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 Regional Murrow Award recipients, organized by region. National winners will be announced in June.
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.

Promoting your win? Need information about Murrow Awards graphics?  Click here for our guidelines.

 

 
 
Complete listings of regional winners - Click on your region to see results:
 
 
 
Region 1
Alaska
Idaho
Montana
Oregon
Washington

 
Region 2
California
Guam
Hawaii
Nevada
 
Region 3
Arizona
Colorado
New Mexico
Utah
Wyoming
Region 4
Minnesota
North Dakota
South Dakota
Wisconsin

 
Region 5
Iowa
Kansas
Missouri
Nebraska
 
 
Region 6
Oklahoma
Texas
 
 
 
 
Region 7
Illinois
Indiana
Michigan
Ohio

 
Region 8
Kentucky
North Carolina
South Carolina
Tennessee
West Virginia
 
Region 9
Alabama
Arkansas
Louisiana
Mississippi
Region 10
Connecticut
Maine
Massachusetts
New Hampshire
Rhode Island
Vermont
 
 
Region 11
New Jersey
New York
Pennsylvania
Region 12
Delaware
DC
Maryland
Virginia
Region 13
Florida
Georgia
Puerto Rico
Virgin Islands


 
Region 14
International
 
 
 

Region 1

Small Market Radio
Breaking News
Search Continues for Three Missing in Sitka Landslide
KCAW-FM
Sitka, AK


Continuing Coverage
Boise's Homeless Crisis At Cooper Court
KBSX
Boise, ID

Feature Reporting

Why A Remote Lodge In Idaho's Backcountry Is Being Resurrected
KBSX
Boise, ID

News Series
Silent Epidemic: Addiction In Southern Oregon
Jefferson Public Radio
Ashland, OR

Reporting: Hard News
How Idaho Cops Protect Kids From Internet Predators
KBSX
Boise, ID

Use of Sound
An Idaho Man Teaches Bird Watching To Blind Students
KBSX
Boise, ID

Writing

Oregon Medical Cannabis: One Family's Search for Seizure Relief
KLCC
Eugene, OR

Website
BoiseStatePublicRadio.org
KBSX
Boise, ID


Large Market Radio
Overall excellence
KIRO
KIRO
Seattle, WA


Newscast
Seattle Teacher Strike
KIRO
Seattle, WA


Breaking News
Deadly Duck Crash
KIRO
Seattle, WA


Continuing Coverage
Arctic Drilling
KUOW/KUCB
Seattle, WA


Feature Reporting
35 Years After Massive Maritime Rescue, Survivors and Responders Reunite
KPLU
Seattle, WA


Investigative Reporting
Oregon Workers Alerted Safety Officials To Problems Before Roof Collapse
OPB
Portland, OR


News Documentary
'Renaissance Beach': A KPLU News Special On One Southeast Seattle School's Turnaround
KPLU
Seattle, WA


News Series
Where's the Dough: On the Hunt for Washington's Missing Tax Dollars
KPLU
Seattle, WA


Reporting: Hard News
Sex Workers Unite
KIRO
Seattle, WA


Reporting: Sports
Overcoming Hurdles To Be First In His Family To Go To College
KUOW
Seattle, WA


Use of Sound
In "Frozen Music", Performers Merge Sound With Architecture
OPB
Portland, OR


Writing
Making Eyes: An Unusual Family Business That Began With A Tragedy
KPLU
Seattle, WA


Website
MyNorthwest.com
KIRO
Seattle, WA


Small Market Television
Overall excellence
KHQ-TV
KHQ-TV
Spokane, WA


Newscast
KXLY 4 News at 5: Washington on Fire
KXLY-TV
Spokane, WA


Breaking News
Windstorm 2015
KREM-TV
Spokane, WA


Continuing Coverage
The Dolezal Debacle
KXLY-TV
Spokane, WA


Feature Reporting
Shasta's Surprise
KHQ-TV
Spokane, WA


Investigative Reporting
Fact-Checking The Fire
KREM-TV
Spokane, WA


News Documentary
Into Africa: The Idaho-Gorongosa Connection
Idaho Public Television
Boise, ID


News Series
L.I.F.E. Water Safety
KTUU-TV
Anchorage, AK

Reporting: Hard News
One Of The Hardest Days of My Life
KTUU-TV
Anchorage, AK


Reporting: Sports
Hotel Swimmer
KREM-TV
Spokane, WA


Use of Video
Mike di Donato
KTVB-TV
Boise, ID


Writing
Blake Essig
KTUU-TV
Anchorage, AK


Website
KREM.com
KREM-TV
Spokane, WA


Large Market Television
Overall excellence
KING-TV
KING-TV
Seattle, WA


Newscast

KGW News at 11 - Umpqua Community College Shooting
KGW-TV
Portland, OR


Breaking News
Ride The Ducks Crash
KOMO-TV
Seattle, WA


Continuing Coverage
Last Of The Institutions
KING-TV
Seattle, WA


Feature Reporting
He Is A Light
KING-TV
Seattle, WA


Investigative Reporting
Justice Takes A Break
KING-TV
Seattle, WA


News Documentary
Oso's Journey: Strength and Survival
KING-TV
Seattle, WA


News Series
Life In Transition
KING-TV
Seattle, WA


Reporting: Hard News
No Safe Haven
KOMO-TV
Seattle, WA


Reporting: Sports
What Life Serves Us
KGW-TV
Portland, OR


Use of Video
Doug Burgess
KING-TV
Seattle, WA


Writing
Dan Cassuto
KING-TV
Seattle, WA


Website
KING5.com
KING-TV
Seattle, WA


Non-Broadcast Affiliated Organizations
Small Online News Organization Video Feature
Sgt. Marie Is In Charge

EastIdahoNews.com
Idaho Falls, ID

Small Online News Organization Website

EastIdahoNews.com
EastIdahoNews.com
Idaho Falls, ID

Region 2

Small Market Radio
Newscast
KSRO
KSRO
Santa Rosa, CA

Breaking News
Santa Barbara County Oil Spill
KCLU-AM/FM
Thousand Oaks, CA

Continuing Coverage
Thirty Meter Telescope Hawaii
Hawaii Public Radio
Honolulu, HI

Feature Reporting
UCSC Linguists Use Modern Technology To Study Ancient Language
KAZU
Seaside, CA

Reporting: Hard News
Short On Water, Farmer Tries Desert Ducks
KUNR
Reno, NV

Reporting: Sports
End of an Era: Famed Aptos Mountain Biking Dirt Jumps Close
KAZU
Seaside, CA

Writing
Food Fun At The Fair
KCLU-AM/FM
Thousand Oaks, CA


Large Market Radio
Overall excellence
KCBS
KCBS
San Francisco, CA

Newscast
KCBS 4PM News
KCBS
San Francisco, CA

Breaking News
Downey Car Chase, Kidnapping and Standoff
KFI-AM
Burbank, CA

Continuing Coverage
Valley Fire
KCBS
San Francisco, CA

Feature Reporting
The Origins of Hella
KQED
San Francisco, CA

Investigative Reporting
Officer Involved: A KPCC Investigation
KPCC
Pasadena, CA

News Documentary
Grace of the Sea
KCRW
Santa Monica, CA

News Series
Sex: The Age of Consent
KNX
Los Angeles, CA

Reporting: Hard News
Gubbio
KCBS
San Francisco, CA

Reporting: Sports
Sacramento Boxer And Stockton Trainer Head To Olympic Trials
Capital Public Radio
Sacramento, CA

Use of Sound
Behind the Scenes at the Stanford Laptop Orchestra
KQED
San Francisco, CA

