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2012 National Edward R. Murrow Award winners

12 Jun

Awards

The Radio Television Digital News Association has announced the 2012 National Edward R. Murrow Award winners. The awards honor excellence in electronic journalism.

For the fourth consecutive year, NBC News won the Edward R. Murrow award for Overall Excellence in the network television grouping. NBC News also won National Murrows for Video Newscast and Writing.

In the same television grouping, ABC News earned three Murrow Awards in 2012 – for Video Breaking News Coverage, Video Continuing Coverage and Video Reporting: Hard News.

CBS News took the awards for Video Feature Reporting and Video Investigative Reporting in the network television grouping.

In all, 67 news organizations are being honored with 99 awards, listed after the jump.


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Television Network/Syndication Service

Overall Excellence
NBC News
Overall Excellence
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Video Breaking News Coverage
ABC News
Target bin Laden: The Death of Public Enemy #1
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Video Continuing Coverage
ABC News
Gabrielle Giffords
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Video Feature Reporting
CBS News
60 Minutes: The Gardens of the Queen
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Video Reporting: Hard News
ABC News
World News with Diane Sawyer, A Cry For Help: Famine in Somalia
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Video Investigative Reporting
CBS News
The CBS Evening News: Gunwalker
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Video News Documentary
CNBC
Billions Behind Bars: Inside America’s Prison Industry
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Video News Series
CNN
Homs: City Under Siege
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Video Newscast
NBC News
Blown Away: Southern Tornadoes
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Video Sports Reporting
ESPN
E:60 Angel in the Outfield
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Use of Video 
CNN
Joplin Gawker
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Website

CNBC
CNBC.com

Writing
NBC News
American Story with Bob Dotson
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Radio Network/Syndication Service

Overall Excellence
CBS Radio News
Overall Excellence
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Audio Breaking News Coverage
ABC News Radio
Osama Bin Laden Killed
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Audio Continuing Coverage
ABC News Radio
Arab Spring
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Audio Feature Reporting
WNYC-AM/FM/Studio 360
Secrets of a Blonde Bombshell
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Audio Reporting: Hard News
BBC World Service
The Death of Mohammed Bouazizi
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Audio News Documentary
BBC World Service
Cholera in Haiti
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Audio Investigative Reporting
Marketplace/American Public Media
The Chinese Student Syndrome
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Audio News Series
CBS Radio News
9/11 — Ten Years Later
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Audio Newscast
AP Radio News
Bin Laden is Dead
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Audio Sports Reporting
ESPN
The Sporting Life/E:60 “Hero”
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Use of Sound 
WNYC-AM/FM/Studio 360
Adventures in 3D Sound
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Website

National Public Radio
NPR.org

Writing
WNYC-AM/FM/Radio Rookies
Daughter of a Survivor
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Online News Operation – National

Overall Excellence
The Associated Press
Overall Excellence
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Video Breaking News Coverage
The Washington Post
Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords Shot in Tucson
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Video Continuing Coverage
The New York Times
Surviving Haiti’s Earthquake: Children
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Video Feature Reporting
Yahoo!
Field of Inspiration
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Video Investigative Reporting
The Associated Press
NYPD Intelligence
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Video News Series
GlobalPost
On Location
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Use of Video
The Washington Post
Under Suspicion: Voices about Muslims in America
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Video Sports Reporting
The Associated Press
Kim Rhode Profile
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Website
The Washington Post
WashingtonPost.com

Writing
The Daily Caller
The Horse Soldiers of 9-11
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Online News Operation – Local

Video Feature Reporting
The Dallas Morning News - Dallas
An Unending Battle: A Military Family’s Struggle with Traumatic Brain Injury
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Video Continuing Coverage
The Boston Globe – Boston
Whitey Bulger Coverage
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Video Investigative Reporting
The Boston Globe – Boston
The Boston Globe – Spotlight: Unreasonable Doubt
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Audio Investigative Reporting
The Lens New Orleans / GW Center for Independent Journalism – New Orleans
Kisa Holmes
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Video Reporting: Hard News
The Boston Globe – Boston
Departure Point
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Video News Documentary
Detroit Free Press – Detroit
Living With Murder
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Video News Series
StarTribune – Minneapolis
Lost Warriors
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Video Sports Reporting
The Boston Globe – Boston
Honoring NBA Great Bill Russell
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Use of Video
The Boston Globe – Boston
Video Team Composite
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Website
The Texas Tribune – Austin, Texas
The Texas Tribune – An Interactive Approach to Civic Engagement

Writing
The Boston Globe – Boston
Parents React to Boston School Assignments
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Television: Large Market

