2007 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 Award recipients demonstrate the spirit of excellence that Edward R. Murrow made a standard for the broadcast news profession.

Listed below are the 2007 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
KIRO-AM, Seattle

Continuing Coverage
KEX-AM, Portland, OR
Kim Family

Feature Reporting
KIRO-AM, Seattle
Goodbye To DQ

Feature: Hard News
KIRO-AM, Seattle
Battle for the High Court

Investigative Reporting
KIRO-AM, Seattle
Dirty Telemarketing

News Documentary
KUOW-FM, Seattle
As the Sound Churns

News Series
KIRO-AM, Seattle
It's Not Your Mother's Opera

Newscast
KIRO-AM, Seattle
AM Drive News

Sports Reporting
KEX-AM, Portland, OR
Win at State

Spot News Coverage
KIRO-AM, Seattle
Jewish Federation Shooting

Use of Sound
KIRO-AM, Seattle
Sound of Movie Music

Writing
KIRO-AM, Seattle
Best Of Dave Ross

Radio: Small Market

Continuing Coverage
KUAC-FM, Fairbanks, AK
Alaskan Soldiers' Tour Extended

Feature Reporting
KUAC-FM, Fairbanks, AK
Staff Sergeant Eugene Alex Remembered

Feature: Hard News
KBSU-FM, Couer d'Alene, ID
Animal Hoarding

Newscast
KGMI-AM, Bellingham, WA
KGMI Morning News

Sports Reporting
KUAC-FM, Fairbanks, AK
Midnight Sun Baseball

Television: Large Market

Overall Excellence
KING-TV, Seattle

Continuing Coverage
KGW-TV, Portland, OR
Search for Mt. Hood Climbers

Feature Reporting
KOMO-TV, Seattle
Marin Morrison

Feature: Hard News
KOMO-TV, Seattle
For Sale

Investigative Reporting
KATU-TV, Portland, OR
OHSU: Shielded by the Law

News Documentary
KIRO-TV, Seattle
The Great Insurance Gamble

News Series
KING-TV, Seattle
Nursing Home Cons

Newscast
KIRO-TV, Seattle
KIRO-7 Eyewitness News

Sports Reporting
KOMO-TV, Seattle
Al Hostak

Spot News Coverage
KATU-TV, Portland, OR
Police Shootout

Videography
KGW-TV, Portland, OR
Gibson Dreams

Website (broadcast-affiliated)
KING-TV, Seattle
king5.com

Writing
KOMO-TV, Seattle
Sharify's Stories

Television: Small Market

Overall Excellence
KTUU-TV, Anchorage, AK

Continuing Coverage
KTVQ-TV, Billings, MT
Firewatch 2006

Feature Reporting
KXLY-TV, Spokane, WA
The Great Marmot Caper

Feature: Hard News
KECI-TV, Missoula, MT
Wayne Nance

Investigative Reporting
KTVB-TV, Boise, ID
Well Water: 1 & 2

News Documentary
KTUU-TV, Anchorage, AK
Ironwoman: The DeeDee Jonrowe Story

News Series
KXLY-TV, Spokane, WA
Food 101

Newscast
KTVB-TV, Boise, ID
The News at Ten

Sports Reporting
KTVB-TV, Boise, ID
Olympic Comeback

Spot News Coverage
KTVB-TV, Boise, ID
Boise River Rescue

Website (broadcast-affiliated)
KTVB-TV, Boise, ID
ktvb.com

Writing
KXLY-TV, Spokane, WA
Melissa Luck Composite

 

REGION 2
Radio: Large Market

Overall Excellence
KCBS-AM, San Francisco

Continuing Coverage
KCBS-AM, San Francisco
Kim Family Ordeal

Feature Reporting
KGO-AM, San Francisco
Derrill's Legacy

Feature: Hard News
KPCC-FM, Los Angeles
Skid Row Homeless

Investigative Reporting
KCBS-AM, San Francisco
Disabled Placards

News Documentary
KNX-AM, Los Angeles
Water Wars: The Battle for Owens Valley

News Series
KCBS-AM, San Francisco
Starving for Perfection

Newscast
KCBS-AM, San Francisco
KCBS 9AM News

Sports Reporting
KCBS-AM, San Francisco
Barry Bonds

Spot News Coverage
KCBS-AM, San Francisco
Hit and Run

Use of Sound
KFI-AM, Los Angeles
Guarding the Border

Website (broadcast-affiliated)
KCBS-AM, San Francisco
kcbs.com

Writing
KPCC-FM, Los Angeles
Island Foxes

Radio: Small Market

Continuing Coverage
KAZU-FM, Monterey, CA
Tainted Spinach

Feature Reporting
KCSN-FM, Northridge, CA
Dimples Karaoke Bar

Feature: Hard News
KCLU-FM, Thousand Oaks, CA
The Price of War

News Documentary
KHUM-FM, Ferndale, CA
Picking Up: Meth on the North Coast

News Series
KKOH-AM, Reno, NV
KKOH Hazing Series

Newscast
KCSN-FM, Northridge, CA
The Evening Update

Sports Reporting
KCLU-FM, Thousand Oaks, CA
Cowboys Hit the Trail

Use of Sound
KCLU-FM, Thousand Oaks, CA
Olivas Adobe

Writing
KCSN-FM, Northridge, CA
Autism

Television: Large Market

Overall Excellence
KTTV-TV, Los Angeles

Continuing Coverage
KVBC-TV, Las Vegas
Homeless in Las Vegas

Feature Reporting
KNTV, San Francisco
Holy Hostel

Feature: Hard News
KPIX-TV, San Francisco
One Strike, You're Out

Investigative Reporting
KNBC-TV, Los Angeles
Staples Center Investigation

News Documentary
KNBC-TV, Los Angeles
State Divided

News Series
KNBC-TV, Los Angeles
LAUSD: Battle for Control

Newscast
KTTV-TV, Los Angeles
Fox 11 10 o' clock News

Sports Reporting
XETV-TV, San Diego
Extreme Skateboarding

Spot News Coverage
KNBC-TV, Los Angeles
Murder Suspect Surrenders

Videography
KNTV, San Francisco
Holy Hostel

Website (broadcast-affiliated)
KNBC-TV, Los Angeles
NBC4.tv

Writing
KNTV, San Francisco
Noelle Walker Writing Composite

Television: Small Market    
           
Overall Excellence
KSEE-TV, Fresno, CA

Continuing Coverage
KITV, Honolulu
Kauai Dam

Feature Reporting
KHON-TV, Honolulu
Peanut Allergy Prompts School Changes

Feature: Hard News
KEYT-TV, Santa Barbara, CA
Garage Living

Newscast
KFTV-TV, Fresno, CA
Noticias 21

Spot News Coverage
KITV, Honolulu
Hawaii Earthquake/Breaking

Videography
KFTV-TV, Fresno, CA
Danzando con los Dioses

Website (broadcast-affiliated)
KUAM-TV, Dededo, Guam
kuam.com

 

