RTNDA Names 2006 Murrow Awards Winners
June 21, 2006 at 1:42 PM (PT)
The radio winners of this year's RTNDA EDWARD R. MURROW Awards include Overall Excellence award honorees ABC NEWS RADIO (network), CBS News KCBS-A/LOS ANGELES (large market), and WATD/MARSHFIELD (small market). Other radio winners are:
Radio Network/Syndication Service
Continuing Coverage: ABC NEWS RADIO, "Hurricane Katrina"; CBS RADIO NEWS, "Hurricane Katrina"
Feature - Hard News: CBC, "This is How they Teach AIDS Awareness in Thailand"
Feature Reporting: NPR, "Returning to the Ruins"
Investigative Reporting: AMERICAN PUBLIC MEDIA, "Power Trips (2005 Series)"
News Documentary: HOMELANDS PRODUCTIONS, "Saints and Indians"
News Series: NPR, "Katrina Odyssey"
Newscast: CBS RADIO NEWS, "CBS World News Roundup"
Sports Reporting: CBS RADIO NEWS, "Washington Nationals"
Spot News Coverage: CBS RADIO NEWS, "LONDON Bombings"
Use of Sound: ABC NEWS RADIO, "The National Anthem
Website: PRI's THE WORLD, "The World Online"
Writing: ABC NEWS RADIO, GIL GROSS: "Hurricane Katrina"
Continuing Coverage: WWL-A/NEW ORLEANS, "Hurricane Katrina"
Feature - Hard News: KIRO-A/SEATTLE, "Katrina: The Return Home"
Feature Reporting: WTOP-A-F/WASHINGTON, "Scary Clown"
Investigative Reporting: WWL-A/NEW ORLEANS, "Hell Inside Hospitals"
News Documentary: WNYC-A/NEW YORK, "Communication Breakdown"
News Series: KIRO-A/SEATTLE, "Long Road Home"
Newscast: WWL-A/NEW ORLEANS
Sports Reporting: KIRO-A/SEATTLE, "Stitch-and-Pitch"
Spot News Coverage: WTOP-A-F/WASHINGTON, "Capital Chaos"
Use of Sound: KCBS-A/SAN FRANCISCO, "County Fair"
Website: KCBS-A/SAN FRANCISCO
Writing: KCBS-A/SAN FRANCISCO, "About the Bay"
Continuing Coverage: KFDI-KFTI-A/WICHITA, "DENNIS RADER is BTK"
Feature - Hard News: WMSI-WQJQ/JACKSON, MS, "Saved by the Bush"
Feature Reporting: KGOU/NORMAN, OK, "Okie Noodling"
Investigative Reporting: VERMONT PUBLIC RADIO, "O'NEIL WALKER"
News Documentary: KBIA/COLUMBIA, MO, "What's on the Line"
News Series: WILM-A/WILMINGTON, DE, "Chasing Dreams in the First State"
Newscast: KRMG-A/TULSA, "KRMG Morning News"
Sports Reporting: WABB-A/MOBILE, "A Team Evacuated"
Spot News Coverage: VOCM-A/ST. JOHN'S, NF
Use of Sound: WMSI-WQJQ/JACKSON, MS, "Building Dreams"
Website: NEW HAMPSHIRE PUBLIC RADIO
Writing: WGLT/NORMAL, IL, "CHARLIE SCHLENKER Compilation"
The awards will be presented at the RTNDA's Awards Dinner in NEW YORK on OCTOBER 16.