Costa Mesa Television Channel 3 (CMTV 3) was recently honored by the Southern California and Nevada chapter of the National Association of Telecommunications Officers and Advisors (SCAN NATOA) at the 21st Annual STAR Awards with one first place and three second place awards.
The STAR Awards recognize outstanding programs produced by public, educational, and/or government access facilities serving California and Nevada communities.
Costa Mesa Television earned top honors in the “Public Safety” category for its production about the Costa Mesa Fire & Rescue Department wild fire training. Second place awards were garnered in the categories of Overall Excellence in Government Programming Under $400,000 Operating Budget, City Services Information Video and News Story.
Costa Mesa Television has now been recognized by SCAN NATOA for excellence in local programming with 16 first place STAR Awards since 1997, including 13 in the past 11 years.
Additionally, CMTV has earned numerous second and third place honors in a variety of categories over the years.