REGION 3
Radio: Large Market

Overall Excellence
KOA-AM, Denver

Continuing Coverage
KTAR-FM, Phoenix
Serial Killers

Feature Reporting
KJZZ-FM, Phoenix
Biosphere 2-15 Years Later

Feature: Hard News
KCPW-FM, Salt Lake City
Cabella's is Utah's Top Tourist Attraction

Investigative Reporting
KSL-AM/FM, Salt Lake City
Doctor's Office to Dumpster

News Documentary
KOA-AM, Denver
Stars, Stripes and Soldiers

News Series
KOA-AM, Denver
Denver in a Decade

Newscast
KOA-AM, Denver
August 17th, 8am Newscast

Sports Reporting
KOA-AM, Denver
The Ron Lyle Story

Spot News Coverage
KTAR-FM, Phoenix
Serial Shooters Arrested

Use of Sound
KJZZ-FM, Phoenix
Oh Say, Can You Sing?

Website (broadcast-affiliated)
KSL-AM/FM, Salt Lake City
ksl.com

Writing
KSL-AM/FM, Salt Lake City
Andrew Adams Reporting for KSL News Radio

Radio: Small Market

Continuing Coverage
KNAU-FM, Flagstaff, AZ
The Brins Fire

Feature Reporting
KNAU-FM, Flagstaff, AZ
Civil War Band

Feature: Hard News
KNAU-FM, Flagstaff, AZ
Doctor Shortage

News Documentary
KNAU-FM, Flagstaff, AZ
Edge of the Rez

News Series
KUNC-FM, Greeley, CO
Avian Flu and Colorado

Sports Reporting
KUWR, Laramie, WY
Remember the 8

Use of Sound
KUNC-FM, Greeley, CO
Scooters: A Ride on the Mild Side

Website (broadcast-affiliated)
KROE-AM, Sheridan, WY

Writing
KNAU-FM, Flagstaff, AZ
Polygamy, Border Farms and the Power of a Name

Television: Large Market

Overall Excellence
KUSA-TV, Denver

Continuing Coverage
KTVK-TV, Phoenix
The Search for Warren Jeffs

Feature Reporting
KUSA-TV, Denver
Mikael and Friends

Feature: Hard News
KCNC-TV, Denver
Last Man Standing

Investigative Reporting
KNXV-TV, Phoenix
Broken Borders: Broken Promises

News Documentary
KDVR-TV, Denver
Battle for the Border

News Series
KUSA-TV, Denver
Burlington's Sacrifice

Newscast
KPHO-TV, Phoenix
CBS5 News@6:30

Sports Reporting
KPNX-TV, Phoenix
Anthony Robles

Spot News Coverage
KNXV-TV, Phoenix
Baseline Killer Arrest

Videography
KUSA-TV, Denver
Mostek Compilation

Website (broadcast-affiliated)
KSL-TV, Salt Lake City
ksl.com

Writing
KUSA-TV, Denver
Never Do the Same Story Twice

Television: Small Market

Feature Reporting
KRDO-TV, Colorado Springs, CO
Losing His True Love

Feature: Hard News
KRDO-TV, Colorado Springs, CO
The Dangers of Street Racing

Investigative Reporting
KKTV, Colorado Springs, CO
The Forgotten Victims

News Series
KVOA-TV, Tucson, AZ
Don't Forget Vicki Lynne

Sports Reporting
KKTV, Colorado Springs, CO
Fisher DeBerry Retires

Videography
KGUN-TV, Tucson, AZ
Casting For Recovery

 

 
REGION 4
Radio: Large Market
Overall Excellence
WUWM-FM, Milwaukee

Continuing Coverage
WTMJ-AM, Milwaukee
Milwaukee's Missing Boys

Feature Reporting
WERN-FM, Madison, WI
Robo-Deer Nab Poachers

Feature: Hard News
WUWM-FM, Milwaukee
School Naming Rights

News Documentary
KNOW-FM, Minneapolis
The McCarthy Tapes

News Series
WCCO-AM, Minneapolis
North Minneapolis Beyond Crime

Newscast
WTMJ-AM, Milwaukee
Wisconsin's Morning News

Sports Reporting
WUWM-FM, Milwaukee
Soccer Moms' Soccer

Spot News Coverage
WTMJ-AM, Milwaukee
Explosion in the Valley

Use of Sound
WERN-FM, Madison, WI
Hmong Funerals

Website (broadcast-affiliated)
Minnesota Public Radio, Minneapolis
minnesota.publicradio.org

Writing
WERN-FM, Madison, WI
Brian Bull Compilation

Radio: Small Market

Overall Excellence
KUSD-FM, Vermillion, SD

Continuing Coverage
KFGO-AM, Fargo, ND
Rising Rivers

Feature: Hard News
KUSD-FM, Vermillion, SD
L. Frank Baum

News Documentary
KUSD-FM, Vermillion, SD
The Mighty Mo from Montana to the Dakotas

