RTDNA Announces 2013 National Edward R. Murrow Award Winners
June 12, 2013 at 9:01 AM (PT)
The RADIO TELEVISION DIGITAL NEWS ASSOCIATION (RTDNA) has announced the winners of the 2013 national EDWARD R. MURROW and 2013 RTDNA/UNITY Awards. CBS NEWS led the network categories, including three in radio (including its seventh straight Overall Excellence Award in Network Radio News) and four in TV. MICHIGAN RADIO and noncommercial WFPL/LOUISVILLE were among winners of RTDNA/UNITY Awards. Winners will be honored at a gala on OCTOBER 14th in NEW YORK.
Radio winners include:
Large Market Radio:
Overall Excellence: CLEAR CHANNEL Talk KOA-A/DENVER
Newscast: CBS RADIO News KRLD-A/DALLAS, KRLD Afternoon News
Breaking News: CUMULUS News-Talk KGO-A/SAN FRANCISCO, "OIKOS UNIVERSITY Shooting"
Continuing Coverage: CBS RADIO News WCBS-A/NEW YORK, "The Fury of Sandy"
Feature Reporting: MIAMI-DADE SCHOOLS News-Talk WLRN-F/MIAMI and MIAMI HERALD NEWS, "Her Own Little PARIS"
Investigative Reporting: KQED INC. News-Talk KQED/SAN FRANCISCO, "Broken Shield"
News Documentary: CHICAGO PUBLIC MEDIA News-Talk WBEZ/CHICAGO, "MIKE and VICTOR: A Family Story"
News Series: PACIFIC LUTHERAN UNIVERSITY News-Jazz KPLU/TACOMA, "If It's Legal"
Reporting: Hard News: WBEZ, "The Weight of the City's Violence on One School Principal"
Reporting: Sports: KENT STATE UNIVERSITY News-Talk WKSU/KENT, OH, "Playing Through the Pain"
Use of Sound: WLRN/MIAMI HERALD NEWS, "The Storm"
Writing: CBS RADIO News-Talk WBZ-A/BOSTON, "A CHRISTMAS Poem"
Website: MINNESOTA PUBLIC RADIO, MPRNews.org
Small Market Radio:
Overall Excellence: CUMULUS Talk WJBC-A-F/BLOOMINGTON, IL
Newscast: MIDWEST COMMUNICATIONS Talk KFGO-A/FARGO, 12:30p News
Breaking News: CLEAR CHANNEL Talk WRVA-A/RICHMOND, "Stormy Surprise"
Continuing Coverage: WITF, INC. Classical-Talk WITF/HARRISBURG, PA, "Aftershocks of the SANDUSKY Scandal"
Feature Reporting: ARIZONA PUBLIC MEDIA, "The Battle of Picacho Pass"
Investigative Reporting: WITF, "Abandoned Wells"
News Documentary: INDIANA UNIVERSITY Classical-Jazz-News WFIU-WTIU/BLOOMINGTON, IN, "Progress Report: Education in INDIANA"
News Series: VIRGINIA TECH Classical-Talk WVTF/ROANOKE and RADIO IQ/CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA, "Hazardous Hospitals"
Reporting: Hard News: UNIVERSITY OF FLORIDA News-Talk WUFT/GAINESVILLE, "CEDAR KEY Oyster Industry On The Brink"
Reporting: Sports: NRG MEDIA Talk KLIN-A-K233AN/LINCOLN, NE, "Team JACK"
Use of Sound: WESTERN ILLINOIS UNIVERSITY News-Talk WIUM/MACOMB, IL-WIUW/WARSAW, IL, "Audio Postcard from Snake Alley"
Writing: WITF, "Hang Tough: DICK WINTERS in NORMANDY"
Website: BOISE STATE UNIVERSITY News-Talk KBSX/BOISE
Overall Excellence: CBS RADIO NEWS
Newscast: CBS RADIO NEWS Hourly
Breaking News: ABC NEWS RADIO, "NEWTOWN School Shooting"
Continuing Coverage: ABC NEWS RADIO, "Hurricane Sandy"
Feature Reporting: CBS RADIO NEWS, "The Man Aisle"
Investigative Reporting: PUBLIC RADIO INTERNATIONAL, "The State Integrity Investigation"
News Documentary: STATEOFTHERE:UNION- NPR/PRX, "As Black As We Wish To Be By LU OLKOWSKI"
News Series: ABC NEWS RADIO, "Your Voice Your Vote"
Reporting: Hard News: CNN RADIO, "When Police Shoot"
Reporting: Sports: ESPN RADIO, "DONNOVAN HILL"
Use of Sound: CNN RADIO, "Saturday Night Fever's BROOKLYN Legacy"
Writing: CNN RADIO, "Sandy: Memories of the JERSEY SHORE"
Website: NPR, NPR's Digital Experience
Website: SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA PUBLIC RADIO News-Talk KPCC/PASADENA-LOS ANGELES, SCPR.org