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Oct 9, 2014 - Arvada's KATV Channel 8 Video Programming Honored at Annual NATOA Awards Conference

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KATV Channel 8, part of the City’s Multi-Media Division, took home a number of awards from the 29th Annual Government Programming Awards (GPA) sponsored by the National Association of Telecommunication Officers and Advisors (NATOA).  The videos can be viewed on the links provided below.


First Place

Children/Young Adults Category:  Arvada West Sparkles

Seniors Category:  Silver Linings:  Rockyettes

Second Place

Public Affairs Category: Arvada Insights:  New Parking Enforcement Rules

Magazine Format Series Category: Veterans’ Voices


Third Place

Public Education Category:  Eco Diary:  Low Water Lawn Care


Honorable Mentions

Overall Excellence in Government Programming; Community Event Coverage: A-Files: Sand in the City; Interview/Talk Show: Arvada Insights: Arvada Floods; Special Audience: Making the Grade: Free Summer Lunch Program.


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