2010 Edward R. Murrow Awards National Winners

The Radio Television Digital News Association has announced the 2010 National Edward R. Murrow Award winners. The awards honor excellence in electronic journalism.

NBC News earned five Murrow awards, including the award for Overall Excellence in the network television grouping. NBC also won Murrows for Best Newscast, Breaking News, Writing and Hard News Reporting.

CBS News earned four Murrow Awards in the network television grouping this year, including two for “60 Minutes,” (Feature Reporting and Investigative Reporting) and two for CBS News (News Documentary and News Series.)

For the first time in 2010 RTDNA honored audio and video news produced exclusively for online news organizations. The Associated Press won every award presented to an online news organization with a national audience, including the award for News Series with the entry, “Marine’s Diary,” an interactive, three-part video essay.

In all, 59 news organizations are being honored with 89 awards.

Television Network/Syndication Service

Overall Excellence
NBC News

Video Breaking News Coverage
NBC News
Miracle on the Hudson

Video Continuing Coverage
ABC News
Iran's Election Crisis

Video Feature Reporting
CBS News 60 Minutes
Resurrecting Eden

Video Reporting: Hard News
NBC News
To Save the Children

Video Investigative Reporting
CBS News 60 Minutes
Amazon Crude

Video News Documentary
CBS News
The Lost Children

Video News Series
CBS News
Echo Company

Video Newscast
NBC News
The Crash of Colgan Air Flight 3407

Video Sports Reporting
ESPN
E:60 Catfish Hunters

Use of Video
Global TV
A Single Rose

Web site
CNN
CNN.com

Writing
MSNBC
A Baseball Fan Named Marie
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Radio Network/Syndication Service

Overall Excellence
CBS Radio News
Overall Excellence

Audio Breaking News Coverage
AP Radio News
Miracle on the Hudson

Audio Continuing Coverage
CBS Radio News
Economic Meltdown

Audio Feature Reporting
WNYC-AM/FM
Radio Rookies "Money Stress"

Audio Reporting: Hard News
National Public Radio
IED: A Familiar Enemy for Platoon

Audio News Documentary
Long Haul Productions
American Dreamer: Sam's Story

Audio Investigative Reporting
Youth Radio with National Public Radio's "All Things Considered"
In the Kennel: Uncovering a Navy Unit's Culture of Abuse
Listen to the winning entry

Audio News Series
The Environment Report (WUOM)
Dioxin Delays

Audio Newscast
CBS Radio News
CBS World News Roundup

Audio Sports Reporting
National Public Radio
Friday Night Lives

Use of Sound
CNN
The Bronx - A River Runs Through It

Web site
National Public Radio
NPR.org

Writing
National Public Radio
Tell Me More
Part I
Part II
Part III
Part IV
Part V
Part VI

Online News Operation - National

Video Continuing Coverage
The Associated Press
Economy

Video Feature Reporting
The Associated Press
Liberty Snowflex

Video Reporting: Hard News
The Associated Press
Kidney Swap

Video Investigative Reporting
The Associated Press
Toxic Water Fountains

Video News Documentary
The Associated Press
Killer Blue: Baptized by Fire
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Video News Series
The Associated Press
Marine's Diary
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Online News Operation - Local

Overall Excellence
Star Tribune - Minneapolis, MN
Star Tribune Composite

Video Feature Reporting
The Dallas Morning News - Dallas, TX
Choosing Thomas

Video News Documentary
Knoxnews.com - Knoxville, TN
Death on Chipman Street: The Channon Christian and Chris Newsom Murders
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Use of Video
The Texas Tribune - Austin, TX
Stump Interrupted
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Web site
The Texas Tribune
texastribune.org

Television: Large Market

Overall Excellence
KHOU-TV - Houston, TX
KHOU Overall Excellence

Video Breaking News Coverage
WJLA-TV - Washington, DC
Metro Train Crash

Video Continuing Coverage
WXIA-TV/WATL-TV - Atlanta, GA
State of Stimulus: Tracking the Money

Video Feature Reporting
KARE TV - Minneapolis, MN
"The Tyler Project"