Writing
The Changing Face of Chinatown
KQED
San Francisco, CA


Small Market Television
Overall excellence
KGET-TV
KGET-TV
Bakersfield, CA

Newscast
KGET 17 News at 5pm
KGET-TV
Bakersfield, CA

Breaking News
Mountain Manhunt
KGET-TV
Bakersfield, CA

Continuing Coverage
Homeless in Hawaii
KGMB-KHNL-TV
Honolulu, HI

Feature Reporting
Phantom Prisoners
KOLO-TV
Reno, NV

Investigative Reporting
Officer-Involved Shootings
KGET-TV
Bakersfield, CA


News Documentary
Kilauea: Facing the Fire
KHON-TV
Honolulu, HI

Reporting: Hard News
Desperate for a Diagnosis
KGMB-KHNL-TV
Honolulu, HI

Reporting: Sports
Cystic Fibrosis Surfer
KMPH-TV
Fresno, CA

Writing
Caught in the Crosswalk
KOLO-TV
Reno, NV

Website
HawaiiNewsNow.com
KGMB-KHNL-TV
Honolulu, HI


Large Market Television
Overall excellence
KCRA-TV
KCRA-TV
Sacramento, CA

Newscast
11PM Newscast – San Bernadino Shooting Special Show
KMEX-TV
Los Angeles, CA

Breaking News
Fire Threatens 100 Antioch Homes
KPIX-TV
San Francisco, CA

Continuing Coverage
Hotel Hell
KTVU-TV
Oakland, CA

Feature Reporting
Mendocino Bistro
KPIX-TV
San Francisco, CA

Investigative Reporting
LA's Nuclear Secret
KNBC-TV
Universal City, CA

News Documentary
50 Watts
KNBC-TV
Universal City, CA

News Series
Struggling To Treat San Diego County's Mentally Ill
KPBS-TV
San Diego, CA

Reporting: Hard News
Giant Sequoias Struggle with Drought
KQED-TV
San Francisco, CA

Reporting: Sports
La Sirena de la Paz/The Mermaid of la Paz
KMEX-TV
Los Angeles, CA

Use of Video
Books and Bullets
KQED-TV
San Francisco, CA

Writing
Bay Area Proud
KNTV
San Jose, CA


Non-Broadcast Affiliated Organizations
Small Online News Organization Overall Excellence
Reveal
The Center for Investigative Reporting
Emeryville, CA

Small Online News Organization Audio News Documentary
Bit of an Edge - Ep 69
Life of the Law
San Francisco, CA

Small Online News Organization Use of Video
Shadows on the Night Train
The Desert Sun
Palm Springs, CA

Small Online News Organization Video Continuing Coverage
The Dead Unknown
The Center for Investigative Reporting
Emeryville, CA

Small Online News Organization Video News Documentary
The Dead Unknown
The Center for Investigative Reporting
Emeryville, CA

Small Online News Organization Video News Series
The Dead Unknown
The Center for Investigative Reporting
Emeryville, CA

Small Online News Organization Video Feature
The Secret History of American Surveillance
The Center for Investigative Reporting
Emeryville, CA

Small Online News Organization Website
revealnews.org
The Center for Investigative Reporting
Emeryville, CA


 
Region 3

Small Market Radio
Newscast
KDNK Local Newscast
KDNK

Carbondale, CO

Feature Reporting
For Gay Athletes And Fans, Rodeo Is The Last Frontier In Pro Sports
Wyoming Public Radio
Laramie, WY

Investigative Reporting
Oil Crash Raises New Fears About Abandoned Wells
Wyoming Public Radio
Laramie, WY

News Documentary
Divided by Law
Arizona Public Media
Tucson, AZ

News Series
From Rural Myanmar to Rural Colorado
KVNF
Paonia, CO

Reporting: Hard News
Farmers Step Up To Solve Rocky Mountain National Park's Pollution Problem
KUNC
Greeley, CO

Reporting: Sports
Bullfighters Take Their Job Seriously
Wyoming Public Radio
Laramie, WY

Use of Sound
Music by Danielle Ate the Sandwich Helps Uncover Lost Artist in New HBO Doc
KUNC
Greeley, CO

Writing
Southwest Chief Efforts Receive $15.2 Million Federal Boost
KRCC
Colorado Springs, CO


Large Market Radio
Overall excellence
KOA
KOA
Denver, CO

Newscast
Utah's Morning News: Guns at School
KSL
Salt Lake City, UT

Breaking News
Canyon Flooding
KSL
Salt Lake City, UT

Continuing Coverage
Body Cameras
Colorado Public Radio
Centennial, CO

Feature Reporting
Navigating Social Media Complicated When Your Child Has Cancer
KJZZ
Tempe, AZ

Investigative Reporting
Missed Treatment: Soldiers With Mental Health Issues Dismissed For 'Misconduct'
Colorado Public Radio
Centennial, CO

News Documentary
Utah's Uncertain Water Future
KUER
Salt Lake City, UT

News Series
Utah Honor Flight
KSL
Salt Lake City, UT

Reporting: Hard News
Valley Man Leads Underground Operation To Save Opiate Addicts
KJZZ
Tempe, AZ

Reporting: Sports
Hopi Run To Pray And Run To Win
KJZZ
Tempe, AZ

Use of Sound
Sportsman's Expo
KOA
Denver, CO

Writing
Marc Giaque
KSL
Salt Lake City, UT

Website
KTAR.com
KTAR-FM
Phoenix, AZ


Small Market Television
Newscast
KKTV 11 News at 10 p.m.
KKTV
Colorado Springs, CO

Investigative Reporting
Lost in Translation
KVOA-TV
Tucson, AZ

Use of Video
Warren Ballpark
KGUN-TV
Tucson, AZ


Large Market Television
Overall excellence
KUSA-TV
KUSA-TV
Denver, CO

Newscast
FOX 31 Denver News at 9 Spring Storm
KDVR-TV
Denver, CO

Breaking News
Planned Parenthood Shooting
KCNC-TV
Denver, CO

Continuing Coverage
Fueling the Fire
KUSA-TV
Denver, CO

Feature Reporting
The Bond
KUSA-TV
Denver, CO

Investigative Reporting
CBS 5 Investigates: Abandoned Mine Pollution
KPHO-TV
Phoenix, AZ

News Documentary
Inside the Investigation: Harold Henthorn
KCNC-TV
Denver, CO

News Series
Children Abused: Deaths Ignored
KMGH-TV
Denver, CO

Reporting: Hard News
The Motel Life
KUSA-TV
Denver, CO

Reporting: Sports
A Baseball Story
KUSA-TV
Denver, CO

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

Writing
Who Wrote This? An Anchor With No One To Blame
KUSA-TV
Denver, CO

Website
TheDenverChannel.com
KMGH-TV
Denver, CO


Non-Broadcast Affiliated Organizations
Small Online News Organization Video Documentary
The District 24/7: Swing Shift
DenverPoliceNews.com
Denver, CO

Small Online News Organization Video Hard News
Operation River Dance
DenverPoliceNews.com
Denver, CO



Region 4

Small Market Radio
Overall excellence
South Dakota Public Broadcasting
South Dakota Public Broadcasting
Vermillion, SD

Newscast
Noon Newscast for September 30, 2015
South Dakota Public Broadcasting
Vermillion, SD

Continuing Coverage
Keystone XL Pipeline
South Dakota Public Broadcasting
Vermillion, SD

Feature Reporting
Take To The Skies In A B-17 With WWII Pilot Chuck Childs
South Dakota Public Broadcasting
Vermillion, SD

Reporting: Hard News
Saving Alfonso
Midwest Communications
Fargo, ND

Reporting: Sports
State's Smaller Schools Find Difficulty Fielding Football Teams
South Dakota Public Broadcasting
Vermillion, SD

Use of Sound
50 Years Of Buffalo, Adrenalin, And Bullwhips
South Dakota Public Broadcasting
Vermillion, SD

