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Press Release: The Burbank Channel Wins Two Golden Mike Awards

Burbank, CA (March 28, 2023) – The City of Burbank’s government TV channel, The Burbank Channel, took home two Golden Mike Awards during the Radio & Television News Association of Southern California’s (RTNA) 73rd annual awards ceremony in Universal City on Saturday, March 25, 2023. 

The RTNA selected Burbank’s 2021 State of the City special, Burbank: The Town Behind the Tinsel, as Best Entertainment Reporting, 10 minutes or less, and Best Video Editing of a Feature Story, Series, or Special. 

The annual presentation featured former Mayor Bob Frutos reporting on the status of the city, Burbank’s historic involvement in the entertainment industry, and a visit to Nickelodeon Animation Studios where the former Mayor even got “slimed”. The special also highlighted the key role that local small businesses play in supporting television and film crews.

Click the following link to watch the Golden Mike winning entry:

“The Burbank Channel: The Town Behind the Tinsel” Best Entertainment Reporting (Div. B) and Best Video Editing of a Feature Story, Series, or Special (Div. B)
(Aired October 2021)

The Burbank Channel can be seen via Charter Cablevision on Channel 6 in Burbank and Channel 16 in Glendale; via AT&T U-verse on Channel 99; and via live streaming on the City’s website, as well as the City of Burbank’s YouTube Channel.

For information about the RTNA, visit:

Instagram: @BurbankCA, Facebook: @BurbankCA, Twitter: @BurbankCA, 

About Burbank
Burbank is a diverse community of 106,800 residents. Billed as the “Media Capital of the World”, numerous media and entertainment companies are headquartered in Burbank including Warner Bros. Entertainment, The Walt Disney Company, Nickelodeon Animation Studios, Netflix Animation, and Cartoon Network Studios. With the Hollywood Burbank Airport located within the City, Burbank is a go-to destination for business and tourism. Additionally, Burbank is known for its walkable and safe neighborhoods, well-run school district, and “small town” charm. 

Published on: March 28, 2023
10:12 AM