EDWARD R. MURROW REGIONAL AWARD WINNERS

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.

Listed below are the 2003 RTNDA Regional Murrow Award recipients, organized by region.

    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, District of Columbia, Maryland, Virginia
    REGION 13
    Florida, Georgia, Puerto Rico, Virgin Islands
    REGION 14
    International

REGION 1

Radio: Large Market

Overall Excellence
KEX Radio, Portland, OR

Newscast
KIRO, Seattle, WA
"710 KIRO"

Spot News Coverage
KPAM, Portland, OR
"Mt. Hood Climbing Accident"

Continuing Coverage
KIRO, Seattle, WA
"Port Lockout"

Investigative Reporting
KPLU Public Radio, Tacoma, WA
"Tukwilla Beetle Invasion"

Feature Reporting
KUOW, Seattle, WA
"Reunion"

Sports Reporting
KUOW, Seattle, WA
"Adults on Ice"

News Series
KIRO, Seattle, WA
"Sex Offender"

News Documentary
KUOW, Seattle, WA
"Hawaiian Language Preservation"

Use of Sound
KOMO-AM, Seattle, WA
"Fastest Screwer"

Writing
KOMO-AM, Seattle, WA
"McPhee McGift"

Web Site
KOPB-FM, Portland, OR
opb.org

Radio: Small Market

Continuing Coverage
KUFM-FM, Missoula, MT
"Lesbian Arson"

Feature Reporting
KPBX/Spokane Public Radio, Spokane, WA
"Robot Museum"

News Documentary
KPBX/Spokane Public Radio, Spokane, WA
"One Spokane Summit"

TV: Large Market

Overall Excellence
KIRO-TV, Seattle, WA

Newscast
KGW-TV, Portland, OR
"NewsChannel 8@11"

Spot News Coverage
KING-TV, Seattle, WA
"Sniper Search"

Continuing Coverage
KATU-TV, Portland, OR
"2 Missing Girls"

Investigative Reporting
KING-TV, Seattle, WA
"Fugitive Aid"

Feature Reporting
KOMO-TV, Seattle, WA
"Gifts of Life (Kris' Legacy)"

Sports Reporting
KING-TV, Seattle, WA
"Miracle League"

News Series
KOMO-TV, Seattle, WA
"War of Words"

News Documentary
KIRO-TV, Seattle, WA
"In the Line of Fire"

Use of Video
KGW-TV, Portland, OR
"Climbing for a Cure"

Writing
KOMO-TV, Seattle, WA
"Sharify's Composite"

Web Site
KGW-TV, Portland, OR
kgw.com

TV: Small Market

Overall Excellence
KTUU-TV, Anchorage, AK

Newscast
KTUU-TV, Anchorage, AK
"Channel 2 News"

Continuing Coverage
KTVQ-TV, Billings, MT
"Billings Teachers Strike"

Feature Reporting
KXLY-TV, Spokane, WA
"Extending the Limit...Rocket Guy"

News Series
KTUU-TV, Anchorage, AK
"Septic Scam: In Search of J.R. Olsen"

Web Site
KREM-TV, Spokane, WA
krem.com

REGION 2

Radio: Large Market

Overall Excellence
KCBS Radio, San Francisco, CA

Newscast
KGO-AM, San Francisco, CA
"KGO Morning News"

Continuing Coverage
KCBS Radio, San Francisco, CA
"Giants in the World Series"

Investigative Reporting
KCBS Radio, San Francisco, CA
"KCBS Cover Story--S.F. Homeless"

Feature Reporting
KGO-AM, San Francisco, CA
"Voices of 9/11...Remembering Lauren"

Sports Reporting
KPCC-FM, Pasadena, CA
"Lakers in Farsi"

News Series
KGO-AM, San Francisco, CA
"Oakland's Deadly Numbers Game"

News Documentary
KCBS Radio, San Francisco, CA
"Cancer Puzzle"

Use of Sound
KCBS Radio, San Francisco, CA
"Sounds of the World Series"

Writing
KFBK Radio, Sacramento, CA
"I Was There"

Web Site
KCBS Radio, San Francisco, CA
kcbs.com

TV: Large Market

Overall Excellence
KPIX-TV, San Francisco, CA

Newscast
KGTV, San Diego, CA
"10 News Live @ 5:00"

Continuing Coverage
KGTV, San Diego, CA
"Danielle van Dam"

Investigative Reporting
KGO-TV, San Francisco, CA
"Child Abduction Underground"

Feature Reporting
XETV-TV, San Diego, CA
"Blancornelas"

Sports Reporting
KNSD-TV, San Diego, CA
"Badwater or Bust"

News Series
XETV-TV, San Diego, CA
"Water Wars"

News Documentary
KNTV, San Jose, CA
"Close to Home"

Use of Video
XETV-TV, San Diego, CA
"Parole"

Writing
XETV-TV, San Diego, CA
"Overkill, Tailor Made Medicine"

Web Site
KXTV, Sacramento, CA
news10.net

TV: Small Market

Overall Excellence
KOLO-TV, Reno, NV

Continuing Coverage
KOLO-TV, Reno, NV
“Air Tanker Crash Investigation”