Writing
Juveniles No Longer Face Mandatory Life Without Parole; Retroactivity Still At Issue
South Dakota Public Broadcasting
Vermillion, SD


Large Market Radio
Overall excellence
MPR
MPR
St. Paul, MN

Newscast
WCCO Afternoon Report
WCCO-AM
Minneapolis, MN

Breaking News
Black and Blue
WCCO-AM
Minneapolis, MN

Continuing Coverage
Called to Fight
MPR
St. Paul, MN

Feature Reporting
Paddle-to-the-Sea
Wisconsin Public Radio
Wausau, WI

Investigative Reporting
Inspectors Find Dozens of Rail Bridges Need Repair
MPR
St. Paul, MN

News Documentary
The Epidemic Of Our Time
iHeartMedia Milwaukee
Greenfield, WI

News Series
Tracking Danger: Minnesota's Crude Reality
WCCO-AM
Minneapolis, MN

Use of Sound
Fly with the Thunderbirds
WTMJ
Milwaukee, WI

Writing
Tim Nelson
MPR
St. Paul, MN

Website
WPR.org
Wisconsin Public Radio
Madison, WI


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
Harrisburg School Shooting
KELO-TV
Sioux Falls, SD

Continuing Coverage
Kvalvog Family
WDAY-TV
Fargo, ND

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

Investigative Reporting
Veteran email breach
WISC-TV
Madison, WI

News Documentary
Trafficked
WDAY-TV
Fargo, ND

News Series
Marijuana, Behind the Money
WISC-TV
Madison, WI

Reporting: Hard News
Snow Plow Investigation
WLUK-TV
Green Bay, WI

Reporting: Sports
Fighting with Erin
WKBT-TV
La Crosse, WI

Use of Video
Dave Delozier
WISC-TV
Madison, WI

Writing
Michelle Li
WISC-TV
Madison, WI

Website
Channel3000.com
WISC-TV
Madison, WI


Large Market Television
Overall excellence
KARE-TV
KARE-TV
Minneapolis, MN

Newscast
WCCO-TV at 10
WCCO-TV
Minneapolis, MN

Breaking News
Detective Shot
WISN-TV
Milwaukee, WI

Continuing Coverage
It Was A Hell Hole
KARE-TV
Minneapolis, MN

Feature Reporting
Trickett's Story
WITI-TV
Milwaukee, WI

Investigative Reporting
Invisible Wounds: The VA and Traumatic Brain Injuries
KARE-TV
Minneapolis, MN

News Documentary
Making the Milwaukee
WTMJ-TV
Milwaukee, WI

News Series
Ten Fingers, Five Toes
KARE-TV
Minneapolis, MN

Reporting: Hard News
The Casino Controversy
WITI-TV
Milwaukee, WI

Reporting: Sports
Lucky Larry
KARE-TV
Minneapolis, MN

Use of Video
Collett's Compilation
KARE-TV
Minneapolis, MN

Writing
Boyd Huppert
KARE-TV
Minneapolis, MN

Website
KARE11.com
KARE-TV
Minneapolis, MN



Region 5

Small Market Radio
Overall excellence
KBIA
KBIA
Columbia, MO

Newscast
KTTS Need To Know News 2-13-15 5 p.m.
KTTS
Springfield, MO

Breaking News
Thunderstorm Becomes Tornadic
KFDI-FM

Wichita, KS

Continuing Coverage
Racial Issues Rock the University of Missouri
KBIA
Columbia, MO

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

Investigative Reporting
Searching for Zebra Mussels in Wellington Lake
KMUW
Wichita, KS

News Documentary
The Pieces That Remain
KMUW
Wichita, KS

News Series
Shortage in Rich Land
KBIA
Columbia, MO

Reporting: Hard News
Looking to Settle Down, Immigrant Farmworkers Face Housing Crisis
KBIA
Columbia, MO

Reporting: Sports
Softball Saved Kylee
KLIN
Lincoln, NE

Use of Sound
How One Teacher is Furthering Local STEM Education, One Prosthetic Arm at a Time
KSMU
Springfield, MO

Website
KBIA.org
KBIA
Columbia, MO


Large Market Radio
Overall excellence
St. Louis Public Radio
St. Louis Public Radio
St. Louis, MO

Newscast
Total Information AM
KMOX
St. Louis, MO

Continuing Coverage
Avian Flu Hits the Midwest
Iowa Public Radio
Des Moines, IA

Feature Reporting
River A Flashpoint For Slavery in Missouri, Kansas
KCUR
Kansas City, MO

Investigative Reporting
Who's Judging the Judges?
KMOX
St. Louis, MO

News Documentary
We Live Here: Why Wasn't Race a Priority Before Things Unraveled at Mizzou?
St. Louis Public Radio
St. Louis, MO

News Series
On the trail of PED
Iowa Public Radio
Des Moines, IA

Reporting: Hard News
Ten Years Later, A Soldier's Family Still Grieves and Questions the Army's Version of Her Death
St. Louis Public Radio
St. Louis, MO

Reporting: Sports
Win Or Lose, Someone In The Butera Family Is Going To The World Series
KCUR
Kansas City, MO

Use of Sound
Audio Letters from Vietnam War
Iowa Public Radio
Des Moines, IA

Writing
St. Louis Public Radio
St. Louis Public Radio
St. Louis, MO

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


Small Market Television
Overall excellence
KRCG-TV
KRCG-TV
New Bloomfield, MO

Newscast
KETV NewsWatch 7 at 10:00
KETV
Omaha, NE

Breaking News
Nickerson Tornado
KWCH-TV
Wichita, KS

Continuing Coverage
Commitment 2016: The Iowa Caucuses
KCCI-TV
Des Moines, IA

Feature Reporting
OKC Bombing: Journey Back to Justice
KWCH-TV
Wichita, KS

Investigative Reporting
Unfulfilled Promises at Columbia IBM Facility
KMIZ-TV
Columbia, MO

News Documentary
Rebirth of Burlington Station
KETV
Omaha, NE

News Series
The Wounds Of War
WHO-TV
Des Moines, IA

Reporting: Hard News
Iowans Moving for Medicine

WOI-TV
Des Moines, IA

Reporting: Sports
Saving Baseball
WOWT-TV
Omaha, NE

Use of Video
Randy Schumacher
WHO-TV
Des Moines, IA

Writing
Eric Hanson's This is Iowa
KCCI-TV
Des Moines, IA

Website
KSN.com
KSNW-TV
Wichita, KS


Large Market Television
Overall excellence
KMBC-TV
KMBC-TV
Kansas City, MO

Newscast
Clinton Homicides and Manhunt
KMBC-TV
Kansas City, MO

Breaking News
December holiday flooding
KSDK-TV
St. Louis, MO

Continuing Coverage
End Violence STL
KMOV-TV
St. Louis, MO

Feature Reporting
True Friendship
KSDK-TV
St. Louis, MO

Investigative Reporting
Taking Ammunition Out of Kids' Hands
WDAF-TV
Kansas City, MO

News Documentary
The Injustice System
KMOV-TV
St. Louis, MO

News Series
Snakebitten by Healthcare Costs
KMOV-TV
St. Louis, MO

Reporting: Hard News
ER Nightmare
KMOV-TV
St. Louis, MO

Reporting: Sports
Athletes defend Cheerleader with Down Syndrome
KSDK-TV
St. Louis, MO

Use of Video
Steele & Ummelmann
KMBC-TV
Kansas City, MO

Writing
Mike Bush
KSDK-TV
St. Louis, MO


Non-Broadcast Affiliated Organizations
Small Online News Organization Use of Video
Honor Everywhere in Virtual Reality
StoryUP/Veterans United Foundation/Jaunt VR/Google
Columbia, MO