News Series
KXRB Radio, Sioux Falls, SD
Silent Epidemic

Newscast
KUSD-FM, Vermillion, SD

Use of Sound
KUSD-FM, Vermillion, SD
National Guard Officer Training

Television: Large Market

Overall Excellence
KARE-TV, Minneapolis

Continuing Coverage
WCCO-TV, Minneapolis
Separating Sisters

Feature Reporting
KARE-TV, Minneapolis
Portrait of Compassion

Feature: Hard News
KMSP-TV, Minneapolis
Room to Live

Investigative Reporting
KSTP-TV, Minneapolis
Expensive Pill to Swallow

News Series
WCCO-TV, Minneapolis
Project Energy

Newscast
WTMJ-TV, Milwaukee
Falk Explosion: Live at 10:00

Sports Reporting
KARE-TV, Minneapolis
Willmar Kids

Spot News Coverage
WISN-TV, Milwaukee
Falk Company Explosion

Videography
KARE-TV, Minneapolis
Skyway Race

Website (broadcast-affiliated)
KARE-TV, Minneapolis
kare11.com

Writing
KARE-TV, Minneapolis
Boyd Huppert Compilation

Television: Small Market

Overall Excellence
WISC-TV, Madison, WI

Continuing Coverage
WBAY-TV, Green Bay, WI
East High School Bomb Plot

Feature Reporting
WDAY-TV, Fargo, ND
Anna's Gifts

Feature: Hard News
WISC-TV, Madison, WI
Downtown Madison After Hours

Investigative Reporting
WLUK-TV, Green Bay, WI
Bad Santa

News Documentary
KELO-TV, Sioux Falls, SD
Underage, Under the Influence

News Series
Wisconsin Public Television, Madison, WI
Challenge Academy

Newscast
WLUK-TV, Green Bay, WI
FOX 11 News at Nine

Sports Reporting
WDIO-TV, Duluth, MN
Hibbing Golfer

Spot News Coverage
WBAY-TV, Green Bay, WI
Ellison Bay Explosions

Videography
WDIO-TV, Duluth, MN
Sailing

Website (broadcast-affiliated)
WISC-TV, Madison, WI
Channel3000.com

Writing
WDAY-TV, Fargo, ND
Anna's Gifts

 

REGION 5
Radio: Large Market

Overall Excellence
KMOX Radio, St. Louis

Feature Reporting
KCUR-FM, Kansas City, MO
Farm Crisis: 20 Years Later

Feature: Hard News
KCUR-FM, Kansas City, MO
What's the Price for Keeping KC Major League?

Investigative Reporting
KMOX Radio, St. Louis
Precious Cargo on the Big Yellow Bus

News Documentary
KCUR-FM, Kansas City, MO
KC Currents: Elections Special

News Series
KMOX Radio, St. Louis
The Big Differential

Newscast
KMOX Radio, St. Louis
8:00 AM News

Sports Reporting
KCUR-FM, Kansas City, MO
Buck O'Neil Remembrance

Spot News Coverage
KMOX Radio, St. Louis
Summer Storms/Tornado

Use of Sound
KMOX Radio, St. Louis
5th Anniversary 9/11

Website (broadcast-affiliated)
KWMU-FM, St. Louis
kwmu.org

Writing
KCUR-FM, Kansas City, MO
Buck O'Neil Remembrance

Radio: Small Market

Overall Excellence
KFDI-FM, Wichita, KS

Continuing Coverage
WHO-AM, Des Moines, IA
Jobs Program Scandal

Feature Reporting
KBIA-FM, Columbia, MO
Living Off the Grid

Feature: Hard News
KSMU-FM, Springfield, MO
Debating Sex Education

Investigative Reporting
KBIA-FM, Columbia, MO
Dead Voters

News Documentary
KUNI-FM, Cedar Falls, IA
Child Abuse Investigations

News Series
KBIA-FM, Columbia, MO
From the Outside Looking In: Examining Missouri's Probation and Parole System

Newscast
KNSS-AM, Wichita, KS
Morning NewsWatch

Sports Reporting
KFDI-FM, Wichita, KS
NBC Baseball - At Issue

Spot News Coverage
KFDI-FM, Wichita, KS
Sedgwick County Hailstorm

Use of Sound
KBIA-FM, Columbia, MO
Voices United: Protesting Three Years of War

Television: Large Market

Overall Excellence
KMBC-TV, Kansas City, MO

Continuing Coverage
KMBC-TV, Kansas City, MO
Toby Young

Feature Reporting
KMBC-TV, Kansas City, MO
Secret Santa Revealed

Feature: Hard News
KMOV-TV, St. Louis
Party Patrol

Investigative Reporting
KCTV, Kansas City, MO
Police Station-Intimidation

News Documentary
KMBC-TV, Kansas City, MO
Blessed

News Series
KMBC-TV, Kansas City, MO
Murder Squad

Newscast
KMBC-TV, Kansas City, MO

Sports Reporting
KSDK-TV, St. Louis
Naismith

Spot News Coverage
KMBC-TV, Kansas City, MO
Businesses Burn

Videography
KSDK-TV, St. Louis
Fiberglass Works of Art

Website (broadcast-affiliated)
KSDK-TV, St. Louis
ksdk.com

Writing
KMOV-TV, St. Louis
Chamraz Composite

Television: Small Market

Overall Excellence
KYTV, Springfield, MO

Continuing Coverage
KYTV, Springfield, MO
No Escape

Feature Reporting
KCCI-TV, Des Moines, IA
Lake Robbins Ballroom

Feature: Hard News
KWCH-TV, Wichita, KS
Drunk and Still Driving

Investigative Reporting
KYTV, Springfield, MO
Critical Care Violations

News Documentary
KRCG-TV, Columbia, MO
KRCG in Iraq

News Series
KOMU-TV, Columbia, MO
Immigration in Depth

Newscast
WHO-TV, Des Moines, IA
Channel 13 News at 10:00

Sports Reporting
WHO-TV, Des Moines, IA
Smiley

Spot News Coverage
KYTV, Springfield, MO
2006 Tornado Outbreak

Videography
KWCH-TV, Wichita, KS
Demolition Derby

Website (broadcast-affiliated)
KTKA-TV, Topeka, KS
KTKA Website/49ABCNews.com

Writing
KCCI-TV, Des Moines, IA
Hanson Compilation

 

