CBS RADIO Stations Awarded with 21 2015 Regional Edward R. Murrow Awards

The Radio Television Digital News Association announced the winners of this year’s prestigious Regional Edward R. Murrow Awards, and ten esteemed CBS RADIO stations received a total of 21 awards.

Since 1971, the annual awards have recognized outstanding achievements in electronic journalism.  Awardees demonstrate the spirit of excellence that Murrow made standard for the profession of electronic journalism.

Stations in New York, Chicago, Washington, D.C., Boston, and Minneapolis were honored with the Overall Excellence award for Large Market Radio stations.

Below, please find the winning stations, categories, and links to audio where available:

 

REGION 2:

Newscast
KCBS 6pm News
KCBS-AM
San Francisco, CA

REGION 4:

Overall Excellence
WCCO-AM
WCCO-AM
Minneapolis, MN

Reporting: Sports
Good Sport
WCCO-AM
Minneapolis, MN

Use of Sound/Video
A Trail of Two Cities
WCCO-AM
Minneapolis, MN

REGION 5:

Breaking News
Grand Jury Reaction
KMOX-AM
St. Louis, MO

Investigative Reporting
College Sexual Assault
KMOX-AM
St. Louis, MO

REGION 6:

Breaking News
Severe Storms
KRLD-AM
Dallas, TX

REGION 7:

Overall Excellence
WBBM-AM
WBBM-AM
Chicago, IL

Newscast
AM Drive
WWJ-AM
Detroit, MI

Breaking News
Apartment Fire
WWJ-AM
Detroit, MI

REGION 10:

Overall Excellence
WBZ-AM
WBZ-AM
Boston, MA

Newscast
December 17, 2014
WBZ-AM
Boston, MA

Breaking News

Fire in Back Bay
WBZ-AM
Boston, MA

News Series
Heroin: Prescip. to Addiction
WBZ-AM
Boston, MA

Writing
Remembering Tom Menino
WBZ-AM
Boston, MA

REGION 11:

Overall Excellence
WCBS-AM
WCBS-AM
New York, NY

Newscast

Morning Drive
WINS-AM
New York, NY

Breaking News
Explosion in Harlem
WCBS-AM
New York, NY

REGION 12:

Overall Excellence
WNEW-FM
WNEW-FM
Washington, D.C.

Newscast
Day After Plane Crash
WNEW-FM
Washington, D.C.

Reporting:Sports
RG3’s Ankle
WNEW-FM
Washington, D.C.

 

A full list of winners can be found here at the RTDNA website.

 

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