Region 6

Small Market Radio
Overall excellence
Marfa Public Radio
Marfa Public Radio
Marfa, TX

Continuing Coverage
Around The Bend Of The Rio Grande, A Proposed Pipeline Stirs Turmoil
Marfa Public Radio
Marfa, TX

Feature Reporting
Central American Migration: New Concerns As Numbers Rise
Marfa Public Radio
Marfa, TX

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

News Documentary
McDonald Observatory in 2015
Marfa Public Radio
Marfa, TX

News Series
Past & Present: A Focus on the Towns of Far West Texas
Marfa Public Radio
Marfa, TX

Reporting: Hard News
Skirting The Law To Survive On The Rio Grande
Marfa Public Radio
Marfa, TX

Reporting: Sports
An International Race Reconnects El Paso & Juarez
Marfa Public Radio
Marfa, TX


Large Market Radio
Overall excellence
KUT-FM
KUT-FM
Austin, TX

Newscast
KRLD Afternoon News
KRLD
Dallas, TX

Breaking News
Flood Emergency
KRLD
Dallas, TX

Continuing Coverage
Deadly Tornadoes
KRLD
Dallas, TX

Feature Reporting
The Missing Tortoise of South Austin
KUT-FM
Austin, TX

Investigative Reporting
Concussions and Repercussions: Which Concussions Count for the UIL
Texas Public Radio
San Antonio, TX

News Documentary
Should Texas Remember Or Forget The Slocum Masacre
Texas Public Radio
San Antonio, TX

News Series
Austin's Eastern Frontier
KUT-FM
Austin, TX

Reporting: Hard News
DWI Ridealong
KUT-FM
Austin, TX

Reporting: Sports
Concussions And Repercussions: Return To Play
Texas Public Radio
San Antonio, TX

Use of Sound
440 v. 432
KUT-FM
Austin, TX

Writing
Mose Buchele
KUT-FM
Austin, TX

Website
KUT.org
KUT-FM
Austin, TX


Small Market Television
Newscast
FOX23 News at 9
KOKI-TV
Tulsa, OK

Breaking News
March 25, 2015 Tornado
KOTV-TV
Tulsa, OK

Continuing Coverage
Shooting Leads to Turmoil in Tulsa Sheriff's Office
KOTV-TV
Tulsa, OK

Feature Reporting
Love and Order
KCBD-TV
Lubbock, TX

Investigative Reporting
THA "Rat Pack" Investigation
KOKI-TV
Tulsa, OK

News Documentary
We Can't Forget: Vietnam
KWTX-TV
Waco, TX

News Series
Space X
KRGV-TV
Weslaco, TX

Reporting: Hard News
A Flying Exception
KRGV-TV
Weslaco, TX

Reporting: Sports
Leg Amputee Football Player
KOKI-TV
Tulsa, OK

Website
KTUL.com
KTUL-TV
Tulsa, OK


Large Market Television
Overall excellence
KXAS-TV
KXAS-TV
Fort Worth, TX

Newscast
NBC 5 News at 10pm
KXAS-TV
Fort Worth, TX

Breaking News
Attack on Dallas Police Headquarters
WFAA-TV
Dallas, TX

Continuing Coverage
Pothole Patrol
KHOU-TV
Houston, TX

Feature Reporting
The Wisdom of Smitty
KHOU-TV
Houston, TX

Investigative Reporting
Investigating Texas Calm Rooms
KXAS-TV
Fort Worth, TX

News Documentary
State of Neglect
KVUE-TV
Austin, TX

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
Disco Makes a Comeback
Time Warner Cable News - Austin
Austin, TX

Use of Video
Michael Richard
KXAS-TV
Fort Worth, TX

Writing
The Mystery of Writing
WFAA-TV
Dallas, TX

Website
KXAN.com
KXAN-TV
Austin, TX


Non-Broadcast Affiliated Organizations
Small Online News Organization Video Overall Excellence
Texas Tribune
Texas Tribune
Austin, TX

Small Online News Organization Video News Documentary
Texas Tribune: God and Governing
Texas Tribune
Austin, TX


Small Online News Organization Video News Series
Texas Tribune: God and Governing
Texas Tribune
Austin, TX


Small Online News Organization Website
Texas Tribune
Texas Tribune
Austin, TX



Region 7

Small Market Radio
Overall excellence
WFIU/WTIU
WFIU/WTIU
Bloomington, IN

Newscast
August 20, 2015
WFIU/WTIU
Bloomington, IN

Breaking News
Gov. Pence Announces RFRA "Fix"
WFIU/WTIU
Bloomington, IN

Continuing Coverage
Bloomington, Illinois Plane Crash
WJBC
Bloomington, IL

Feature Reporting
New Diploma Requirements Could Leave Behind Some Of Indiana’s Learners
WFIU/WTIU
Bloomington, IN

Investigative Reporting
Why Are Some Charter Schools Losing Title I Funding?
WFIU/WTIU
Bloomington, IN

News Documentary
A Matter Of Seconds
WYSO
Yellow Springs, OH

News Series
Community Of Opportunity: The Realities Of Gary's Public Schools
WFIU/WTIU
Bloomington, IN

Reporting: Hard News
Why Are Kids More Likely To Give False Confessions?
WUIS-FM
Springfield, IL

Reporting: Sports
The Cobble Climb
Tri States Public Radio
Macomb, IL

Use of Sound
Shear Anxiety: Alpacas Resent Annual Haircut
WNIN-FM
Evansville, IN

Writing
Eight Hour Bourbon Has Industry Over a Barrel
WNIN-FM
Evansville, IN

Website
indianapublicmedia.org
WFIU/WTIU
Bloomington, IN


Large Market Radio
Newscast
8 a.m. Newscast, December 2, 2015
WBBM
Chicago, IL

Breaking News
Laquan McDonald
WBBM
Chicago, IL

Continuing Coverage
Lead in Flint Water
Michigan Radio
Ann Arbor, MI

Feature Reporting
Need to get out of swim class? Find Dr. Fong
WBEZ
Chicago, IL

Investigative Reporting
Sexual Assault Investigations at MSU: A Broken System, and the Efforts to Fix It
Michigan Radio
Ann Arbor, MI

News Documentary
Not Safe to Drink
Michigan Radio
Ann Arbor, MI

News Series
Turning Point-Cuba in Transition
WBBM
Chicago, IL

Reporting: Hard News
Mayor Emanuel's Press Team Defends Eavesdropping on Reporters’ Conversations with Aldermen
WBEZ
Chicago, IL

Reporting: Sports
This Community Finally Got What People Have Been Asking For All Season: A Home Football Game
Michigan Radio
Ann Arbor, MI

Use of Sound
Drumming For Dollars As A Chicago Bucket Boy
WBEZ
Chicago, IL

Writing
Ohio's Racinos Are Holding Their Own, But the Future is a Gamble
WKSU
Kent, OH


Small Market Television
Overall excellence
WREX-TV
WREX-TV
Rockford, IL

Newscast
Funeral For A Fallen Firefighter
WLNS-TV
Lansing, MI

Breaking News
Windstorm Slams Quincy
WGEM-TV
Quincy, IL

Continuing Coverage
Flint Water Emergency
WJRT-TV
Flint, MI

Feature Reporting
A Veteran's Road To Recovery
WTOL-TV
Toledo, OH

Investigative Reporting
Questions In Union County
WEHT-TV
Henderson, KY

News Documentary
Digging Deeper: Understanding Extremism
WREX-TV
Rockford, IL

News Series
Friends for Life: Men's Health
WLNS-TV
Lansing, MI

Reporting: Hard News
A Marine's Pain
WEHT-TV
Henderson, KY

Reporting: Sports
Shane Simmons
WQAD-TV
Moline, IL

Use of Video
Trebuchet
WQAD-TV
Moline, IL

Writing
Downgraded. Downtown. Talked Down
WANE-TV
Fort Wayne, IN

Website
WLNS.com
WLNS-TV
Lansing, MI


Large Market Television
Overall excellence
WXIN-TV
WXIN-TV
Indianapolis, IN

Newscast
Explosion Verdict RTV 6 at 5pm
WRTV
Indianapolis, IN

Breaking News
Portland Tornado
WOOD-TV
Grand Rapids, MI

Continuing Coverage
It's A Hard Thing To Watch A Man Die
WDIV-TV
Detroit, MI

Feature Reporting
High Speed Hello
WTHR-TV
Indianapolis, IN

Investigative Reporting
Delayed Firefighter Death Benefit
WZZM-TV
Grand Rapids, MI