REGION 6
Radio: Large Market

Overall Excellence
KTRH-AM, Houston

Continuing Coverage
KTRH-AM, Houston
The Death of Ken Lay

Feature Reporting
KUT-FM, Austin, TX
Devil & Daniel Johnston

Feature: Hard News
KUHF-FM, Houston
Exit, Stage Right

Investigative Reporting
KTRH-AM, Houston
Mexican Flags in US Schools

News Documentary
KUT-FM, Austin, TX
Rediscovering Barbara Jordan

News Series
WBAP-AM, Dallas
Parkland Hospital: From Paupers To Presidents

Newscast
KTRH-AM, Houston
KTRH Morning News

Use of Sound
KUT-FM, Austin, TX
Kashmere Stage Band

Website (broadcast-affiliated)
KUHF-FM, Houston
kuhf.org

Radio: Small Market

Feature Reporting
KOSU Radio, Stillwater, OK
College Students Face Facebook

Feature: Hard News
KOSU Radio, Stillwater, OK
Clear Air for Eating

News Documentary
KOSU Radio, Stillwater, OK
Ten Men Remembered

News Series
KOSU Radio, Stillwater, OK
Hazards of Chickens for Oklahoma

Sports Reporting
KOSU Radio, Stillwater, OK
Fields of Faith

Television: Large Market

Overall Excellence
KXAS-TV, Dallas

Continuing Coverage
KTVT-TV, Dallas
Missing on Mt. Hood

Feature Reporting
KHOU-TV, Houston
Their Daughter the Donor

Feature: Hard News
WFAA-TV, Dallas
Ally's Story

Investigative Reporting
KDFW-TV, Dallas
Airport Insecurity

News Documentary
KTRK-TV, Houston
No Man's Land

News Series
KHOU-TV, Houston
Heroes Left Behind

Newscast
KFOR-TV, Oklahoma City
10pm Newscast

Spot News Coverage
WFAA-TV, Dallas
Truck Chase

Videography
WFAA-TV, Dallas
David Carter '06

Website (broadcast-affiliated)
KHOU-TV, Houston
khou.com

Writing
KRIV-TV, Houston
Greg Groogan Writing

Television: Small Market

Overall Excellence
KVUE-TV, Austin, TX

Continuing Coverage
KVIA-TV, El Paso, TX
Storm 2006

Feature Reporting
KXII-TV, Sherman, TX
Young Fiddle Player

Feature: Hard News
KRGV-TV, Weslaco, TX
Los Zetas

Investigative Reporting
KVUE-TV, Austin, TX
Star Loan Money

News Documentary
News 8 Austin, TX
News 8 Explores: The Tower Shooting

News Series
KEYE-TV, Austin, TX
ER: In Critical Condition

Sports Reporting
News 8 Austin, TX
Vincent's Home Town

Spot News Coverage
KVIA-TV, El Paso, TX
Storm 2006

Website (broadcast-affiliated)
KVUE-TV, Austin, TX
kvue.com

Writing
News 8 Austin, TX
News 8 Explores: The Tower Shooting

 

REGION 7
Radio: Large Market

Overall Excellence
WBBM-AM, Chicago

Continuing Coverage
WLW-AM, Cincinnati
The Marcus Fiesel Story: Death in a Closet

Feature Reporting
WBEZ-FM, Chicago
Joshua

Feature: Hard News
WBEZ-FM, Chicago
Elvira

Investigative Reporting
WBBM-AM, Chicago
Predators Next Door

News Documentary
WBEZ-FM, Chicago
Re-Forming Englewood

News Series
WGN-AM, Chicago
Smack in the Suburbs

Newscast
WBBM-AM, Chicago
3 p.m. Newscast, December 8, 2006

Sports Reporting
WBBM-AM, Chicago
Joniak's Journal: Rashied Davis

Spot News Coverage
WBBM-AM, Chicago
Ogilvie Shootings

Use of Sound
WBEZ-FM, Chicago
With a Smile

Website (broadcast-affiliated)
WBEZ-FM, Chicago
Chicago Matters: Valuing Education

Writing
WBEZ-FM, Chicago
Ben Calhoun Compilation

Radio: Small Market

Overall Excellence
WJBC-AM, Bloomington, IL

Continuing Coverage
WTAX-AM, Springfield, IL
March 12th Tornadoes

Feature Reporting
WIUM/WIUW-FM Radio, Macomb, IL
The Singing Senior

Feature: Hard News
WUIS Public Radio, Springfield, IL
No Place Like Home

Investigative Reporting
WOOD-AM, Grand Rapids, MI
The Ada Argument

News Series
WJBC-AM, Bloomington, IL
Voices or Immigration in McLean County

Newscast
WJBC-AM, Bloomington, IL
Winter Storm Slowdown

Sports Reporting
WGLT-FM, Normal, IL
Competitive Barbecue

Spot News Coverage
WTAX-AM, Springfield, IL
March 12th Tornado

Use of Sound
WIUM/WIUW-FM Radio, Macomb, IL
Celebrating 175 Years in 175 Seconds

Website (broadcast-affiliated)
WJBC-AM, Bloomington, IL
wjbc.com

Writing
WVPE-FM, Elkhart, IN
Michiana Chronicles

Television: Large Market

Overall Excellence
WKYC-TV, Cleveland

Continuing Coverage
WXIN-TV, Indianapolis
Justice for Jill

Feature Reporting
WTHR-TV, Indianapolis
Brush with History

Feature: Hard News
WLWT-TV, Cincinnati
Changing Face of Prostitution

Investigative Reporting
WISH TV, Indianapolis
Command Mistake

News Documentary
WDIV-TV, Detroit
The China Syndrome

News Series
WBBM-TV, Chicago
Good Gifts Gone Bad

Newscast
WBNS-TV, Columbus, OH
Eyewitness News at 5pm

Sports Reporting
WTHR-TV, Indianapolis
Age to Spare

Spot News Coverage
WBNS-TV, Columbus, OH
Parsons Escape

Website (broadcast-affiliated)
WBNS-TV, Columbus, OH
10tv.com

Writing
WTHR-TV, Indianapolis
Linsey Davis

Television: Small Market

Overall Excellence
WDTN-TV, Dayton, OH

Continuing Coverage
WDTN-TV, Dayton, OH
Silverman Saga

Feature Reporting
WTOL-TV, Toledo, OH
Little People...Big World

Feature: Hard News
WNDU-TV, South Bend, IN
Rewiring the Brain

Investigative Reporting
WDTN-TV, Dayton, OH
Red Light Buses

News Documentary
WFIE-TV, Evansville, IN
A Year Later

News Series
WTVG-TV, Toledo, OH
The Truth Test

Newscast
WSBT-TV, South Bend, IN
Explosive Day of News

Sports Reporting
WFIE-TV, Evansville, IN
Playing Fair?

