CBS Gets 5 NABJ Awards

By kevin 

This National Association of Black Journalists has handed out it’s 2009 Salute to Excellence Awards honoring “journalism that best covered the black experience or addressed issues affecting the worldwide black community during 2008.” In the “Television: Network” category, CBS News was awarded five out of the 11 awards for various broadcasts last year. Here is a list of the TV News winners:

General Assignment News: Short Form
NBC Nightly News
“Race and Violence”

General Assignment News: Long Form
CBS News ‘Sunday Morning’
“Works in Progress”

CBS News ’60 Minutes’

Feature: Short Form
CBS News ‘The Early Show’
“African American Firsts”

“CNN Heroes: Viola Vaughn”

CBS News ‘The Early Show’
“Early Awareness – Mammograms”

CBS News ‘The CBS Evening News’
“Willie O’Ree”

Public Affairs: Interview/Discussion
TV One
“In Conversation: The Michelle Obama Interview”

The full list of winners can be found here (nominees).