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LA Kings, FOX Sports West Win 4 Awards at 70th Annual Los Angeles Emmy's

Patrick O'Neal named best Sports Reporter, Black & White series wins first Emmy for 'Bob's Final Game'

by LA Kings @LAKings /

The LA Kings and FOX Sports West combined to take home four awards at the 70th Los Angeles Area Emmy® Awards, presented by the Television Academy, held at the Television Academy's Saban Media Center on July 28.

The Black & Episode on "Bob's Final Game," a joint production by Kings Production and FOX Sports West, was named best Sports Feature.

Video: Bob Miller calls his final game in his 44-year career

"I want to thank everyone at the Kings who worked really hard on this episode. And, of course, thank you to the man, the reason why we're here, thank you to Bob Miller," Kings Production Editor Phillip Radke said at the award show.

It was the first win and second nomination for the Black & White series. "The Sutter Farm" was nominated in 2017.

In the broadcast journalist categories, FOX Sports West's Patrick O'Neal received the Emmy for sports reporting for his work covering the Kings and the Los Angeles Angels.

Video: Fox crew talks Humboldt Broncos tragedy

"It's been an amazing ride," O'Neal said during his acceptance speech. "I'd like to dedicate this award to the Hall of Fame voice of the LA Kings, Bob Miller. Thank you, Bob."

Tweet from @TelevisionAcad: The #LAEmmys for Sports Reporting go to @Patrick_ONeal, @FoxSportsWest

Kings Production also took home the award for Best Short Sports Promo for We Are All Kings.

Video: We Are All Kings

Chris Calleton was named best Graphic Designer for his work with FOX Sports West and Prime Ticket.

70th Annual LA-Area Emmy Award Winners

  • Black & White - "Bob's Final Game"
  • Kings Weekly
  • FOX Sports West
  • Rob McPherson (Executive Producer)
  • Phillip Radke (Editor)
  • Christopher Wohlers (Camera)

  • Patrick O'Neal (FOX Sports West)

  • "We Are All Kings"
  • FOX Sports West
  • Dominique DiDia (Producer)
  • Pat Donahue (Executive Producer)
  • Rob McPherson (Associate Producer)
  • Christopher Wohlers (Associate Producer)

  • Christopher Calleton (FOX Sports West/Prime Ticket)

Kings Production and FOX Sports West amassed five additional nominations for Live Broadcast Sports Series (LA Kings Live pre- and post-game shows), Live Sports Coverage, Sports Feature ("Thank You Bob"), Oustanding Editing (Radke), and Outstanding Multi-Camera Videographer (Edward Lewis, Jake Loskutoff, Jeff Shearin, and Jack A. Wilson).

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