CBS News Radio Leads Murrow Winners
June 29, 2009 at 11:13 AM (PT)
CBS NEWS RADIO won five of this year's EDWARD R. MURROW AWARDS from the RADIO-TELEVISION NEWS DIRECTORS' ASSOCIATION, including its third in a row for Overall Excellence. ABC NEWS RADIO won the award for best newscast, while WTOP/WASHINGTON won five Large MArket awards.
The winners include:
Radio Network/Syndication Service
Overall Excellence: CBS RADIO NEWS
Breaking News: NPR, CHENGDU Earthquake
Continuing Coverage: CBS RADIO NEWS, Campaign 2008
Feature: Hard News: CBS RADIO NEWS, Military Malpractice
Feature Reporting: WORLD VISION REPORT, "Daily Talk"
Investigative Reporting: ABC NEWS RADIO, "The Big 3's Private Planes"
News Documentary: NPR, "MEXICO '68: A Movement, A Massacre and the 40 Year Search for the Truth"
News Series: CBS RADIO NEWS, "Too Close to Call"
Newscast ABC NEWS RADIO, ABC INFORMATION NETWORK Newscast
Sports Reporting: NPR, Olympic Coverage
Use of Sound: CBS RADIO NEWS, Mt. Rushmore
Writing: WORLD VISION REPORT, MICHAEL KAVANAGH
Web Site: NPR, "Dirty Money"
Radio: Large Market
Overall Excellence: WTOP/WASHINGTON
Breaking News Coverage: KGO-A/SAN FRANCISCO, Northern California on Fire
Continuing Coverage: KMOX-A/ST. LOUIS, The Floods of 2008
Feature Reporting: KOA-A/DENVER, "Swingers "
Feature: Hard News: WTOP/WASHINGTON, "Hidden Hunter"
Investigative Reporting: CAPITAL PUBLIC RADIO, "A Different Kind of Drug Problem "
News Documentary: WBEZ/CHICAGO, "Death's Footprint"
News Series: KWMU/ST. LOUIS, "Gangs of North ST. LOUIS"
Newscast: KMOX-A/ST. LOUIS, Newscast 8:00a 2/8/08
Sports Reporting: KIRO-F/SEATTLE, "Olympic Mom"
Use of Sound: WTOP/WASHINGTON, "Cathedral Bells"
Writing: WTOP/WASHINGTON, CHRIS CORE, "Core Values"
Radio: Small Market
Overall Excellence: WJBC-A/BLOOMINGTON, IL
Breaking News Coverage: WRVA-A/RICHMOND, "Building Collapse"
Continuing Coverage: WSLU/CANTON, NY, "The Impact of War..at Home"
Feature Reporting: WMSI/JACKSON., MS, "An Oil Well in My Own Backyard"
Feature: Hard News: WITF-F/HARRISBURG, "Aftermath of the LUIS RAMIREZ Beating Death"
Investigative Reporting: WAKR-A/AKRON, "Bungalo 5 & Hot Spots"
News Documentary: KSAK/WALNUT, CA, "A Voice In Your Life"
News Series: WITF-F/HARRISBURG, "Impact of War"
Newscast: WDEL-A/WILMINGTON, "DELAWARE’S Morning News"
Sports Reporting: WSLU/CANTON, NY, "Native Americans in Baseball's Past and Present "
Use of Sound: WVPS/BURLINGTON, VT, "Oxen Exam"
Website: WAKR-A/AKRON, AKRONNEWSNOW.COM