Investigative Reporting
KVBC-TV, Las Vegas, NV
"Blind Faith"

Sports Reporting
KRNV-TV, Reno, NV
"Pro Wrestling School"

Use of Video
KVVU-TV, Henderson, NV
"Marta Becket"

Writing
KTNV-TV, Las Vegas, NV
"Rob Piercy Reports"

Web Site
KVBC-TV, Las Vegas, NV
kvbc.com

REGION 3

Radio: Large Market

Overall Excellence
KSL Radio, Salt Lake City, UT

Newscast
KSL Radio, Salt Lake City, UT
"Utah's Afternoon News"

News Series
KFYI, Phoenix, AZ
"Dying in the Desert"

Spot News Coverage
KOA-AM, Denver, CO
"Air Tanker Crash"

Continuing Coverage
KSL Radio, Salt Lake City, UT
"2002 Winter Games"

Feature Reporting
KOA-AM, Denver, CO
"Highrise Fire Exercise"

Sports Reporting
KJZZ, Tempe, AZ
"Who's Selling"

Use of Sound
KSL Radio, Salt Lake City, UT
"Olympic Protests"

Web Site
KTAR-AM, Phoenix, AZ
620ktar.com

Radio: Small Market

Newscast
KVOR, Colorado Springs, CO
"5:30 pm Newscast"

Spot News Coverage
KVOR, Colorado Springs, CO
"Colorado Wildfires"

Continuing Coverage
KNAU Arizona Public Radio, Flagstaff, AZ
"Drought 2002"

Feature Reporting
KCSJ-AM, Pueblo, CO
"Nellie Connally--Death Car Memories"

News Documentary
KVOR, Colorado Springs, CO
"Deadly Skies--The Flying Eightballs"

Use of Sound
KVOR, Colorado Springs, CO
"Fallen Firefighters"

TV: Large Market

Overall Excellence
KUSA-TV, Denver, CO

Newscast
KCNC-TV, Denver, CO
"News4 at 10"

Spot News Coverage
KUSA-TV, Denver, CO
"I-25 Extreme Flood"

Continuing Coverage
KUSA-TV, Denver, CO
"Colorado Wildfires"

Investigative Reporting
KCNC-TV, Denver, CO
"DIA Cops - Protecting Your Safety?"

Feature Reporting
KCNC-TV, Denver, CO
"Oldest Pilot"

Sports Reporting
KUSA-TV, Denver, CO
"Home on the Range"

News Series
KUSA-TV, Denver, CO
"Another Beautiful Mind"

News Documentary
KPHO-TV, Phoenix, AZ
"Deadly Exposure"

Use of Video
KCNC-TV, Denver, CO
"Half Mile High"

Writing
KUSA-TV, Denver, CO
"Adam Schrager"

Web Site
KCNC-TV, Denver, CO
news4colorado.com

TV: Small Market

Overall Excellence
KGUN-TV, Tucson, AZ

Newscast
KGUN-TV, Tucson, AZ
"KGUN 9 News"

Spot News Coverage
KRDO-TV, Colorado Springs, CO
"Old Colorado City Fire"

Continuing Coverage
KVOA-TV, Tucson, AZ
"Wildfire Coverage"

Feature Reporting
KGUN-TV, Tucson, AZ
"Dying for a Donation"

Sports Reporting
KGUN-TV, Tucson, AZ
"Deaf Basketball"

News Series
KOAA-TV, Colorado Springs, CO
"Colorado Big Spreads"

REGION 4

Radio: Large Market

Overall Excellence
Newsradio 620 WTMJ, Milwaukee, WI

Newscast
Newsradio 620 WTMJ, Milwaukee, WI
"Wisconsin's Morning News"

Spot News Coverage
Newsradio 620 WTMJ, Milwaukee, WI
"I-43 Inferno"

Continuing Coverage
Newsradio 620 WTMJ, Milwaukee, WI
"Where In the Hell Were the Parents"

Investigative Reporting
Newsradio 620 WTMJ, Milwaukee, WI
"Moonlighting Deputy"

Feature Reporting
WUWM-FM Milwaukee Public Radio, Milwaukee, WI
"Knuckles"

News Series
WUWM-FM Milwaukee Public Radio, Milwaukee, WI
"Search for Ethics"

Use of Sound
Newsradio 620 WTMJ, Milwaukee, WI
"Fit To Be Tied"

Writing
WUWM-FM Milwaukee Public Radio, Milwaukee, WI
"Compilation of 3 Stories: Dan Sprehe, WUWM"

Web Site
Minnestota Public Radio, St. Paul, MN
mpr.org

Radio: Small Market

Overall Excellence
KUSD-FM/South Dakota Public Radio, Vermillion, SD

Continuing Coverage
KUSD-FM/South Dakota Public Radio, Vermillion, SD
"Grizzly Gulch Fire"

Feature Reporting
KCSD-FM, Sioux Falls, SD
"Corn-Burning Stoves Save Farmers a Bushel"