Spot News Coverage
WTVG-TV, Toledo, OH
The First Summer Storm

Videography
WDTN-TV, Dayton, OH
Mike Hamlet

Website (broadcast-affiliated)
WFIE-TV, Evansville, IN
14wfie.com
 

 

REGION 8
Radio: Large Market

Overall Excellence
WUNC-FM, Chapel Hill, NC

Continuing Coverage
WUNC-FM, Chapel Hill, NC
Ahmed's Diary

Feature Reporting
WUNC-FM, Chapel Hill, NC
Card # 10

Feature: Hard News
WUNC-FM, Chapel Hill, NC
What is Terrorism?

News Documentary
West Virginia Public Broadcasting, Charleston, WV
Big Ears in The Mountains

News Series
WUNC-FM, Chapel Hill, NC
North Carolina Voices: Studying High School

Newscast
West Virginia Public Broadcasting, Charleston, WV
West Virginia Morning

Sports Reporting
WUNC-FM, Chapel Hill, NC
Evans Quads

Spot News Coverage
WUNC-FM, Chapel Hill, NC
Apex Chemical Fire

Use of Sound
WUNC-FM, Chapel Hill, NC
Florida Panthers

Radio: Small Market

Overall Excellence
WNOX-FM, Knoxville, KY

Continuing Coverage
WCHS-AM, Charlestown, WV
The Sago Mine Disaster

Feature Reporting
WNOX-FM, Knoxville, KY
Garbage Bears

Feature: Hard News
WIVK-FM, Knoxville, TN
Roane County Remembers

News Documentary
WKYU-FM, Bowling Green, KY
The Changing Faces of the Evening News

News Series
WHQR Radio, Wilmington, NC
Katrina To Wilmington

Newscast
WCHS-AM, Charlestown, WV
The Morning News

Sports Reporting
WTMZ-AM, Charleston, SC
Marc Buoniconti Returns to The Citadel

Spot News Coverage
WLAP-AM, Lexington, KY
Crash of Comair Flight 51-91

Use of Sound
WLAP-AM, Lexington, KY
Batting Practice

Writing
WUOT-FM, Knoxville, TN
Compilation

Television: Large Market

Overall Excellence
WLKY-TV, Louisville, KY

Continuing Coverage
WTVF-TV, Nashville, TN
News Channel 5 Investigates: TN States Veterans Homes

Feature Reporting
WYFF-TV, Greenville, SC
Keeping Up with Kos

Feature: Hard News
WCNC-TV, Charlotte, NC
WCNC Investigators: Norman Immigration

Investigative Reporting
WTVF-TV, Nashville, TN
Newschannel 5 Investigates: Bill Heard Chevrolet

News Documentary
WRAL-TV, Raleigh, NC
Focal Point: Paper Thin Promise

News Series
WTVF-TV, Nashville, TN
Newschannel 5 Investigates: The Ticket Fix

Newscast
WLKY-TV, Louisville, KY
6pm News-Comair Crash

Sports Reporting
WCNC-TV, Charlotte, NC
Unbreakable Kos

Videography
WCNC-TV, Charlotte, NC
Andy Benton - Light Keepers

Website (broadcast-affiliated)
WCNC-TV, Charlotte, NC
wcnc.com

Writing
WTVF-TV, Nashville, TN
From Nashville to Nairobi

Television: Small Market

Overall Excellence
WCBD-TV, Charleston, SC

 

Continuing Coverage
WKYT-TV, Lexington, KY
Crash of Comair Flight 5191
Feature Reporting
WBIR-TV, Knoxville, TN
Cross Country Runner

Feature: Hard News
WTVQ-TV, Lexington, KY
Price of Progress

Investigative Reporting
WLTX-TV, Columbia, SC
The Costly Contractor

News Documentary
WJHL-TV, Johnson City, TN
Infamy: 65 Years Later

News Series
WATE-TV, Knoxville, TN
Community in Crisis

Newscast
WKYT-TV, Lexington, KY
Comair Crash 11pm

Sports Reporting
WTVC-TV, Chattanooga, TN
Dave's Diamond Darlings

Spot News Coverage
WTVQ-TV, Lexington, KY
Flight 5191

Videography
WBIR-TV, Knoxville, TN
Jake's Composite

Website (broadcast-affiliated)
WBIR-TV, Knoxville, TN
wbir.com

 