News Documentary
Heroin at Home
WBNS-TV
Columbus, OH

News Series
High Stakes
WBNS-TV
Columbus, OH

Reporting: Hard News
The Survivors
WTHR-TV
Indianapolis, IN

Reporting: Sports
Big Ann
WZZM-TV
Grand Rapids, MI

Use of Video
Steve Rhodes
WTHR-TV
Indianapolis, IN

Writing
Brent Ashcroft
WZZM-TV
Grand Rapids, MI

Website
10TV.com
WBNS-TV
Columbus, OH


Non-Broadcast Affiliated Organizations
Small Online News Organization Audio Feature
Under the Skin: A Look at Implantable Tech
Rivet Radio
Chicago, IL

Small Online News Organization Audio Investigative Reporting
Our Glass Desk Exploded. Yours Could, Too
Rivet Radio
Chicago, IL

Small Online News Organization Audio Newscast
Rivet Radio Morning News with James VanOsdol
Rivet Radio
Chicago, IL

Small Online News Organization Overall Excellence
Rivet Radio
Rivet Radio
Chicago, IL



Region 8

Small Market Radio
Overall excellence
WCHS-AM
WCHS-AM
Charleston, WV

Newscast
Chemical Leak One Year Later
West Virginia Public Broadcasting
Morgantown, WV

Breaking News
Tanker Train Derailment
WCHS-AM
Charleston, WV

Continuing Coverage
Same Sex Marriage Ruling

iHeartMedia-Louisville
Louisville, KY

Investigative Reporting
Only In Kentucky: Jailers Without Jails
WFPL
Louisville, KY

News Documentary
When Strangers Take Our Picture - Inside Appalachia
West Virginia Public Broadcasting
Morgantown, WV

News Series
From Bundestag to Bluegrass: What Kentucky Can Learn From Germany's Energy Transition
WFPL
Louisville, KY

Reporting: Hard News
Economic Fallout from Declining Coal Industry
West Virginia Public Broadcasting
Morgantown, WV

Use of Sound
A Civil War Christmas
West Virginia Public Broadcasting
Morgantown, WV

Writing
Glynis Board
West Virginia Public Broadcasting
Morgantown, WV

Website
WVPublic.org
West Virginia Public Broadcasting
Morgantown, WV


Large Market Radio
Overall excellence
WFAE
WFAE
Charlotte, NC

Newscast
Newscast 12:04 p.m. July 14, 2015
WFDD
Winston-Salem, NC

Breaking News
Randall Kerrick Hung Jury
WFAE
Charlotte, NC

Continuing Coverage
Chapel Hill Shootings
WUNC
Chapel Hill, NC

Feature Reporting
Experts Question A Common Statistic: Do 22 Veterans A Day Commit Suicide?
WUNC
Chapel Hill, NC

Investigative Reporting
Experts Question A Common Statistic: Do 22 Veterans A Day Commit Suicide?
WUNC
Chapel Hill, NC

News Documentary
Truth, Tabloids and Trust: Declining Confidence in the News Media
Tennessee Radio Network
Nashville, TN

News Series
Changing Carolina Coast
WUNC
Chapel Hill, NC

Reporting: Hard News
Dan River Coal Ash Spill: Long-Term Impact Unknown
WFDD
Winston-Salem, NC

Reporting: Sports
Black and White Basketball Teams First Faced Off In Nashville 50 Years Ago
WPLN
Nashville, TN

Use of Sound
Nashville High Schoolers Give Up Phones For A Day — See How They Survived
WPLN
Nashville, TN

Writing
Emily Siner
WPLN
Nashville, TN

Website
WFDD.org
WFDD-FM
Winston-Salem, NC


Small Market Television
Overall excellence
WBIR-TV
WBIR-TV
Knoxville, TN

Newscast
WBIR: Train derailment & evacuation
WBIR-TV
Knoxville, TN

Breaking News
The Night Zaevion Dobson Died
WVLT-TV
Knoxville, TN

Continuing Coverage
High Income Public Housing
WJHL-TV
Johnson City, TN

Feature Reporting
Redemption
WVLT-TV
Knoxville, TN

Investigative Reporting
Grave Concerns
WJHL-TV
Johnson City, TN

News Series
Service & Sacrifice
WBIR-TV
Knoxville, TN

Reporting: Hard News
Delinquent EMS Bills
WBTW-TV
Myrtle Beach, SC

Reporting: Sports
Boy Who Was Told He Would Never Walk Decides to Run Instead
WBIR-TV
Knoxville, TN

Use of Video
Matheny - Jellyfish Focus
WBIR-TV
Knoxville, TN

Writing

Matheny's Good Nature
WBIR-TV
Knoxville, TN

Website
WBIR.com
WBIR-TV
Knoxville, TN


Large Market Television
Overall excellence
WRAL-TV
WRAL-TV
Raleigh, NC

Newscast
Channel 4 News at 10 - Theater Attack
WSMV-TV
Nashville, TN

Breaking News
Scaffolding Collapse
WNCN-TV
Raleigh, NC

Continuing Coverage
Paris Attacks
WRAL-TV
Raleigh, NC

Feature Reporting
Beyond Beale: The Beale Street Flippers
WATN-TV
Bartlett, TN

Investigative Reporting
A Perfect Storm : Investigating Tennessee's Prison System
WSMV-TV
Nashville, TN

News Documentary
Exploring Climate Change
WRAL-TV
Raleigh, NC

News Series
Building Boomtown
WTVF-TV
Nashville, TN

Reporting: Hard News
Synthetic Drugs
WDRB-TV
Louisville, KY

Reporting: Sports
The Unstoppable Adam Warner
WCNC-TV
Charlotte, NC

Use of Video
Catherine Steward
WTVF-TV
Nashville, TN

Writing
Chris Conte
WTVF-TV
Nashville, TN

Website
WRAL.com
WRAL-TV
Raleigh, NC



Region 9

Small Market Radio
Overall excellence
Alabama Public Radio
Alabama Public Radio
Tuscaloosa, AL

Newscast
WBHM Newscast
WBHM
Birmingham, AL

Continuing Coverage
Alabama's Same-Sex Marriage Battle
WBHM
Birmingham, AL

Feature Reporting
Duel
WMSI-FM
Jackson, MS

Investigative Reporting
Uncovering Alabama’s Hidden Hepatitis C Problem
WBHM
Birmingham, AL

News Series
Teaching Tough Topics
WBHM
Birmingham, AL

Reporting: Hard News
Justice Department Called On To Investigate Alabama Voter ID Issue
WBHM
Birmingham, AL

Reporting: Sports
Willie Heidelberg
WMSI-FM
Jackson, MS

Use of Sound
Judicial Chaos Complicates Same-Sex Marriage In Alabama
WBHM
Birmingham, AL

Writing
Dan Carsen
WBHM
Birmingham, AL


Large Market Radio
Continuing Coverage
Katrina: The Debris
WWNO
New Orleans, LA

Feature Reporting
Blues Legend BB King Laid to Rest
Mississippi Public Broadcasting
Jackson, MS

