The Radio-Television News Directors Association has been honoring outstanding achievements in electronic journalism with the Edward R. Murrow Awards since 1971. Murrow's pursuit of excellence in journalism embodies the spirit of the awards that carry his name. Murrow Award recipients demonstrate the spirit of excellence that Edward R. Murrow made a standard for the broadcast news profession.


Overall Excellence: CBS Radio News
Newscast: ABC News Radio, 10 a.m. Information Network Newscast
Spot News Coverage: AP Broadcast, 9/11: A New War
Continuing Coverage: CBS Radio News, America Fights Back
Investigative Reporting: Latino USA, Brewster Packing
Feature Reporting: CBS Radio News, The Weakest Link
Sports Reporting: ABC News Radio, From High School to High Stakes: The 2001 NBA Draft
News Series: CBS Radio News, One Month Later: The Change in Us
News Documentary: DC Productions, Learning To Live: James' Story
Use of Sound: Great Lakes Radio Consortium, Mallard Ducks on the Decline
Writing: ABC News Radio, Keith Olbermann Commentary

Overall Excellence: NBC News
Newscast: NBC News, NBC Nightly News With Tom Brokaw
Spot News Coverage: Dateline NBC, New York Under Siege
Continuing Coverage: CNN, Sept. 11, 2001 - Terrorist Attacks
Investigative Reporting: CBS News, 60 Minutes II, Merchants of Mass Destruction
Feature Reporting: CBS News, Sunday Morning, 32 Across…
Sports Reporting: NBC News, Today, Legless Wrestler/Determined Wrestler
News Series: Dateline NBC, The Roots of Rage
News Documentary: CNN, Beneath the Veil
Videography: Dateline NBC, Silver Lining
Writing: CBS Evening News With Dan Rather, Everybody Has a Story
Web Site: MSNBC, www.msnbc.com


Radio - Large Market    
Overall Excellence: WMAL-AM Washington
Newscast: KMOX-AM St. Louis, 7:05 News
Spot News Coverage: WINS-AM New York, 9/11
Continuing Coverage: KCBS-AM San Francisco, Energy Watch
Investigative Reporting: KOA-AM Denver, A DIA Security Report Card: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly
Feature Reporting: WNYC-AM/FM New York, Cracker Jack
Sports Reporting: KGO-AM San Francisco, Fairway to Heaven
News Series: KSL-AM Salt Lake City, Violent Voices, or Just Music?
News Documentary: WNYC-AM New York, The Execution Tapes
Use of Sound: WMAL-AM Washington, Cal's Last Game
Writing: KYW-AM Philadelphia, John Ostapkovich Stories
Web Site: WTOP-AM/FM Washington, www.wtopnews.com

Radio - Small Market    
Overall Excellence: WATD-FM Marshfield, MA
Newscast: WJBC-AM Bloomington, IL
Spot News Coverage: WGY-AM Albany, NY, 9/11
Continuing Coverage: WGY-AM Albany, NY, Rensselaer Police Scandal
Investigative Reporting: WNOX-AM/FM Knoxville, TN, Oak Ridge Asbestos
Feature Reporting: KOSU-FM Stillwater, OK, The Whistler
Sports Reporting: KOSU-FM Stillwater, OK, Michelle Takes Aim
News Series: KSMU-FM Springfield, MO, Women Behind Bars: Incarceration and the Family
News Documentary: KUSD-FM Vermillion, SD, Dakota Heroes
Use of Sound: WNOX-AM/FM Knoxville, TN, Pearl Harbor Survivor
Writing: WKSU-FM Kent, OH, Xtreme Bowling
Web Site: WSJM-AM Benton Harbor, MI, www.wsjm.com

Television - Large Market    
Overall Excellence: KCNC-TV Denver
Newscast: KOMO-TV Seattle, KOMO 4 News at 11 p.m.
Spot News Coverage: WABC-TV New York, 9/11: Our Experience
Spot News Coverage: WABC-TV New York, The Attack on the World Trade Center
Spot News Coverage: WCBS-TV New York, World Trade Center Attack
Spot News Coverage: WNBC-TV New York, 9/11
Spot News Coverage: WPIX-TV New York, The Attack on New York
Continuing Coverage: WNBC-TV New York, 9/11
Investigative Reporting: WFAA-TV Dallas, Lives At Risk: An Emergency Room Investigation
Feature Reporting: WKRC-TV Cincinnati, Voices of Freedom
Sports Reporting: WOOD-TV Grand Rapids, MI, Burmaniac
News Series: WAGA-TV Atlanta, The Execution Tapes
News Documentary: WFLD-TV Chicago, The Experiment in Black and White
Videography: News 12 Long Island, Woodbury, NY, Long Island Ducks
Writing: KARE-TV Minneapolis, Boyd Huppert Compilation
Web Site: News 12 Interactive, Woodbury, NY, www.news12.com

Television - Small Market    
Overall Excellence: KKTV Colorado Springs, CO
Newscast: WNDU-TV South Bend, IN, October Tornadoes
Spot News Coverage: KKTV Colorado Springs, CO, The Texas Seven
Continuing Coverage: KFOX-TV El Paso, TX, Alexandra Flores
Investigative Reporting: WHIO-TV Dayton, OH, Dayton Public Schools Cell Phone Abuse
Feature Reporting: WTLV/WJXX-TV Jacksonville, FL, Alicia
Sports Reporting: News 12 Connecticut, Norwalk, CT, Sunrise Softball
News Series: WBAY-TV Green Bay, WI, America After 9/11
News Documentary: KJRH-TV Tulsa, OK, 2 for the Cure: Lifestories
Videography: KXAN-TV Austin, TX, STAR Flight
Writing: KOTV Tulsa, OK, The Oklahoma Traveler
Web Site: KATV Little Rock, AR, www.katv.com