News Documentary
WHBY Radio, Appleton, WI
"Murder or Miscarriage of Justice: The John Maloney Story"

Use of Sound
KUSD-FM/South Dakota Public Radio, Vermillion, SD
"Thunderstorm Pilot"

TV: Large Market

Overall Excellence
KSTP/KSTC-TV, St. Paul, MN

Newscast
KSTP/KSTC-TV, St. Paul, MN
"Eyewitness News at 10"

Spot News Coverage
KSTP/KSTC-TV, St. Paul, MN
"Sen. Wellstone's Plane Crash"

Continuing Coverage
KARE-TV, Minneapolis, MN
"Wellstone Crash"

Investigative Reporting
WITI-TV, Milwaukee, WI
"The Pain Doctor"

Feature Reporting
KARE-TV, Minneapolis, MN
"Gabbie's Fight for Life"

Sports Reporting
KARE-TV, Minneapolis, MN
"The Rock"

News Series
WISN-TV, Milwaukee, WI
"Sounding the Alarm"

Use of Video
KARE-TV, Minneapolis, MN
"The Thin White Line"

Writing
KARE-TV, Minneapolis, MN
"Ken Speake Compilation"

TV: Small Market

Overall Excellence
WGBA-TV, Green Bay, WI

Newscast
WFRV-TV, Green Bay, WI

Spot News Coverage
KBJR-TV, Duluth, MN
"Wellstone Crash"

Continuing Coverage
WBAY-TV, Green Bay, WI
"Farewell to Our Fallen Heroes"

Investigative Reporting
WBAY-TV, Green Bay, WI
"The Disciples"

Feature Reporting
KVLY-TV, Fargo, ND
"Wild Turkeys"

News Series
WDAY-TV, Fargo, ND
"Baby Evan"

News Documentary
WGBA-TV, Green Bay, WI
"Packer Zone: The House That Green Bay Built"

Use of Video
KVLY-TV, Fargo, ND
"Perfect Pumpkin"

Web Site
KELO-TV, Sioux Falls, SD
keloland.com

REGION 5

Radio: Large Market

Newscast
KMOX-AM, St. Louis, MO
"Total Information A.M. 8:05 News"

Continuing Coverage
KMOX-AM, St. Louis, MO
"Clergy Abuse Crisis"

Investigative Reporting
KMOX-AM, St. Louis, MO
"The Healy Story"

Feature Reporting
KWMU-FM, St. Louis, MO
"Galen Garbage"

News Series
KMOX-AM, St. Louis, MO
"Turmoil in the Catholic Church"

Use of Sound
KWMU-FM, St. Louis, MO
"Shy Rhinos"

Web Site
KWMU-FM, St. Louis, MO
kwmu.org

Radio: Small Market

Overall Excellence
KFDI-AM/FM, Wichita, KS

Newscast
KFDI-AM/FM, Wichita, KS
"5 pm News, June 7"

Continuing Coverage
KFDI-AM/FM, Wichita, KS
"Carr Murder Trial"

Feature Reporting
KMUW/Wichita State University, Wichita, KS
"Multicultural Classics: Wichita's African-American Youth Orchestra"

News Series
KBIA-FM, Columbia, MO
"Amtrak Across Missouri"

News Documentary
Nebraska Public Radio Network, Lincoln, NE
"Initiative 300: Twenty Years Later"

Use of Sound
WOI Radio Group, Des Moines, IA
"Treasure Hunters"

TV: Large Market

Overall Excellence
KSDK-TV, St. Louis, MO

Spot News Coverage
KMBC-TV, Kansas City, MO
"Shooting at St. James Elementary"

Continuing Coverage
KMOV-TV, St. Louis, MO
"Herkey"

Investigative Reporting
KMOV-TV, St. Louis, MO
"Travel Investigations"

Feature Reporting
KMBC-TV, Kansas City, MO
"Holocaust Heroine"

Sports Reporting
KMOV-TV, St. Louis, MO
"Girl Bullrider"

News Series
KTVI-TV, St. Louis, MO
"Emily's Transplant"

News Documentary
KTVI-TV, St. Louis, MO
"Mind of a Serial Killer"

Writing
KMBC-TV, Kansas City, MO
"Maria Antonia"

TV: Small Market

Overall Excellence
KCCI-TV, Des Moines, IA

Newscast
KETV-TV, Omaha, NE
"KETV NewsWatch 7 at 10:00"

Spot News Coverage
KYTV, Springfield, MO
"December Tornado"

Continuing Coverage
KWCH-TV, Wichita, KS
"Carr Case Coverage"

Investigative Reporting
KETV-TV, Omaha, NE
"Massage Therapy"

Feature Reporting
KYTV, Springfield, MO
"Struggle to Remember"

Sports Reporting
KYTV, Springfield, MO
"Dog Jumping"

News Series
KWCH-TV, Wichita, KS
"I-Team Moundridge"

News Documentary
Nebraska Public Television, Lincoln, NE
"Minor Violations"

Use of Video
KCCI-TV, Des Moines, IA
"Garage Band"

