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The Radio Television Digital News Association has been honoring outstanding achievements in electronic journalism with the Edward R. Murrow Awards since 1971.
Award recipients demonstrate the spirit of excellence that Murrow set as a standard for the profession of electronic journalism.

Listed below are the 2016 RTDNA National Edward R. Murrow Award recipients, organized by market size/entry division.
Click here to see the regional winners. Click here to see the student winners.
Please note, if you don't see a category listed below, there were no entries in that category or the judges decided there was no winner in that category.

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Complete listings of national winners - Click on your division to see results:
Small Market Radio
Large Market Radio
Network Radio
Small Market Television
Large Market Television
Network Television
Small Online News Organization
Large Online News Organization
 

Small Market Radio

Overall Excellence
WDEL
WDEL
Wilmington, DE


Newscast

Victoria @ Noon
C-FAX 1070
Victoria, BC


Breaking News

Thunderstorm Becomes Tornadic
KFDI-FM

Wichita, KS


Continuing Coverage

Thirty Meter Telescope Hawaii
Hawaii Public Radio
Honolulu, HI


Feature Reporting

Reaching Out: The Ongoing Relationship Between the WPD and the Homeless
KMUW
Wichita, KS


Investigative Reporting

Towns On Path Of Proposed Mexican Pipelines Suffer Rash Of Violence
Marfa Public Radio
Marfa, TX


News Documentary

Divided by Law
Arizona Public Media
Tucson, AZ


News Series

The First Decade:  Early Childhood Disparities and the Future of N.H.’s Kids
New Hampshire Public Radio
Concord, NH


Reporting: Hard News

Heroin: A Life Lost
WITF
Harrisburg, PA


Reporting: Sports

Willie Heidelberg
WMSI-FM
Jackson, MS


Use of Sound

The Outhouse Races
WITF
Harrisburg, PA


Writing

10 Years Later, Reckoning with Opportunities Lost in the Battle Against Opiate Addiction
WCAI
Woods Hole, MA


Website

KBIA.org
KBIA
Columbia, MO


Large Market Radio

Overall Excellence
MPR News
Minnesota Public Radio
St. Paul, MN


Newscast

WBZ 7AM Morning News
WBZ
Boston, MA


Breaking News

Laquan McDonald
WBBM
Chicago, IL


Continuing Coverage

Freddie Gray
WBAL
Baltimore, M
D

Feature Reporting

She Remembers It All
WBUR
Boston, MA


Investigative Reporting

Assault on Justice
WAMU
Washington, D
C

News Documentary

Not Safe to Drink
Michigan Radio
Ann Arbor, MI


News Series

The Migration Maze
WLRN
Miami, FL


Reporting: Hard News

How the Pro-Bowser FreshPAC Was Forced To Disband
WAMU
Washington, DC


Reporting: Sports

Shark Attack On The Beach! Footvolley's Popularity Taking Off In Florida, the U.S.
WLRN
Miami, FL


Use of Sound

Elevators: John Hockenberry
WNYC
New York, NY


Writing

Tsarnaev Relatives Take Stand In Emotional Day Of Testimony
WBUR

Boston, MA


Website

STLPublicRadio.org
St. Louis Public Radio
St. Louis, MO



Network Radio

Overall Excellence
ABC News Radio

ABC News Radio

New York, NY

Newscast

CBS World News Roundup
CBS Radio News

New York, NY

Breaking News

San Bernardino Shooting Rampage
ABC News Radio
New York, NY


Continuing Coverage

Puerto Rico Exports Its Drug Addicts to Chicago
WBEZ & This American Life
Chicago, IL


Feature Reporting

E:60 Love is Stronger
ESPN
Bristol, CT


Investigative Reporting

World War II Secret Mustard Gas Testing
NPR
Washington, DC


News Documentary

The Night in Question
This American Life
New York, NY


News Series

Rain Forest Was Here
NPR
Washington, DC


Reporting: Hard News

Attacks in Paris: One Week Later
ABC News Radio
New York, NY


Use of Sound
Grapes of Wrath: The Forgotten Filipino-Americans Who Led the ’65 Delano Grape Strike
KQED with Food & Environment Reporting Network
San Francisco, CA


