There seems to be something for virtually everyone in the 99 Edward R. Murrow awards announced today by the Radio Television Digitial News Association (RTDNA) But NBC News has the bragging rights among the major television newscasters, winning video awards for Overall Excellence, Video Newscast (for a report, “Blown Away: Southern Tornadoes”), and Writing (“American Story With Bob Dotson”). ABC News took honors for Video Breaking News Coverage (“Target bin Laden: The Death of Public Enemy #1”), Video Continuing Coverage (Gabrielle Giffords), and Video Reporting: Hard News (World News With Diane Sawyer, “A Cry For Help: Famine In Somalia”). CBS News scored for Video Feature Reporting (60 Minutes: “The Gardens Of The Queen”) and Video Investigative Reporting (The CBS Evening News: “Gunwalker”). In addition, CNBC won Video News Documentary (“Billions Behind Bars: Inside America’s Prison Industry”) and for its Website. CNN took Video News Series (“Homs: City Under Siege”) and Use Of Video (Joplin Gawker). And ESPN won for Video Sports Reporting (“E:60 Angel in the Outfield”). You can find these entries and other TV, radio, and digital winners here.
NBC News Wins Fourth Straight Edward R. Murrow Award For “Overall Excellence”
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