OC World Wins Coveted ‘Real O.C.’ Award At OC Press Club Gala

2024-02-08T04:15:21-08:00June 10, 2023|

And Sweeps 'Best Video' Category! Dr. Manuel Gomez, Scott Hays, Joone Kim-Lopez. The OC World-produced documentary “Coastal Crisis: California’s Vanishing Beaches" received the coveted “Real O.C” award at this year’s OC Press Club’s Excellence in Journalism Awards Gala, held Thursday 15 June at the Anaheim Hills Golf Course. The “Real O.C.” award is given for the “story, review, feature, column, photo or broadcast video that best captures something special, surprising, telling, or essential about Orange County.” Second place was awarded to Voice of OC, third place and honorable mention to OC Register. OC World also swept the “Best Video” category with the following three programs: “From Hate to Healing,” "Hope Dies Last," and "To Live for the Harvest.” These documentary shorts and in-studio interviews are the results of the collaborative efforts of the OC World team: Manuel Gomez, Joone Kim-Lopez, Mike Moodian, Dan McKechnie, Ty Woodson and KLCS-PBS, Veronica Marquez, and so many others. We would also like to thank our Sponsors, our Advisory Committee Members, and those [...]

“To Live for the Harvest” received the Bronze Telly Award in Television – Documentary Short Form

2024-02-09T21:22:47-08:00May 26, 2023|

WATCH ON YOUTUBE Dr. Manuel Gómez discusses the plight of California farmworkers during the COVID-19 pandemic. This episode was broadcasted on KLCS-TV on July 18, 2022 at 5:00pm. Tune in to watch our show on Mondays at 5:00pm on KLCS-TV. Watch the broadcast live on your computer or phone: klcs.org/klcs-live-stream/ Find which channel carries KLCS-TV in your area: https://klcs.org/find-klcs/ Can't make the Monday broadcasts? Not to worry. Subscribe to our Youtube channel, where we will publish our episodes for free the following days after the broadcasts.

“Coastal Crisis: California Vanishing Beaches” received the Silver Telly Award in Television – Social Responsibility

2024-02-09T21:22:15-08:00May 26, 2023|

WATCH ON YOUTUBE Dr. Michael Moodian investigates the impact of coastal erosion on California's vanishing beaches. This episode was broadcasted on KLCS-TV on July 11, 2022 at 5:00pm. Tune in to watch our show on Mondays at 5:00pm on KLCS-TV. Watch the broadcast live on your computer or phone: klcs.org/klcs-live-stream/ Find which channel carries KLCS-TV in your area: https://klcs.org/find-klcs/ Can't make the Monday broadcasts? Not to worry. Subscribe to our Youtube channel, where we will publish our episodes for free the following days after the broadcasts.

The OC World produced documentary “Hope Dies Last” was awarded Best Long Form Programming or Documentary at the 73rd Annual Golden Mike Awards®

2024-02-09T21:59:48-08:00March 27, 2023|

The OC World produced documentary “Hope Dies Last” was awarded Best Long Form Programming or Documentary at the 73rd Annual Golden Mike Awards®. The Golden Mike Awards® is one of the oldest broadcast journalism awards show in America, and among the most distinguished with top journalists across America appointed as judges. Unlike most awards contests in which winners are determined by selecting which entry is the “best” among all those submitted in each category, winners of the Golden Mike Awards®" must also meet the “Standard of Excellence.” “Hope Dies Last” creates a narrative around the impact of Alzheimer’s disease on California communities, and the stories of families who find hope in the darkest of times. The other two OC World documentaries that were nominated as finalists in the same category were “To Live for the Harvest”—about the impact of COVID-19 on California farmworkers; and “Coastal Crisis”—about how local governments and residents are dealing with the issue of coastal erosion, and the consequences of inadequate action. The awards were presented by the [...]

Telly Award Winner

2024-02-09T22:01:35-08:00May 24, 2022|

Excited to announce that we are now proud owners of a #Telly Award! Our documentary on Alzheimer's disease in Orange County, Hope Dies Last, has placed GOLD in the category of Local TV - Public Interest/Awareness.Check out the winners list here: https://www.tellyawards.com/.../general-public-interest...Thank you to the Telly Awards and thank you to all our supporters who helped make this project come together!Charitable VenturesUCI MINDAlzheimer's Association Orange County Chapter

“Coastal Crisis: California’s Vanishing Beaches” earned the top honor at the 2022 LA Television, Script & Film Festival!

2024-02-09T22:23:35-08:00February 26, 2022|

OC World is proud to announce that “Coastal Crisis: California's Vanishing Beaches” earned the top honor (Best of Festival Award) at the 2022 Los Angeles Television, Script & Film Festival! "Coastal Crisis"—a documentary that explores the causes and effects of coastal erosion in California—debuted February 2022 on KDOC-TV and subsequently on PBS station KLCS. The documentary was an official selection of three other film festivals last year.

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