RTDNA Announces 2016 Regional Edward R. Murrow Award Winners
April 19, 2016 at 8:21 AM (PT)
The RADIO TELEVISION DIGITAL NEWS ASSOCIATION has announced its Regional EDWARD R. MURROW Award winners for 2016. Among the 654 winners in 14 categories and 14 regions, UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS News-Talk KUT/AUSTIN led the large-market radio pack with 7 awards; MARFA PUBLIC RADIO in MARFA, TX won 8 MURROW Awards in the small-market category.
"We are delighted to honor the great work being done by local newsrooms," said RTDNA Chair KATHY WALKER. "Whether the winning entries come from a large team of journalists in a big city, or from a single, dedicated reporter in a small town, each demonstrates the value of exceptional journalism."
"Our winners shed light on important issues and solve problems in their communities," added RTDNA Executive Director MIKE CAVENDER. "We're proud to recognize their achievements."
Regional winners automatically advance to the national competition, to be judged in May and announced in JUNE.
See the complete list of winners here.