REGION 9    
Radio: Small Market

Overall Excellence
WUAL Radio, Tuscaloosa, AL

Continuing Coverage
WUAL Radio, Tuscaloosa, AL
Alabama Elections 2006

Feature Reporting
WWL-AM/FM, New Orleans
Saints Lift City's Spirits

Feature: Hard News
WBHM-FM, Birmingham, AL
Alabama Church Fires

Investigative Reporting
WUAL Radio, Tuscaloosa, AL
Obesity in Alabama

News Documentary
WBHM-FM, Birmingham, AL
AIDS: The Epidemic in Alabama

News Series
WMSI/WQJQ-FM, Jackson, MS
The Last Big One

Newscast
WUAL Radio, Tuscaloosa, AL
The Alabama Report

Sports Reporting
WABB-AM, Mobile, AL
A Record Breaking Name

Use of Sound
WMSI/WQJQ-FM, Jackson, MS
Theater of War

Website (broadcast-affiliated)
WWL-AM/FM, New Orleans
wwl.com

Writing
WBHM-FM, Birmingham, AL
Technology & Trademarks and Paying for Progress

Television: Large Market

Overall Excellence
WBRC-TV, Birmingham, AL

Continuing Coverage
WVTM-TV, Birmingham, AL
Church Fire Suspects

Investigative Reporting
WVTM-TV, Birmingham, AL
Massage Parlors

News Series
WBRC-TV, Birmingham, AL
Church Bomber: Tom Blanton's Story

Newscast
WBRC-TV, Birmingham, AL
FOX6 News at 5:00

Sports Reporting
WBRC-TV, Birmingham, AL
The Clay Dyer Story

Spot News Coverage
WBMA-TV, Birmingham, AL
Attorney Abduction

Website (broadcast-affiliated)
WVTM-TV, Birmingham, AL
nbc13.com

Television: Small Market

Overall Excellence
KATV, Little Rock, AR

Continuing Coverage
KLRT-TV, Little Rock, AR
Casey Crowder Amber Alert

Feature Reporting
KARK-TV, Little Rock, AR
Bracketology

Feature: Hard News
WPMI-TV, Mobile, AL
Baby Christian

Investigative Reporting
WALA-TV, Mobile, AL
Disciplined Doctors

News Documentary
WLPB-TV, Baton Rouge, LA
Washing Away: Losing Louisiana

News Series
WBRZ-TV, Baton Rouge, LA
Escape from Charity

Newscast
KHBS/KHOG-TV, Fort Smith, AR
40/29 News at 5

Sports Reporting
WBRZ-TV, Baton Rouge, LA
Candace Baham - St. Amant Football

Spot News Coverage
KATV, Little Rock, AR
Cabot School Fire

Videography
WKRG-TV, Mobile, AL

Website (broadcast-affiliated)
WAFF-TV, Huntsville, AL
waff.com

Writing
KARK-TV, Little Rock, AR
CSI/Hall

 

REGION 10
Radio: Large Market

Overall Excellence
WBZ-AM, Boston

Continuing Coverage
WBZ-AM, Boston
Election 2006

Feature Reporting
WBZ-AM, Boston
Who's on First

Feature: Hard News
WBUR-FM, Boston
Skin Shock

News Documentary
WBUR-FM, Boston
Boston Medical Center

News Series
WBZ-AM, Boston
DaVinci Code

Newscast
WBZ-AM, Boston

Sports Reporting
WBUR-FM, Boston
Kenya's Fastest Town

Spot News Coverage
WBZ-AM, Boston
New Bedford Shooting

Use of Sound
WBUR-FM, Boston
Violin Return

Website (broadcast-affiliated)
WBZ-AM, Boston
wbz.com

Writing
WBZ-AM, Boston
Who's on First

Radio: Small Market

Overall Excellence
WATD-FM, Marshfield, MA

Continuing Coverage
WVPS-FM, Burlington, VT
Mexican Labor

Feature Reporting
WVPS-FM, Burlington, VT
Peace Songs

Feature: Hard News
WATD-FM, Marshfield, MA
The Great Mail Robbery Revisited

Investigative Reporting
WVPS-FM, Burlington, VT
Mexican Labor on the Farm

News Documentary
WEVO Radio, Concord, NH
Culture Lessons

News Series
WVPS-FM, Burlington, VT
Iran Today

Newscast
WATD-FM, Marshfield, MA
The Midday Report--Christine James

Sports Reporting
WATD-FM, Marshfield, MA
The Monster Shark Tournament

Spot News Coverage
WATD-FM, Marshfield, MA
The Search for Sam

Use of Sound
WATD-FM, Marshfield, MA
July 4th in Duxbury

Website (broadcast-affiliated)
WATD-FM, Marshfield, MA
959watd.com

Writing
WVPS-FM, Burlington, VT
Coffin

Television: Large Market

Overall Excellence
WBZ-TV, Boston

Continuing Coverage
WCVB-TV, Boston
Tunnel Tragedy

Feature Reporting
NECN (New England Cable News), Boston
Mentos Gone Wild

Investigative Reporting
WHDH-TV, Boston
Highway Robbery

News Documentary
NECN (New England Cable News), Boston
Hidden Wounds

News Series
WBZ-TV, Boston
At Home with the Candidates

Newscast
NECN (New England Cable News), Boston
Right Now with R.D.Sahl

Spot News Coverage
WCVB-TV, Boston
North Shore Floods

Videography
NECN (New England Cable News), Boston
Flood of '06

Website (broadcast-affiliated)
WCVB-TV, Boston
The Boston Channel.com

Television: Small Market

Overall Excellence
WCAX-TV, Burlington, VT

Continuing Coverage
WCAX-TV, Burlington, VT
Judge Cashman

Feature Reporting
WCAX-TV, Burlington, VT
Vicar General

Feature: Hard News
News 12 Connecticut, Norwalk, CT
Serial Killer

Investigative Reporting
WLNE-TV, Providence, RI
Steak and Lobster

News Series
WCAX-TV, Burlington, VT
Dirty Secrets

Newscast
WCAX-TV, Burlington, VT
May 3rd, 2006

Sports Reporting
News 12 Connecticut, Norwalk, CT
Winning Ways

Spot News Coverage
WCAX-TV, Burlington, VT
Essex Shootings

Videography
News 12 Connecticut, Norwalk, CT
Frank Bruce Compilation

Writing
News 12 Connecticut, Norwalk, CT
David Springer

 

REGION 11
Radio: Large Market

Overall Excellence
KYW-AM, Philadelphia

Continuing Coverage
WINS-AM, New York
50 Shots

Feature Reporting
KYW-AM, Philadelphia
A Firefighter's Journey

Feature: Hard News
WNYC Radio, New York
New York Cop Trains Iraqi Privates

News Documentary
WNYC Radio, New York
The 'N' Word: It Represents Hatred

News Series
KYW-AM, Philadelphia
Your Post-9/11 Lifestyle

Newscast
WINS-AM, New York
Morning Drive

Sports Reporting
WCBS-AM, New York
Jared Max

Spot News Coverage
WINS-AM, New York
Plane Crash

Use of Sound
KYW-AM, Philadelphia
A Firefighter's Journey

Website (broadcast-affiliated)
WINS-AM, New York
1010wins.com

Radio: Small Market

Overall Excellence
WKXW-FM, Trenton, NJ

Continuing Coverage
WGY-AM, Albany, NY
The Porco Murder Trial

Feature Reporting
WSLU-FM, Canton, NY
Forestport Poker Run

Feature: Hard News
WITF-FM, Harrisburg, PA
Remembering Flight 93 Five Years Later