Writing
KYTV, Springfield, MO
"Jacob Montage"

Web Site
KOMU-TV, Columbia, MO
komu.com

REGION 6

Radio: Large Market

Overall Excellence
KTRH Newsradio, Houston, TX

Newscast
KTRH Newsradio, Houston, TX
"KTRH Morning News"

Spot News Coverage
KTRH Newsradio, Houston, TX
"BASF Plant Explosion"

Continuing Coverage
KTRH Newsradio, Houston, TX
"Enron"

Feature Reporting
KUHF Radio, Houston, TX
"Prison Toastmasters"

News Documentary
WBAP-AM, Arlington, TX
"The Training of North Texas"

Use of Sound
KUT-FM, Austin, TX
"Austin City Limits Festival"

Web Site
KUHF Radio, Houston, TX
kuhf.org

Radio: Small Market

News Documentary
KOSU-FM, Stillwater, OK
"Tar Creek: An Environmental Disaster"

TV: Large Market

Overall Excellence
WFAA-TV, Dallas, TX

Newscast
WFAA-TV, Dallas, TX
"News 8 Update: Church Bus Crash"

Spot News Coverage
KPRC-TV, Houston, TX
"Storm Coverage"

Continuing Coverage
KDFW-TV, Dallas, TX
"Free At Last"

Investigative Reporting
KTRK-TV, Houston, TX
"Hungry for Answers"

Feature Reporting
KTRK-TV, Houston, TX
"Calf Scramble"

Sports Reporting
KDFW-TV, Dallas, TX
"Catching up with Johnny Oates"

News Series
KENS-TV, San Antonio, TX
"A New Boot Camp"

News Documentary
KTRK-TV, Houston, TX
"Juan Diego - The Mystery, the Man, the Saint"

Use of Video
WFAA-TV, Dallas, TX
"Fire Fliers"

Writing
KHOU-TV, Houston, TX
"Doug Miller 2002"

Web Site
KWTV, Oklahoma City, OK
newsok.com

TV: Small Market

Spot News Coverage
KFOX-TV, El Paso, TX
"Flash Floods: Tragedy and Heroism"

Investigative Reporting
KEYE-TV, Austin, TX
"Travis County Justice System"

Feature Reporting
KCBD-TV, Lubbock, TX
"The Ritter Report"

Sports Reporting
KFOX-TV, El Paso, TX
"The Unreal Deal"

News Series
News 8 Austin-Time Warner Cable, Austin, TX
"News 8 Explores .... Mold"

News Documentary
KJRH-TV, Tulsa, OK
"2 For the Cure: Lifestories"

Writing
KOKI-TV, Tulsa, OK
"Class Size"

Web Site
News 8 Austin-Time Warner Cable, Austin, TX
news8austin.com

REGION 7

Radio: Large Market

Overall Excellence
WIBC Radio, Indianapolis, IN

Newscast
WBBM Newsradio 780, Chicago, IL
"5:05pm Newscast, October 22, 2002"

Spot News Coverage
WBBM Newsradio 780, Chicago, IL
"Hancock Scaffold Collapse"

Continuing Coverage
WLW-AM, Cincinnati, OH
"Rebuilding After the Riots - Race Relations"

Investigative Reporting
WBBM Newsradio 780, Chicago, IL
"Day Care Criminals - a Day Care Licensing Investigation"

Feature Reporting
Chicago Public Radio--WBEZ-FM, Chicago, IL
"Tage Larsen: The First African-American Full-Time Musician Hired by the Chicago Symphony Orchestra"

Sports Reporting
WKSU-FM, Kent, OH
"Selling Lebron"

News Series
WJR-AM, Detroit, MI
"9 Mile"

News Documentary
WBEZ-FM, Chicago, IL
"House of Pain"

Use of Sound
WLS-AM, Chicago, IL
"For Love of the Game"

Web Site
WIBC Radio, Indianapolis, IN
wibc.com

Radio: Small Market

Overall Excellence
Indiana Public Radio, Muncie, IN

Newscast
WJBC, Bloomington, IL
"Sept. 11th Remembered"

Continuing Coverage
WCBU, Peoria, IL
"Zeller Mental Health Center"

Feature Reporting
WILL-AM, Urbana, IL
"White Squirrels of Olney"

Sports Reporting
WVPE, Elkhart, IN
"Women's Football"

News Series
WILL-AM, Urbana, IL
"Dropping Out"

Use of Sound
Indiana Public Radio, Muncie, IN
"Mother's Day Flash Flood"

Writing
Indiana Public Radio, Muncie, IN
"9/11 Legacy"

TV: Large Market

Overall Excellence
WDIV-TV, Detroit, MI

Newscast
WDIV-TV, Detroit, MI
"WDIV-TV Newscast"

Spot News Coverage
WCMH-TV, Columbus, OH
"I-71 Stand Off"

Continuing Coverage
WCPO-TV, Cincinnati, OH
"Visions of Vine Street"

Investigative Reporting
WMAQ-TV, Chicago, IL
"Code Blue, Code Red"

