CBS, CNN, ABC and NBC Among 2013 Murrow Award Winners

By Merrill Knox 

With three awards each, CBS News and CNN led the way in the RTDNA’s 2013 Edward R. Murrow Awards.

The Overall Excellence award, which NBC News has won for the past four years, went to Global News of Vancouver, BC.

CBS News won the Investigative Reporting Award for a “60 Minutes” report on Stuxnet, a computer virus that damaged nuclear facilities in Iran. The network was also won the Writing Award for “CBS Evening News” and the award for Best Website. All three of CNN’s awards, in the Continuing Coverage, News Series, and Reporting: Hard News categories, were for the network’s reporting on Syria.


ABC News won two awards, in Best Newscast and Breaking News, for coverage of the shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn. NBC News won won in the Best Sound and Video category for an “NBC Nightly News” weekend story.

CBS Radio, ABC Radio and CNN Radio also each won three awards. See a full list of the winners here.