Investigative Reporting
WSLU-FM, Canton, NY
Latinos on the Farm

News Documentary
WITF-FM, Harrisburg, PA
Families of the Fallen

News Series
WKXW-FM, Trenton, NJ
Forgotten Heroes

Newscast
WKXW-FM, Trenton, NJ
New Jersey's First News

Sports Reporting
WSLU-FM, Canton, NY
Rugby Brings Elegance and Violence to Adirondacks

Spot News Coverage
WGY-AM, Albany, NY
The Porco Verdict

Writing
WPSU-FM, University Park, PA
Central Pennsylvania Black History Series

Television: Large Market

Overall Excellence
KYW-TV, Philadelphia

Continuing Coverage
WABC-TV, New York
Israel-Hezbollah War 2006

Feature Reporting
KYW-TV, Philadelphia
The Beanie Baby Soldier

Feature: Hard News
KYW-TV, Philadelphia
Price of Polygamy

Investigative Reporting
WGAL-TV, Lancaster, PA
Follow the Money

News Documentary
WNBC-TV, New York
Reporters Beat: Child Abuse

News Series
News 12 Long Island, NY
Following Their Faith

Newscast
KDKA-TV, Pittsburgh, PA
KDKA TV News at 11

Spot News Coverage
WGRZ-TV, Buffalo, NY
The Bucky Phillips Capture

Videography
WXTV, New York
Ray Barreto's Death

Website (broadcast-affiliated)
WCAU-TV, Philadelphia
NBC10.com

Television: Small Market

Overall Excellence
WSYR-TV, Syracuse, NY

Continuing Coverage
R News, Rochester, NY
The Hunt for Ralph "Bucky" Phillips

Feature Reporting
WHAM-TV, Rochester, NY
J-MAC

Feature: Hard News
WSYR-TV, Syracuse, NY
The Ultimate Sacrifice

Investigative Reporting
WHAM-TV, Rochester, NY
Safety on the Tracks

News Documentary
WROC-TV, Rochester, NY
Eye on Rochester: The Pregnancy Codes

News Series
News 10 Now, Syracuse, NY
9/11 5 Years Later

Newscast
WNEP-TV, Wilkes-Barre, PA
Newswatch 16 at 6 - Floods of '06

Sports Reporting
R News, Rochester, NY
Jason "J-Mac" McElwain

Spot News Coverage
WTEN-TV, Albany, NY
Dangerous Flooding

Videography
News 12 Westchester, NY
From Sing Sing to Salvation

Website (broadcast-affiliated)
WSYR-TV, Syracuse, NY
9wsyr.com

Writing
WSTM/WSTQ-TV, Syracuse, NY
Matt's Memo

 

REGION 12
Radio: Large Market

Overall Excellence
WBAL-AM, Baltimore

Continuing Coverage
WBAL-AM, Baltimore
All Things Ravens

Feature Reporting
WBAL-AM, Baltimore
Pedal Power

Feature: Hard News
WBAL-AM, Baltimore
The Amish: Mourning and Healing

Investigative Reporting
WBAL-AM, Baltimore
Going Around in 9-1-1 Circles

News Documentary
WTOP Radio, Washington
Beyond the Purple Heart

News Series
WBAL-AM, Baltimore
Little League--Just for the Fun of It

Newscast
WTOP Radio, Washington
April 5th

Sports Reporting
WBAL-AM, Baltimore
Pirates of the Caribbean

Spot News Coverage
WBAL-AM, Baltimore
Barbaro Breaks Down

Use of Sound
WBAL-AM, Baltimore
Wise Avenue Train Garden

Website (broadcast-affiliated)
WBAL-AM, Baltimore
wbal.com

Writing
WBAL-AM, Baltimore
The Week Gone By

Radio: Small Market

Overall Excellence
WDEL-AM, Wilmington, DE

Feature: Hard News
WDEL-AM, Wilmington, DE
DANG Drill

News Documentary
WFLS-FM, Fredericksburg, VA
Focus: Tech Fest

News Series
WDEL-AM, Wilmington, DE
From Fat to Fit: Childhood Obesity in the First State

Newscast
WJMA-FM, Orange, VA
10/11/06 5pm News

Website (broadcast-affiliated)
WDEL-AM, Wilmington, DE
wdel.com

Television: Large Market

Overall Excellence
WTTG-TV, Washington

Continuing Coverage
WBAL-TV, Baltimore
At What Cost?

Feature Reporting
WBAL-TV, Baltimore
Washing Away

Feature: Hard News
WJLA-TV, Washington
Piano Mover

Investigative Reporting
WTTG-TV, Washington
Elevator Falls

News Series
WAVY-TV, Portsmouth, VA
Evacuating Lebanon

Newscast
WTTG-TV, Washington
The News Edge at 11

Sports Reporting
WUSA-TV, Washington
Len Bias--20 Years Since....

Spot News Coverage
WJLA-TV, Arlington, VA
Police Station Shootout

Videography
WashingtonPost.Newsweek Interactive/MHZ Networks, Arlington, VA
The Jailed (Part1)

Website (broadcast-affiliated)
WVEC-TV, Norfolk, VA
wvec.com

Writing
WBAL-TV, Baltimore
Washing Away

Television: Small Market

Overall Excellence
WSLS-TV, Roanoke, VA

Continuing Coverage
WDBJ-TV, Roanoke, VA
Morva Rampage

Feature Reporting
WTVR-TV, Richmond, VA
Ella Thompson: Helping Others with Grief

Investigative Reporting
WDBJ-TV, Roanoke, VA
Bob Dills Investigation

News Series
WTVR-TV, Richmond, VA
Soldier in the Photograph

Newscast
WSLS-TV, Roanoke, VA
News Channel 10 @ 11

Sports Reporting
WHAG-TV, Hagerstown, MD
Brett Smith

Website (broadcast-affiliated)
WSLS-TV, Roanoke, VA
wsls.com

 