Feature Reporting
WMAQ-TV, Chicago, IL
"A Sister's Last Hope"

Sports Reporting
WOOD-TV, Grand Rapids, MI
"Through Jimmy's Eyes"

News Series
WXYZ-TV, Southfield, MI
"KMART: Behind the Blue Light"

News Documentary
WCPO-TV, Cincinnati, OH
"Taft High: Faith, Hope and Courage"

Use of Video
WTHR-TV, Indianapolis, IN
"Wire Fire"

Writing
WTHR-TV, Indianapolis, IN
"Kevin Rader Composite"

TV: Small Market

Overall Excellence
WTOL-TV, Toledo, OH

Newscast
WHIO-TV, Dayton, OH
"Newscenter 7"

Spot News Coverage
WHIO-TV, Dayton, OH
"Plane Crash"

Continuing Coverage
WANE-TV, Fort Wayne, IN
"Van Wert Tornado"

Investigative Reporting
WNDU-TV, South Bend, IN
"Contact 16: American Nightmare"

Feature Reporting
WTVW-TV, Evansville, IN
"Nathan Battles Cancer and School"

Sports Reporting
WTVW-TV, Evansville, IN
"Randy's News Flash"

News Series
WNDU-TV, South Bend, IN
"Contact 16: House Mold"

News Documentary
WTVO-TV, Rockford, IL
"The Price of Public Safety"

Use of Video
WTIU-TV, Bloomington, IN
"What's the Deal? - Wind Sculpture"

Web Site
WQAD-TV, Moline, IL
wqad.com

REGION 8

Radio: Large Market

Newscast
WNKU-FM, Highland Heights, KY
"Newscast"

Continuing Coverage
WFAE-FM, Charlotte, NC
"Charlotte's NBA Saga"

Feature Reporting
WUNC-FM, Chapel Hill, NC
"Durham Residents Still Without Power"

Sports Reporting
WUNC-FM, Chapel Hill, NC
"UNC's Historically Bad Season"

News Series
WFAE-FM, Charlotte, NC
"Stories from the Drought"

News Documentary
WFAE-FM, Charlotte, NC
"Understanding America After 9/11: Voices from the Carolinas"

Use of Sound
WBT-AM, Charlotte, NC
"Charlotte Ice Storm"

Writing
WFAE-FM, Charlotte, NC
"Bittersweet Birthday"

Radio: Small Market

Newscast
West Virginia Metronews, Charleston, WV
"7:00 AM Metronews"

Spot News Coverage
WNOX AM-FM, Knoxville, TN
"Morgan County Tornado Coverage"

Continuing Coverage
WNOX AM-FM, Knoxville, TN
"Morgan County Tornado Coverage"

News Series
WNOX AM-FM, Knoxville, TN
"Cynthia Barker Story"

Use of Sound
WNOX AM-FM, Knoxville, TN
"Cynthia Barker Story"

TV: Large Market

Overall Excellence
WCNC-TV, Charlotte, NC

Newscast
WCNC-TV, Charlotte, NC
"6 News Nightcast" WinterStorm 2002

Spot News Coverage
WSOC-TV, Charlotte, NC
"Ice Storm"

Investigative Reporting
WGHP-TV, High Point, NC
"No-Kill Shelter?"

Continuing Coverage
WHAS-TV, Louisville, KY
"Paul Patton Investigation"

Feature Reporting
WHBQ-TV, Memphis, TN
"Sara's Wings"

Sports Reporting
WHNS-TV, Greenville, SC
"Minor League Miracle"

News Series
WKRN-TV, Nashville, TN
"To Hear Again"

Use of Video
WCNC-TV, Charlotte, NC
"A Night on Edisto"

TV: Small Market

Overall Excellence
WRCB-TV, Chattanooga, TN

Newscast
WRCB-TV, Chattanooga, TN
"Channel 3 Eyewitness News Live at 5 - I-75 Fog Crash"

Spot News Coverage
WRCB-TV, Chattanooga, TN
"I-75 Fog Crash"

Continuing Coverage
WRCB-TV, Chattanooga, TN
"Channel 3 Eyewitness News. Tri-State Crematory Investigation"

Investigative Reporting
WPSD-TV, Paducah, KY
"Bridging the Gap"

Feature Reporting
WEHT-TV, Henderson, KY
"Edie's Ace"

Sports Reporting
WDSI-TV, Chattanooga, TN
"The Segregation Game"

News Series
WATE-TV, Knoxville, TN
"The Waiting List"

News Documentary
WPDE-TV, Conway, SC
"The Truth: The Raymond Felton Story"

Use of Video
WIS-TV, Columbia, SC
"Making a Marine"

Web Site
WATE-TV, Knoxville, TN
wate.com

REGION 9

Radio: Large Market

Newscast
WZZK-FM, Birmingham, AL
"5am News"

Spot News Coverage
WZZK-FM, Birmingham, AL
"Tornado Outbreak"

News Series
WWL-AM, New Orleans, LA
"Devon After Dark: The Night Shift"

Use of Sound
WWL-AM, New Orleans, LA
"Language Gumbo"

