NPR, CBS Radio News Win Big At Murrow Awards.

The Radio and Television Digital News Association (RTDNA) announced the 2017 National Edward R. Murrow Awards winners, with all to be honored this October in New York. Hubbard Broadcasting news WTOP Washington, DC will be honored with the Large Market Overall Excellence award; CBS Radio News receives the nod for Overall Excellence in Network Radio, Best Newscast and Breaking News.

NPR also won three awards in the Continuing Coverage, Excellence in Innovation and Feature Reporting categories. New Hampshire Public Radio was recognized for Small Market Radio Overall Excellence.

“Now more than ever, it is important to recognize the outstanding journalism being done by newsrooms across the country and around the world,” RTDNA chairman Vincent Duffy said. “We’re proud to highlight the great work of dedicated, hard-working, professional journalists who serve a critical role in our society.” A list of the winners is below.

Large Market Radio

Overall Excellence: Hubbard Broadcasting, WTOP-FM, Washington, DC

Breaking News: CBS Radio, KNX-AM, Los Angeles, CA

Continuing Coverage: Rogers CCFR-AM, Calgary, AB

Excellence in Innovation: New York Public Radio, WNYC Radio, New York, NY

Excellence in Social Media: University of Texas, KUT-FM, Austin, TX

Excellence in Sound: University of Missouri, KCUR-FM, Kansas City, MO

Excellence in Video: North Texas Broadcasting, KERA-FM, Dallas, TX

Excellence in Writing: Chicago Public Media, WBEZ, Chicago, IL

Feature Reporting: Santa Monica College, KCRW, Santa Monica, CA

Reporting, Hard News: New York Public Radio, WNYC Radio, New York, NY

Reporting, Investigative Reporting: KQED Inc., KQED, San Francisco, CA

News Documentary: University of Texas at Austin, KUT, Austin, TX

News Series: State Impact Indiana, Bloomington, IN

Newscast: CBS Radio, WCBS-AM, New York, NY

Reporting, Sports: Boston University, WBUR, Boston, MA

Website: Hubbard Broadcasting, WTOP.com, Washington, DC

Small Market Radio

Overall Excellence: New Hampshire Public Radio, Concord, NH

Breaking News: Scripps, KFDI, Wichita, KS

Continuing Coverage: Virginia Tech, WVTF, Charlottesville, VA

Excellence in Innovation: University of Missouri, KBIA, Columbia, MO

Excellence in Social Media: Indiana University, WFIU/WTIU News, Bloomington, IN

Excellence in Sound: Sacred Heart University, WSHU, Farifield, CT

Excellence in Video: Vermont Public Radio, Colchester, VT

Excellence in Writing: Northern Arizona University, KNAU, Flagstaff, AZ

Feature Reporting: New Hampshire Public Radio, Concord, NH

Reporting, Hard News: Wichita State University, KMUW, Wichita, KS

Investigative Reporting: Virginia Tech, WVTF, Charlottesville, VA

News Documentary: Vermont Public Radio, Colchester, VT

News Series: New Hampshire Public Radio, Concord, NH

Newscast: West Virginia Radio Corp., WCHS Radio, Charleston, WV

Reporting, Sports: WITF Inc., WITF, Harrisburg, PA

Website: North Country Public Radio, northcountrypublicradio.org, Canton, NY

Network Radio:

Overall excellence: CBS Radio News, New York, NY

Breaking News: CBS Radio News, New York, NY

Continuing Coverage: NPR, Washington, DC

Excellence in Innovation: NPR, Washington, DC

Excellence in Sound: ABC News Radio, New York, NY

Excellence in Writing: ABC News Radio, New York, NY

Feature Reporting: NPR, Washington, DC

Reporting, Hard News: Westwood One, Washington, DC

Investigative Reporting: APM Reports, St. Paul, MN

News Documentary: Reveal from The Center for Investigative Reporting and PRX, Emeryville, CA

News Series: Serial, New York, NY

Newscast: CBS Radio News, New York, NY

Reporting, Sports: Reveal from The Center for Investigative Reporting and PRX, Emeryville, CA

Website: Serial, New York, NY


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