While Seattle NBC affiliate KING and Omaha ABC affiliate KETV took home overall excellence awards for large and small markets, NBC-owned KXAS and New Orleans FOX affiliate WVUE were the big winners in the 2015 Edward R. Murrow Awards announced today.
In the large market category, Dallas-Ft. Worth NBC-owned station KXAS took home three awards: one for Continuing Coverage, one for News Series and a third for Investigative Reporting. Minneapolis NBC affiliate KARE scored a double with awards for Feature Reporting and Boyd Huppert‘s writing. KING joined KARE with an additional award for Use of Sound/Video.
In the small markets, WVUE was the clear front runner, taking home three statues for Newscast, Investigative Reporting and News Series.
104 national awards were awarded in 13 categories. Click here to see the full results.
“From investigations that probe the issues that divide us, to features that highlight what can unite us, our winners are truly the best of the best,” said RTDNA chair Amy Tardif. “Their work demonstrates the dedication and perseverance that exemplify the highest standards of journalism excellence.”