Web Site
WWL-AM, New Orleans, LA
wwl.com

Radio: Small Market

Newscast
WUAL-FM, Tuscaloosa, AL
"The Alabama Report"

Feature Reporting
WMSI-FM/ WQJQ-FM/WJDX-AM, Jackson, MS
"Sawmill"

Use of Sound
WMSI-FM/ WQJQ-FM/WJDX-AM, Jackson, MS
"Sawmill"

Writing
WBHM-FM, Birmingham, AL
"Waste Not Want Not," "Solemn Slalom," "The Furious Fall"

Web Site
WBHM-FM, Birmingham, AL
wbhm.org

TV: Large Market

Overall Excellence
WWL-TV, New Orleans, LA

Newscast
WWL-TV, New Orleans, LA
"Eyewitness News at Five - Hurricane Lili"

Spot News Coverage
WBRC-TV, Birmingham, AL
"Tornado 2002"

Continuing Coverage
WWL-TV, New Orleans, LA
"A Church in Crisis"

Feature Reporting
WWL-TV, New Orleans, LA
"A Mother's Love"

Sports Reporting
WBMA-TV, Birmingham, AL
"Franchione Departure"

News Documentary
WVUE-TV, New Orleans, LA
"A Silent Killer: Paula's Story Revisited"

Use of Video
WGNO-TV, New Orleans, LA
"I Just Want Every One of Them To Be Saved"

Writing
WGNO-TV, New Orleans, LA
"They're Leaving Us Quickly"

TV: Small Market

Overall Excellence
KATV, Little Rock, AR

Spot News Coverage
KATV, Little Rock, AR
"Officer Shot"

News Series
KATV, Little Rock, AR
"Dutch Harbor"

Continuing Coverage
WPMI-TV, Mobile, AL
"Nick's Crusade"

Investigative Reporting
KTHV-TV, Little Rock, AR
"The Death of Jim Lankford"

Feature Reporting
WPMI-TV, Mobile, AL
"Raising the Barre"

Sports Reporting
WHNT-TV, Huntsville, AL
"Skills"

Web Site
WKRG-TV, Mobile, AL
wkrg.com

REGION 10

Radio: Large Market

Overall Excellence
WBZ-AM, Boston, MA

Newscast
WBZ-AM, Boston, MA
"Newscast: 11-20-02"

Spot News Coverage
WBUR-FM, Boston, MA
"Cardinal Law Resigns"

Continuing Coverage
WBZ-AM, Boston, MA
"Church Scandal"

Investigative Reporting
WBUR-FM, Boston, MA
"Airport Security"

Feature Reporting
WTIC-AM, Farmington, CT
"Ice Cream Truck"

News Series
WBUR-FM, Boston, MA
"Welfare Series"

News Documentary
WBUR-FM, Boston, MA
"Fighting the Next War: Inside Out"

Use of Sound
WBUR-FM, Boston, MA
"Beached Whales"

Writing
WBZ-AM, Boston, MA
"Writing: Laurie Kirby"

Web Site
WBUR-FM, Boston, MA
wbur.org

Radio: Small Market

Overall Excellence
WATD-FM, Marshfield, MA

Newscast
WATD-FM, Marshfield, MA
"The WATD Noon Newscast"

Spot News Coverage
WATD-FM, Marshfield, MA
"An Escaped Convict in Duxbury"

Feature Reporting
WATD-FM, Marshfield, MA
"The Monster Shark Tournament"

Writing
WATD-FM, Marshfield, MA
"Writing Samples From Ed Perry"

Web Site
New Hampshire Public Radio, Concord, NH
nhpr.org

TV: Large Market

Overall Excellence
WBZ-TV, Boston, MA

Newscast
WHDH-TV, Boston, MA
"7 News at 6"

Continuing Coverage
WBZ-TV, Boston, MA
"Crisis In The Church"

Investigative Reporting
WBZ-TV, Boston, MA
"Father Paul Shanley"

Feature Reporting
New England Cable News, Newton, MA
"Long Goodbye"

Sports Reporting
WCVB-TV, Needham, MA
"High School Pitcher Comeback"

Spot News Coverage
WHDH-TV, Boston, MA
"River Tragedy"

News Series
WFXT-TV, Boston, MA
"Adoption Alert"

News Documentary
New England Cable News, Newton, MA
"Where Love Lives"

Use of Video
New England Cable News, Newton, MA
"The Long Goodbye"

Web Site
WCVB-TV, Boston, MA
thebostonchannel.com

TV: Small Market

Overall Excellence
WCAX-TV, Burlington, VT

Newscast
WCAX-TV, Burlington, VT
"Newscast"

Feature Reporting
News 12 Connecticut, Norwalk, CT
"KIKI"

Sports Reporting
News 12 Connecticut, Norwalk, CT
"Courting Controversy"

Writing
WCSH-TV, Portland, ME
"Kevin Kelley Writing"

REGION 11

Radio: Large Market

Overall Excellence
KYW Newsradio, Philadelphia, PA

Newscast
WOR-AM, New York, NY
"Best Newscast"