Video Reporting: Hard News
WITI-TV - Milwaukee, WI
Twisted Family Tree

Video Investigative Reporting
KMGH-TV - Denver, CO
33 Minutes to 34 Right

Video News Documentary
KHOU-TV - Houston, TX
Under Fire

Video News Series
WCVB-TV - Boston, MA
Healthcare Uncovered

Video Newscast
KARE TV - Minneapolis, MN
KARE 11 News at 10 pm

Video Sports Reporting
KXAS-TV - Fort Worth, TX
A Game of Hope

Use of Video
WTHR-TV - Indianapolis, IN
Steve Rhodes Composite

Web site
Bay News 9 - St. Petersburg, FL
baynews9.com

Writing
KOMO-TV - Seattle, WA
Eric Johnson Writing

Radio: Large Market

Overall Excellence
WBUR-FM - Boston, MA
WBUR-FM Overall Excellence

Audio Breaking News Coverage
WBZ-AM - Boston, MA
Death of Senator Kennedy

Audio Continuing Coverage
WCBS-AM - New York, NY
The Tragedy Over The Hudson

Audio Feature Reporting
WTOP-FM - Washington, DC
Walkman Rewind

Audio Reporting: Hard News
Mississippi Public Broadcasting - Jackson, MS
Boot Camp Program Helping Dropouts

Audio Investigative Reporting
KCBS-AM - San Francisco, CA
Hard Times: California's Broken Parole System

Audio News Documentary
WTOP-FM - Washington, DC
The War That Never Ends

Audio News Series
WBAL-AM - Baltimore, MD
Christmas in Maryland

Audio Newscast
WTOP-FM - Washington, DC
7 AM Newscast

Audio Sports Reporting
WTOP-FM - Washington, DC
DC Divas

Use of Sound
KGO-AM - San Francisco, CA
Fowl on the Flightline

Web site
KIRO-FM - Seattle, WA
MyNorthwest.com

Writing
WFAE-FM - Charlotte, NC
Lost Boys of Presby


Television: Small Market


Overall Excellence
KTVB-TV - Boise, ID
KTVB Channel 7

Video Breaking News Coverage
CBHT-TV - Halifax, NS, Canada
Ferguson's Cove Fire

Video Continuing Coverage
WIVB-TV - Buffalo, NY
The Crash of Flight 3407
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Video Feature Reporting
WMTV-TV - Madison, WI
Power to Forgive

Video Reporting: Hard News
WJRT-TV - Flint, MI
Baby Court: Connie's Story

Video Investigative Reporting
WHIO-TV - Dayton, OH
Poison Water

Video News Documentary
WIVB-TV - Buffalo, NY
4 the Families
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Video News Series
KTUL-TV - Tulsa, OK
Prison Rodeo, Parts I&II

Video Newscast
KTVB-TV - Boise, ID
The News at 10 - Idaho Soldier Captured

Video Sports Reporting
WGRZ-TV - Buffalo, NY
Baseball Hero

Use of Video
WHO-TV - Des Moines, IA
Crossroads

Web site
WSYR-TV - East Syracuse, NY
9wsyr.com

Writing
KTUU-TV - Anchorage, AK
Jason Lamb Compilation

Radio: Small Market

Overall Excellence
WATD-FM - Marshfield, MA
Overall Excellence

Audio Breaking News Coverage
WRVA-AM - Richmond, VA
Virginia Randolph School Shooting

Audio Continuing Coverage
WSHU-FM - Fairfield, CT
A Community Victimized in the Shadows

Audio Feature Reporting
KUNC-FM - Greeley, CO
Two Men, Two Women and a Baby

Audio Investigative Reporting
WSLU-FM - Canton, NY
Seaway Valley & Hackett's: A Special Report

Audio Reporting: Hard News
KNAU - Flagstaff, AZ
Navajos Hope For Stimulus Dollars

Audio News Documentary
WVPN-FM - Charleston, WV
The Great Textbook War

Audio News Series
Alabama Public Radio - Tuscaloosa, AL
The Capital Case of Bridget Lee

Audio Newscast
WATD-FM - Marshfield, MA
The MidDay Report With Christine James

Audio Sports Reporting
KCLU AM/FM - Thousand Oaks, CA
The Oldest Dodger
Listen to the winning entry

Use of Sound
WMSI-FM - Jackson, MS
Progress at Ground Zero

Web site
WAKR-WONE-WQMX - Akron, OH
AkronNewsNow.com

Writing
KCCU-FM - Lawton, OK
Chrysler Leaves Cordell, Lone Grove Clean-Up