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Sept 25, 2015 - Arvada's Video Programming Honored at Annual NATOA Awards Conference

Arvada, CO . . . Arvada’s Media Services Division took home several awards from the 30th Annual Government Programming Awards sponsored by the National Association of Telecommunications Officers and Advisors (NATOA). These awards recognize the Division staff’s talent and dedication towards providing outstanding informational videos to Arvada residents, businesses, and visitors.  The videos can be viewed on the links provided.

First Place

Community Event Coverage (Operating Budget Over $300,000): 
Warbirds Over the Rockies

Documentary (Operating Budget $200,000 - $400,000): 
04 Trolley


Third Place

Magazine Format Series (Operating Budget Over $300,000):

The A-Files
Golden Retriever Rescue
Second Saturdays in Olde Town
Warbirds Over the Rockies


Honorable Mention

Children/Young Adults (Operating Budget Over $300,000): 
Outdoor Lab

Public Health: 
Healthy Places

Magazine Format Series (Operating Budget Over $300,000): 

Veterans’ Voices
Veteran's Voices featuring Nicholas Zeniuk
Veteran's Voices Featuring John Appelhans
Veteran's Voices Featuring James Doyle


Arvada cable subscribers can watch the City's programming on Channel 8.  All programming is also available on the City's website at and on Arvada's YouTube channel.



NATOA is a national association representing local government jurisdictions and consortiums, including elected and appointed officials and staff, who oversee communications, broadband and technology.  NATOA’s annual Government Programming Awards recognize excellence in broadcast, cable, multimedia and electronic programming produced by local government agencies.  For more information visit