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RTDNA Announces 2011 National Edward R. Murrow Award Winners

The RTDNA announced the recipients of the 2011 National Edward R. Murrow Awards today.

Indianapolis’s WTHR won two awards in the large market category, for both Video News Series and Overall Excellence. Other large-market winners were Dallas’s WFAA and Seattle’s KING, who each took home two.

In the small market category, Buffalo’s WGRZ won three awards — for Video Continuing Coverage, Video Reporting: Hard News, and Overall Excellence.

You can view the full list, and watch all the award-winning segments, here.

SPJ Announces Sigma Delta Chi Award Winners

The Society of Professional Journalists announced the winners of its 2010 Sigma Delta Chi Award this week. The awards banquet will be held on September 24th in New Orleans, giving WVUE an opportunity to accept their award for Investigative Reporting in front of a hometown crowd.

Here’s a list of winners:

Investigative Reporting (Small-Market Station, 51+)
The Gravy Train – by Lee Zurik, Donny Pearce, Greg Phillips and Mikel Schaefer, WVUE

Investigative Reporting (Large-Market Station 1-50)
Their Crime, Your Dime – by Chris Ingalls, Kellie Cheadle and Steve Douglas, KING

Feature Reporting (Large-Market Station 1-50)
Land of 10,000 Stories – by Boyd Huppert, Jonathan Malat and Bill Middeke, KARE

Breaking News Coverage (Small-Market Station 51+)
Family Feud – by A.J. Lagoe, Paul Nevadomski, Ben Arnold and Katelyn Sherwood, WRIC

Breaking News Coverage (Large-Market Station 1-50)
Palm Bay Hospital Gunman – by Staff, Central Florida News 13

Video of the winning entries is available on SPJ’s website.

RTDNA Announces 2011 Murrow Award Winners

RTDNA has officially announced the winners of the 2011 Regional Edward R. Murrow Award.

KUSA (Denver), KARE (Minneapolis-St. Paul), KRDO (Colorado Springs), and WGRZ (Buffalo) had especially impressive showings this year, dominating their respective divisions in addition to winning Overall Excellence.

In a show of vindication for KARE’s departing VP of News Tom Lindner, the NBC-affiliate won 7 of the 12 categories in its division.

KTUL (Tulsa) and WVUE (New Orleans) also garnered a significant amount of awards, with their call signs showing up more than any other station in their individual divisions.

List of winners inside… Read more

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