October 18, 2012 |
KCET Vice President of News and Public Affairs Val Zavala and KNBC investigative reporter Joel Grover will be presented with the Bill Stout Memorial Award for Excellence in Broadcast Journalism by an advocacy organization chaired by former Los Angeles Mayor Richard Riordan. Community Advocates Inc. will honor the two journalists Nov. 15 at the Taper Auditorium of the Riordan Central Library in downtown Los Angeles. KNBC's Fritz Coleman will serve as master of cemeonies for the event, which is free and open to the public (RSVPs are required)
April 29, 2003 |
Jess Marlow, a fixture on the local TV news scene since 1966, said Monday that he plans to retire from his co-anchor job at KCET's "Life & Times" in June and will be moving to New Mexico. Marlow, 73, an Emmy-winning journalist who championed covering hard news over fluff, joined Val Zavala as host of the public television weeknight newsmagazine in January 2001, after long anchoring stints at KNBC-TV Channel 4 and KCBS-TV Channel 2. He began his TV career in 1958 at a station in Rock Island, Ill.
January 28, 1991 |
Gulf Talk: Public television station KCET Channel 28 continues its series on the Persian Gulf War with two upcoming "Bridging the Gulf" specials set for this week. "Bridging the Gulf: Media at War," hosted by Joseph Benti, airs Tuesday at 9 p.m., and "Bridging the Gulf: Guns and Butter" will air Thursday at 8 p.m., hosted by Jim Ingell of public radio's "Marketplace" and KCET's Val Zavala. "Media at War" takes a look at media coverage of the war with in-studio discussions on the issue.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
October 18, 1996
Re "Ballot Issues? Local TV Can't Find the Time," editorial, Oct. 8: Personally, I am much more interested in learning more about local, state and national political issues than I am about criminal activity, celebrity personalities and their latest gossip. We live in the most information-rich society but are the least informed on issues that truly matter, primarily because the television and journalism communities do not in general make an effort to educate people on a regular basis on the issues that have the potential to affect our collective lives.
November 3, 2010
SERIES America's Next Top Model: In Italy, the contestants do a photo shoot on a gondola in Venice, then go to Milan to visit model and designer Margherita Missoni, a guest judge, in this new episode (8 p.m. KTLA). SoCal Connected: Val Zavala wraps up local and national elections (9 p.m. KCET). MythBusters: In an episode titled "Arrow Machine Gun," Adam and Jamie embark on an archery odyssey (9 p.m. Discovery). Circus: Step right up as this six-episode documentary miniseries (airing over three weeks)
October 4, 1998 |
The setting was a 1940s-style Hollywood supper club. Couples in tuxes and glittery ball gowns sat at linen-covered tables adorned with teeny lamps. Palm tree shadows danced on the walls. And up on the stage--romantically lighted in hues of lavender, blue and violet--stood the singing seductress, a little lady with a big name: Florencia Bisenta de Casillas Martinez Cardona. But to us, she's simply Vikki Carr. And this place on this night is not really the ballroom at the Beverly Hilton.