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KYW, WVUE Win Edward R. Murrow Awards For Overall Excellence

Philadelphia CBS O&O KYW and New Orleans Fox affiliate WVUE are the 2013 recipients of RTDNA Edward R. Murrow Awards for overall excellence.

“We are very humbled and honored to be recognized for our body of work in 2012,” WVUE news director Mikel Schaefer told TVSpy. “This is a reflection of the hard work and dedication our entire staff has day in and day out, whether covering Hurricane Isaac, investigating corruption or our unique culture.”

In the breaking news category, WNBC in New York City won for coverage of Hurricane Sandy and WHEC in Rochester won for coverage of the four firefighters shot at a house fire in Webster. In the continuning coverage category, KXAS in Dallas won for “Driven to Distraction,” a nine-month series on Texas police officers who crashed while typing on mobile dashboard computers, and KXRM in Colorado Springs won for coverage of the Waldo Canyon fire.

Murrow Awards for best newscast go to KUSA in Denver and KSPR in Springfield, Mo. Awards for best feature reporting go to KARE in Minneapolis and KHQ in Spokane, and WFAA in Dallas and CTV in Vancouver Island were honored for best investigative reporting.

A full list of the winners is after the jump.

Small Market Television       Large Market Television
Overall Excellence WVUE Overall Excellence
WVUE-TV
New Orleans, LA
CBS 3 Eyewitness News
KYW-TV
Philadelphia, PA
Newscast Leap Day Tornadoes
KSPR-TV
Springfield, MO
Aurora Theater Shooting
KUSA-TV
Denver, CO
Breaking News Christmas Eve Tragedy
WHEC-TV
Rochester, NY
Hurricane Sandy
WNBC-TV
New York, NY
Continuing Coverage
Waldo Canyon Fire
KXRM-TV
Colorado Springs, CO
Driven to Distraction
KXAS-TV
Fort Worth, TX
Feature Reporting The Eyes of a Hero
KHQ-TV
Spokane, WA
Neighborhood of Love
KARE-TV
Minneapolis, MN
Investigative Reporting        Wharfside Restaurant
Troubles

CTV Vancouver Island
Victoria, BC
Denticaid: Medicaid Dental
Abuse in Texas

WFAA-TV
Dallas, TX
News Documentary Disappearing Defenses
WVUE-TV
New Orleans, LA
War Zone: The Destruction
of an All-American City

KMOV-TV
St. Louis, MO
News Series Silver State Secrets
KRNV-TV
Reno, NV
From Hell and Back: The
Lydia Tillman Story

KUSA-TV
Denver, CO
Reporting: Hard News Bus Investigation
WRGB-TV
Niskayuna, NY
Cahokia School Junket
KMOV-TV
St. Louis, MO
Reporting: Sports The Ben Weber Story
WEHT-TV
Evansville, IN
Soccer Safety Ignored
WTSP-TV
St. Petersburg, FL
Use of Video Collett’s Compilation
KTUL-TV
Tulsa, OK
Michael DelGiudice
WNBC-TV
New York, NY
Writing Burt Mummolo
KTUL-TV
Tulsa, OK
Boyd Huppert
KARE-TV
Minneapolis, MN
Website KGUN9.com
KGUN-TV
Tucson, AZ
8NewsNow.com
KLAS-TV
Las Vegas, NV
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