News Series
Closing Costs
WWNO
New Orleans, LA

Reporting: Hard News
Activists reflect on 50th anniversary of 1965 Voting Rights Act
Mississippi Public Broadcasting
Jackson, MS

Writing
The Little Company That Could: How A New Orleans Immigrant Created A Global Dried Shrimp Business
WWNO
New Orleans, LA


Small Market Television
Overall excellence
WVUE-TV
WVUE-TV
New Orleans, LA

Newscast
Search For A Killer
WDSU-TV
New Orleans, LA

Breaking News
Deadly Bus Crash
KARK-TV
Little Rock, AR

Continuing Coverage
NOPD: Call Waiting
WWL-TV
New Orleans, LA

Feature Reporting
Gleason's Toughest Opponent
WDSU-TV
New Orleans, LA

Investigative Reporting
Deadly Violation
WAFB-TV
Baton Rouge, LA

News Documentary
Chronicle: Children Of Katrina
WDSU-TV
New Orleans, LA

News Series
Swiped: Financial Mismanagement
WVUE-TV
New Orleans, LA

Reporting: Hard News
Jindal's Presidential Run
WVUE-TV
New Orleans, LA

Reporting: Sports
Blind Swimmer Sees No Obstacles
KATV
Little Rock, AR

Use of Video
Heart of Louisiana
WVUE-TV
New Orleans, LA

Writing
David Kumbroch - A Year in Alabama
WHNT-TV
Huntsville, AL

Website
FOX8LIVE.com
WVUE-TV
New Orleans, LA


Large Market Television
Newscast
FOX6 News at 10
WBRC-TV
Birmingham, AL

Breaking News
Christmas Night Tornado
WBRC-TV
Birmingham, AL

Continuing Coverage
Winter Weather Team Coverage
WBMA-TV
Birmingham, AL

News Documentary
Jeremiah
Alabama Public Television
Birmingham, AL

Reporting: Sports
Investigating Helmet Reconditioning and Recertificaton in Alabama
WBRC-TV
Birmingham, AL

Use of Video
Chris Womack
WIAT-TV
Birmingham, AL

Website
ABC3340.com
WBMA-TV
Birmingham, AL



Region 10

Small Market Radio
Overall excellence
Vermont Public Radio
Vermont Public Radio
Colchester, VT

Newscast
November 6, 2015
New Hampshire Public Radio
Concord, NH

Breaking News
'An Unspeakably Horrid Moment': DCF Social Worker Killed in Central Vermont
Vermont Public Radio
Colchester, VT

Continuing Coverage
Marshfield Murder
WATD
Marshfield, MA

Feature Reporting
Freed After 27 Years, Man Claiming Wrongful Conviction Gets Little Help From System
New England Public Radio
Springfield, MA

Investigative Reporting
Abuse and Neglect at Lakeview
New Hampshire Public Radio
Concord, NH

News Documentary
Becoming Bernie: The Rise and Record of Bernie Sanders
Vermont Public Radio
Colchester, VT

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
Report: N.H. Judges Illegally Jail Poor People Who Can't Pay Fines
New Hampshire Public Radio
Concord, NH

Reporting: Sports
Deflategate Swag Is Sweet Revenge For Colts Entrepreneur
New England Public Radio
Springfield, MA

Use of Sound
Farmers Go For Gold in NOFA's First Farmer Olympics
Vermont Public Radio
Colchester, VT

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

Website
VPR.net
Vermont Public Radio
Colchester, VT


Large Market Radio
Overall excellence
WBUR
WBUR

Boston, MA

Newscast
WBZ 7AM Morning News
WBZ
Boston, MA

Breaking News
Baby Doe Identified
WBZ
Boston, MA

Continuing Coverage
MBTA Snow Woes
WBZ
Boston, MA

Feature Reporting
She Remembers It All
WBUR
Boston, MA

Investigative Reporting
Who Killed Gail Miles?: The Unsolved Murder of a Retired Watertown Cop
WBUR

Boston, MA

News Documentary
At The Crossroads: One-Hour Special
Rhode Island Public Radio
Providence, RI

News Series
40 Years Later: A Return To Vietnam
WBUR

Boston, MA

Reporting: Hard News
It’s Not Just Heroin: Drug Cocktails Are Fueling the Overdose Crisis
WBUR

Boston, MA

Reporting: Sports
Coxswains: Leading From Behind At The Head Of The Charles
WGBH
Boston, MA

Use of Sound
Policing the Homeless in Cambridge;  Key is Managing the Interaction, Not Trying to Control It
WGBH
Boston, MA

Writing
Tsarnaev Relatives Take Stand In Emotional Day Of Testimony
WBUR

Boston, MA

Website
wbur.org
WBUR

Boston, MA

Small Market Television
Overall excellence
WGME-TV
WGME-TV
Portland, ME

Newscast
WMTW News 8 at Six
WMTW-TV
Portland, ME

Breaking News
Tent Collapse
WGME-TV
Portland, ME

Continuing Coverage
Dannemora Prison Escape
WPTZ-TV
Plattsburgh, NY

Feature Reporting
Street Stories: Eric The Great
WPRI-TV
Providence, RI

Investigative Reporting
Roadside Risk
WGME-TV
Portland, ME

News Documentary
Escape from Dannemora
WPTZ-TV
Plattsburgh, NY

Reporting: Hard News
Car Salesman Helps Track Down Victim of Child Porn
WCSH/WLBZ-TV
Portland, ME

Reporting: Sports
The Journey
News 12 Connecticut
Norwalk, CT

Use of Video
The Monhegan Race
WCSH/WLBZ-TV
Portland, ME

Writing
Jana Barnello
WGME-TV
Portland, ME

Website
WWLP.com
Chicopee, MA
City/State


Large Market Television
Overall excellence
WCVB-TV
WCVB-TV
Boston, MA

Newscast
NewsCenter 5 at 6pm: Baby Doe Identified
WCVB-TV
Boston, MA

Breaking News
Blizzard of 2015
WFXT-TV
Boston, MA

Continuing Coverage
The Baby Doe Case
WHDH-TV
Boston, MA

Feature Reporting
Pain and Pride
WTIC-TV
Hartford, CT

Investigative Reporting
Hank Investigates
WHDH-TV
Boston, MA

News Documentary
State of Addiction: The War on Heroin
WMUR
Manchester, NH

News Series
Crumbling Foundations
WVIT-TV
Hartford, CT

Reporting: Hard News
Rising Water From Global Warming
WTNH-TV
New Haven, CT

Reporting: Sports
The Ryan Martin Story
WFSB-TV
Hartford, CT

Use of Video
Shawn Sienkiewicz
WTIC-TV
Hartford, CT

Writing
Nick Emmons
WHDH-TV
Boston, MA

Website
WMUR.com
WMUR
Manchester, NH


Non-Broadcast Affiliated Organizations
Small Online News Organization Audio News Documentary
War Reporting: A Love Story
The GroundTruth Project
Boston, MA

Small Online News Organization Video Overall Excellence
Free Press Media
Free Press Media
Burlington, VT

Small Online News Organization Use of Video
Foreverstan: The Girls' School
The GroundTruth Project
Boston, MA

Small Online News Organization Video Feature
Baseball on Christmas Eve in Vermont?
Free Press Media
Burlington, VT

Small Online News Organization Video Sports Reporting
Slowing Down, Marathon Style
Free Press Media
Burlington, VT

Small Online News Organization Website
burlingtonfreepress.com
Free Press Media
Burlington, VT



Region 11

Small Market Radio
Overall excellence
North Country Public Radio
North Country Public Radio
Canton, NY