Overall Excellence
WCVB-TV – Needham, Mass.
Overall Excellence
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Video Breaking News Coverage
WTHR-TV – Indianapolis
State Fair Tragedy
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Video Continuing Coverage
KING-TV – Seattle
Bully with a Badge
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Video Feature Reporting
KUSA-TV – Denver
Adde’s Lesson
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Video Reporting: Hard News
KARE-TV – Golden Valley, Minn.
Dramatic Rise in Homeless Teens
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Video Investigative Reporting
WBAL-TV – Baltimore
Judging the Judges
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Video News Documentary
KING-TV – Seattle
Climb of a Lifetime
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Video News Series
KMOV-TV – St. Louis
Selling St. Louis
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Video Newscast
KTVU-TV – Oakland, Calif.
The Ten O’Clock News
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Video Sports Reporting
Comcast SportsNet Philadelphia – Philadelphia
Remembering Richie
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Use of Video
WTHR-TV – Indianapolis
Steve Rhodes
Watch the winning entry

Website

KMGH-TV – Denver
theDenverChannel.com

Writing
KARE-TV – Minneapolis
Boyd Huppert
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Radio: Large Market


Overall Excellence
KCBS – San Francisco
Overall Excellence
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Audio Breaking News Coverage
KMOX-AM – St. Louis
Good Friday Tornado Hits St. Louis
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Audio Continuing Coverage
KUT-FM – Austin, Texas
Texas 2011 Ongoing Drought
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Audio Feature Reporting
WCPN-FM – Cleveland
Frank’s Donation
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Audio Reporting: Hard News
CFRA-AM – Ottawa, ON, Canada
A Night in the Cell Block
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Audio Investigative Reporting
WBUR-FM – Boston
Anatomy of a Bad Confession
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Audio News Documentary
WUSF-FM – Tampa, Fla.
Jumping Off the Skyway Bridge…and Surviving
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Audio News Series
Mississippi Public Broadcasting – Jackson, Miss.
Smithville Destroyed by Tornado
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Audio Newscast
WTOP-FM – Washington
Newscast 5-2-11 6pm
Listen to the winning entry

Use of Sound 
WBUR-FM – Boston
New BSO Conductor Teaches Kids To Love Classical Music, One Wisecrack At A Time
Listen to the winning entry

Audio Sports Reporting
WTMJ-AM – Milwaukee
The First Pitch of the Rest of their Lives
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Website
KIRO-AM – Seattle
mynorthwest.com

Writing
WFAE-FM – Charlotte, N.C.
Uncovering The Past: Mecklenburg’s Role In Sterilization
Listen to the winning entry

Television: Small Market


Overall Excellence
KCCI-TV – Des Moines, Iowa
Overall Excellence
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Video Breaking News Coverage
WSHM-TV – Springfield, Mass.
Springfield Tornado
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Video Continuing Coverage
WVUE-TV – New Orleans
Hiding Behind the Badge
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Video Feature Reporting
WHO-TV – Des Moines, Iowa
Sky Rise
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Video Reporting: Hard News
KRGV-TV – Weslaco, Texas
Police Threat
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Video Investigative Reporting
WBBH-TV – Fort Myers, Fla.
EBT Card Investigation
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Video News Documentary
KITV-TV – Honolulu
Kokoro: Hearts Across the Pacific
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Video News Series
WVUE-TV – New Orleans
Swiped
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Video Newscast
KHNL/KGMB-TV – Honolulu
Hawaii News Now at 5pm
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Video Sports Reporting
WWL-TV – New Orleans
Jay Rink’s Defensive Line
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Use of Video
WATE-TV – Knoxville, Tenn.
Mission to Africa
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Website
KTVB-TV – Boise, Idaho
KTVB.COM

Writing
KCCI-TV – Des Moines, Iowa
Hanson Compilation
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Radio: Small Market

Overall Excellence
Alabama Public Radio – Tuscaloosa, Ala.
Overall Excellence
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Audio Breaking News Coverage
WRVA-AM – Richmond, Va.
Shooting at Virginia Tech
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Audio Continuing Coverage
KTTS-FM – Springfield, Mo.
Tornado in Joplin
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Audio Feature Reporting
WBOI-FM – Fort Wayne, Ind.
Derby Brats
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Audio Investigative Reporting
KUNC-FM – Greeley, Colo.
K12 Inc.: Public Online Schools, Private Profits
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Audio Reporting: Hard News
WUFT-FM – Gainesville, Fla.
The Execution of Manuel Valle
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Audio News Documentary
WSLU – Canton, N.Y.
The Road From 9/11
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Audio News Series
WITF-FM – Harrisburg, Pa.
Facing Cancer Together
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Audio Newscast
WTAQ – Green Bay, Wis.
WTAQ’s Morning News
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Audio Sports Reporting
WITF-FM – Harrisburg, Pa.
Hope in Handball
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Use of Sound 
WMSI-WJDX-FM – Jackson, Miss.
The National Memorial
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Website
WDEL-AM – Wilmington, Del.
WDEL.com

Writing
KSMU-FM – Springfield, Mo.
‘Angels of Mercy:’ Scenes of Heroism, Lessons Learned Emerge From Hospital Ravaged by Tornado
Listen to the winning entry

 
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