KOAA wins MDA journalism awards

Colorado Springs television station KOAA won two awards in the 2000 Muscular Dystrophy Association Broadcast Journalism Awards, which recognize programming that increases public awareness and understanding of the progressive neuromuscular diseases. KOAA-TV received a “gold” award in the Jerry Lewis MDA Telethon Music Video category for its entry titled “Home Run,” produced by Jeff Bauknect. “Chris Davidson,” produced by Erin O’Brien, won a “bronze” award in the Jerry Lewis MDA Telethon Profile Feature.