Writing

Amid Mourning, Life in Paris Goes On
NPR
Washington, DC



Small Market Television

Overall Excellence
WISC-TV
WISC-TV
Madison, WI


Newscast

News 3 at 6: No charges in the death of Tony Robinson
WISC-TV
Madison, WI


Breaking News

Windstorm Slams Quincy
WGEM-TV
Quincy, IL


Continuing Coverage

Death In The Chatham County Jail
WSAV-TV
Savannah, GA


Feature Reporting

Ashamed to Advocate: a Mother's Lesson in Love
WISC-TV
Madison, WI


Investigative Reporting

Mental Health 911
CTV London
London, ON


News Documentary

Trafficked
WDAY-TV
Fargo, ND


News Series

Swiped: Financial Mismanagement
WVUE-TV
New Orleans, LA


Reporting: Hard News

Thoughts, Interrupted
WBBH-TV
Fort Myers, FL


Reporting: Sports

Hotel Swimmer
KREM-TV
Spokane, WA


Use of Video

Heart of Louisiana
WVUE-TV
New Orleans, LA


Writing

Blake Essig
KTUU-TV
Anchorage, AK


Website

WGRZ.com
WGRZ-TV
Buffalo, NY


Large Market Television

Overall Excellence
CTV Vancouver
CTV Vancouver
Vancouver, BC


Newscast

Clinton Homicides and Manhunt
KMBC-TV
Kansas City, MO


Breaking News

Baltimore Riots: A City Under Siege
WJLA-TV
Washington, DC


Continuing Coverage

911: Lost On The Line
WXIA-WATL-TV
Atlanta, GA


Feature Reporting

Mother Nature, Let Up!
WNBC-TV
New York, NY


Investigative Reporting

Smart ALEC: The Backroom Where Laws Are Born
WXIA-WATL-TV
Atlanta, GA


News Documentary

Jeremiah
Alabama Public Television
Birmingham, AL


News Series

The Faces of The Bombing
KFOR-TV
Oklahoma City, OK


Reporting: Hard News

Cruel and Unusual: The Texas Prison Crisis
WFAA-TV
Dallas, TX


Reporting: Sports

Big Ann
WZZM-TV
Grand Rapids, MI


Use of Video

Scholl Videography "The Motel Life"
KUSA-TV
Denver, CO


Writing

Jaye Watson
WXIA-WATL-TV
Atlanta, GA


Website

NBC10.com
WCAU
Philadelphia, PA


Network Television

Overall Excellence
ABC News

ABC News
New York, NY

Newscast

NBC Nightly News with Lester Holt: November 19, 2015
NBC News
New York, NY


Breaking News

Baltimore: A City on Edge
ABC News
New York, NY


Continuing Coverage

NBC Nightly News: The Death of Freddie Gray
NBC News

New York, NY

Feature Reporting

SC Featured: The Courage Game
ESPN
Bristol, CT


Investigative Reporting

E:60 The Turf War
ESPN
Bristol, CT


News Documentary

Citizenfour
HBO
Santa Monica, CA


News Series

ABC News Nightline: Face to Face
ABC News
New York, NY


Reporting: Hard News

60 Minutes: Iraq's Christians
CBS News

New York, NY

Reporting: Sports

SC Featured: Miraculous
ESPN
Bristol, CT


Use of Video

Inside North Korea
ABC News
New York, NY


Writing

Steve Hartman
CBS News
New York, NY


Website

ABCNews.go.com
ABC News
New York, NY


Small Online News Organization

Overall Excellence
Reveal
The Center for Investigative Reporting
Emeryville, CA


Continuing Coverage (Video)
The Dead Unknown
The Center for Investigative Reporting
Emeryville, CA


Feature Reporting (Audio)
The Ralph Maloof Story
WarbirdRadio.com
Arlington, VA


Feature Reporting (Video)

The Secret History of American Surveillance
The Center for Investigative Reporting
Emeryville, CA


Investigative Reporting (Audio)

Our Glass Desk Exploded. Yours Could, Too
Rivet Radio
Chicago, IL


News Documentary (Audio)
Bit of an Edge - Ep 69
Life of the Law
San Francisco, CA


News Documentary (Video)

The Dead Unknown
The Center for Investigative Reporting
Emeryville, CA


News Series (Video)

Texas Tribune: God and Governing
Texas Tribune
Austin, TX


Reporting: Hard News (Video)

Syria Future Generations
Vocativ
New York, NY


Reporting: Sports (Video)

Slowing Down, Marathon Style
Free Press Media
Burlington, VT


Use of Video

Foreverstan: The Girls' School
The GroundTruth Project
Boston, MA


Website (Audio)
health.wusf.usf.edu
Health News Florida
Tampa, FL


Website (Video)

revealnews.org
The Center for Investigative Reporting
Emeryville, CA


Large Online News Organization

Overall Excellence (Video)
The Washington Post

The Washington Post
Washington, DC


Breaking News (Video)
Paris
The New York Times
New York, NY


Continuing Coverage (Video)

Ten Years after Katrina
The Washington Post
Washington, DC


Feature Reporting (Video)

The Hydrus
Detroit Free Press
Detroit, MI


Investigative Reporting (Video)

The County: The Story of America's Deadliest Police
Guardian US

New York, NY

News Documentary (Video)

Uniquely Nasty: The U.S. Government's War on Gays
Yahoo
New York, NY


News Series (Audio)
Insult to Injury: America's Vanishing Workplace Protections
National Public Radio and ProPublica

Washington, DC

News Series (Video)

Outlaw Ocean
The New York Times
New York, NY


Reporting: Hard News (Video)

How the state is missing chances to find deadly birth defect’s cause
The Seattle Times
Seattle, WA


Reporting: Sports (Video)

Kailyn's Spirit
The Denver Post
Denver, CO


Use of Video

Justin Bieber, Diplo, and Skrillex Make a Hit
The New York Times

New York, NY


Writing (Video)

There's a better way to stand in line but you won't like it
The Washington Post
Washington, DC


Website (Audio)
Unsolved: A murdered teen, a 40-year mystery
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Milwaukee, WI

Website (Video)

StarTribune.com
Star Tribune

Minneapolis, MN
 

 
Unlisted categories had no entries or the judges determined there was no winner in that category.
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