Spot News Coverage
WINS-AM, New York, NY
"Lynbrook Church Shooting"

Continuing Coverage
WCBS Newsradio 88, New York, NY
"9/11: The Aftermath"

Investigative Reporting
WNYC, New York Public Radio, New York, NY
"Pataki Campaign Reaps Contributions from World Trade Center Clean-Up Contractors"

Feature Reporting
WFUV-FM Public Radio, Bronx, NY
"Tattooing Their Grief"

News Series
WCBS Newsradio 88, New York, NY
"Lower Manhattan: Rising from the Ashes"

News Documentary
WFUV-FM Public Radio, Bronx, NY
"Portraits of Healing"

Use of Sound
WCBS Newsradio 88, New York, NY
"9/11/02: Anniversary Montages"

Web Site
WINS-AM, New York, NY
1010wins.com

Radio: Small Market

Overall Excellence
WGY, Albany, NY

Newscast
WHAM Radio, Rochester, NY
"WHAM Five O'clock News Hour"

Spot News Coverage
WGY, Albany, NY
"North Country Quake"

Continuing Coverage
WGY, Albany, NY
"Pedophile Priests"

Feature Reporting
WGY, Albany, NY
"Sex Sells"

News Series
WAMC-FM, Albany, NY
"Housing First: A Northeast Perspective"

TV: Large Market

Overall Excellence
WCBS-TV, New York, NY

Newscast
WWOR-TV, Secaucus, NJ
"UPN9 News--A New Day Dawning"

Spot News Coverage
WPXI-TV, Pittsburgh, PA
"Miners Trapped"

Investigative Reporting
WCBS-TV, New York, NY
"Toxic School"

Feature Reporting
News 12 New Jersey, Edison, NJ
"Parker Clinic"

Sports Reporting
News 12 New Jersey, Edison, NJ
"Vintage Baseball"

News Series
News 12 New Jersey, Edison, NJ
"Will Lived"

News Documentary
WPIX-TV, New York, NY
"The Morning of 9/11"

Writing
WCBS-TV, New York, NY
"Brooklyn Firefighter Roundtable"

Use of Video
News 12 Long Island, Woodbury, NY
"Ride for Life--2002"

Web Site
NY1 News, New York, NY
ny1.com

TV: Small Market

Overall Excellence
WIXT-TV, East Syracuse, NY

Newscast
WOKR-TV, Rochester, NY
"NewsSource 13 @ 6pm"

Spot News Coverage
WIXT-TV, East Syracuse, NY
"Pompey Fire"

Sports Reporting
WXXA-TV, Albany, NY
"Impossible to Forget"

News Series
WPTZ-TV, Plattsburgh, NY
"Puppy Mills"

News Documentary
WIXT-TV, East Syracuse, NY
"A Time To Heal"

Writing
WOKR-TV, Rochester, NY
"9/11: A Bright Spot"

Use of Video
WOKR-TV, Rochester, NY
"Bear Hunt"

REGION 12

Radio: Large Market

Overall Excellence
WTOP-AM/FM, Washington, DC

Newscast
WMAL-AM, Washington, DC
"WMAL News at 8"

Spot News Coverage
WTOP-AM/FM, Washington, DC
"Serial Sniper"

Continuing Coverage
WMAL-AM, Washington, DC
"Sniper Attacks"

Feature Reporting
WAMU-FM, Washington, DC
"The Washington Opera Goes to Japan"

Sports Reporting
WBAL-AM, Baltimore, MD
"Amer Sports Too"

News Series
WTOP-AM/FM, Washington, DC
"Shotgun Over Washington"

News Documentary
WAMU-FM, Washington, DC
"Living with Terror: The World Speaks"

Use of Sound
WBAL-AM, Baltimore, MD
"Induction Day"

Writing
WBAL-AM, Baltimore, MD
"The Best of Bill Vanko"

Web Site
WTOP-AM/FM, Washington, DC
wtopnews.com

Radio: Small Market

Overall Excellence
WILM-AM, Wilmington, DE

Newscast
WDEL-AM, Wilmington, DE
"This Morning @ WDEL"

Spot News Coverage
WDEL-AM, Wilmington, DE
"A Mother's Plea"

Continuing Coverage
WFLS-FM, WWUZ-FM, WYSK/AM-FM, Fredericksburg, VA
"Serial Snipers"

TV: Large Market

Overall Excellence
WAVY-TV, Portsmouth, VA

Newscast
WAVY-TV, Portsmouth, VA
"Four Big Stories"

Spot News Coverage
WTTG-TV, Washington, DC
"Sniper Attack"

Continuing Coverage
WTTG-TV, Washington, DC
"Sniper Attacks"

Sports Reporting
WBAL-TV, Baltimore, MD
"The Golden Arm"

News Series
WJLA-TV, Arlington, VA
"Organs for Sale"

News Documentary
WJLA-TV, Arlington, VA
"Stories of Hope: A September 11th Remembrance"

Use of Video
WVEC-TV, Norfolk, VA
"I See Him"

