2012 National Murrow Award Winners Announced
June 12, 2012 at 9:14 AM (PT)
The RADIO TELEVISION DIGITAL NEWS ASSOCIATION has announced the winners of the 2012 National EDWARD R, MURROW Awards.
Radio winners include:
Radio Network/Syndication Service
Overall Excellence: CBS RADIO NEWS
Audio Breaking News Coverage: ABC NEWS RADIO, "OSAMA BIN LADEN Killed"
Audio Continuing Coverage: ABC NEWS RADIO, "Arab Spring"
Audio Feature Reporting: NEW YORK PUBLIC RADIO News-Talk WNYC-A-F/NEW YORK, "Studio 360: Secrets of a Blonde Bombshell"
Audio Reporting: Hard News: BBC WORLD SERVICE, "The Death of MOHAMMED BOUAZIZI"
Audio News Documentary: BBC WORLD SERVICE, "Cholera in HAITI"
Audio Investigative Reporting: AMERICAN PUBLIC MEDIA/MARKETPLACE, "The Chinese Student Syndrome"
Audio News Series: CBS RADIO NEWS, "9/11 -- Ten Years Later"
Audio Newscast: AP RADIO NEWS, "BIN LADEN is Dead"
Audio Sports Reporting: ESPN, "The Sporting Life/E:60: Hero"
Use of Sound: WNYC, "Studio 360: Adventures in 3D Sound"
Writing: WNYC, "Radio Rookies: Daughter of a Survivor"
Radio: Large Market
Overall Excellence: CBS RADIO News KCBS-A-KFRC-F/SAN FRANCISCO
Audio Breaking News Coverage: CBS RADIO Talk KMOX-A/ST. LOUIS, "GOOD FRIDAY Tornado Hits ST. LOUIS"
Audio Continuing Coverage: UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS noncommercial KUT/AUSTIN, "TEXAS 2011 Ongoing Drought"
Audio Feature Reporting: IDEASTREAM noncommercial WCPN/CLEVELAND, "FRANK's Donation"
Audio Reporting: Hard News: BELL MEDIA RADIO Talk CFRA-A/OTTAWA, "A Night in the Cell Block"
Audio Investigative Reporting: BOSTON UNIVERSITY noncommercial WBUR/BOSTON, "Anatomy of a Bad Confession"
Audio News Documentary: UNIVERSITY OF SOUTH FLORIDA noncommercial WUSF/TAMPA, "Jumping Off the SKYWAY BRIDGE... and Surviving"
Audio News Series: MISSISSIPPI PUBLIC BROADCASTING, "SMITHVILLE Destroyed by Tornado"
Audio Newscast: HUBBARD News WTOP/WASHINGTON, "Newscast 5-2-11 6pm"
Use of Sound: WBUR, "New BSO Conductor Teaches Kids To Love Classical Music, One Wisecrack At A Time"
Audio Sports Reporting: JOURNAL Talk WTNJ-A/MILWAUKEE, "The First Pitch of the Rest of their Lives"
Website: BONNEVILLE Sports KIRO-A-Talk KIRO-F/SEATTLE, mynorthwest.com
Writing: UNIVERSITY RADIO FOUNDATION noncommercial WFAE/CHARLOTTE, "Uncovering The Past: MECKLENBURG's Role In Sterilization"
Radio: Small Market
Overall Excellence: ALABAMA PUBLIC RADIO
Audio Breaking News Coverage: CLEAR CHANNEL Talk WRVA-A/RICHMOND, "Shooting at VIRGINIA TECH"
Audio Continuing Coverage: JOURNAL Country KTTS/SPRINGFIELD, MO, "Tornado in JOPLIN"
Audio Feature Reporting: NORTHEAST INDIANA PUBLIC RADIO noncommercial WBOI/FORT WAYNE, "Derby Brats"
Audio Investigative Reporting: COMMUNITY RADIO FOR NORTHERN COLORADO noncommercial KUNC/GREELEY, CO, "K12 Inc.: Public Online Schools, Private Profits"
Audio Reporting: Hard News: UNIVERSITY OF FLORIDA noncommercial WUFT/GAINESVILLE, "The Execution of MANUEL VALLE"
Audio News Documentary: ST. LAWRENCE UNIVERSITY, "The Road From 9/11"
Audio News Series: WITF, INC. noncommercial WITF/HARRISBURG, "Facing Cancer Together"
Audio Newscast: MIDWEST COMMUNICATIONS Talk WTAQ-A-F/GREEN BAY, "WTAQ's Morning News"
Audio Sports Reporting: WITF, "Hope in Handball"
Use of Sound: CLEAR CHANNEL Country WMSI-Oldies WJDX-F (OLDIES 105.1)/JACKSON, MS, "The National Memorial"
Website: DELMARVA BROADCASTING CO. Talk WDEL-A/WILMINGTON
Writing: MISSOURI STATE UNIVERSITY noncommercial KSMU/SPRINGFIELD, MO, "'Angels of Mercy:' Scenes of Heroism, Lessons Learned Emerge From Hospital Ravaged by Tornado"