Monday, May 05, 2014

KUHF's Carrie Feibel receives regional Edward R. Murrow

Houston Public Media’s Carrie Feibel receives regional Edward R. Murrow award from The Radio-Television Digital News Association

Houston Public Media announced that News 88.7 health and science reporter Carrie Feibel won a regional Edward R. Murrow Award from Radio-Television Digital News Association (RTDNA) for her hard news reporting in the story, “Teen Pregnancy in Texas.” Feibel’s reporting was selected from a highly competitive field of entries from major market commercial and public radio stations in Texas and Oklahoma, which comprises the RTDNA’s region six.

“I am very proud of this recognition for Carrie Feibel,” said Jack Williams, News 88.7 news director. “Carrie exemplifies Houston Public Media’s mission to consistently deliver quality journalism to our audience.”

Carrie Feibel has been reporting for Houston Public Media’s News 88.7 since 2010. Prior to radio, Feibel served as a print journalist for 10 years and covered stories throughout New York and New Jersey before relocating to Houston as a reporter at the Houston Chronicle. Feibel received her Masters of Science in Journalism at Columbia University and her Bachelor of Arts in Religion and Anthropology from Cornell University.

The RTDNA annually honors outstanding achievements in electronic journalism regionally and nationally with the Edward R. Murrow Awards. The awards dinner and show for RTDNA honorees and their news organizations will be held in New York City on October 6, 2014.

The Radio Television Digital News Association is the world’s largest professional organization exclusively serving the electronic news profession. In addition to recognizing excellence through awards and scholarships, RTDNA works to protect the rights of electronic journalists in the courts and legislatures throughout the country, promotes ethical standards in the industry and provides members with training and education. RTDNA members include local and network executives, news directors, producers, reporters, digital news professionals, educators and students.

(This post taken from a release sent to me by Houston Public Media)

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