Writing
WBFF-TV, Baltimore, MD
"Emily Schmidt Composite: Of Country, Home and God"

TV: Small Market

Overall Excellence
WSLS-TV, Roanoke, VA

Newscast
WSLS-TV, Roanoke, VA
"Newschannel 10 at Six"

Continuing Coverage
WSLS-TV, Roanoke, VA
"The Short Family Murders"

Investigative Reporting
WTVR-TV, Richmond, VA
"Sins of the Cloth"

Feature Reporting
WVIR-TV, Charlottesville, VA
"Art In Place"

Sports Reporting
WBOC-TV, Salisbury, MD
"Bat-man"

News Documentary
WBOC-TV, Salisbury, MD
"Inside the Maryland Governor's Race"

Use of Video
WBOC-TV, Salisbury, MD
"Discovery"

Writing
WSLS-TV, Roanoke, VA
"Timmy's Story"

REGION 13

Radio: Large Market

Overall Excellence
WSB-AM, Atlanta, GA

Newscast
WSB-AM, Atlanta, GA
"Atlanta's Morning News 7:00 a.m."

Investigative Reporting
WDBO-AM, Orlando, FL
"Seminole Courthouse Security"

Spot News Coverage
WSB-AM, Atlanta, GA
"Midtown Sinkhole"

Continuing Coverage
WSB-AM, Atlanta, GA
"Tri-State Crematory"

News Series
WSB-AM, Atlanta, GA
"Teen Driving"

Use of Sound
WSB-AM, Atlanta, GA
"Sandra Parrish Composite"

Radio: Small Market

Newscast
WGAC-AM, Augusta, GA
"8:00 Morning News"

Sports Reporting
WUFT-FM, Gainesville, FL
"Mark Brunell"

News Series
WRUF-AM, Gainesville, FL
"Gainesville's Homeless"

News Documentary
WUFT-FM, Gainesville, FL
"Ground Water Garrison: The Water War in Central Florida"

Use of Sound
WRUF-AM, Gainesville, FL
"Follow the Water"

TV: Large Market

Overall Excellence
WFTV-TV, Orlando, FL

Newscast
WSB-TV, Atlanta, GA
"Channel 2 Action News"

Spot News Coverage
WFTV-TV, Orlando, FL
"Amtrak Derailment"

Continuing Coverage
WTSP-TV, St. Petersburg, FL
"Amos King: Guilty or Innocent?"

Investigative Reporting
WFTV-TV, Orlando, FL
"Doctor Investigation"

Feature Reporting
WTVJ-TV, Miramar, FL
"Judge Julian's Story"

Sports Reporting
WFLA-TV, Tampa, FL
"Training Partners"

News Series
WAGA-TV, Atlanta, GA
"Strip-Searched"

News Documentary
WPTV, Stuart, FL
"Haiti: Beyond Hope"

Use of Video
WTSP-TV, St. Petersburg, FL
"Children Remember 9/11"

Writing
WTSP-TV, St. Petersburg, FL
"The View From The Bench"

Web Site
WFLA-TV, Tampa, FL
tbo.com

TV: Small Market

Overall Excellence
WBBH-TV, Fort Myers, FL

Newscast
WJXT-TV, Jacksonville, FL
"Office Shooting"

Continuing Coverage
WBBH-TV, Fort Myers, FL
"INS Blunder"

Investigative Reporting
WBBH-TV, Fort Myers, FL
"Privacy Trashed"

Feature Reporting
WTLV/WJXX, Jacksonville, FL
"Shen"

Sports Reporting
WBBH-TV, Fort Myers, FL
"Full Throttle"

News Documentary
WTOC-TV, Savannah, GA
"Return to Ground Zero"

News Series
WZVN-TV, Fort Myers, FL
"Does It Work?"

Use of Video
WINK-TV, Fort Myers, FL
"G-Man"

Web Site
WSAV-TV, Savannah, GA
wsav.com

REGION 14

Radio: Large Market

Continuing Coverage
CFTR/Rogers Broadcasting, Toronto, ON
"Talking Trash"

Feature Reporting
Radio Free Asia, Washington, DC
"Two Comrades Reunited--a Love Story"

News Documentary
Radio Free Asia, Washington, DC
"Pang Meiqing, Survivor of Beijing 6/4 Massacre True Love vs. Bleeding Wound"

Radio: Small Market

Newscast
VOCM Radio, St. Johns, NF
"VOCM News"

Continuing Coverage
News Talk 570 CKGL, Kitchener, ON
"Sex Predator Search"

Feature Reporting
Radio Timisoara Territorial Studio, Timisoara, Romania
"The Courage to Face Fear"

TV: Large Market

Overall Excellence
CFCN/CTV, Calgary, AB

Spot News Coverage
CFTO-TV, Toronto, ON
"Prisoner at Large"

News Series
CFTO-TV, Toronto, ON
"Junk Food High"

News Documentary
Television Broadcasts Limited, Kowloon, China
"News Magazine-Chinese Communist Party Congress"

TV: Small Market

Newscast
The New VR, Barrie, ON
"VR News Live @ 6"