KCEC-TV wins eight 2013 CBA Awards


Entravision Communications CorporationEntravision Communications announced that its Univision affiliate in Denver, KCEC-TV, was honored with eight Awards of Excellence and four Certificates of Merit from the Colorado Broadcaster’s Association during a ceremony on March 8, 2014, in the following categories:

Awards of Excellence:

Best Station Promotion/Marketing Campaign

KCEC-TV Colorado Árido Promo; Julio S. Sandoval, Marco Briones

Best Station Promo (Spanish-language)

KCEC-TV Noticias Univision Colorado News Promo; Marco Briones

Best Sales Campaign for an Advertiser

KCEC-TV Porra Mobil, Marco Briones, Jesus Bañuelos

Best Hard News, Spot News Report, within 24 hours

KCEC-TV Incendios; Juan Carlos Gutierrez, Mario Galarza

Best Regularly Scheduled Newscast (Spanish-language)

KCEC-TV; Regularly Scheduled Newscast 5pm

Best Sportscaster

KCEC-TV; Luis Canela

Best Use of New Media

KCEC-TV Breaking News, Delanny Zúñiga, Jacob Paulsen

Best Station Website

KCEC-TV; www.SomosNoticiasColorado.com

Certificates of Merit:

Best Television Commercial for an Advertiser

KCEC-TV Tres Margaritas; Gabriel Muñoz, Marco Briones

Best Feature News Report (Spanish-language)

KCEC-TV; Guadalupe Devotion, Luisa Collins, Marco Briones, Eric Valenzuela

Best Breaking News Coverage Under Deadline Pressure


Best Weathercaster (Spanish-language)

KCEC-TV; Gaston Heredia

“We are honored by this recognition, and would like to thank the Colorado Broadcaster’s Association for providing our network and staff with these accolades,” said Donald Daboub, SVP Integrated Marketing Solutions for Entravision’s Denver market. “I would also like to congratulate and thank our entire team at KCEC for their hard work and dedication that resulted in these distinctions. Colorado is one of the fastest-growing Latino markets in the United States and we are committed to continuing to provide the highest quality television programming to our diverse and flourishing Latino audience.”

Denver recently became the 15th largest Latino DMA, according to Nielsen’s 2013-2014 Local Television Market Universe Estimates for Latino TV Households.  Denver assumed the number 15 position with 246,160 Latino television homes. Additionally, from 2000 to 2013 the Latino population in the Denver DMA increased 90% to more than 781,000 people (NSI UE 2013).