REGION 13
Radio: Large Market

Overall Excellence
WSB-AM, Atlanta

Continuing Coverage
WSB-AM, Atlanta
Murder on the Silver Comet Trail

Feature Reporting
WSB-AM, Atlanta
Winecoff Hotel Fire

Investigative Reporting
WSB-AM, Atlanta
Snaring Internet Predators

News Documentary
WSB-AM, Atlanta
Surviving the Storm: Courage After Katrina

News Series
WSB-AM, Atlanta
Atlanta's Top 5 Consumer Scams

Newscast
WSB-AM, Atlanta
Atlanta's Morning News

Sports Reporting
WSB-AM, Atlanta
East Lake Golf Kids

Spot News Coverage
WDBO-AM, Orlando, FL
Gatorland Fire

Use of Sound
WSB-AM, Atlanta
Wesley Hollis

Website (broadcast-affiliated)
WSB-AM, Atlanta
wsbradio.com

Radio: Small Market

Continuing Coverage
WFSU-FM, Tallahassee, FL
Pythons in the Everglades 1 & 2

Feature Reporting
WFSU-FM, Tallahassee, FL
Gator Hunt

Feature: Hard News
WFSU-FM, Tallahassee, FL
Florida's New Space Race

Investigative Reporting
WFSU-FM, Tallahassee, FL
Mental Health

News Documentary
WUFT-FM, Gainesville, FL
The Long Road: From Poverty to Prosperity in Bradford County

News Series
WUFT-FM, Gainesville, FL
Breaking the Abuse Cycle

Newscast
WGAC-AM, Augusta, GA
7:00 AM News

Sports Reporting
WUFT-FM, Gainesville, FL
Go Gators!

Spot News Coverage
WGAC-AM, Augusta, GA
Man Down

Television: Large Market

Overall Excellence
WFOR-TV, Miami

Continuing Coverage
WLTV, Miami
Alerta Al Inmigrante

Feature Reporting
WTSP-TV, Tampa, FL
60 Years Later

Feature: Hard News
WTLV/WJXX-TV, Jacksonville, FL
Stop Snitchin'

Investigative Reporting
WFOR-TV, Miami
Law & Disorder

News Documentary
WJXT-TV, Jacksonville, FL
Danny Rolling's Date with Death

News Series
WFTS-TV, Tampa, FL
Quest for Everest

Newscast
WFOR-TV, Miami
Fidel Castro Transfers Power

Sports Reporting
WTSP-TV, Tampa, FL
The NFL's New Video Policy

Spot News Coverage
WKMG-TV, Orlando, FL
Fatal Shooting: Caught on Tape

Videography
WXIA-TV, Atlanta
Year of Firsts: Willis Boyd Composite

Website (broadcast-affiliated)
WTLV/WJXX-TV, Jacksonville, FL
firstcoastnews.com

Writing
WTSP-TV, Tampa, FL
Kathryn Bursch Compilation

Television: Small Market

Continuing Coverage
WFTX-TV, Cape Coral, FL
Canadian Drug Imports

Feature Reporting
WINK-TV, Fort Myers, FL
Tyler's Tale

Feature: Hard News
WJBF-TV, Augusta, GA
Faces of Meth

Investigative Reporting
WZVN-TV, Fort Myers, FL
Grouper Investigation

News Documentary
Villages News Network, The Villages, FL
Faces of Freedom: America's Frontline Heroes

News Series
WWSB-TV, Sarasota, FL
Diving Florida's Treasures
                     
Newscast
WCJB-TV, Gainesville, FL
5:30/6PM Newscast

Sports Reporting
WZVN-TV, Fort Myers, FL
Athlete Contact Lenses

Spot News Coverage
WTVM-TV, Columbus, GA
Kia Watch

Videography
WSAV-TV, Savannah, GA
Move it Moms

Writing
WFTX-TV, Cape Coral, FL
The Hunt, The Death of David, The Skunk Ape

 

REGION 14
Radio: Large Market

Overall Excellence
CFTR-AM, Toronto

Continuing Coverage
CFTR-AM, Toronto
Terror Suspects Arrested

News Documentary
CHUM-AM/FM, Toronto
Toronto: Under the Gun

Newscast
CFTR-AM, Toronto
Wildcat Transit Strike

Spot News Coverage
CFRB-AM, Toronto
The Caledonia Standoff

Use of Sound
CFRB-AM, Toronto
EMS Ride-along

Radio: Small Market

Continuing Coverage
VOCM Radio, St. John's, NL
Breaking News

Newscast
CKGL-AM, Kitchener, ON

Spot News Coverage
CKGL-AM, Kitchener, ON
B.F. Goodrich Hits the Road

Television: Large Market

Overall Excellence
Global Television, Vancouver, BC

Continuing Coverage
CIII - Global Television Ontario, Toronto
Terror Threat

Feature Reporting
Global BC, Burnaby, BC
Norval Morrisseau

Feature: Hard News
CIVT-TV, Vancouver, BC
Francis McAllister

Investigative Reporting
Global Television, Vancouver, BC
Home Inspectors

News Documentary
Television Broadcast Limited (TVB), Hong Kong
The Pearl Report: Slim Pickings

News Series
CIVT-TV, Vancouver, BC
Dead End Streets

Newscast
CITY-TV, Toronto
CityNews at Six

Spot News Coverage
CFTO-TV, Toronto
Transit Strike

Videography
Global Television, Vancouver, BC
Storm Damage

Website (broadcast-affiliated)
CITY-TV, Toronto
citynews.ca

Television: Small Market

Overall Excellence
CIVI-TV, Victoria, BC

Feature Reporting
CTV Atlantic, Halifax, NS
Breakfast Television in Nicaragua

Feature: Hard News
CFJC-TV, Kamloops, BC
Nick Waslenchuk: War Vet

Investigative Reporting
CIVI-TV, Victoria, BC
Apartment Lock Boxes

News Series
A-Channel-TV, Barrie, ON
When Seconds Count

Newscast
CHEK-TV, Victoria, BC
CH News at Five

Videography
CTV Atlantic, Halifax, NS
Brock's Big Day