallas, Inc. – James F. Chambers Award

2001

Winner

Audio Visual "Put Your Heart In It", United Way Campaign Video

2000

Winner

Audiovisual Materials

International Association of Emergency Managers

2004

Winner

Category D: Audio Visual, Subcategory 2: Videotapes/DVD - Division 1, Local Emergency Management - Emergency Preparedness

2001

Winner

Category D: Audio Visual, Subcategory 2: Videotapes - Division 1, Local Emergency Management - Y2K Public Awareness Video

Emergency Management Association of Texas

2005

Winner

Outstanding Media Award – “Emergency Preparedness”

Press Club of Dallas
Katie Award

1996

Finalist

Interview/Talk Show “Conversations”

1993

Winner

Play-by-Play Sportscast "Irving: Game of the Week"

1993

Finalist

Interview/Talk Show - Major Market “Conversations”

1992

Winner

Scheduled Sports Programming "Irving: Game of the Week"

1992

Finalist

Documentary "One Day At: The Irving Hospital"

1992

Finalist

General News Story "Gangs: A Neighborhood Fights Back"