Breaking News
Rochester Mass Shooting
WXXI
Rochester, NY

Continuing Coverage
New York's Clinton-Dannemora Prison Break

North Country Public Radio
Canton, NY

Feature Reporting
The Outhouse Races
WITF
Harrisburg, PA

Investigative Reporting
Standards Lacking: Tracking Heroin Overdose Deaths
WITF
Harrisburg, PA

News Series
Active Citizenship at the Capitol
WITF
Harrisburg, PA

Reporting: Hard News
Heroin: A Life Lost
WITF
Harrisburg, PA

Reporting: Sports
Why You've Never Heard of the First Black American Hockey Player

North Country Public Radio
Canton, NY

Use of Sound
The Outhouse Races
WITF
Harrisburg, PA

Writing
Pennsylvania State Capitol Bureau
WITF
Harrisburg, PA

Website
NCPR.org

North Country Public Radio
Canton, NY

Large Market Radio
Overall excellence
KYW
KYW
Philadelphia, PA

Newscast
Morning Drive Newscast Oct 21st 2015
WINS
New York, NY

Breaking News
Tragedy On Metro North
WCBS-AM
New York, NY

Continuing Coverage
The Amtrak Derailment: The Cause and The Aftermath
KYW
Philadelphia, PA

Feature Reporting
A Child Moves From 'She' to 'He' With Confidence
WNYC
New York, NY

Investigative Reporting
Black Mothers Judged Unfit at Higher Rate than White Mothers in NJ
WNYC & New Jersey Public Radio
New York, NY

News Documentary
The Worst Part About Our Sport
WNYC
New York, NY

News Series
Living Cancer
WNYC
New York, NY

Reporting: Hard News
Climate Change: The Engineer’s Dilemma
WHYY
Philadelphia, PA

Reporting: Sports
The Wait is Over: America's First Pharaoh
WFUV
Bronx, NY

Use of Sound
Elevators: John Hockenberry
WNYC
New York, NY

Writing
Xfinity Fightin'
KYW
Philadelphia, PA


Small Market Television
Overall excellence
WSTM-TV
WSTM-TV
Syracuse, NY

Newscast
Capture of David Sweat: Newschannel 9 at 11:00 PM
WSYR-TV
Syracuse, NY

Breaking News
Mass Shooting Outside of the Boys & Girls Club
WHAM-TV
Rochester, NY

Continuing Coverage
Boys and Girls Club Mass Shooting
WHEC-TV
Rochester, NY

Feature Reporting
The Fainting Runner Triumphs
WGRZ-TV
Buffalo, NY

Investigative Reporting
Getting Away With Murder
WGRZ-TV/Investigative Post
Buffalo, NY

News Documentary
Letters to Frieda
Julian Farris Films/WFMZ-TV
Allentown, PA

News Series
Heroin: Too Close to Home
WSYR-TV
Syracuse, NY

Reporting: Hard News
You Paid For It: Assembly Law Books
WRGB-TV
Schenectady, NY

Reporting: Sports
#GetCourtneyToEllen
WHEC-TV
Rochester, NY

Use of Video
The November Storm: A Look Back
Time Warner Cable News - Buffalo
Buffalo, NY

Writing
Seth Voorhees
Time Warner Cable News - Rochester
Rochester, NY

Website
WGRZ.com
WGRZ-TV
Buffalo, NY


Large Market Television
Overall excellence
WTAE-TV
WTAE-TV
Pittsburgh, PA

Newscast
Deadly Derailment
WCAU
Philadelphia, PA

Breaking News
Explosion in the East Village
WNBC-TV
New York, NY

Continuing Coverage
Tale of Two Districts
News 12 Westchester
Yonkers, NY

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

Investigative Reporting
Public Pensions for Felon Teachers
WTAE-TV
Pittsburgh, PA

News Documentary
CHRONICLE: Burning Questions
WTAE-TV
Pittsburgh, PA

News Series
Burning Questions
WTAE-TV
Pittsburgh, PA

Reporting: Hard News
Alarming Reality
KDKA-TV
Pittsburgh, PA

Reporting: Sports
Pension Interception
WHP-TV
Harrisburg, PA

Use of Video
Brian Caldwell
WTAE-TV
Pittsburgh, PA

Writing
Wendy Bell: Rebuilding Pittsburgh
WTAE-TV
Pittsburgh, PA

Website
NBC10.com
WCAU
Philadelphia, PA


Non-Broadcast Affiliated Organizations
Small Online News Organization Overall Excellence
Retro Report
Retro Report
New York, NY

Small Online News Organization Video Continuing Coverage
The Population Bomb?
Retro Report
New York, NY

Small Online News Organization Video News Documentary
Transforming History
Retro Report
New York, NY

Small Online News Organization Video Reporting: Hard News
Syria Future Generations
Vocativ
New York, NY

Small Online News Organization Website
njspotlight.com

NJ Spotlight
Montclair, NJ


Region 12

Small Market Radio
Overall excellence
WDEL
WDEL
Wilmington, DE

Newscast
Delaware's Morning News
WDEL
Wilmington, DE

Feature Reporting
All But Forgotten Cemeteries
WVTF
Roanoke, VA

Investigative Reporting
Answers from Across the Atlantic: Why Virginia’s Largest Utility Is Slow To Develop Offshore Wind
WVTF
Roanoke, VA

News Series
Marijuana Reform in Virginia: High Times or Up In Smoke?
WVTF
Roanoke, VA

Reporting: Hard News
Homeless Hotel
WDEL
Wilmington, DE


Large Market Radio
Overall excellence
WTOP
WTOP
Washington, DC

Newscast
WMAL News at 4pm - March 3, 2015
WMAL
Washington, DC

Breaking News
Chaos in the City
WBAL
Baltimore, MD

Continuing Coverage
Freddie Gray
WBAL
Baltimore, MD

Feature Reporting
A Song for Lexie
WTOP
Washington, DC

Investigative Reporting
Assault on Justice
WAMU
Washington, DC

News Documentary
Out of the Blocks, 4700 Liberty Heights Avenue
WYPR
Baltimore, MD

News Series
Flipped Off In D.C.’s Thriving Market For Renovated Homes, It’s Buyer Beware
WAMU
Washington, DC

Reporting: Hard News
How the Pro-Bowser FreshPAC Was Forced To Disband
WAMU
Washington, DC

Reporting: Sports
Roots of a Legend
WTOP
Washington, DC

Use of Sound
SCOTUS Decides
WNEW
Germantown, MD

Writing
Core Values
WTOP
Washington, DC

Website
WTOP.com
WTOP
Washington, DC


Small Market Television
Overall excellence
WTVR-TV
WTVR-TV
Richmond, VA

Newscast
WRIC 8News at 5pm
WRIC-TV
Richmond, VA

Continuing Coverage
Saving Sweet Briar
WDBJ-TV
Roanoke, VA

Feature Reporting
A Gift of Words: The Lost MLK Tapes
WTVR-TV
Richmond, VA

Investigative Reporting
Petersburg Police
WWBT-TV
Richmond, VA

News Documentary
Childhood Lost
WDBJ-TV
Roanoke, VA

News Series
The Long Goodbye
WDBJ-TV
Roanoke, VA

Reporting: Hard News
Face to Face with a Killer?
WTVR-TV
Richmond, VA

Reporting: Sports
Sideline Inspiration: My Main Man Cody
WTVR-TV
Richmond, VA

Use of Video
Inspiring Stories: Human Kindness and Triumph
WTVR-TV
Richmond, VA

Writing
Greg McQuade
WTVR-TV
Richmond, VA


Large Market Television
Overall excellence
WRC-TV
WRC-TV
Washington, DC

Newscast
News4 at 6: Papal Visit
WRC-TV
Washington, DC

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

Continuing Coverage
Synthetics & The New Drug War
WRC-TV
Washington, DC

Feature Reporting
Lets Help Kids
WTTG-TV
Washington, DC

Investigative Reporting
Serving in Silence: Rape in the National Guard
WRC-TV
Washington, DC

