Local viewers are fortunate to have the well-written, consistently tough reports delivered by Nancy Montoya and KGUN-TV that provide an understanding of the impact of national events on their lives and community.
CREDITS: Nancy Montoya, Jeff Bartlett, Nate Shelton, Charlie Beckner, Chris Moore, Stephen Amen, Tom Gilmer
This portrait of the Islamic Republic of Iran, produced by CNN in collaboration with Australian independent filmmakers (IMAGO, Ltd.), offers an historical overview as well as personal accounts of life in a country still emerging from the throes of revolution. Scenes from Iran and are infrequently seen on American television, although that nation’s history is critical to the western world.
CREDITS: Marty Killeen, Sandee Myers, Larry Lamotte, Louise Vance, Christiane Amanpour
This examination of the political, scientific and military debate behind the Reagan Administration’s proposal to shift U.S. strategic defenses to the high ground of space gets at the real issues of a policy crucial to the future of all Americans. It is an example of responsible and educational broadcast journalism of the highest caliber.
Anthony Potter, William Turque, Marvin Kalb, Patricia Creaghan, Todd C. Norbitz, Anne Boggan, Peter Punzi, E. Sue Elliott, Greg Bertrand, Matty Powers, Daria Bekersky, Charles Kelly, Mary Grace McGeehan, Chris Bell, Chuck Fekete, Frank Gibson, Houston Hall, Henry Kokojan, Lawrence Mitchell, James Watt, Dell Byrne, Angela Fernan, Kevin Hale, Steve Marchand, Linda Ehrmann, Clarence Robinson, Tom Keevins, Max Schindler
This highly acclaimed documentary series wins its third duPont-Columbia silver baton for continuing to report on timely and controversial issues fairly and creatively. In these hard times for the television documentary, maintaining a tradition of such excellence is not won without challenges, but "The Moore Report" once again demonstrates that hard work and ingenuity pay.
In addition to its substantial backgrounding and follow-up on the MOVE story, WCAU demonstrated a commitment to keeping viewers informed with live, continuous and uninterrupted coverage of the dramatic story as it unfolded on May 13. The confrontation between the radical terrorist group and Philadelphia’s police departments ended in tragedy when 11 persons were killed and scores of families were left homeless after fire destroyed 61 row houses.
Michael Beardsley, Michael Archer, Jay Newman