News Documentary
Diverted: TWA 514
WJLA-TV
Washington, DC

News Series
Synthetics & The New Drug War
WRC-TV
Washington, DC

Reporting: Hard News
The Great Escape
WJLA-TV
Washington, DC

Reporting: Sports
Training for the Tahoe 200
WJLA-TV
Washington, DC

Use of Video
Chip Baysden
WTTG-TV
Washington, DC

Writing
200 Miles for 200 Children
WJLA-TV
Washington, DC

Website
NBCWashington.com
WRC-TV
Washington, DC


Non-Broadcast Affiliated Organizations
Small Online News Organization Audio Feature Reporting
The Ralph Maloof Story
WarbirdRadio.com
Arlington, VA

Small Online News Organization Website
WarbirdRadio.com
WarbirdRadio.com
Arlington, VA



Region 13

Small Market Radio
Overall excellence
WUFT-FM
WUFT-FM
Gainesville, FL

Newscast
11/16/2015
WGCU
Fort Myers, FL

Breaking News
Marriage Equality Comes To Florida
WFSU
Tallahassee, FL

Continuing Coverage
The Pensacola "Witchcraft Killings"
WNRP
Pensacola, FL

Feature Reporting
Jefferson Elementary Turns To Music For Academic Inspiration
WFSU
Tallahassee, FL

News Documentary
Gainesville's Homeless Problem
WUFT-FM
Gainesville, FL

News Series
Not Disabled - Differently Abled!
WUFT-FM
Gainesville, FL

Reporting: Hard News
Manatee County Agencies Pressured By Rising Opioid Use
WGCU
Fort Myers, FL

Reporting: Sports
Fort Myers Bike Polo Holds Tournament for Toys for Tots
WGCU
Fort Myers, FL

Writing
Pine Island Scallop Count Gives Mixed Results
WGCU
Fort Myers, FL

Website
WGCUNews.org
WGCU
Fort Myers, FL


Large Market Radio
Overall excellence
WLRN
WLRN
Miami, FL

Newscast
Jacksonville's Morning News
WOKV
Jacksonville, FL

Breaking News
Plane Crash
WSB
Atlanta, GA

Continuing Coverage
Cuba Coverage
WLRN
Miami, FL

Feature Reporting
South Florida's Graffiti Problem In The '90s Had An Emblem: Crook Crome
WLRN
Miami, FL

Investigative Reporting
County Loses HIV Prevention Dollars
WABE
Atlanta, GA

News Documentary
The Sunshine Economy: Falling into the Gap
WLRN/Health News Florida
Miami, FL

News Series
The Migration Maze
WLRN
Miami, FL

Reporting: Hard News
Wedding Bells Ring for Same-Sex Couples
WUSF
Tampa, FL

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

Use of Sound
Gold Cup Soccer
WSB
Atlanta, GA

Writing
Pasaquan
Georgia Public Broadcasting
Atlanta, GA


Small Market Television
Overall excellence
WBBH-TV
WBBH-TV
Fort Myers, FL

Newscast
WSAV News 3 at 6
WSAV-TV
Savannah, GA

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

Feature Reporting
Maddie's Story
WZVN-TV
Fort Myers, FL

Investigative Reporting
Head Smack Moment
WBBH-TV
Fort Myers, FL

News Documentary
Finding Birth Families: The Struggle To Make Connections With The Past
WJBF-TV
Augusta, GA

News Series
Look Inside Cuba
WBBH-TV
Fort Myers, FL

Reporting: Hard News
Thoughts, Interrupted
WBBH-TV
Fort Myers, FL

Use of Video
Police Memorial
WSAV-TV
Savannah, GA

Website
NBC-2.com
WBBH-TV
Fort Myers, FL


Large Market Television
Overall excellence
WESH-TV
WESH-TV
Orlando, FL

Newscast
Channel 2 Action News at 5
WSB-TV
Atlanta, GA

Breaking News
Lonzie Barton
WJXT-TV
Jacksonville, FL

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

Feature Reporting
Finishing for Frank
WXIA-WATL-TV
Atlanta, GA

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

News Documentary
911: Lost On the Line
WXIA-WATL-TV
Atlanta, GA

News Series
DeKalb County Continuing Corruption
WSB-TV
Atlanta, GA

Reporting: Hard News
Lessons from Aaron
WPTV-TV
West Palm Beach, FL

Reporting: Sports
Swimming Champs
WJXT-TV
Jacksonville, FL

Use of Video
Jon Samuels
WXIA-WATL-TV
Atlanta, GA

Writing
Jaye Watson
WXIA-WATL-TV
Atlanta, GA

Website
MYNews13.com
News 13
Orlando, FL


Non-Broadcast Affiliated Organizations
Small Online News Organization Website
health.wusf.usf.edu
Health News Florida
Tampa, FL



Region 14

Small Market Radio
Overall excellence
570 News
570 News
Kitchener, ON

Newscast
Victoria @ Noon
C-FAX 1070
Victoria, BC

News Documentary
My Journey to James
C-FAX 1070
Victoria, BC

Reporting: Sports
Chris Pope's recap of the Year in Sports 2015
570 News
Kitchener, ON


Large Market Radio
Overall excellence
680 News
680 News
Toronto, ON

Newscast
10am April 9, 2015 - English Bay Fuel Spill
News 1130 Radio
Vancouver, BC

Breaking News
Transit Breakdown
680 News
Toronto, ON

Continuing Coverage
Taxi Protest Paralyzes Toronto
Newstalk 1010
Toronto, ON

Feature Reporting
Jays Win ALDS
Newstalk 1010
Toronto, ON

News Documentary
City of Sanctuary
CBC Toronto
Toronto, ON

News Series
Movember: Living With Prostate Cancer
News 1130 Radio
Vancouver, BC

Reporting: Hard News
James Forcillo Trial
Newstalk 1010
Toronto, ON

Use of Sound
Jays win ALDS
Newstalk 1010
Toronto, ON

Writing
The New Messiah
Newstalk 1010
Toronto, ON

Website
CityNews.ca
CityNews
Toronto, ON


Small Market Television
Newscast
CTV News at 6
CTV Vancouver Island
Victoria, BC

Investigative Reporting
Mental Health 911
CTV London
London, ON

Reporting: Hard News
Human Trafficking
CTV Windsor
Windsor, ON

Website
cbc.ca/ns
CBC Nova Scotia
Halifax, NS


Large Market Television
Overall excellence
CTV Vancouver
CTV Vancouver
Vancouver, BC

Newscast
CTV News at 6 - March 4th, 2015
CTV Vancouver
Vancouver, BC

Breaking News
Port Fire
CTV Vancouver
Vancouver, BC

Continuing Coverage
RCMP Death
Global Edmonton
Edmonton, AB

Feature Reporting
Wedding
CTV News Edmonton
Edmonton, AB

Investigative Reporting
Border Insecurity
CBC Toronto
Toronto, ON

News Documentary
Sunday Report
Television Broadcasts Limited
Hong Kong

News Series
Investigating Break And Enters
CBC Toronto
Toronto, ON

Reporting: Hard News
Life and Death Decisions
Global News Calgary
Calgary, AB

Use of Video
Saving the Salton Sea
Seven Network Australia
Sydney, NSW Australia


Non-Broadcast Affiliated Organizations
Small Online News Organization Video News Series
Out of the Shadows
International Reporting Program
Vancouver, BC

Small Online News Organization Website
milliondollarmeds.com
Global Reporting Centre
Vancouver, BC

Unlisted categories had no entries or the judges determined there was no winner in that category.
Stations not currently providing working links to winning entries are asked to forward them to RTDNA.